Friday, February 16, 2018

Stop the War Machine; Save the Planet



 Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center and Veterans for Peace present:
STOP the War Machine
SAVE the Planet!

Saturday March 17 , 1 - 5 pm / Orinda Community Church, 10 Irwin Way at Orinda Way, Orinda
(within walking distance from Orinda BART)

A half-day conference with internationally renowned speakers on US foreign policy, nuclear weapon “modernization”, the domestic impact of military spending, threats to the planet and defense of civil liberties at home. In addition, literature and resources will be available from a variety of activist groups.
General admission $10 - $20 / Students free / Pre-Register at $10.
For more information contact 
margli@ourpeacecenter.org (925) 933-7850

THEMES & SPEAKERS

Incisive 7 - 10 minute presentations on many aspects of one big problem.

1) OVERVIEW OF THE WAR MACHINE
- Gerry Condon, president Veterans for Peace
- Palestine Youth Movement
- Dan Kovalik, civil and human rights lawyer, author “The Plot to Scapegoat Russia” (via remote)

2) THE WAR MACHINE VS SOCIAL NEEDS 
- Gayle McLaughlin, former mayor of Richmond
- Katy Roemer,  California Nurses Association

3) VIOLENCE ABROAD AND AT HOME
- Cephus Johnson, uncle of Oscar Grant
- John Lindsay-Poland,  Stop Urban Shield, AFSC

4) RISING RISK OF CATASTROPHE
- Marylia Kelley, director Tri-Valley Cares
- Fred Norman, VFP and former bomber navigator
- Gar Smith, environmentalist, author "The War and Environment Reader"

 
5) COUNTERING CENSORSHIP & DISINFORMATION
- Mnar Muhawesh, publisher Mint Press (via remote)
- Mickey Huff, director Project Censored

6) THE WAR MACHINE & KOREA
- Paul Liem,  chair Korea Policy Institute
- Ann Wright, retired US military and State Dept. (via remote)

7) CHALLENGING THE WAR MACHINE
- Ron Paul, former US Congressional Rep (via remote)
- Eleanor Levine, CodePink 


- Cindy Sheehan, author and peace activist

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2 comments:

  1. Cindy, We have a member in C.A.N. who is wondering if you will be recording this? Please refer to C.A.N. with your answer. Thanks for all you do.. NO NUKES..

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  2. It looks like an all-star cast. I wish I could be there.

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