Peace Action Maine's Mission:
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.

 

IranDealForum

Grassroots organizations from across the country are joining together to present the most recent developments surrounding the JCPOA and what they may mean for the future of Iran and the rest of the Middle East. For those who care about preventing a future war as well as addressing the humanitarian role the U.S. has in Iran, Yemen, and elsewhere, this is the event to join. Please join us as we explore the goals and track record of the Iran nuclear deal, and explore signs of hope for regional peace and humanitarian stabilization. To Register:
https://secure.everyaction.com/aFVE5ygCQEOMyNrNBjpx_Q2

This expert panel includes Peter Beinart, Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York; Kelsey Davenport, Director of Nonproliferation Policy at Arms Control Association; Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, and Barbara Slavin, Director of the Future of Iran Initiative and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council; and will be moderated by Jamal Abdi, President of the National Iranian American Council. The event will be opened with special remarks from Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT).



Upcoming Events and Recent Events

Blue Angels Air Show Protest Sat. Sept. 4

Aug 28, 2021
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Photo Credit: Ellen Davidson On Saturday, Sept. 4, Maine Natural Guard organized a protest at the Main Gate of the prior Brunswick Naval Air Station (BNAS). Peace Action Maine is one of several groups that co-sponsored and helped publicize the protest- distanced and masked event! Here is the poster for the event (follow…

Lessons of Afghanistan

Aug 26, 2021
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Lessons of Afghanistan What lessons should the United States learn from its debacle in Afghanistan? Cole Harrison suggested seven of them in an August 18 article. End our military involvement; engage with the Taliban and pay reparations; support regional diplomacy; clean house in Washington; end other U.S. military…

Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemoration on the Green, Brunswick, Maine

Aug 09, 2021
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The #NuclearBan Banner was in Brunswick Friday Aug. 6 to commemorate the infamous day when the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. We were there with other groups to recognize the milestone Treaty on the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons, to ask the President and the Senate to sign and ratify this treaty, and to share…

Climate Crisis and US Militarism - What's the Connection?

Jul 13, 2021
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An event presented by Janet Weil* and facilitated by Pat Taub** Climate Crisis and US Militarism: We're now all too familiar with the impacts of our changing climate: extreme weather events, wildfires and floods, crop failures, and climate anxiety. But we may not be so familiar with the contribution of the U.S. military -…

#PeaceWave2021: Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration 76 years

Jul 08, 2021
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This year, as part of our commemoration of Hiroshima/Nagasaki, From Hiroshima to Fukushima, and during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we screen a documentary that explores the Legacy of the Nuclear Industry. Answering Gensuikin's call for #PeaceWave 2021, the screening is available Aug. 2 - Aug 9. PAM sponsors your "free…

General Dynamics on Kennebec River, Maine

Jul 04, 2021
As part of our Nuclear Abolition & #PeaceForClimate Campaigns Peace Action Maine has hosted an ICAN_US speaker and now shares ICAN's new report on spending-which includes stats for the General Dynamics corporation.(p.32)Bath Iron Works(pictured) is owned by General Dynamics.-The next christening of a warship built there…

Central America's Forgotten History

Jun 27, 2021
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June 29 Tuesday. Peace Action Maine has learned of this discussion about a must-read book for those of us in the U.S . By an author we should all be following! Hope you can join the Solidarity Collective who will be hosting a discussion with Aviva Chomsky about her new book Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolutions,…

Impact of 20-year American War in Afghanistan, a discussion

Jun 12, 2021
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Wed. June 30. President Biden says that he is winding down the U.S. role in Afghanistan and that all the troops will be home from America’s longest war by Sept. 11. It’s time for a reckoning. What did the war do to the people of Afghanistan? What was its impact on Americans—soldiers, contractors, and those at home? Can we…

2021 Annual Virtual Spring Renewal Gathering and business meeting

May 19, 2021
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Please join our 2021 Spring Renewal Gathering "Peace AND Justice". Saturday May 22 Miss the program? We have the recorded footage of each excellent speaker! 10:45-11:00am: Welcome, Slide Show. Program theme is: Peace AND Justice (a quote from Jim Anderson!) 11:00-11:20am: Vincent Intondi, Recording HERE, Author “African…

Tax Day 2021 Spring Awakening Rally Maine US

May 02, 2021
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Thank you to all of the friends who were able to join us for this year's TAX DAY event. If you were not able to attend, we have processed the first hour of the program HERE.

Tax Day Teach In! Join in a virtual mass action...

Apr 07, 2021
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A Tax Day Like No Other: Teach-in April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Pressing for our budget priorities amid pandemic, economic and climate crises and new Cold Wars As we move into the post-pandemic, Biden era, it’s time to change what we buy with our tax dollars. The pandemic and the resulting economic crisis illuminated…

#ReSealTheDeal Week of Action

Mar 31, 2021
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Nearly two months into the Biden administration, the fate of the Iran deal remains uncertain. Rather than abide by his campaign promise to return the U.S. to the Iran nuclear deal, the Biden team has done nothing to reverse Trump’s failed “maximum pressure” policy that imposed crushing sanctions on a nation of 83 million…

The Iran Nuclear Deal or No Deal?

Mar 29, 2021
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Grassroots organizations from across the country are joining together to present the most recent developments surrounding the JCPOA and what they may mean for the future of Iran and the rest of the Middle East. For those who care about preventing a future war as well as addressing the humanitarian role the U.S. has in…