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Oct e-news update  2022
PAM's 2022 Annual Keynote Address: with Erik Edstrom (author of Un-American) was gripping. American is the world's worst Climate polluter. "This generation demands that climate change be put at the front of the priority list."
PAM joined the Defuse Nuclear War Portland picket Oct 14. We view both Climate and Nuclear Proliferation as existential threats, As Crawford explained to us in 2019: "The Pentagon is the largest institutional consumer of fossil fuels".We also delivered  a copy of her new book (released weeks before COP 27) and our letter to Maine's MOC. Peace in Ukraine Coalition Activities Defuse Nuclear WarUNAC
John Raby's column, just in time for Halloween, A Devil's Dictionary.
Medea Benjamin's Oct 5 Author Talk at Northeastern University in Boston program is HERE. Support the book tour/book talks for “War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless War” by Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J.S. Davies.

Oct 1  Call by Smilin' Trees Disarmament Farm Bath Iron Works/General Dynamics. was very well attended!

Ukraine update: ME Somerville's Brian Milakovsky  Oct 12, 156 people were evacuated from- Slavyansk, Kon-stantinovka, Kramatorsk,  Druzhkovka, Zarechnoe, Bakhmut and Soledar. 3,000 loaves of bread were also just delivered. Donations still welcome:
October 2nd was Gandhi Jayanti, the date of Mahatma Gandhi's birth, one of the major national holidays in India, and the UN International Day of Nonviolence. Professor Douglas Allen delivered 2 keynote presentations for two Gandhi conferences in India, with over 4,000 in attendance.  He shares the fall speaker series University ME Orono.
Sign the Petition that PAM helped launch with World Beyond War! The COP27 UN Climate meeting is coming up in November. Governments are hearing our demand that military pollution no longer be excluded from climate agreements! Our petition below is unchanged from that submitted to COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2021. Add your name to the following petition and share it far and wide.To: Participants in COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 6-18, 2022
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR:
-8 TRILLION Dollars
-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases,
 -38 MILLION Displaced,
 - 929,000   Dead.
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