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Action, Hope, 2011

29. December 2010

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Published on The Nation (http://www.thenation.com) Action, Hope, 2011 Katrina vanden Heuvel | December 23, 2010 In the wake of the midterm elections, with conservatives and the Tea Party wielding new power in Washington, we have entered a tough period in our politics. But history helps us understand that dark periods come and go, and they can […]

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A message from Bradley Manning

24. December 2010

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Begin forwarded message: Hi Judith, Thank you for signing our letter to stop the inhumane treatment of Bradley Manning. In just 24 hours, more than 20,000 people have stood up for Bradley’s basic human rights. It’s an incredible show of support. Bradley Manning released a brief holiday message for his supporters yesterday through his lawyer, […]

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More on Vets for Peace White House Civil Resistance

20. December 2010

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“How is the War Economy working for You?” — Veterans for Peace Good video from Real News (thanks to Marta Daniels for this link): http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=6017 From Bruce Gagnon’s blog: http://space4peace.blogspot.com/2010/12/up-against-fence.html THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2010 UP AGAINST THE FENCE There were 131 arrested at the White House today as hundreds turned out in the cold and […]

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Art Exhibit – "Paintings by Antonio Guerrero – Political Prisoner"

20. December 2010

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PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THIS IMPORTANT EVENT Begin forwarded message: From: Steve Burke <sburke@midcoast.com> To: Midcoast P&J Statewide list & Let Cuba Live list                       Let Cuba Live – Art Exhibition         Paintings by Antonio Guerrero – Political Prisoner Glickman Library, University of Southern Maine, 314 Forest Ave., Portland, Maine.                      January 17 –   […]

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Hunger and Anger in Afghanistan, Kathy Kelly

17. December 2010

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– Antiwar.com Original – http://original.antiwar.com – Hunger and Anger in Afghanistan Posted By Kathy Kelly On December 10, 2010 @ 11:00 pm In Uncategorized | 2 Comments The Obama administration has announced the imminent release of a December Review which will evaluate the U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan.  The military has yet to disclose what […]

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Veterans for Peace Take Demand to White House Fence

17. December 2010

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According to news reports, 131 people were arrested in front of the White House today, at a protest led by Veterans for Peace including some from Maine. The protest took place while the president was announcing “significant progress” in the war in Afghanistan. “How is the War Economy working for You?” — Veterans for Peace […]

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New Economies for Maine" Jan. 29, 2011 in Augusta

13. December 2010

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PLEASE INCLUDE AS A CALENDAR LISTING: **If you want to register and attend, you can just highlight the registration section below, fill in information, and email back to rosc@psouth.net.** (I apologize if you receive this notice more than once.)   17th Annual Gathering for Changing Maine   Beyond Capitalism: New Economies for Maine”   Saturday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm […]

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WikiLeaks Is Democracy (new petition)

12. December 2010

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Dear Democracy Leader: I am writing to you as a fellow American who is concerned about the state of democracy in the United States. You have been active on the issue of electronic voting and election integrity, and I believe that the WikiLeaks phenomena is a significant advance FOR democracy. The world is being rocked […]

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Wikileaks Petition

11. December 2010

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Please pass along to others in your group or area who want to oppose the non-judicial actions against WikiLeaks (and, by implication, support for the release of important information to the public). Larry Dansinger Begin forwarded message: From: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine <info@peacectr.org> Date: December 9, 2010 10:22:24 AM EST To: peacectr_list@lists.peacectr.org […]

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THE FIGHT IS ON — Biggest FTA since NAFTA? NO WAY

10. December 2010

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Begin forwarded message: From: Daphne Loring <daphne@mainefairtrade.org> Date: December 9, 2010 7:14:54 PM EST To: Bonnie Preston <bonniepreston@earthlink.net> Subject: URGENT: THE FIGHT IS ON — Biggest FTA since NAFTA? NO WAY IMPORTANT ACTION & FAIR TRADE CELEBRATION THIS SATURDAY!Please Join us!Contact Daphne  (207-266-5895) for carpool opportunities from the Peninsula! More info below! UPDATE ON THE […]

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