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We are a voice of education and a center for people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict.

Peace Action Maine's Mission:
We are a voice of education and a center for people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict.

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Gandhi After 9-11 A talk by Professor Allen

Talk and book signing by scholar Professor Douglas Allen.The event is free and open to the public.Time and location-see flier.Professor Allen had Smithsonian and Fulbright grants in India, and teaches courses in Marxism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. His courses deal with sexism, racism, and peace and justice issues. He has…

Cost of Nuclear Modernization, Judy Elliott

As a Prelude to PeaceWorks' 15th Annual PeaceFair, this screening of a new documentary was followed by a "Nuclear Update" by Judy Elliott. The PeaceFair commemorated the atom bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, 1945. "The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons" helps explain the history of nuclear…
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Report back: Peace Delegation to Iran!

Fuller traveled with a peace delegation of 28 U.S. citizens, led by the organization Code Pink. The presentation will feature many photos of Iran as well as a report of what was learned about Iran in listening and talking with as many Iranians as possible in ten days. This is a time of great urgency for becoming aware of…

Successful Spring Gathering with Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson

Thank you for a very successful Spring Renewal Gathering Saturday, May 4 at The Woodfords Club! You can review Colonel Wilkerson's talk and call to action recorded by the Portland Media Center. as well as Channel 13's coverage.Member Pat Taub interviewed Colonel Wilkerson at the Portland Media Center Studio and that link…
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T-axe-ation! Do federal priorities cut it?

Tax Day event. In solidarity with GDAMS once again, Peace Action Maine's Devon Grayson-Wallace(center) talked Taxes. Did you know the Pentagon eats up over 60% of all Federal discretionary spending? On top of that, the U.S. spends far more on its military than any other country in the world. Budget Control Act caps (aka…

Nuclear Ban Treaty- an update from NuclearBan.US

Update on Nuclear Ban Treaty at USM DurhamLydia Wood is the Campaigner Coordinator for NuclearBan.US and Education Coordinator for the Treaty Awareness Campaign. She is a PhD Candidate in Geography at San Diego State University and University of California, Santa Barbara. Lydia has organizing experience on a range of…
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Vigil in Advance of Second Trump-Kim Summit, Mainers!

Days before President Trump again joins Kim Jong-Un for a summit, this time in Vietnam, we held a Vigil for Peace at Monument Square in Portland at 12 Noon on Monday* February 25 #KoreaPeaceNow! . We called it a"Pre-Summit Candlelight Vigil" in homage to the Candlelight Revolution of South Korea. #PeaceForClimate This "is…
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Update and next steps in Yemen

Yemen is a humanitarian disaster. Peace Action Maine remains focused on what Maine's Congressional Delegation can do to end this crisis. In the Senate: After discussion and several votes, the Senate voted 64-41 to pass S.J. Res 54, Here is the statement from Peace Action. This is the roll call. Today Peace Action Maine…

Medea Benjamin at Peace Action Maine's Annual Meeting

Highlights, Updates and a November Request for Warm Winter Apparel PAM's Annual Meeting was held on Oct 27. It was a successful and a memorable event. Keynote speaker Medea Benjamin spoke about the travesty of Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, the resulting humanitarian crisis, how the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has…
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Armistice to Peace Treaty: The Path to Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Sunday Oct. 14 at 2:00 PMCurtis Memorial Library in Brunswick.Free and Open to the public. A talk by Hyun LeeHyun Lee is a New York City-based writer and activist.She is a member of the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea. She is also a Korea Policy Institute fellow and a member of Nodutdol for Korean…

Sister Megan Rice, guest speaker

Sunday, July 29, 2018 6:00 PM 7:00 PM The Woodfords Club 179 Woodford Street Portland, ME, 04103 United States The new documentary “The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs” by Helen Young will be viewed in portions, followed by guest Sister Megan Rice- one of the anti-nuclear weapons activists who appears in the documentary.…
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Film Series: Imagine A World Without Nuclear Weapons

Friday, July 13, 2018 6:00 PM Friday, July 27, 2018 8:00 PM Curtis Memorial Library 23 Pleasant Street Brunswick, ME, 04011 United States (map) Google Calendar ICS "#PeaceFair Prelude" Film series on July's final Fridays.July 13 6:30 Curtis Memorial Library Brunswick "Dr. Strangelove"July 20 6:30 Curtis Memorial Library…

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