Teach In on Capitol Hill on War

Teach In on War on Capitol Hill
Don’t Use Any More of Our Money
Brown Bag Vigil on April 21st
Marcy Winograd in DC on April 27th
Harvey Wasserman on Climate Bill

Teach In on Capitol Hill on War

What Congress Must Do to End U.S. Wars and Help Secure a Peaceful Middle East

DESCRIPTION:  Educational briefing on the U. S. agenda in the Middle East, its consequences and development of a strategy/plan to withdraw.  Emphasis will be on constructive, interactive dialogue among panelists and attendees.

MODERATOR:  Representative Dennis J. Kucinich (D – Ohio)

PANELISTS: Chris Hedges, Jeremy Scahill, David Swanson, Ann Wright — Learn more.

DATE:  Thursday, April 29, 2010

TIME:  1:45 PM – 4:00 PM

PLACE:  Gold Room (2168), Rayburn House Office Building, Independence Ave and C Street SW, Washington, D.C.

REFRESHMENTS:  Beverages

ADMISSION: 
Free and open to the public, the media, members of Congress, and staff

Call your Representative at (202) 224-3121 and ask them to attend.

  

Don’t Use Any More of Our Money

In the coming weeks, Congress will vote on spending $33 billion of your money to send another 30,000 troops, plus many more contractors, to Afghanistan. 

DefundWar.org logoWe are inflicting horrible suffering on the people of Afghanistan, making our own nation less safe, and spending resources we badly need.

Tell congress members we need them to publicly commit to voting No, and to urge their colleagues to do the same.  Call your Representative at (202) 224-3121.

Here’s a whip list tracking who has already committed to voting No and to publicly lobbying their colleagues to join them:
http://defundwar.org

  

Brown Bag Vigil on April 21st

It’s time to up the level and the reach of public pressure, with Brown Bag Vigils all over the country on April 21st at local congressional offices, where we will demand NO votes on funding an escalation in Afghanistan.

 

Marcy Winograd in Washington, D.C., on April 27th

Please join hosts Andy Shallal, Medea Benjamin, Steve Cobble, Steve Shaff, David Swanson, and Tim Carpenter to….
Meet and Greet PDA Congressional Candidate  Marcy Winograd (CA-36/Harman)
Busboys & Poets (5th and K St.), Washington, D.C.
April 27, 7:00 PM
Click here for more details and to RSVP

 

Video: Harvey Wasserman on Climate Bill, Hemp, Nukes, Teabaggery, and Solartopia

Harvey Wasserman spoke in Charlottesville, Va., on April 19, 2010. He discussed past activist successes and new strategies, and the vision of his book Solartopia, as well as the concerns expressed in his recent popular article "Will the Climate Bill Nuke Earth Day?" Wasserman laid out five key steps to fix the mess we’re in. You’ll want to hear them. Hint: one has to do with corporate power and another with wars.

WATCH THE VIDEO.

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