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Prospects for Peaceful Co-Existence on the Korean Peninsula
Date Thursday April 26
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorTom Gallagher
Location Details
SF Unitarian- Universalist Center, Chapel
1187 Franklin St. (corner Geary), San Francisco
Can we block a march toward war? For the first time in more than half a century, North and South Korea are approaching a cautious rapprochement.

Although President Trump plans to meet with North Korean Premier Kim Jong-Un in May, he has not appointed an ambassador to South Korea, but has appointed notorious wahawks as Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, and continues to issue dire threats of further sanctions and military action.

Under these complex and contradictory conditions, what are the prospects for peace--and how can US progressives pressure our government to pursue them?

SPEAKERS:

Conn M.Hallinan, Columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus, independent journalist, former director of the journalism program at UC Santa Cruz

Eun-Joung Lee, Independent innovation and organizational change consultant, speaker on wartime experiences of her Korean parents and others of their generatiion

Sharat G. Lin, Research fellow ad past president of theSan Jose Peach and Justce Center, rter andlectrer on global political economy, labor migration, social movements, ad public health

Co-sponsored by San Francisco Progressive Democrats of America and Gray Panthers of San Francisco

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Added to the calendar on Thursday Apr 5th, 2018 12:05 PM
§Forum on Korea
by Progressive Dem's of America & Gray Panthers (mlyon01 [at] comcast.net) Tuesday Apr 17th, 2018 10:35 AM
Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin (at Geary Blvd)

SF Gray Panthers and Progressive Democrats of America invite you to a

Forum on Korea
Thursday, April 26, 7 PM
Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin (at Geary Blvd)

As the world moves more toward confrontation between the US and China and Russia, we are confronted with the prospect of reductions of tensions between South and North Korea, which involves their big brothers, the US and China with unknown consequences. Come hear these experts discussing and answering audience questions on the possible implications. Free, Wheelchairs OK.

Sharat G. Lin: Research Fellow and past president of San Jose Peace and Justice Center, expert in global political economy, labor migration, social movements, and public health.

Enu-Joung Lee: Design consultant, born in South Korea, emigrated here as a young child, lectures on the impact of elders' silence on the Korean War experience.

Conn M. Hallinan: Columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus, and independent journalist on global affairs, winner of Project Censored Real News Award, and director of UC Santa Cruz journalism program for 23 years.

Read more on-line: http://graypantherssf.igc.org/18-04-26-Korea%20Forum.pdf
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