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2010 Living Constitution Lecture June 14

The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law presents: The Third Annual Living Constitution Lecture with Senator Tom Harkin Filibuster Reform: Curbing Abuse to Prevent Minority Tyranny in the Senate Introduced by Richard Revesz, Dean, NYU School of Law Monday, June 14, 2010 6:00-6:30pm: Reception featuring the unique food and wines of Iowa 6:30-7:30pm: Lecture Greenberg ...

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No Money for Afghanistan escalation! Stop the Attack on Kandahar!

This month, Congress will decide whether to fund continued escalation of the war, even as the Obama administration faces a turning point in Afghanistan strategy. President Hamid Karzai of Afghan istan will be in Washington May 10-13 to seek U.S. permission to negotiate with the Taliban and other armed insurgents. But the U.S. plans instead to fight the insurgents in ...

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People Against Injustice Annual Meeting June 23, New Haven

The PAI Annual Meeting will take place at the Stetson Library, 200 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, Connecticut. There will be a peaker and discussion, with refreshments, raffle, and elections. This event is wheelchair accessible. People Against Injustice People Against Injustice is a grassroots organization in New Haven that works for reforms in the criminal justice system. Its members are a ...

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U.S. Social Forum, June 22-26, Detroit

Barbara Enrenreich will open the UFPJ Assembly Workshop at this week’s U.S. Social Forum in Detroit with her analysis and perspectives about the economy, war and possible strategies for the future. This is an exciting time for economic and social justice activists to come together to have fun, share and plan how to change the U.S. and world for the ...

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Take the Peace-Train or Donate a Seat

A dispatch from Henry Lowendorf, of the Greater New Haven Peace Council: During May, hundreds of representatives from all the nations will be reviewing the Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty at the United Nations. Last year President Obama called for nuclear abolition, but maybe “not in my lifetime.” We say: “Nuclear Abolition In Our Lifetime!” We realize major nuclear powers won’t abolish ...

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Three days that could change the world – This weekend in New York City!

Barack Obama is undoubtedly the U.S. president most committed to nuclear disarmament since Kennedy. People all over the world have cheered President Obama’s commitment to move toward nuclear disarmament, Judith Le Blanc & Kevin Martin write in an article published in People’s World. Yet the stark reality is U.S. and Russia maintain over 20,000 nuclear weapons, many of them on ...

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Nuclear Abolition Movement Steps Up Efforts in Wake of New START Treaty

Weeks after the signing of the cautious US-Russia START Treaty, the antinuclear movement has ratcheted up efforts to push for more rigorous steps toward a nuclear-free world. On the eve of next week’s Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference, 1,000 leading peace, justice and environmental activists and scholars from communities across the United States and more than 20 nations will ...

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Amy Goodman to speak in New Haven as part of book tour

By Amy Goodman, Edited by Denis Moynihan, Foreword by Bill Moyers Amy Goodman breaks through the corporate media’s lies, sound-bites, and silence in this wide-ranging new collection of articles. In place of the usual suspects, the “experts” who, in Goodman’s words, “know so little about so much, explain the world to us, and get it so wrong,” this accessible, lively ...

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Milford Rotary presents Afghanistan and Iraq expert at weekly meeting Thursday, March 11

Scott Bates, who just returned to Connecticut after several weeks in the two war-torn nations, will discuss the conflicts’ implications for Connecticut and the region’s business community at the weekly meeting of the Milford Rotary, Thursday, March 11, at noon at Aldario’s Restaurant, 240 Naugatuck Ave. Bates is vice president of the Washington-based Center for National Policy where he also ...

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