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Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan and award-winning fellow poet and translator Fady Joudah to appear at 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at Yale

Critically acclaimed Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan and award-winning fellow poet and translator Fady Joudah to appear at Yale on Oct. 15 as part of 15-venue U.S. tour On October 15, Ghassan Zaqtan, a leading poet of the Arab world, and award-winning poet and translator Fady Joudah will appear together at Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center as part of a month-long U.S. ...

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Peace Makers in Court in Missouri | Voices for Creative Nonviolence

PeaceWorks, Kansas City 4509 Walnut, Kansas City, MO 64111; 816-561-1181 Peace Makers in Court in Missouri- Anti-drone Activists to be Sentenced in Jefferson City on October 11; Nuclear Weapons Resisters to be Tried in Kansas City on October 12 For immediate release: Sept. 26, 2012 Contacts: Brian Terrell, 773-853-1886; Ron Faust, 816-582-6893; Henry Stoever, 913-375-0045 Drones and nuclear weapons—what a ...

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ACLU Pushes For Answers On Drone Strikes | NPR

Drone strikes ordered by the Obama administration have killed more than a dozen al-Qaida leaders around the world, in places ranging from Afghanistan to Somalia. In speeches and public appearances, U.S. officials say those attacks are legal and essential to protect the nation’s security. But when civil liberties groups asked for more information about targeted killing, the CIA told them ...

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Vigil in Front of Rosa DeLauro’s Office to Support New Haven Referendum Issue 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, 59 Elm Street, New Haven, CT

Help inform the electorate of the referendum on Nov. 6 in support of reducing federal military spending in order to increase funds available for education, infrastructure, and job creation. Contact Henry Lowendorf, grnhpeacecouncil@gmail.com, 203-389-9547 Sponsored by the Greater New Haven Peace Council

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October 7th Actions | october7actions.net/wordpress/

These events are planned in memorial of the beginning of the US War on Afghanistan 11 years ago. You can Post information about an event from the Home Page of this website. You can Endorse this campaign from the Home Page as well. The following categories are available for event posts: Planned Action Action Update Action Feedback Action Analysis In ...

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World Social Forum Free Palestine Nov. 28-Dec. 1, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul | World Social Forum Free Palestine

The WSF Free Palestine is a process of global mobilizing, networking and strategizing and planning of joint action of which the four days event in Porto Alegre is a crucial moment of gathering and implementation. Learn five simple steps to joining this process. EUROPE SUPPORTS THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM FREE PALESTINE November 28 – December 1 2012, Porto Alegre (Brazil) ...

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Rally for a Nuclear-Free Future, Washington, DC, Sept. 20-22 | Coalition Against Nukes

The demonstrations against nuclear power that CAN is organizing in September are powerful and imperative. I want every person – mothers, fathers, children, grandmothers and grandfathers, to make a major effort to attend one or all of these gatherings as the time for the “peaceful” atom is over. We must end it now before it ends us. – Helen Caldicott, ...

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Environmentalist Bill McKibben on Keeping a Strong Focus on Climate Change | Common Dreams

Bill McKibben, founder of the international climate change group 350.org, is one of the world’s leading campaigners on the climate change crisis. In 2010, the Boston Globe called him “probably the nation’s leading environmentalist.” The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) interviewed McKibben to ask about the status of the global climate change movement and the current priorities of 350.org. ...

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Keep Space for Peace Week — Oct. 6-13, 2012 | Global Network

International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space, Oct. 6 – 13 2012 Imaging satellites capture the visual images of the targets (including individual people) that warmakers wish to destroy.  Signals satellites pick up voices and other sounds which further identify a target, while the GPS system provides the gunsight or bombsight which directs the bullet or bomb ...

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