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March 4: Film, American Winter

March 20: Voices from Jeju Island
Meet Leaders

March 21: Spring Mobilization for Peace

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Significant Perspective on Ukraine

Putin’s push into Ukraine is rational
The Boston Globe – Opinion February 25, 2015
By Stephen Kinzer

Letter about AUMF from Rep. Alan Grayson

Congress has its chance to discuss what military authority it will give to the President. How does some of that look?
Let us advocate that they not pass ANY AUMF, and that they repeal previous AUMF.

It is well beyond time to fight wars when the objectives are unknown

Payable in Dollars, and in Lives.

Anticipated Fast Track bill for a Trade Deal that is not about Trade - TPP

From Public Citizen (and others) …in Washington, D.C., a bill for Fast Track — the legislative scheme to railroad the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) through Congress — could be introduced any day.

Across the country, activists have been working for months to make sure that our representatives are ready to say “no” to Fast Track. And now the moment of truth is almost here.
Do you know how your members of Congress will vote on Fast Track?

Email your members of Congress now to urge them to vote “no” on Fast Track.

Propaganda Assistance

• ISIS and atrocity pornography: politics of horror
• Submitted by Bill Weinberg on Fri, 02/06/2015

Understanding The Middle East With Vijay Prashad

By Fred Pfeiffer from the Solidarity Committee of the Capital District (NY)

At the James Connolly Forum December 12, 2014, featuring Vijay Prashad, who started the presentation by posing the question: What is wrong with Islam? Vijay then laid out the reality we have needed to understand for the reasons the Middle East has been so unstable. And he basically said the reason is us, the U.S.

U.S. Wars Continue in New Year

---Thoughtful, informed commentary reporting on U.S. military engagements by Jack. A. Smith, Editor
from Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter, January 4, 2015, Issue 212

to go directlyand also get pictures: activistnewsletter.blogspot.com

Militarily, the U.S. is entering 2015 with its hands full.

The CIA's interrogation program

[These could be added to the reports, but are perhaps already there.]

Why should US destroy someone's property in S.Korea for a naval base to "contain" China?

Living the Eucharist: resisting the destruction of Jeju Island Reflection

Drug Wars Are Good Business

Book Release Speaking Tour with Author

"Drug War Capitalism"
By Dawn Paley (dawnpaley@gmail.com)
• More info / To order: http://www.akpress.org/drug-war-capitalism.html
Drug Wars Are Good Business

There is no military solution

IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis Condemns Escalating War in Syria and Iraq
More troops are not going to solve the problem. It will mean more violence for Iraqis and Syrians, and they will not make us any safer here at home

President Obama chose the tenth anniversary of the first US battle of Fallujah to announce he is almost doubling the US military deployment in Iraq, sending another 1,500 US soldiers back to the war, some of them right back to Fallujah’s Anbar province.


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