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View other events for the week of 3/17/2018
STOP the War Machine, SAVE the Planet!!
Date Saturday March 17
Time 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorMt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center
Location Details
Orinda Community Church
10 Irwin Way
Orinda, CA 94563
Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center and Veterans for Peace present a half-day conference with internationally renowned speakers on US militarism and its consequences. They will give incisive 7-10 minute presentations on many aspects of one big problem. There will be a chance to network informally and view a wealth of resources and literature. Topics and presenters include:

OVERVIEW OF THE WAR MACHINE, Gerry Condon, Veterans for Peace President and Mnar Muhawesh, Mint Press Publisher (via remote).

MILITARY VS SOCIAL NEEDS:
Gayle McLaughlin, former Mayor of Richmond and Katy Roemer, California Nurses Association

AGAINST STATE VIOLENCE AT HOME
Cephus Johnson, uncle of Oscar Grant and John Lindsay-Poland, Stop Urban Shield, AFSC

CHALLENGING US MILITARISM
Ron Paul, former US Congressman (via remote), Eleanor Levine, CodePink and Cindy Sheehan, author and peace activist

RISING RISK OF CATASTROPHE: Marylia Kelley, Tri-Valley CAREs Director, Fred Norman, Veterans For Peace and former B-47 navigator/bombardier and Gar Smith, environmentalist, author, "The War and Environment Reader"

COUNTERING DISINFORMATION: Mickey Huff, Project Censored Director, Dan Kovalik, civil/human rights lawyer, author, "The Plot to Scapegoat Russia" (via remote) and Zeyad El Omari, Palestine Youth Movement

WAR VS PEACE IN KOREA: Paul Liem, Korea Policy Institute Chair and Ann Wright, retired US military and State Dept. (via remote)

$10 pre-registered / $15 at the door / FREE for students.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Mar 15th, 2018 12:07 AM
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