55] Call In for Bradley Manning – Nov. 15 - 18
56] Support the Freedom Rides in
57] Supporter D.C. Eight as they go to trial – Nov. 15
58] Occupy Philly – Nov. 15
59] Support Freedom Riders – Nov. 15
60] War Is Not the Answer – Nov. 15
62] Mass Mailing Party – Nov. 15 and 16
63] Practical Idealist Evening -- Nov. 16
64] Brian Willson at JHU – Nov. 16
65] Peace Action
66] Protest Karl Rove at JHU – Nov. 15
67] Death Penalty Forum – Nov. 15
68] Uriel Carazo at Loyola – Nov. 15
69] PBS series WOMAN WAR PEACE – Nov. 15
70] Go to
71] Lobby Sarbanes Vote No to War – Nov. 16
73] Parks Grants Workshop – Nov. 16
74] Tenants in Foreclosure workshop – Nov. 16
77] Tad Daley lecture – Nov. 16
78] Uriel Carazo in D.C. – Nov. 16
79] Film WHO IS THE REAL TERRORIST? -- Nov. 16
80] Green Currency Meeting -- Nov. 16
81] Chestnut Hill Peace Vigil – Nov. 16
82] Donate to Riseup
83] Sign up with
84] Fund Our Communities campaign
85] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
86] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
87] Do you need a television and/or a computer?
88] Join Global Zero campaign
89] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
90] Publish your peace article
91] Click on The Hunger Site
92] Fire & Faith
55] – Let the United Nations representative meet with Bradley Manning! Participate in a National Call-in Week from Tues., Nov. 15 through Fri., Nov. 18 by occupying military phone lines!
On Oct. 18 2011, UN chief investigator on torture issues, Juan Mendez, confirmed that the Department of Defense has blocked his requests for an unmonitored meeting with PFC Bradley Manning, the accused WikiLeaks whistle-blower. Mendez requested the meetings so that he could investigate what occurred during the 10 months that Bradley Manning was kept isolated in the military brig at Quantico, VA, under conditions condemned as illegal by 300 top
Call Secretary of the Army Public Affairs Officer Lt. Anne Edgecomb at 703-697-3491 and Army Chief of Staff Public Affairs Officer Lt. Col Alayne Conway at 703-693-4961. When you call, urge Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff Raymond T. Odierno to respect the UN Convention Against Torture and to allow UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez to conduct an official visit with Bradley Manning. Also consider emailing them at Anne.firstname.lastname@example.org and Alayne.email@example.com.
56] – PALESTINIAN FREEDOM RIDES SOLIDARITY ACTION is taking place on Tues., Nov. 15 from 8 AM to 8 PM at the DC Metro Stations and local university shuttles. Board buses around the city educating the public on actions happening simultaneously in the Occupied West Bank in a show of solidarity with Palestinian Freedom Riders. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Palestinian-Freedom-Rides/262016243850607.
57] – There will be a Pre-Trial Rally for eight DC Democracy Activists on Tues., Nov. 15 from 8:30 to 10:30 AM outside D.C. Superior Court, 500 Indiana Ave., NW, WDC. The trial will take place at 10:30 AM before Associate Judge Robert E. Morin in Courtroom 312.
58] – OCCUPY PHILLY, www.occupyphilly.org, continues at Phila. City Hall, 15th & Market Sts. We Are The 99% Demanding Economic Justice, Democracy, and Peace on Tuesdays at 4:30 until 6 PM, Phila. City Hall. Join the
59] – On Tues., Nov. 15, nonviolent Palestinian activists are planning a bold new assertion of their human rights in the face of Israeli state-instituted segregation, and they are reaching out to
60] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
61] – How Middle Eastern Business Practices Have Changed since 9/11 is a presentation by Col. Pat Lang, private analyst and commentator on the Middle East, on Tues., Nov. 15 from 6 to 7 PM at the Univ. of Baltimore, William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, 11 W. Mount Royal Ave. Go to http://www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=692.
