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30 Oct

Presentation – US Policy in Iraq

U.S. Policy, Iraq, and How to Understand What Is Happening Today

with Rick McDowell
Sunday, November 9, 4:00 p.m.
Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine
96 Harlow Street, Bangor

Rick McDowell accompanied fifteen delegations to Iraq, including a delegation of Nobel Peace Laureates, between 1996 and 2002. He lived in Baghdad, 2003-2005, serving as the co-director for relief and development for the American Friends Service Committee. He also served in Washington, D.C. as Senior Fellow for Iraq policy at the Friends TFriends Friends Committee on National Legislation. For more information, call 942-9343 or email info@peacectr.org.


27 Oct

Discussion – “Climate Change is a People’s Shock”

Join us at the Center on Tuesday, November 18, from 12:30 to 2:30 (following the weekly peace vigil) for a discussion of Naomi Klein’s latest article in The Nation, “Climate Change is a People’s Shock.”

Excerpted from her new book, “This Changes Everything”, Klein’s article asks,  “What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?”

Bring a brown bag lunch – tea, coffee and hot chocolate will be available.


27 Oct

November 2014 P&J Newsletter – Available for Download

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Nov 2014 P&J Newsletter

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