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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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Saving Afghanistan from the U.S. (and other extremists)

The New Haven Peace Council has announced a “Saving Afghanistan from the U.S. (and other extremists),” with Prof. Vijay Prashad, beginning at 7 p.m. , Sat. March 6, 2010, 37 Howe St., New Haven. From its intervention to destroy a progressive popular movement in Afghanistan in the 1970’s, to its supporting the Taliban, warlords, Osama bin Laden and al Qaida, ...

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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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