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March e-news update   2023
March 21. Tuesday. A Third Act Maine event is coming  right up. RSVP!
March 25 Saturday, NOON, Peace Action & Coalition On Line Rally for Yemen.
With a nod to Sally Breen for this Maine Resolution, we ask for your ACTION (moved forward by John Raby).
John Raby's  March piece.shared with us!
Downed power lines gave us TWO miserable days in Maine and delayed publication of this newsletter. Imagine what a generator can do in Ukraine! Maine's  Brian Milakovsky's update for March: deliveries of sleeping bags, blankets, building materials. A generator. And evacuation of 502 people from  Kherson, Khmelnytsky regions. Donations still welcomed on his father's page.

March 25. 2-3:30, Our "sister" Coalition for Peace Action (NJ) affiliate's annual meeting An Insider's View of Setting the Doomsday Clock with Professor Robert Socolow. A hybrid event.
Update on VFP Golden Rule Project. You can see where the ketch is today. Goldie's scheduled arrival in Maine is June.
May 20,  Sat. Save the Date! PAM Annual Spring Renewal Address: Joseph Gerson, US, China, Russia: Dangerous Great Power Confrontations and the Imperative of Common Security. Hors d’oeuvres on USM campus!
Did you miss Professor Intondi's recent MAPA webinar? (check out the edit) (and new book Saving the World from Nuclear War.)
Rep. Barbara Lee and Rep. Mark Pocan  have introduced a bill that would trim the Pentagon budget by $100 billion. The People over Pentagon Act would represent the largest single-year cut in DoD history. #PeopleOverPentagon People Over Pentagon Launch Wednesday, March 22nd at 8:30 pm ET Wednesday, March 22nd at 8:30 pm ET.
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR: -8 TRILLION Dollars,-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases, -38 MILLION Displaced, - 929,000   Dead.
US arms exports accounted for 40 per cent of the global total in 2018–2022. Sipri NEW REPORT.
Lenten Vigil for disarmament call by Smilin' Trees Disarmament Farm
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