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July update e-news 2022
August 6. Saturday Save the Date. 10 AM. Commemorate Hiroshima/Nagasaki in Lewiston this year near the Bernard Lown Peace Bridge(photo). View Dr. Lown at the 2008 historic dedication & Maine Public's Interview. (Climate, poverty and nuclear weapons) Find out more about Dr. Lown and his vital work..
Stay tuned. Peace Action Maine is scheduling a film and discussion in commemoration of Nagasaki & Hiroshima.
July 16 Saturday a.m.! Invitation from the  Rachel Craig-Tom Sturtevant Peace Brigade. Photo:Leisner
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) The House of Representatives just authorized nearly $840.2billion dollars (yes, that’s billion with a “B”) on the Pentagon. Both Reps. Pingree and Golden voted yea.(Roll call vote on the NDAA.)
John Raby reviews the new June military blockbusters Northman and Top Gun Maverick in Part 1  followed by his Part 2 so you can stay home! Photo: Wikimedia
Ukraine  Somerville Maine's Brian Milakovsky continues to help deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate people (July 13th) from Soledar, Bakhmut, Chasov Yar, Kramatorsk, Slavyansk Druzhkovka, Novolugansk, Kodema. Donations welcomed HERE . He shared recent footage of the town he lived in for 6 years. It's in ruins.(photo:Brian M.)
July 30 Peace & Planet Conference 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. with even more speakers added: Go HERE to register, shared by Joseph Gerson. 
June 18. It happened!  #MeetUsInDC! Read the recap and next steps for the Poor Peoples Campaign,here is that link for the next 7 steps ahead.
Kudos to those who heard Smilin' Trees Disarmament Farms call  to assemble in protest at General Dynamics/ BIW: stop building these Aegis destroyers.  FMI on more to come.
Common Ground Country Fair 2022!  Mark it on your calendars, Sept. 23, 24, 25.
Heidi Peltier:(Sr. Researcher) New: What the Pentagon Doesn't Need
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR:
-8 TRILLION Dollars
-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases,
 -37 MILLION Displaced,
 -801,000  Dead.
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Portland's Friday 5:30 picket joined by returning Mainers!
Old Hallowell Day Parade!
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