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August e-news 2022
August 6. Saturday @ 10 -11:30 am. Commemorate #Hiroshima in Lewiston. Speaker line up and press release are posted, (and affiliated groups). There will be a peace crane for each attendee. Masks required and provided.
Aug 9 Tuesday. 7 PM. Commemorate #Nagasaki with us.  Virtual, free film screening and discussion about Article 9 of Japan's Constitution with filmmaker David Rothauser.
John Raby's  Roadmap to Nuclear Disarmamant explains the new US escalation of nuclear weapons. In his  Right to Life- the threat or use of nuclear weapons is considered a violation of the Right to Life. (Also, PAM notes a next generation of Hibakusha .)
Ukraine Update:  Somerville, Maine's Brian Milakovsky continues to help deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate over 80 people July 28 from Soledar, Seversk, Serebryanka, Bakhmut, Chasov Yar, Kramatorsk, Slavyansk, Druzhkovka. Donations 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.
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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