Medea Benjamin’s Book Talk: War in Ukraine – Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, co-written with Nicolas Davies. 

First United Methodist Church 2100 j st, sacramento

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK – Women for Peace, will speak at First United Methodist Church, 2100 J Street, Sacramento on Sunday, November 27th at 2:00 pm in the Terrace Room. She will be discussing and signing her new book, War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, co-written with Nicolas Davies.  You can… Read More »Medea Benjamin’s Book Talk: War in Ukraine – Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, co-written with Nicolas Davies. 

online – What’s War Got to Do With It? Fund Human Need Not Pentagon Greed

This webinar will address the widening “guns v. butter” trade-off.  Considered will be the ways in military and national security state spending undercuts domestic social program funding and detracts from meeting already underserved human needs. As then-President Eisenhower famously expressed it in 1953: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies…a… Read More »online – What’s War Got to Do With It? Fund Human Need Not Pentagon Greed

online – The roots of MAGA in the lost war in Vietnam – Trump’s Appeal in ‘Lost-Cause’ America

Jerry Lembcke Some observers find Trumpist roots in the 1990s’ broadcasts of Rush Limbaugh and the political voice of Pat Buchanan. Jerry Lembcke looks deeper and sees the lost war in Vietnam as the spawning ground for Trumpism’s revanchist themes. Jerry Lembcke is a Vietnam Veteran, author several books on the aftermath of Vietnam, and Associate Professor… Read More »online – The roots of MAGA in the lost war in Vietnam – Trump’s Appeal in ‘Lost-Cause’ America

online – Vietnam Era Antiwar Movement: Successes, Failures, and Legacies

W. D. Ehrhart Author, Educator, Vietnam Veteran Carolyn Eisenberg Professor of History, Hofstra University Daniel Ellsberg Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Ngo Vinh Long Professor of History, University of Maine Judith Ehrlich Director, InSight Films LLC  – Moderator – This panel discussion considers the most vibrant, diverse, and sustained antiwar movement in U.S. history. What impact did… Read More »online – Vietnam Era Antiwar Movement: Successes, Failures, and Legacies

online – Truth Killers: The Corporate Media and the Military-Industrial Complex

You can register here: http://masspeaceaction.org/event/truth-killers-the-corporate-media-and-the-military-industrial-complex/ Program Description The first casualty of war, and militarism, is the truth. And the corporate mainstream media works diligently hand-in-glove with the US military-industrial complex to make this happen. Through its unquestioning repetition of government propaganda, its lies of omission, and its ratings-hungry war mongering, the media have become an… Read More »online – Truth Killers: The Corporate Media and the Military-Industrial Complex

online – Facing our Challenges in Dangerous Times

Saturday, December 3, 2022 Worcester State University We live at a time characterized by numerous dire threats to justice, peace, and the very stability of our country. Among these threats are rampant militarism, galloping climate change, growing inequality, an ongoing and divisive pandemic, and the emergence of a dangerous right-wing extremist movement. The goal of… Read More »online – Facing our Challenges in Dangerous Times

Webinar: Celebrate 200 Issues and 42 Years of the Nuclear Resister!

Host Contact Info: Greta, greta@worldbeyondwar.org Issue #200 of the Nuclear Resister newsletter is hot off the press! Since 1980, the Nuclear Resister has reported on more than 100,000 anti-nuclear and anti-war arrests while encouraging support for more than 1,000 imprisoned activists. This special online celebration event on Saturday, December 3, 2022 (10 a.m. Pacific, 1… Read More »Webinar: Celebrate 200 Issues and 42 Years of the Nuclear Resister!

Webinar: Climate, Conflict & the Search for Peace: First-Hand Observations from COP27, Russia and Eastern Europe

Host Contact Info: Maya, maya@worldbeyondwar.org Climate, Conflict & the Search for Peace: First-Hand Observations from COP27, Russia and Eastern Europe Speaker: Tamara Lorincz, PhD candidate Tamara will share her insights as an observer delegate at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt this November. She was on the delegation… Read More »Webinar: Climate, Conflict & the Search for Peace: First-Hand Observations from COP27, Russia and Eastern Europe

Amnesty International Write for Rights event.

Sierra 2 Center 2791 24th street, sacramento

In the Garden Room at Sierra 2 Center 2791 24th Street, Sacramento Be an advocate on the day before Human Rights Day! Join us for an opportunity to write, email, post or tweet on behalf of human rights defenders around the world. Learn more and register at sacwrite4rights22.eventbrite.com contact us at amnestysacramento@gmail.com

WEBINAR – SANCTIONS: A Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy

Register at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BtyEl6xTRSKbJMcM40bFDQ Join a discussion of the latest developments in key regions of the world with several authors of the new anthology: Intensifying US sanctions, imposed on a third of humanity, are sending shock waves through the world economy. Now this brutal form of economic warfare on civilian populations is being contested. US dollar dominance… Read More »WEBINAR – SANCTIONS: A Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy

Peace Action’s annual Human Rights Day Candlelight Vigil

16th Street & J Street, Sacramento, CA 16th Street & J Street, Sacramento

Sat December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. 16th & J Streets, Sacramento 95814 Join Peace Action's annual Human Rights Day Candlelight Vigil, celebrating the 74th anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Right, proclaimed on December 10th, 1948. (Read the document at: https://www.un.org/en/about-us/universal-declaration-of-human-rights)  Dress warmly, and bring candles, signs (We always… Read More »Peace Action’s annual Human Rights Day Candlelight Vigil

online – Zaporizhzhia: Facing the Dangers of Nuclear Plants in War and Peace

As we learned from Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, dangers are inherent to the generation of nuclear power.  These dangers expand exponentially in wartime. With six reactors, Zaporizhzhia is the largest nuclear plant in Ukraine and all of  Europe. It has been occupied by Russian military forces since early March but has continued to be operated… Read More »online – Zaporizhzhia: Facing the Dangers of Nuclear Plants in War and Peace

online – AFRICOM out of Africa

Can also register here:  https://www.codepink.org/africom_122022 Join CODEPINK and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)-US Section for AFRICOM out of Africa, a webinar on the United States African Command (AFRICOM) and human rights in Africa on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 11am PT, 2pm ET, 7pm Nigeria time. We will hear from experts on Africa and… Read More »online – AFRICOM out of Africa

online – War in Ukraine: Book Talk with the Peace Collective

Medea Benjamin will discuss her book War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict with members of CODEPINK's peace collective.  The peace collective is for young people under 30 to learn and practice anti-imperialism. Ukraine and NATO is a complex topic, we encourage people to bring questions and be open to collective learning. About the… Read More »online – War in Ukraine: Book Talk with the Peace Collective