62] – You are invited to the Peace Center's Mass Mailing Party on Tues., Nov. 15th & Wed., Nov. 16 from 6 to 9 PM in the auditorium of St. Stephen's Church, 1525 Newton St. NW, WDC. Bring an iPod. Enjoy speakers & pizza. Hang out with
63] – Colman McCarthy will give a talk "Teaching Peace and Nonviolent Social Change" on Tues., Nov. 15 from 6 to 8:30 PM at the UMBC Library Gallery with a dessert reception to follow. There is parking available at
64] – On Tues., Nov. 15 at 6 PM in Barton Hall 177, JHU Homewood Campus, Brian Willson will talk about his memoir, BLOOD ON RGE TRACKS. Willson is a
66] – At 7 PM on Tues., Nov. 15, hold Karl Rove accountable! He dodged the draft to avoid going to
67] – Maryland CASE is hosting Unimpeachable Voices on the Death Penalty on Tues., Nov. 15 from 7 to 10 PM at Hood College's Rosenstock (Hodson) Auditorium, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick. This Death Penalty Forum will feature Kirk Bloodsworth, the first person sentenced to death to be exonerated based on DNA evidence, Vicki Schieber, mother of a murder victim and chair of the board of Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights, and Jane Henderson, executive director of Maryland Citizens Against State Executions. The event is sponsored by
68] – Witness for Peace is organizing a speaker tour "
Migration and its root causes have been an integral part of the post-war reconciliation process. The Peace Promoters have found that most Nicaraguans, no matter their political leaning or past military involvement - Contra or Sandinista - are facing many of the same issues. Working closely with families as a conflict mediator, a lawyer, and a disability rights activist, Uriel has increasingly come across a single issue: migration. He will talk about this migration, and the large systematic dynamics behind it, especially in terms of
69] – CODEPINK informs us that the last of five segments of Women War & Peace will be aired on PBS on Tues., Nov. 15.
70] – There will be an orientation session for the delegation to
Casa Baltimore/Limay announced a guided trip to Nicaragua from Dec. 29 through Jan. 10, 2012. The group will spend 5 days in
71] – On Wed., Nov. 16 at either noon or 4:30 PM, the Pledge of Resistance will go to Rep. John Sarbanes' office,
Please let Max know if you can go to Sarbanes' office and what time better fits your schedule. You can reach him at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
Progressive Democrats of
72] – Each Wednesday from 4
73] – On Wed., Nov. 16 from 6 to 8 PM, there will be a Partnership for Parks Spring 2012 Grant Workshop at the Recreation and Parks office in Druid Hill Park, 3001 East Drive.
74] – There is a workshop on Wed., Nov. 16 at 6 PM for Tenants in Foreclosure at the Public Justice Center, 1 N. Charles St., Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21201. Renters have rights during the foreclosure of the building they live in. In particular tenants have "the right to continue renting the property after the foreclosure for the remaining lease term or 90 days after a new legal title holder sends them notice to vacate, whichever is longer." There will be refreshments and childcare. RSVP at 410-625-9409 x235.
75] – Join the Maryland League of Conservation Voters for its 2012 Baltimore County Legislative Preview to hear about Offshore Wind Power and other priorities. This event takes place on Wed., Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the
76] – WIB does a silent vigil mourning all violence the third Wednesday of the month. The next vigil is Wed., Nov. 16 from 6
77] – On Wed., Nov. 16 at 6:30 PM, Tad Daley, author of "Apocalypse Never: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World," will deliver a lecture "The Global Governance Architectures of World Without Nuclear Weapons and a World Without War" at the Soka Gakkai International Center, 3417 Massachusetts Ave., NW. Contact William Aiken at email@example.com.
78] – On Wed., Nov. 16 at 7 PM, hear Uriel Carazo at St. Stephen's Church,
79] – On Wed.., Nov. 16 at 7 PM at the Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St., see the film WILL THE REAL TERRORIST PLEASE STAND UP by Saul Landau. The film documents the history of
80] – The Baltimore Green Currency Association meets every Wednesday at 7 PM at Breathe Books, 810 W 36th St. # A, Baltimore, MD 21211-2554. Call 410-235-7323.
81] – Each Wednesday, the Northwest Greens hold a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 16. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
82] – Consider making a donation to Riseup. It provides a valuable service for progressive nonprofit groups, such as the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance. It does a great job maintaining NCNR's list serves. Go to https://riseup.net/donate.
83] – The
84] – Fund Our Communities campaign – is a new grass roots movement to get support from local organizations and communities to work together with their local and state elected officials to pressure Congresspersons and senators to join with Congresspersons Barney Frank and Ron Paul, who have endorsed a 25% cut to the federal military budget. Bring home the savings to state and county governments to meet the local needs which are under tremendous budget pressures. Go to www.OurFunds.org.
85] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
86] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
87] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
88] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
89] – WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER signs from Friends Committee on National Legislation are again for sale at $5. To purchase a sign, call Max at 410-366-1637.
90] – Publish Your Peace Article. Daniel Frasier is soliciting peace articles for the biweekly series of commentaries Paths to Peace in the Frederick News Post Religion and Ethics section. For details, email email@example.com.
91] – The Hunger Site was initiated by Mercy Corps and Second Harvest, and is funded entirely by advertisers. You can go there every day and click the big yellow "Give Food for Free" button near the top of the page; you do not have to look at the ads. Each click generates funding for about 1.1 cups of food. So consider clicking.
92] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
93] – Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to http://prop1.org; call 202-682-4282.
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