Bridging the Divide: The Pakistan/ American Alliance
55 Years of Fables and Fallacies
Saturday, March 17, 6:30 pm
St John's United Methodist Church
80 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown
Beena Sarwar, journalist, human rights and peace activist, filmmaker
Ethan Casey, international journalist, visitor and frequent resident of Pakistan. See Ethan's interview with Keith Olbermann Monday night on the Kandahar massacre
As the U.S. prepares to wind down its occupation of Afghanistan, the U.S. relationship with Pakistan is moving central to the agenda. But how much do U.S. peace activists really know about Pakistan, its problems and the long history of U.S. interference there?
Punjabi dinner (catered by Punjab Grill of Framingham) and Pakistani entertainment.
$15 early bird through March 15, $20 in advance after March 16, $25 at door, $10 low income/student
St. Patrick's Peace Parade
People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Social & Economic Justice
Sunday, March 18, 2012, 1:00 pm
D Street between 1st & 3rd St, South Boston
Take MBTA Red Line to Broadway Station and look for VFP flags or park at D & Louis Streets (enter D St From Summer St)
Please join Veterans For Peace, Massachusetts Peace Action, Boston Pride, and other peace and social / economic Justice organizations for this historic 2nd Annual “People’s Peace Parade" in South Boston. We'll be accompanied by two brass bands, a Duck Boat, an Old Town Trolley, bagpipers, Raging Grannies, and more!
Protest exclusion of Veterans for Peace and Gay & Lesbian groups from the official, city of Boston supported, St. Patrick's Day Parade - the largest St. Patrick's Day parade in the country. Directions, background, press coverage, endorsers list, flyer, and more background info.