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March e-news   2023
One year ago, Russia invaded Ukraine. For our action: Bridging Diplomacy, we bannered selected bridges and parks.
March 1 is the #YemenCan't Wait National Day of Action. Maine joins Peace Action & affiliates in this call for action. A Yemen Online Rally Saturday, March 25 Noon EST. More soon!
John Raby's new March piece. Human Rights Watch Report: Kramatorsk Station. International Peace Summit call June 10. (On line registration.)
March 1 7 PM MAPA affiliate's Opposing the Militarization of Youth Register
Maine Somerville's Brian Milakovsky update:  Evacuations continue- 461 people last week from Donetsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson. Donations still welcomed on his father's page.
March 21. Save the Date: Reminder. A Third Act Maine event is coming  right up and we hope you can be there in solidarity!
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.
"Five of us yesterday vigiled and leafleted in front of the Capitol.  Wearing orange jumpsuits and hoods, and holding banners stating Close Guantánamo and Justice for Guantánamo Survivors, we witnessed to the 34 prisoners still held at the prison.  Twenty of those prisoners were cleared for release—many more than a year ago.  It was apparent from leafleting and speaking with passersby that people are unaware that prisoners cleared for release remain at Guantánamo. Nonetheless, almost everyone we spoke with supported closing the prison and were grateful for the witness."
For scientists who are dumbfounded by anti-science attitudes:The BIG MYTH.
Professor Intondi's new book Saving the World from Nuclear War is available for pre-order.
Lest we forget the COSTS OF WAR: -8 TRILLION Dollars,-1.2 BILLION Metric Tons of GHGases, -38 MILLION Displaced, - 929,000   Dead.
Update from Frank Panopoulos
Lenten Vigil for disarmament call by Smilin' Trees Disarmament Farm
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