Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Baltimore Activist Alert - December 27 - 28, 2017

14] Protest the firing of the special prosecutor – Dec. 27
15] Support the solidarity Center – Dec. 27 – 28
16] Feast of the Holy Innocents -- Dec. 27 - 28
17] Enjoy Land of Kush – Dec. 27
18] Latin America Rises Up – Dec. 27
19] Sneak preview of NONUMENT0 – Dec. 28
20] Lower Shore Progressive Caucus meeting -- Dec. 28
21] Sharing Real Hope for Haiti LIVE -- Dec. 28
14] – NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW.  This is a MUELLER FIRING RAPID RESPONSE.  Trump is publicly considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, the person leading the Department of Justice investigation of possible illegal actions by members of his presidential campaign, and the efforts to conceal those activities. This would be a constitutional crisis for our country. It would demand an immediate and unequivocal response to show that we will not tolerate abuse of power from Donald Trump.

If Mueller is fired BEFORE 2 PM local time —> events will begin @ 5 PM local time.  If Mueller is fired AFTER 2 PM local time —> events will begin @ noon local time the following day.  This is our moment to stand up to protect our democracy. Let's mobilize to show that we won't let Donald Trump become the authoritarian that he aspires to be. The law applies to all of us, and it's essential that it also applies.  If the firing happens, meet at the Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St., Baltimore 21202.

15] – On Wed., Dec. 27 at 8 AM through Thurs., Dec. 28 at 1 AM, come to an appeal to help the Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21218, hosted by Peoples Power Assembly. Go to

16] – The Holy Innocents Faith and Resistance Retreat/Witness will take place starting Wed., Dec. 27 at 1:30 PM and conclude on Thurs., Dec. 28 at noon at St. Stephen and the Incarnation Church, 1525 Newton St. NW, WDC 20010.  On Wednesday, there will be a time of reflection at St. Stephen and the Incarnation Church and a public witness at the Pentagon on Thursday. Join members of the Atlantic and Southern Life communities and other peacemaking friends in a time of prayer, reflection and nonviolent witness to commemorate the Massacre of the Holy Innocents – past and present.  Arrive by 1:30 PM so that the gathering can begin at 2 PM.  Please bring sleeping bags and bedding.  Also please bring food for a pot-luck breakfast on Dec.  28.  In the public witness at the Pentagon, convey our hope for a disarmed world–a world free of war, nuclear weapons, killer drones, all weapons, racism, social inequality and climate chaos. Contact Art Laffin at or 202-360-6416. RSVP at

17] – Get $5 Off! Enroll in The Land of Kush Rewards Program!  The vegan restaurant is at 840 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore 21201.  Call 410-225-5874 (KUSH).  On Wed., Dec. 27 from 2 to 4 PM, get over to a Land of Kush Chefs Tasting. Go to

18] – On Wed., Dec. 27 from 7 to 8:30 PM, the DC Study Group will explore Latin America Rises Up Against The Right Wing, hosted by Party for Socialism and Liberation – PSL at 617 Florida Ave. NW, WDC 20001-1852. In recent days in Honduras and Argentina, spontaneous and organized demonstrations of working and poor people have been raging against the latest in a long history of right wing neoliberal attacks on social guarantees and the sovereignty of the peoples of Latin America.

What role does the U.S. government play in these developing situations? How do socialists understand the underlying economic issues? How can the people fight back -- and win? PSL Socialism Study Group is a space for progressive people interested in socialism to come together and learn about world history and current events with like-minded people.  Go to

19] – On Thurs., Dec. 28 from 5 to 8 PM see how Women in Black are in a sneak preview of NONUMENT0::The McKeldin Fountain 1, Baltimore’s first ‘augmented reality monument,’ at an information night fundraiser, hosted by D-Center Baltimore at 22 W. North Ave.  A peace mug in honor of Women In Black will be a donation giveaway at the event. The film will create a virtual memorial to the brutalist architectural fountain being demolished in downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. An augmented reality version of the destroyed fountain will be created with 3D model, video, animations, stories and historical information. Viewers will hold up a smartphone or tablet like a protest sign in order to see the lost fountain, hear the waterfalls and nearly forgotten stories from the past 35 years.  Sound scores and first-hand stories will remember Occupy Baltimore, the Black Lives Matter movement and protests in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in the hands of Baltimore Police, the National Guard on the site, Women in Black, controversial comedians, a marriage proposal, artists using soap bubbles, mermaid performances and many other personal, poetic and political stories imbued with frailty in this tenuous free speech zone.  Learn more at

20] – The Lower Shore Progressive Caucus is meeting on Thurs., Dec. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Wicomico Public Library. 112 S Division St., Salisbury 21801. The featured speaker is Allison Galbraith, candidate for MD-01.  Go to  Email Michele Gregory ·

21] – On Thurs., Dec. 28 from 6 to 9 PM, join Sharing Real Hope for Haiti LIVE in Abingdon, MD 21009.  Call (717) 847-0006 or email

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to

"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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