23] –Public Citizen [email@example.com] is supporting a
Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United. On Mon., Dec. 6 from 7 to
8 PM ET, discuss this at a virtual event by registering at https://americanpromise.net/event/american-promise-connect/2021-12-06/?tfa_122=American+Promise+Connect&tfa_121=7015x000000ip6S//. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision
allows corporations and other outside groups to spend unlimited funds on
elections. During Monday’s webinar, hear
from The Brennan Center for Justice’s John F. Kowal and Wilfred U. Codrington
III, authors of The People’s Constitution: 200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the
Promise of a More Perfect Union. Also hear from Sam Daley-Harris, founder of
RESULTS and author of Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break between
People and Government.
24] –Tallie Ben Daniel [firstname.lastname@example.org] is inviting you on
Mon., Dec. 6 from 8 to 9 PM ET to an anti-Zionist Chanukah Party! WILL YOU
LIGHT MY CANDLE? This is a benefit for the Adalah
Justice Project! Visit https://act.jewishvoiceforpeace.org/a/will-you-light-my-candle.
Register at jvp.org/lightmycandle.
25] –Our Revolution [email@example.com] wants you to get on the
National Organizing Call on Dec. 6 at 8:30 PM ET and hear from Minnesota
Attorney General and Our Revolution Board Member Keith Ellison and South Fulton GA
Mayor-Elect khalid kamau. And on Dec. 13, hear from Senator Nina Turner and Des Moines City
Council Member Indira Sheumaker. RSVP at https://www.mobilize.us/ourrevolution/event/148017/?akid=2347.8252965.LRlov1&rd=1&t=11.
26] – Green New Deal
Network [firstname.lastname@example.org] is taking it to the streets on Tues.,
Dec. 7 starting at 7 AM ET with street blockades. Deadline for Democracy: Shut
Down the Capitol! Democrats in Congress and the White House promised a new era
of economic recovery and historic investments in healthcare, housing, workers’
rights, immigration reform, and climate justice. But Congress has yet to deliver on the
critical investments of the Build Back Better Act. This piece of legislation —
with billions of dollars for climate, care, jobs, and justice — was passed by
the House but still needs to be strengthened and passed by the Senate.
There will be a rally at the Capitol at noon. Sign up at https://www.shutdowndc.org/deadline-for-democracy?source=em20211203-110.
Tues., Dec. 7 from 9 to 10 AM ET, Defend Our Future at First St. NE & D St.
NE, WDC 20544. This will be a Senate
Climate Honk & Wave. RSVP
It'll be chilly so please plan to wear an extra layer or two of clothing. Wear
a mask and observe social distancing.
29] – Alli Jarrar <email@example.com> indicates that the
Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on Guantanamo on Tues., Dec. 7
at 10 AM. She is looking for folks who
can mobilize outside the building with signs, hoods and jumpsuits. If
interested, contact Alli at +1 (860) 575 5692 for more information. This will be a silent rally in orange jump suits and
hoods behind a Close Guantanamo banner on the sidewalk on Constitution Ave. NE
at First St., NE, either in front of the Dirksen or Hart office buildings from 9:30
to 11:00 AM.
Amnesty International, Witness
Against Torture, and the Center for Victims of Torture are mobilizing outside
the Senate to send a message loud and clear: CLOSE GUANTANAMO! Adhere to all
COVID-19 safety precautions, including by wearing a mask and social
– The USA, Russia, NATO: Arms Races,
Confrontations, Common Security Alternatives will be explored on Tues., Dec. 7
from 1 to 2 PM EST. In the
U.S. much of our attention has had to focus on reversing the intensifying cold
war with China. But with the U.S., NATO and Russia locked in new arms races and
military confrontations in the Baltic and Back Seas and Central Europe, we need
deeper understandings of these dynamics and where there are openings to defuse
these dangerous confrontations. This discussion is initiated by the Campaign
for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security.
