New England Antiwar Conference – SATURDAY!

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When: Saturday, January 30, 2010, 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Where: MIT Campus • 50 Vassar St. • Room 34-101 • Cambridge

Explaining the Drive Towards Empire and Endless War

Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report and Black is Back
Saadia Toor, Action for a Progressive Pakistan
Bruce Gagnon, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.
Michael Schwartz, author of War Without End: The Iraq War in Context

Debunking the War on Terror

Salma Abu Ayysh, Palestinian activist
Pardiss Kebriaei, Guantanamo Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
Danny Schechter, journalist and Executive Editor of mediachannel.org
Peter Dale ScottThe Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America

Click here to see speaker bios

Workshops

Haiti’s Unnatural Disaster: Send Doctors, Not Troops with Jacques-Antoine Jean, Josue Renaud. and Ashley Smith
War at Home led by Jon Flanders of Troy NY Labor Council and Nellie Bailey of Harlem Tenants Council
International Struggle for World Free of Nuclear Weapons led by Joe Gerson of AFSC
Cutting War Spending 25%: Funding Jobs and Neighborhoods by Mike Prokosch
Global Warming and War led by Ted Glick and Maggie Zhou
Student Organizing led by Wes Strong, Marissa Blaszko and others
Veterans led by Priscilla Loundes from March Forward!, IVAW & VfP
Covert & False Flag Operations and 9/11 led by Peter Dale Scott, Paul Zarembka and Barry Zwicker
Israel as an Apartheid State with Nancy Murray & Sarah Roche-Mahdi
War in Latin America by Omar Sierra, Venezuelan Consulate, Antoine del Castro Rio from Colombia Polo Democrático, & Tito Meza, Proyecto Hondureño

Plenary

Organize regional campaigns to build the March 20 antiwar march on DC, to redirect military spending to meet human needs, and to end the siege of Gaza.

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