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August e-news update 2022
Peace Action: Yemen War Powers Action Alert! Contact Senators King & Collins today.
Aug. 6 Collaborative Commemor-ative #Hiroshima event in Lewiston. Learn more about Maine's Dr. Lown & the Lown Peace Bridge, from PSR  and  check out the last half of the indoors event.  View a short edit  from the outdoors program. (Speaker line-up)
Aug 9  PAM Commemorative #Nagasaki event included film screening and discussion about Article 9 of Japan's Constitution with filmmaker David Rothauser. Hear his discussion on YouTube link, wrapping  up with an assessment of the roles scientists and engineers play in the design and use of nuclear weapons and how that ties in with the daily slaughter of our collective children in schools across America.
Our WI. NukeWatch friends arrested at Germany's Buchel Air Base on Aug. 6. "Germany’s stationing of the U.S. nuclear weapons is a criminal violation of the Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT),'
PAM board member retreat this year is scheduled at the World Fellowship Center with other New England PA affiliatates.
Ukraine Update:  Somerville, Maine's Brian Milakovsky continues to help deliver humanitarian aid. Also, on Aug. 11, 5 people with small cars evacuated 78 people from Soledar, Seversk, Bakhmut, Chasov Yar, Konstantinovka, Druzhkovka, Slavyansk, &  Kramatorsk. Donations are still welcomed HERE .
Aug 25-28 Register Now for the 2022 Veterans For Peace Online Convention,  The theme of this year's convention is From War Making to Peace Seeking. Saturday Keynote at 7 PM Poor People's Campaign's Rev.  William Barber and the 4 PM panel is  Wars & Climate Crisis: The True Costs. If $$ is limiting, register under scholarships/ and pay what you can afford.
Oct 2 Sunday, 7-8 pm. Save the date. Peace Action Maine Keynote address: with Erik Edstrom, author of Un-American and author of lead chapter in Paths of Dissent. Talking Militarism and Climate with neighbors.
Common Ground Country Fair 2022!  Mark it on your calendars, Sept. 23, 24, 25.
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR:
-8 TRILLION Dollars
-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases,
 -37 MILLION Displaced,
 -801,000  Dead.
Peace Action Maine has been raising important peace and justice issues since 1982, carrying out actions, advocacy, and sponsoring educational events. Subscribe to our newsletter.  You can Donate to us  from our web site, join us on FaceBook, on Twitter @me_action, and on our  YouTubeChannel
Oct 2.  Virtual Keynote Address: Erik Edstrom. "Why would the military bother making the world 'safe for democracy' if it is unwilling to make the world safe for life on it? "
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