Sunday, November 21, 2010

Baltimore Activist Alert - Part 3

45] Anarchists Against the Wall – Nov. 21

46] Philadelphia Peace Vigil – Nov. 21

47] Care for Haiti concert – Nov. 21

48] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 21

49] Protest at the Pentagon – Nov. 22

50] Protest Wal-Mart – Nov. 22

51] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 22 – 25

52] Protest the death penalty – Nov. 22           

53] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 22

54] Pray for Peace – Nov. 22

55] War Is Not the Answer demo – Nov. 23



45] – Join Baltimore Jews for Human Rights for a presentation by a member of Anarchists Against the Wall. AATW member Joseph Dana, a blogger, filmmaker, journalist and activist who has written extensively about Palestine and Israel and who has first hand knowledge of the popular struggle on the ground, will give a multimedia presentation about the joint Israeli-Palestinian popular struggle against the apartheid wall.  The event is on Sun., Nov. 21 at 2 PM at 2640 [St. John’s United Methodist Church, 27th & St. Paul Sts.].  Anarchists Against the Wall (AATW) is an Israeli direct action group that was established in 2003 in response to the construction of the wall Israel is building on Palestinian land in the Occupied West Bank. There will be a request for sliding scale donations from $5 to $10 to go towards AATW's many legal fees.  Go to


46] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts., Philadelphia. Call 215-421-5811.


47] – A concert CARE FOR HAITI featuring Sheena Black, Caleb Jones, Lara Martin, Nicole Martinell, Sarah Kenner and Austin Selden and Nadia Tykulsker is set for Sun., Nov. 21 at 7 PM at the Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave.. Tickets range from $17 to $20.  There will be a reception and silent auction after the concert.  Call 410-276-1651 or go to


48] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers.  Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at 800 St. Paul St. or email  The next meeting is Nov. 14.  There is no meeting on the first Sunday of the month.  Call 410-230-0450. If you would be interested in volunteering or becoming a collective member of 2640, send an email to


49] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop.  The next vigil is Mon., Nov. 22, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker.  Call 202-882-9649.


50] – Be outside City Hall at 4 PM on Mon., Nov. 22 to protest the upcoming vote for Wal-Mart in the City Council.  While it seems inevitable that the anti-union Wal-Mart will be allowed to set up on 25th Street, there is a demand for concessions by Baltimore CAN, a coalition for smart and equitable development.  It’s possible that the richest Wal-Mart family members (Waltons) who are #4, 6, 7, and 8 on the Forbes top ten richest Americans list will be in Baltimore that day to give the city an award for being the easiest city they have ever tried to come into. Email or visit


51] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community, or online at   The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to All shows are also available as podcasts at . 


52] – There is usually a vigil to abolish the death penalty every Monday from 5 to 6 PM, outside the prison complex and across the street from Maryland’s Super Max Prison, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in Baltimore.  Recently death row was moved out of Baltimore, but it was decided to continue the vigil. The next one is scheduled for Mon., Nov. 22.  Call 410-366-1637.


53] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM, and the meetings now take place at Max’s residence.  The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 22.  The agenda will include a discussion of the Progressive Working Group, the FBI raids and further plans to bring together climate chaos and antiwar activists.  Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or email mobuszewski at for directions.  


54] -- Pray for Peace at 7:30 PM on Mon., Nov. 22 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, 4 E. Univ. Parkway.  The prayer for peace occurs on the 22nd of the month.  Contact Charles Cloughen at 410-321-0199 or


55] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at 4806 York Road. Join this ongoing vigil.  The next vigil is Nov. 23 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.  Call Max at 410-366-1637.


To be continued.


Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [at]


"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs


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