Friday, August 5, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- Aug. 6 - 11, 2022

67] Plants for Birds in Patterson Park – Aug. 6

68] Protest at Lockheed Martin – Aug. 6

69] Get over to the food pantry – Aug. 6

70] Film THE DAY AFTER – Aug. 6

71] Baltimore by Baltimore Festival – Aug. 6

72] Protest at Northrop Grumman Aug. 6

73] PA Statewide Virtual Phone Bank – Aug. 6, 10 & 11

74] Training to makes calls with DNC Crew Aug. 6, 8 & 10

75] Webinar US Nukes in Europe Aug. 6

76] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

77] Read Dave Eberhardt’s book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"

78] Do you need a doctor?

79] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

80] Do you need any book shelves?

81] Join the Global Zero campaign.

82] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


67] – Get with Plants for Birds on Sat., Aug. 6 at 9 AM ET.  Join Habitat Team Volunteers in Patterson Park, and help bird habitat in Audubon’s native plant gardens.  RSVP at

68] – HIROSHIMA DAY @LOCKHEED MARTIN, KING OF PRUSSIA, PA. Hiroshima, Rest in Peace. We Shall Not Repeat The Sin. Gather on Sat., Aug. 6 from noon to 2 PM ET at Lockheed Martin, King of Prussia, PA, 230 Mall Boulevard, (Mall & Goddard Boulevards), in the rear of King of Prussia Mall. Participate in the Hiroshima Day commemoration of remembrance and peace, incense, water, and peace banners true to the day.

 The UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Notices of Violation will be at the main driveway entrance to Lockheed Martin declaring nuclear weapons and Lockheed Martin involvement in U.S. nuclear weaponry illegal according to international law: All participants will abide by a discipline of “Nonviolence of fist, tongue, and heart (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” Go to or call 215-843-4827.

69] – On Sat., Aug. 6 from noon to 2 PM EST, get over to the Food Pantry and Food Donation Center at First and Franklin Presbyterian Church, 210 W. Madison St., Baltimore. This Food Pantry is open every Saturday. Get a grocery bag – breakfast, jelly and peanut butter (a good source of protein) for lunch, the makings for a balanced dinner such as beans and rice, pasta and sauce, soup, vegetables, fruit, and a paper goods. Also added is a little fun food, such as popcorn or cookies, for everyone enjoys a treat.  Contributions of shelf stable foods can be brought to Reid Chapel every Saturday between noon and 2 PM. If shopping is difficult for you, monetary donations earmarked food pantry may be sent to the church.  How else can you help? Volunteers are needed to help collect and distribute food. Contact the church office to volunteer. You can also help by spreading the word to those you know who are facing food insecurity. See

70] – World BEYOND War [] is holding a global screening from Sat., Aug. 6 from noon to 3 PM ET of THE DAY AFTER, followed by a discussion.  The most-watched TV movie ever.  Made in 1983, what does it teach us in 2022? You can join us for this three-hour public event by signing up at "The Day After" is a U.S. post-apocalyptic film that first aired on November 20, 1983, on the ABC television network. A record-setting 100 million people watched it in the U.S. - and 200 million on Russian TV during its initial broadcast.

  The film postulates a fictional war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact countries over Germany that rapidly escalates into a full-scale nuclear exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union. The action focuses on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, and of several family farms near nuclear missile silos.  Then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan watched the film more than a month before its screening on Columbus Day, October 10, 1983. He wrote in his diary that the film was "very effective and left me greatly depressed," and that it changed his mind on the prevailing policy on a "nuclear war." Maybe this film can still change hearts and minds! Join us to find out!

  The film's director, Nicholas Meyer has allowed World BEYOND War to use the 127-minute theatrical cut of the film, and its production researcher, Arthur Kanegis, helped to get it online. David Swanson has agreed to help moderate. There will be a short welcome on Zoom at noon  EDT, and then watch the movie from 12:10 to 2:30 PM EDT, followed by presentations and a question-and-answer period with experts, Vicki Elson of NuclearBan.US and Dr. Gordon Edwards of Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.

71] –Joby Taylor [] is looking for volunteers on Sat., Aug. 6 from noon to 8 PM ET at the main corner of Harborplace at Pratt and Light Streets.  This volunteer effort is for the Baltimore by Baltimore Festival.  See a line-up of homegrown Baltimore talent!  UMBC’s Choice Flying Fruit Kiosk will be open too, so you can have a delicious smoothie as you walk the festival.  This festival is part of Reimagine Baltimore!

72] – As part of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemorations, there will be a protest on August 6 from 3 to 4 PM ET outside Northrop Grumman, 973 Elkridge Landing Road, near BWI, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090.  Northrop Grumman is the #1 nuclear weapons contractor.  Call Max at 410-323-1607 or email mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net. We hope to deliver to CEO Kathy Warden a letter calling for an end to nuclear weapons contracts.  The company has received a large contract for the ground based strategic deterrent (GBSD) to replace the Minuteman.  

