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Environmental (Dis)Locations: a conference with religious imagination exploring environmental justice and climate change

Environmental (Dis)Locations: a conference with religious imagination exploring environmental justice and climate change will take place April 8-10, 2010 at the Saint Thomas More Center, 268 Park St., Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect St., and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, 195 Prospect St., New Haven, Connecticut. The conference is sponsored by the Edward J. & Dorothy Clarke ...

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People from around the world to gather in NYC April 30-May 2 to call for Peace and Human Needs: Nuclear Disarmament Now!

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference which will begin at the United Nations in May is widely considered to be a make or break point for ending the spread of nuclear weapons. On April 30-May 2, people will gather in NYC from around the world to call for Peace and Human Needs: Nuclear Disarmament Now! An international conference is planned ...

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Fall conference to address influence of military-industrial complex on the U.S. government, economy and culture

Promoting Enduring Peace is planning a national conference focusing on the deep influence of the military-industrial complex on the US government, economy, and culture is being planned for Fall 2010. Working titles include “America’s Five-Star Government” and “Uncloaking the Secret Empire: How the Military-Industrial Complex Affects the US and the World.” Express your interest in planning and production here.

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Quinnipiac University School of Law presents a conference on nuclear non-proliferation, Feb. 19, 2010

In an effort to raise awareness of key issues regarding the legal, scientific and political aspects of non-proliferation in the 21st century, Quinnipiac University School of Law’s International Human Rights Law Society in collaboration with the Albert Schweitzer Institute are hosting the conference, “Building Up or Breaking Down: The Direction of Nuclear Non-Proliferation,” in anticipation of the 2010 Review Conference ...

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Most Dangerous Man In America gets Oscar nomination

“The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers” was nominated last week for an Oscar for Best Documentary, and rightly so. Although Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith’s film deserves recognition as an exemplary piece of nonfiction filmmaking, it pulses with the suspense and momentum of a sleek thriller — a wily caper flick that just happens ...

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Cost of continuing wars to be marked in stone

Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will again be marking the cost of the continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan by placing the January stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park streets in New Haven at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1. The January stone will be inscribed with the January total of U.S. military personnel ...

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New England Anti-War Conference, Cambridge, Jan. 30

The New England Anti-War Conference, will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 30, at 50 Vassar St., in Cambridge, Mass. REGISTER TODAY! To register for the conference, please go to http://newenglandunited.org/register. No advance payment is required to register and it only takes sixty seconds. CONFERENCE INFORMATION: Registration: $15 general; $10 students & unemployed; scholarships available. Lunches (box ...

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice at the Yale Peabody Museum Jan. 17-18

The Yale Peabody Museum will open its doors once again in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people. The weekend’s activities will include world-class performances and educational activities for visitors of all ages. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is co-sponsoring the fourteenth annual two-day family festival honoring Dr. Martin ...

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“Rethink Afghanistan and “BillBoard From Bethlehem” Saturday, Jan. 16 — Free Double Feature in New Haven

From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at New Haven Free Public Library, at the corner of Elm and Temple Streets, watch “Rethink Afghanistan.” This 75-minute film is from Robert Greenwald, of the BraveNewFoundation. There will be a discussion with Afghan War Veteran Christopher Grohs beginning at 1 p.m. You know what President Obama has said (and his predecessor, ...

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Food and Faith Conference presented by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network and Hartford Seminary

Food and Faith Conference presented by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network and Hartford Seminary, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2010 (snow date, Thursday, January 28, 2010), at Hartford Seminary, 77 Sherman St., Hartford, CT. Cost (includes a delicious vegetarian meal): $20 per person $10 for student/senior/economic need $40 for Seed Starters to support future gardens To register ...

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