40] –On Thurs., Dec. 15 at 11:30 AM, check out the Carnegie
Endowment's Is Russia-Ukraine a Forever War? Russian aggression against Ukraine
continues with no end in sight. While Ukrainian military offensives have
shifted the momentum and recaptured significant swaths of territory, entrenched
Russian positions and winter conditions have slowed the tempo of the fighting.
Meanwhile Russia’s air and missile strikes have crippled Ukrainian infrastructure
and exacted a severe price on civilians. Where is the war headed? Is the
resolve of the U.S.-led coalition still strong? How has the conflict affected
Putin’s domestic support? And what options are available to the Biden
administration other than simply staying the course? Hear from Andrew S. Weiss,
Carnegie Endowment and Ekaterina Schulmann, Moscow School of Social and
Economic Sciences. Register at https://carnegieendowment.org/2022/12/15/carnegie-connects-is-russia-ukraine-forever-war-event-8004.
41] – On Thurs., Dec. 15
at 12:15 PM, catch the Dilemmas of a Tripolar Nuclear World: Implications for
U.S. Extended Nuclear Deterrence in Europe hosted by the Belfer Center. Linde
Desmaele, MIT, presents insights from her ongoing research project about the
impact of the unfolding shift to a tripolar nuclear age on the United States’
extended nuclear deterrence commitment to Europe. She proposes a framework to
account for implications of the evolution from a Eurocentric nuclear deterrence
regime to a world in which the United States faces two nuclear power
competitors. RSVP at https://www.belfercenter.org/event/dilemmas-tripolar-nuclear-world-implications-us-extended-nuclear-deterrence-europe.
47] – See a preview
screening of a 36-minute excerpt from The MOVEMENT and the
“MADMAN” film on Thurs., Dec. 15 at 7:30 PM ET. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wyvQrBM5TJOZOk2nuVLgIg.
For more than half a century the peace movement has been ignored, caricatured
or maligned by many politicians and the media. The MOVEMENT and the “MADMAN” presents
an accurate account of one of the most significant and powerful social
change movements in American history and will inspire a new generation of
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] 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