73] – Join a Pennsylvania Statewide Virtual Phone Bank, hosted by All In PA 2022 on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  On Sat., Aug. 6 from 3 to 5 PM, Wed., Aug. 10 from 5 to 7 PM ET and Thurs., Aug. 11 from 5 to 7 PM ET, join the phone bank. Sign up at Talk with voters about electing Pennsylvania Democrats up and down the ballot!  You'll need a computer, reliable internet service and a browser program, such as Firefox or Chrome. This will continue through September 1.

74] – Sign up for a Training to Make Calls anytime with the DNC National Call-Crew.  Learn how to make calls to voters in battleground states on your schedule with the DNC National Call-Crew! The DNC National Call-Crew brings volunteer power to battleground states where it's needed most for the Midterms! In this Zoom-based training, you will learn how to make calls and get your questions answered through an amazing online community. After training, during calling hours, you'll be able to schedule shifts on the hour or stop by to call when it's most convenient for you. The first half of the session, you will be set up to call, and the second half you'll be making calls to voters in battleground states. The next trainings are on Sat., Aug. 6 from 4 to 5 PM ET, Mon., Aug. 8 from 7 to 8 PM ET and Wed., Aug. 10 from 7 to 8 PM EDT. Sign up at

75] – On August 6 from 7:30 to 9 PM ET, join in by Zoom for a webinar: Why are US nuclear weapons in five European countries? John LaForge of Nukewatch will lead the webinar with his wife Marion Kupker, a German citizen. LaForge has been convicted of two criminal trespass convictions stemming from protests against the threatened use of the U.S. nuclear weapons stationed at Büchel Air Base in Germany. The two activists will argue that U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe are a violation of international law, and must be removed.

  Join a Zoom Meeting at with a Meeting ID: 831 9740 8300.  There is a one tap mobile -- +1 301 715 8592 (Washington DC) and 1 929 436 2866 (New York) with a Meeting ID: 831 9740 8300. Find your local number at

76] -- This is A PLEA TO CONVINCE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY TO OBEY INTERNATIONAL LAW. The world reached a historic milestone on January 22, 2021: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons [TPNW] entered into force and become binding international law --

 Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland has called attention to the growing danger of nuclear war and the outrageous $1.7 trillion dollars we are spending to upgrade the nuclear arsenal. On July 18, 2017, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, a U.S. Navy - affiliated research center received a seven-year, $92 million contract to continue its systems engineering and research-and-development services for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. Help convince JHU to renounce nuclear weapons contracts. Contact the president, Ron Daniels, to urge him to reject all nuclear weapons contracts: Office of the President, 242 Garland Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21218.  Call his office at (410) 516-8068 or email

 77] – David Eberhardt was a member of the Baltimore Four with Father Philip Berrigan, Tom Lewis and Rev. James Mengel.  The group poured blood on draft files on October 27, 1967.  They would be convicted and sentenced to prison. Dave has written a book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"- documenting the Baltimore Four action and many others up to and including the most recent Plowshares action – Kings Bay Plowshares 7.  Phil Berrigan’s wife, Elizabeth McAlister, is a member of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7. 

   Dave just printed the 5th edition of the book which is available for $25 by sending him a check: Dave Eberhardt, 4 Hadley Square North, Baltimore, MD 21218. You can contact him at He prefers that you DO NOT order the book from Amazon. Image 1 of 2 for FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER. David Eberhardt; Image 2 of 2 for FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER; and FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER.  This is a self-published book printed in 2017 with updates.

    The price is $25 for a Spiral Bound, and Signed. This edition being what the publisher calls “The 4th edition (or first edition 4th state?)  of this book (with “final” additions) has been printed by the firm of FEDEX numbered 150-200, signed by the author, February 2017.”This is copy 187 and is numbered and signed by David Eberhardt on the title page.~~While the bibliographical information is a bit head-spinning, this is an engaging memoir by David Eberhardt recounting his involvement with the Brothers Berrigan in the protests against the Viet Nam war, and his subsequent time as an inmate at the Lewisburg Federal Prison. There is Near Fine binding: Item #291479. 

78] Yousef Zarbalian [] started his own medical practice in December before the pandemic hit. It is called East-West Medicine and Rheumatology, and its website is  Yousef is licensed in Maryland and Virginia. He is doing primary care as well as rheumatologic care (focusing on joint problems and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and sjogren's).  He is offering telemedicine visits, and he has very reasonable rates for uninsured individuals.  He makes use of herbs (which can be sent directly to patients from the herbal dispensary) as well as prescribing medications to their local pharmacy if needed.  

79] -- If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs, records, tarps and table cloths, contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

80] -- Can you use any book shelves? Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

81] -- Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees.  This is an historic window of opportunity.  With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.

82] – A Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to; call 202-682-4282.

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

“One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan

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