39] Anniversary of 1st French nuclear test – Feb. 13
40] New political party in
41] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Feb. 13 – Feb. 16
42] Protest the death penalty – Feb. 13
43] Rally for the Civil Marriage Protection Act – Feb. 13
44] Pledge/Fund Our Communities meeting – Feb. 13
45] Debating Disarmament – Feb. 14
46] Protest Panetta – Feb. 14
47] Protests guns in Starbucks – Feb. 14
48] Report on settler violence – Feb. 14
50] War Is Not the Answer – Feb. 14
52] CPHA workshop – Feb. 15
53] John Nichols at Busboys – Feb. 15
54] Green Currency Meeting -- Feb. 15
55] Chestnut Hill Peace Vigil -- Feb. 15
56] Saul Landau on
57] WPC brainstorm meeting – Feb. 15
39] – Feb. 13, 2012 is the 52nd anniversary of the first French nuclear test, "Gerboise Bleue," in the Algerian
40] – Catch a BRIEFING: Establishing a New Political Party in Egypt on Mon., Feb. 13 at 2 PM at the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 37th and
41] – 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 www.weaa.org. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All shows are also available as podcasts at www.steinershow.org.
42] – 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. Maryland's death row was moved out of Baltimore, but it was decided to continue the vigil. The next one is scheduled for Mon., Feb. 13. Call 410-366-1637.
43] – Join the ACLU of
44] – The Pledge of Resistance/Fund Our Communities Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM, and the meetings now take place at Max's residence. The next meeting takes place on Feb. 13. The proposed agenda will include reports on legislation in
45] – On Tues., Feb. 14 from 9 to 10:30 AM, Harald Muller, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, and George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment, will discuss "Debating Disarmament: Bridging the Gap in the Nuclear Order" at the Carnegie Endowment, 1779 Massachusetts Ave., WDC 20036. RSVP at http://carnegieendowment.org/events/forms/?fa=registration&event=3540. Call 202-939.2306. The nuclear order is under pressure as the distance between nonaligned states and nuclear weapon states grows.
46] – On Tues., Feb. 14 at 9:30 AM, the Senate Armed Services Committee will host a hearing on the Defense [sic] Department budget, with Defense [sic] Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey in G50 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., WDC. Consider going into the hearing with a sign condemning the use of drones.
47] – On Tues., Feb. 14 at 12:30 PM, there will be a picket/protest outside the Starbucks at
48] – On Tues., Feb. 14 from 12:30 to 2 PM at The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave. NW, WDC 20037, there will be an analysis of the report which is entitled When Settlers Attack by Yousef Munayyer, executive director, Palestine Center. The report on Israeli settler violence is based on a database established in 2010. The report covers data spanning several years (2004-2011) and thousands of incidents and addresses why, how and when Israeli settler violence happens. The report and its findings will be made public at the time of the briefing. RSVP at http://www.thejerusalemfund.org/ht/d/RegisterForEvent/i/32472.
49] – On Tues., Feb. 14 at 1 PM, there will be a BRIEFING: "
50] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
51] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
52] – On Wed., Feb. 15 from 6 to 8 PM at the Episcopal Diocese of
53] – You are cordially invited to a special night with a leading national progressive: book talk and signing with John Nichols, Nation Magazine, MSNBC Contributor, from 6:30 to 8 PM on Wed., Feb. 15 at Busboys and Poets, 14th & V Sts./2021 14th St. NW, WDC. It is a two-block walk from the U St. Metro (Green line). Nichols will speak about his new book: "Uprising: How
54] – 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.
55] – 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 Feb. 15. Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
56] – Saul Landau will speak about U.S.-Cuba Relations, Past and Present on Wed., Feb. 15 from 7 to 9 PM at Temple Emanuel, 10101 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, MD. Some of the subjects he will cover include Alan Gross, the Cuban 5 and the underpinnings and prospects for any change in
U.S. policy towards . Landau has traveled to the Cuba Island on countless occasions. Call 202-234-9382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
57] – Come to a Peace Letter Brainstorm Meeting on Wed., Feb. 15 from 7 to 8:30 PM at Washington Peace Center in St. Stephen's Church, at 1525 Newton St. NW. Join the Peace Center in thinking through the Spring 2012 print-publication, the Washington Peace Letter! The topic? Occupy. The content is to be decided at the brainstorm session. RSVP at email@example.com.
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