Monday, January 23, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- January 24 - 25, 2023

33] Managing U.S. Nuclear Operations in the 21st Century -- Jan. 24

34] Hold Unlicensed Landlords Accountable -- Jan. 24

35] Time to Care Coalition meeting -- Jan. 24

36] DSA Advisory Committee Meeting – Jan. 24

37] Authorship and Urgency of Trans Stories -- Jan. 24

38] Election Debrief – Jan. 24

39] Deterrence in the Nuclear Age -- Jan. 25


33] – On Wed., Jan. 25 from 12:30 to 2 PM ET, check out Managing U.S. Nuclear Operations in the 21st Century.  How are US nuclear war plans developed? And are the systems vulnerable to attack? Join a hybrid talk on the nuclear options available, hosted by the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St. NW, Lindner Commons, 6th floor, WDC 20052.  The event will be HYBRID, with directions and the Zoom link included in your registration confirmation. The event will begin with a panel featuring the four chapter authors, followed by comments from the three co-editors, before concluding with an audience Q&A. Light refreshments will be served. Register at

34] –. Molly Amster [] hopes you are interested in the MD Renters’ Rights hybrid Hearing on Wed., Jan. 25 from 1 to 5 PM in the Maryland Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis 21401 or by Zoom. Support SB100 which will Hold Unlicensed Landlords Accountable. Sign up at sacred texts recognize that having safe, stable housing is key to a healthy society, and it is key to reducing racial inequities. The hearing is before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

35] – There is a Time to Care Coalition meeting on Zoom on Wed., Jan. 25 at 4 PM ET. Share updates from Annapolis, discuss next steps for clarifying legislation for implementation, reflect on Governor Moore's first actions to support paid leave, and strategize about how to keep building the momentum for the strongest possible paid leave program. RSVP using the link below and please share it with others who you think might be interested!  RSVP at

36] – The Metro DC DSA [] is holding on Wed., Jan. 25 at 8 PM ET a January Advisory Committee Meeting. This is a virtual event. Email Join the Montgomery County branch's advisory committee for a meeting to discuss on-going issues and work in the Montgomery county branch. All branch members are welcome to attend. RSVP for Zoom information:

37] – PEN America [] wants you to know that this is a virtual lecture -- You Are a Writer | Writing While at Risk: The Authorship and Urgency of Trans Stories which will take place on Wed., Jan. 25 at 8 PM ET.  As Tran’s literature gains traction in tandem with an alarming cultural backlash, how are writers navigating the moment? Who is telling Trans stories, and why? And how are Tran’s writers making space to write beyond the struggle for equality, and toward power, joy, community, complexity, and the specificity of Tran’s experiences? Register at

38] – Common Cause [] is doing an Election Debrief on Wed., Jan. 25 at 8 PM ET which will continue through June 28.  Join the Debrief with Common Cause's voting and elections experts. RSVP at The Common Cause team will share the latest updates from our largest-ever midterm mobilization, discuss the results and what they mean, and chart out a path for our campaign work in 2023, 2024, and beyond.

39] – On Thurs., Jan. 26 at 9:30 AM ET, there will be a hybrid discussion of the book The Fragile Balance of Terror: Deterrence in the Nuclear Age hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The book was edited by Vipin Narang and Scott Sagan. The sponsor of the event is the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the speakers are Heather Williams, CSIS; Scott Sagan, Stanford University; Ankit Panda, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Nicholas Miller, Dartmouth University. RSVP at

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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