The speakers are Prof. Alexey Gromyko, Chair of the Council of
Professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Kate Hudson, General
Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the UK, and Daryl G.
Kimball, Executive Director of the Arms Control Association. Register at
32] –Join us in challenging Johns Hopkins
University -- Say No to Weapons Contracts at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. on Tues., Dec.
7 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
34] – The
RepresentUs Team [firstname.lastname@example.org] is looking for people to phone bank and call
voters in key states on Tues., Dec. 7 at 5:30 PM ET. Pass the Freedom to Vote Act. There are only have a few
weeks to pressure wavering lawmakers to stay in Washington, fix the filibuster,
and save our democracy. Join in at https://vol.represent.us/a/national-phonebank-fix-filibuster-and-pass-freedom-vote-act-7?akid=a9806032.680940.waVLzB&aktmid=tm4047806.qxwY7p&ms=ak-em-pdf-20211130-ar&rd=1&source=conf&t=1&utm_campaign=pdf&utm_content=20211130&utm_medium=em&utm_source=ak&utm_term=ar.
Bank for Brooke Lierman by canvassing the community and share Brooke's vision to transform the
Comptroller's office to work for every Marylander. Once you sign up the team
will follow up with everything you will need to phone bank! Phone bank on
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 PM
ET. Participate on Dec. 7 and Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 PM ET by signing in at
36] – On Tues., Dec. 7 at 7 PM, there will be a Maryland Poor
Peoples Campaign PG County Public
School Listening Session. Reflect on how to advocate for better public
schools in PG County. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkdOmhqTsoGNQ4lvV6kEu170Ms_s3Q6qER?link_id=1&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-md-ppc-weekly-update-46&email_referrer=email_1365092&email_subject=md-ppc-weekly-update MD-PCC
PGCO Public Community
schools must be as successful as they can possibly be, especially in these
37] – Marcy, CODEPINK [email@example.com] wants your
participation in saying no to a Space Force on Tues., Dec. 7 at 8 PM ET. You
are invited to join the Tuesday CODEPINK CONGRESS Calling Party to mobilize for
peace legislation! Chat with peacemakers and experts. Say NO to U.S. full
spectrum dominance of the air, sea, land, and now SPACE! The U.S. Space
Force was established under Trump through the FY2020 National Defense
[sic] Authorization Act, despite the United States' commitment under the Outer
Space Treaty of 1967 which restricts the placement of weapons of mass
destruction in space and bans military maneuvers on celestial bodies. Congresswoman Maxine Waters represents
the 43rd Congressional District in Los Angeles, and is co-sponsor of the
"No Militarization of Space Act" (H.R. 5335). Bruce Gagnon is the Coordinator of the
Global Network against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space and is
a Vietnam-era veteran who regularly protests the Navy shipyard in Bath,
Maine. Join the Zoom Meeting at
38] –Alliance for Global
Justice [firstname.lastname@example.org] wants you to attend a webinar on Tues., Dec. 7 at 8
PM ET. In Honduras, Juan Orlando's regime must free the 8 Guapinol Water
protectors! No more political prisoners! After two years of unjust
imprisonment, on Thursday, December 9, the trial against the eight political
prisoners of Guapinol will continue. Their crime: defending the Guapinol and
San Pedro rivers from the Los Pinares mining project. In a case plagued by
false accusations against the human rights defenders and corruption on the part
of Honduran authorities, on February 9, 2021, the UN determined that the
detention of the Guapinol 8 was arbitrary and contrary to their human rights.
39] – Democracy Now! [email@example.com] wants
you to join a celebration on Tues., Dec. 7 at 8 PM ET. This is a 25th
Anniversary Virtual Event to see at https://www.democracynow.org/live/celebrate_25_years_of_democracy_now?utm_source=Democracy+Now%21&utm_campaign=5db5dee2c5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_08_29_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fa2346a853-5db5dee2c5-192217345View
this email in your browser.
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] comcast.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