Monday, November 20, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 21, 2023

26] Russia out of Ukraine – Nov. 21

27] Virtual Medicare 4 All meeting Nov. 21

28] The Past, Present and Future of Israel/Palestine – Nov. 21

29] Discussion on fascism – Nov. 21

30] How to handle difficult Thanksgiving conversations – Nov. 21


26] -- Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., Nov. 21 from 4:30 to 5 PM ET at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. The invasion of Ukraine has the potential to become a war extending throughout Europe.  Putin has destroyed Aleppo and Grozny and has threatened the use of nuclear weapons.  Russian soldiers were sent into the area around the contaminated and still radioactive Chernobyl nuclear plant. Now they are stationed in the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe.   People who believe in peace and justice should come forward and take the risks of peace. The burial sites continue to expose ruthless war crimes by the invaders, Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.

27] – The Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists [] are holding a virtual Medicare 4 All meeting on Tues., Nov. 21 from 6 to 7 PM ET. Join the M4All Alexandria/Arlington Working Group as it discusses plans for furthering the M4All petition in  theAlexandria City Council and the Arlington County Board. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. RSVP for the zoom link at Medicare for All Working Group Meeting at

28] -- Historians for Peace and Democracy [] are holding a webinar on Tues., Nov. 26 at 7 PM -- "The Past, Present and Future of Israel/Palestine."  The Hamas attacks in Israel and Israel’s invasion of Gaza are the latest rounds in a long-running conflict. In this webinar, three leading historians of the region will explore how we got here; what is fueling the present conflict; and what we in the United States can do. Juan Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan and a specialist on the Middle East. Sherene Seikaly is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her book Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores economy, territory, the home, and the body. Zachary Lockman is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, and History at NYU. Register at

29] – Join the Baltimore Marxist Study Group [] on Tues., Nov. 21 at 7 PM ET for its continued discussion of fascism based on the following two probing analyses: and

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Join the Zoom Meeting at The meeting ID is 835 7940 5063 with a passcode: 403829

30] – Faithful America [] is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss strategies for handling tough conversations on Tues., Nov. 21 at 8 PM ET. It's a Zoom webinar called "Tough Turkey: When Christian nationalism shows up at your holiday dinner." Is Christian nationalism making your holiday less festive? Register to join us online Tuesday for an important conversation at

Hear from the president of Sojourners, the Episcopal Bishop of Washington, DC, and prominent former conservative evangelicals who have changed their views. Discussions around religion and politics have always been a holiday season challenge, and that's even more true in this day and age.

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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