Thursday, July 6, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 8, 2023

33] Alan Barysh has a request

34] Hear about the brutal attack on Jenin July 8

35] Look back at the anti-nuke movement – July 8


33] – Alan Barysh [443-239-5325 or] wants you to know that a former New Milford resident wants to help his former hometown. In his case, Alan Barysh has given lots of people a chance to write home.  First, he wants people to vote for his story How Groundhog Saved Planet Earth. This may be done by going to Google and entering How Groundhog Saved Planet Earth. When the potential voter goes to this link - it will quite easy to cast your vote. If Alan gets enough votes, he wins five thousand dollars. Should this happen Mr. Barysh has said the first thousand dollars will go to The New Milford Hospital. The remainder of this money will towards getting publicity for his book Coming of Age in New Milford.

  Should this book get publicity and royalty payments, Mister Barysh plans to donate a substantial portion of his royalties to worthy causes in New Milford So far Mister Barysh has not gotten any publicity about this endeavor. Will you help him help his hometown? He is available for interviews by contacting him at the above address.

34] – Friends of Sabeel North America want you to take in "Making the Political Sacred" on Sat., July 8 at 1 PM ET.  All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, CA will be hosting Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, and there will be a live-streaming at She will discuss the drone and ground-based attacks on the refugee camp in Jenin, as part of the larger picture of Palestinian displacement that began with the Nakba ("catastrophe") in 1948, continued in 1967, and continues today in the de facto annexation of Palestinian lands through settlement-building in the West Bank and land/property acquisition in Jerusalem's neighborhoods such as Sheikh Jarrah, Silwan and the Old City's Muslim, Christian and Armenian Quarters. Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian is Chair of the Department of Law at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Professor at St. Mary's College in London. She will speak not only from her research as a scholar on the law, but also from her personal experience in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City, where she lives with her physician husband. 

35] –  On Sat., July 8 at 1 PM,  Vincent Intondi will summarize his research into the role of Black civil rights leaders in the anti-war movement since Hiroshima/Nagasaki, and the internal politics and political after-effects of the million-person rally for nuclear disarmament held in New York City in 1982.  He will also reflect on the current UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. He is a professor of history and director of the Institute for Race, Justice and Civic Engagement at Montgomery College, and the author of Saving the World From Nuclear War: The June 12 1982 Disarmament Rally and Beyond (Johns Hopkins University Press 2023). He will speak at the Hamilton Branch of the Pratt Library, 5910 Harford Road, Baltimore 21214.

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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