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May 10 (Wednesday) - Lecture / Talk
Human Rights Attorney Jennifer Harbury to Speak at the Evergreen State College
Jennifer Harbury, the acclaimed human rights lawyer, activist and author will make a free public presentation at The Evergreen State College on May 10, 2006. Ms Harbury’s most recent book is Truth, Torture and the American Way: The History and Consequences of U.S. Involvement in Torture (Beacon Press, 2005). more...
May 10 (Wednesday) - Panel / Forum
How To Keep Working For A Better World In Troubled Times
Gerri Haynes, past president of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility and a registered nurse who has travelled to Iraq five times offers an overview and tools for moving from despair to hope to action. Discussion to follow. more...
May 8 (Monday) - Lecture / Talk
CodePink: Cindy Sheehan
Cindy Sheehan, author of Not One More Mother’s Child and contributor to 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the Military, and Anthony Arnove, Iraq: the Logic of Withdrawal make a stop in Seattle as part of the New Press End the War Tour. They are joined by musical guests the Righteous Mothers. Co-presented with Open Media, Elliott Bay Book Company, and CodePink Seattle.
May 5 (Friday) - Lecture / Talk
The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time, With Antonia Juhasz & David Korten
David Korten joins Antonia Juhasz for a presentation of her new book, The Bush Agenda. Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! says,“Antonia Juhasz deftly explains the cutthroat, no holds barred pro-corporate machinations of the Bush regime in this excellent book. She breaks down complex issues, exposes back room deals, and gives readers the information they need to speak truth to power.” more...
May 1 (Monday) - Protest / Demonstration
Come March on the Day of National Unity!
A march in SILENCE for a just immigration reform with dignity, human, civil and labor rights for all! Please wear BLACK CLOTHING in solidarity. more...
April 30 (Sunday) - Protest / Demonstration
Justice for Darfur -- Rally and March to Stop Genocide in Darfur, Sudan
Students from Seattle's Lakeside School are leading a rally and march to raise awareness about the genocide currently taking place in Darfur, Sudan. 400,000 people have been killed and 2,500,000 people have been displaced in the last three years. This student-organized and student-run march is a step towards ending the atrocities in Darfur. more...
April 29 (Saturday) - Panel / Forum
The End of Empire: a conversation with David Barsamian and David Korten
Reclaim the Media presents a public conversation on imperial power, and the prospects for democracy in a globalized and interconnected world; featuring two of today’s most articulate critics of American empire. more...
April 27 (Thursday) - Music / Entertainment
DARFEST: Because genocide is everyone's concern...
An arts festival to raise awareness about the ongoing genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan in addition to a fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders, one of the few international aid organizations on the ground at this time. more...
March 31 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night At The Meaningful Movies: “THE GREAT CONSPIRACY - THE 9/11 NEWS SPECIAL YOU NEVER SAW” - with filmmaker BARRY ZWICKER
Film: THE GREAT CONSPIRACY - THE 9/11 NEWS SPECIAL YOU NEVER SAW (74 min, Barry Zwicker, 2005) WITH FILMMAKER BARRY ZWICKER. Hosted by Barry Zwicker. Including presentations at the International Citizens' Inquiry into 9/11 by Paul Thomson, Webster G. Tarpley and Dr Robert Bowman. more...
March 18 (Saturday) - Lecture / Talk
Eman Khammas - IRAQI jOURNALIST & HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST
Khammas is a journalist, translator and human rights activist who lives in Baghdad. She is a member of Women's Will, which defends women's rights outside of political party interests and opposing incarceration of women as hostages. Khammas publishes articles on the conditions in Iraq and documents human rights violations committed by US and Iraqi forces. more...
March 18 (Saturday) - Protest / Demonstration
Global Day of Action on the 3rd Anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq
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Join people around the world in the Global Days of Action, March 18-20 as we rally and March to Say "Stop the War!" on the 3rd anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq. more...
March 17 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night At The Meaningful Movies: "OCCUPATION DREAMLAND"
FILM: OCCUPATION: DREAMLAND (82 min, Ian Olds and Garrett Scott, 2005). OCCUPATION: DREAMLAND is an unflinchingly candid and painfully open portrait of a squad of American soldiers deployed in the doomed Iraqi city of Falluja during the winter of 2004. more...
March 2 (Thursday) - Lecture / Talk
Scott Ritter at University Temple United Methodist Church
Scott Ritter, former UN Weapons Inspector will also be signing his new book, "Iraq Confidential". This is the untold story of the intelligence conspiracy to undermine the UN and overthrow Saddam Hussein. more...
March 1 (Wednesday) - Lecture / Talk
Scott Ritter at Town Hall Center for Civic Life
Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter on Iraq and the CIA. Wednesday, March 1 , 7:30 PM. more...
February 18 (Saturday) - Conference
Amnesty International USA 2006 Lawyers' Conference: International Justice 60 Years After Nuremberg
The AIUSA lawyers' conference is a biennial gathering of lawyers, legal professionals, law students and other human rights activists interested in issues of international justice. This year's conference will examine the Nuremberg legacy as it relates to current efforts to promote accountability for human rights abuses. It will also consider how the Nuremberg trials influence contemporary views on fair trial norms. CLE credit available. more...
February 10 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies presents: "Argentina: Hope In Hard Times"
Film: “Argentina: Hope In Hard Times” (74 min, Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin, 2004) With Filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin. "Argentina: Hope In Hard Times" traces the impact on the people of Argentina after the collapse of their economy in 2001, and describe in beautiful detail the beginnings of an inspired democratic recovery. more...
February 9 (Thursday) - Film / Video
Innocence Project Northwest presents After Innocence
Innocence Project Northwest and the Life After Exoneration Program proudly present "After Innocence." The Seattle premiere of After Innocence will be hosted by Director Marc Simon and Wilton Dedge, who spent 22 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
January 31 (Tuesday) - Protest / Demonstration
World Can't Wait: Jan 31st Bring the Noise! Drown Out Bush's Lies
5pm, Gather at Denny Way and Broad Street. During Bush's State of the Union Address at 6pm, we will bring the noise and drown out Bush's Lies outside Fisher Plaza, home of TV and radio media. Take the day off work and hook up with us after school to do visible outreach throughout the city calling on people to join us that night! more...
January 27 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies presents: "The Abortion Diaries"
Film: “The Abortion Diaries” (30 min, Penny Lane, 2005) With the Film’s Director Penny Lane. The Abortion Diaries is a newly released documentary that gives voice to an important but silenced community: women who have had abortions. “The Abortion Diaries”, dispels the stigma of abortion by presenting the abortion stories of twelve diverse women. more...
January 24 (Tuesday) - Lecture / Talk
What the Media Is Not Reporting: Off the Record With Dan Rather
For more than 40 years, former CBS News Anchor and current 60 Minutes Correspondent Dan Rather has been the embodiment of the intrepid broadcast journalist. From the Kennedy assassination--where he was the first to break the news that the president had been killed--to the Indian Ocean tsunami, he has covered every major story of our time, with distinction and a fierce dedication to hard news.