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Get on the bus for Bradley. June 1, 2013 Bradley Manning Support Network | BradleyManning.org

RSVP for your seat. Leaving from Baltimore, MD, Washington DC, and New York City. And now Willimantic, CT and New Brunswick, NJ. Buses have been organized from Baltimore, MD, Washington DC, and New York City. Reserve your seat today! The campaign to free Army whistle-blower Bradley Manning has stayed strong for three long years, thanks to your support. From thousands ...

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NATO Conference On Disarmament, Non-Proliferation Set For Early May

The ninth annual NATO Conference on WMD Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation will take place in the Croatian town of Split on May 6-7 According to a NATO statement, the event will be hosted by the Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. It will be attended by senior officials from countries on four continents and the major international organizations. ...

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Church revival meeting to urge action on climate change – Worcester Telegram & Gazette | telegram.com

Christian church leaders from around the country are gathering in Boston today for a major ecumenical conference whose aim is to prod government officials to take climate change seriously and to take action to reverse its effects. Prominent church leaders who shepherd Central Massachusetts congregations are expected to attend, including Bishop Douglas J. Fisher of the Episcopal Diocese of Western ...

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Bill McKibben to Receive 2013 Gandhi Peace Award April 18 | Promoting Enduring Peace

  Promoting Enduring Peace believes that Bill McKibben’s work in greatly increasing awareness of the global impact of the consequences of environmental irresponsibility is in close alignment with our mission, and we recognize him as a Peace Hero in the struggle for a sustainable world peace. Bill McKibben is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated ...

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The Prospects for a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East witih Noam Chomsky | MIT

Professor Chomsky, widely acknowledged as one of America’s leading public intellectuals, will discuss nuclear weapons in the Middle East and the prospects for a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone. Despite the end of the Cold War over two decades ago, nuclear weapons continue to be at the center of debates that dominate international relations today. Yet, the search for a world ...

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High School Students from Hiroshima and Nagasaki to Join U.S., Russian Students to Discuss Nuclear Disarmament April 19-20 | Critical Issues Forum

Students and teachers from three high schools in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the two Japanese cities devastated by atomic weapons in 1945, will travel to Monterey to join peers from the U.S. and Russia at a conference on nuclear disarmament convened by the Monterey Institute of International Studies April 19-20 at Santa Catalina High School in Monterey. At the Critical Issues ...

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Global Day of Action on Military Spending April 15 | demilitarize.org

In 2011, global military spending surged to US $1.74 trillion. Given the numerous crises facing the planet — economic, environmental, health, diplomatic — it is imperative that we create a global movement to shift this money to human needs. We know that there are thousands of organizations and millions of individuals who support this point of view – what is ...

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Bill McKibben to Receive 2013 Gandhi Peace Award April 18 | Promoting Enduring Peace

Promoting Enduring Peace believes that Bill McKibben’s work in greatly increasing awareness of the global impact of the consequences of environmental irresponsibility is in close alignment with our mission, and we recognize him as a Peace Hero in the struggle for a sustainable world peace. Bill McKibben is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated 15,000 rallies ...

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April 3 – CT Forum on Drone Attacks 8:30 p.m. CCSU New Britain

A Forum to Mark the April 2013 Days of Action: Stop the Drone Attacks on Pakistan! Will US Drone Attacks on Waziristan Bring Peace, Democracy, Women’s Rights, and Economic Well-Being to the Working People in Pakistan? A Panel of Pakistani Researchers and Intellectuals Who Support the Unions and the Farmers’ Movements of South Asia Respond. Shahram Azhar is a Pakistani ...

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