Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Baltimore Activist Alert - Part 2

32] Support cats and dogs – through Dec. 10

33] Nuclear [In]stability – Dec. 4

34] War Is Not the Answer vigil – Dec. 4

35] Film THE HOUSE I LIVE IN -- Dec. 4

36] Public Banking – Dec. 4

37] Islam without patriarchy – Dec. 4

38] Support Bradley manning – Dec. 5 – 7 & 10 - 12

39] Nuclear Weapons History – Dec. 5

40] Philadelphia peace vigil – Dec. 5

41] Film HARVEST OF EMPIRE – Dec. 5

42] Corporations Ain’t People – Dec. 5

43] Chestnut Hill, PA peace vigil – Dec. 5

44] Green Currency Meeting – Dec. 5


32] – Cats and Dogs and Dogs and Cats is a

show of dog-and-cat-themed artwork by local artists. Fifty percent of all sales go to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. The show runs through Mon., Dec. 10 at the Spur Propaganda Gallery, 3504 Ash St. Call 410- 235-7803. Go to http://spurdesign.com.

33] – On Tues., Dec. 4 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM, Rep. Joe Wilson (SC), John Wohlstetter, author of Sleepwalking with the Bomb, and Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, Center for Advanced Defense Studies, will speak about "Nuclear (In)Stability" at the Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC-200, WDC in an event sponsored by the Harbour League and the London Center for Policy. RSVP


34] – 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 Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Call Max at 410-366-1637.

35] – The Baltimore Ethical Society invites you to a screening of the documentary "The House I Live In" on Tues., Dec. 4 at 6 PM in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. This film by Eugene Jarecki reveals failures of U.S. drug control policy. The program will begin with a panel discussion on local efforts to reform our justice system. Reservations are required--reply to bmorethical@gmail.com or call Kate LaClair at 201-978-3191. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/170353586442723/.

36] – Web of Debt and Public Banking will take place on Tues., Dec. 4 from 6 to 8 PM at 2021 14th St. NW. The idea is to create public banks to serve the public good and stop enriching Wall Street banks. Come and join in discussion with Ellen Brown and Marc Armstrong, the leaders of the national movement for public banks, to learn about the history and real workings of the modern money system and the role public banks can play in changing the system. Contact Ruth Caplan at 202-244-8566 or rcaplan@igc.org.

37] – Unshackling Islam from Patriarchy: An Evening with Mona Eltahawy is happening on Tues., Dec. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Human Rights Campaign Headquarters, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW (at 17th St., Red Line Metro stops: Farragut North or DuPont Circle South). Ms. Eltahawy will speak at 7:15 PM. Ticket prices are as follows, general admission - $50, non-profits - $40 and students - $25. Donations of any amount accepted, which goes toward free student tickets. It is hosted by Muslims for Progressive Values. Call 202-518-5955.

38] – Bradley Manning’s attorney David Coombs appreciates and encourages supporters to continue to appear at the hearings at Fort George G. Meade, Odenton, Maryland. The anticipated dates of the hearing are Dec. 5 through Dec. 7 and Dec. 10 through Dec. 12. The hearing starts around 9:30 AM, and it is recommended arriving at the base around 8:30 AM. Enter through the main gate at the intersection of 175 Maryland and Reece Road. Contact emma@bradleymanning.org for questions about carpooling or other logistics.

39] – On Wed., Dec. 5 from noon to 1:30 PM, Alex Wellerstein, American Institute of Physics, will address "The History of Nuclear Weapons and the Future of Proliferation" at George Washington Univ., Room 505, 1957 E St. NW. RSVP https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHhvU3hyakVhSW5Ba0kzR25mRUtYcEE6MA#gid=0.

40] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in Iraq outside the Phila. Federal Building, 6th & Market Sts. The next vigil is Dec. 5. Call 215-426-0364.

41] – See a free screening of HARVEST OF EMPIRE on Wed., Dec. 5 from 6 to 9 PM at 7328 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park. Onyx Films presents a documentary examining the historic connection between U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigrant crisis of today. It is based on Juan González’s award winning book with the same title.

From the wars for territorial expansion that gave the U.S. control of Puerto Rico, Cuba and more than half of Mexico, to the covert operations that imposed oppressive military regimes in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador, the film unveils a moving human story that goes untaught and is unknown to the great majority of U.S. citizens. Contact SOAW at 202-234-3440.

42] – There will be a Corporations Ain’t People meeting on Wed., Dec. 5 at 6:30 PM at the home of Dr. Joe Adams, 1405 Berwick Rd., Towson 21204, just up the hill from Graul’s Supermarket. Joe’s cell number is 1-410-231-3323. Discuss plans for commemorating the 3rd Anniversary of Citizens United. There will be a report on the progress with the Speaker’s Bureau, and participants will get a list of Maryland General Assembly members to target.

43] – 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 Dec. 4. Call 215-843-4256 or email nwgreens@yahoo.com.

44] – 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.

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] verizon.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.

"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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