Sunday, December 26, 2021

Baltimore Activist Alert -- December 27 and 28, 2021

13] Support Edward Burroughs for County Councilperson -- Dec. 27 & 28

14] Make calls for the Freedom to Vote Act. – Dec. 27 & 28

15] Emergency Election Protection Coalition -- Dec. 27

16] Ban Killer Drones demo – Dec. 27


13] – On Mon., Dec. 27 from 4 to 6 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET and Tues., Dec. 28 from 4 to 6 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET, call voters in District 8 to support Edward Burroughs for County Councilperson in the special election this upcoming January. Prince George's County deserved a more progressive County Council and for that to happen we have to make your voice heard! Sign up at

14] – Join the Freedom to Vote Act Phonebank with Common Cause on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Work together to demand bold changes to our alleged democracy to create a government that represents all of us, not big corporations or special interests. Call voters in targeted states and connect them to their Senators to support the Freedom to Vote Act and eliminate the filibuster. These phone banks are subject to change based on variables outside of our control (i.e. a Senator's mailbox is full). On Mon., Dec. 27 from 4 to 6 PM and 6 to 8 PM EST, connect AZ voters to Sen. Sinema to ask that she does everything possible to pass the Freedom to Vote Act including fixing the filibuster. On Tues., Dec. 28 from 4 to 6 PM ET, connect WV voters to Sen. Manchin to ask that he does everything possible to pass the Freedom to Vote Act including fixing the filibuster.  Register at

15] – The Emergency Election Protection Coalition is hosting Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General, on Defending Democracy and Voting Rights at 5 PM ET on Mon., Dec. 27. Sign up at Please submit any questions to: Progressive Democrats of America are part of the coalition.

16] – The organization Ban Killer Drones is promoting actions on December 28th, the Christian Feast of the Holy Innocents, calling for an end to drone attacks. The recent report in the New York Times, "Civilian Casualties Files," is another reason to take action. Besides the call for actions, Ban Killer Drones is urging concerned citizens to lobby House Democrats to investigate the U.S. military’s systematic cover-up of civilian casualties caused by its drone-dependent air wars, urging them to conduct an investigation into the numbers and identities of all people killed by U.S. drones in the past twenty years.

  So on Tues., Dec. 28 we will hold our Ban Killer drones support demonstration at Johns Hopkins University at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. from 4 to 5 PM. Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.  You may consider contacting President Ron Daniels and telling him that the university should reject all military contracts, including those for killer drone and nuclear weapons research.  The president’s mailing address is Office of the President, 242 Garland Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, and 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21218.  You can also reach his office by Phone: (410) 516-8068, Fax: (410) 516-6097 or email:

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  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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