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veterans

They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from Am erica’s Wars

Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
The Brecht Forum @ The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

November 7th, 2013 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
BOOK PARTY
Haymarket Books & Rosa Luxemberg Stiftung
They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars
The Untold Story
Ann Jones

Culture Project resident artist presentations

Date: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 7:00pm
Location: 
45 Bleecker Street New York, New York

IMPACT 2012: Artists In Residence

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: During their week-long residencies, IMPACT 2012 Resident Artists discuss, create, and rehearse new work surrounding the week’s topics. Each week will culminate in a free public presentation of the new works-in-progress.

Tickets are free or by suggested donation.

Week 1: "We" the People: Immigration, Education & Incarceration
Manuel Borras, Richard Vetere
Week 2: Sinking Ship: Banks, Government, Housing Crisis & Occupy
Week 3: The Corporate Agenda: Healthcare, Energy & Environment

MAYSLES CINEMA Presents: "Veteran Verite: An Evening of Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Readjustment Shorts"

Date: 
Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Location: 
343 Malcolm X Blvd / Lenox Ave (Between 127th and 128th Streets)
Contact: 

cinema@mayslesinstitute.org or phone: (212)582-6050

MAYSLES CINEMA Presents: "Veteran Verite: An Evening of Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Readjustment Shorts"
Curated by David Henry Gerson
Sunday, July 22nd at 7:30
343 Malcolm X Blvd / Lenox Ave (Between 127th and 128th Streets)
Contact them: email: cinema@mayslesinstitute.org or phone: (212)582-6050

A Marine's Guide to Fishing
Nicholas Brennan, 2011, 15 mins
Returning to the dockyards of Maine after a year in the desert serving his country, a young veteran confronts a part of himself he left behind.

Teaneck, NJ's 4th of July Parade: Peace Contingent

Date: 
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 9:00am
Location: 
Division 6: Queen Anne Road and Van Buren, just South of Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ

Join Veterans, Military Families, and other area residents in the Peace Contingent
Teaneck, NJ's 4th of July Parade

Meet at 9 am
Division 6: Queen Anne Road and Van Buren, just South of Cedar Lane

We will have signs and banners.
Feel free to make your own with these themes:
Bring the troops and contractors home from Afghanistan NOW!
Take care of our troops and veterans when they get home!
Support AJR 66 (Assembly Joint Resolution) - Don't send the NJ National Guard to Afghanistan. Keep them here in NJ for NJ!

Occupy Wall Street Events for 11/11/11

Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
At Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park and other locations

All events subject to change. Be sure to check:
http://occupywallst.org/

For additional events, go to:
http://www.nycga.net/events/

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This is What Democracy Looks Like -- Art Exhibition

Fri Nov 11 9am – 9pm Eastern Time
At Gallatin Gallery at NYU, 1 Washington Place

Works of art from the #Occupy Wall Street movement.
http://www.gallatingalleries.com/

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Think Tank Discussion

Fri Nov 11 12pm – 6pm Eastern Time
At Liberty Plaza Between Media and the Kitchen

Got ideas?

Rally to Support Bradley Manning

Date: 
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Times Square Recruitment Center, 44th and Broadway.
Contact: 

866-973-4463

COME SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR HERO WHISTLEBLOWER BRAD MANNING

On June 4th, gather at 12:30 pm in New York City to stand in solidarity with the rally in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, happening at the same time, in support of Brad Manning!

Come to Times Square Recruitment Center, 44th and Broadway.

Bring signs and banners demanding Bradley's freedom, and that exposing war crimes is not a crime. We will let the afternoon crowd of tourists and theater goers, as well as the military recruiters, know that we want Bradley freed now!

Peace Ride

Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 
Gandhi Statue, SW corner of Union Square (across from Staples)

A leisurely peaceful ride to some of downtown Manhattan's peace sites.
We will visit: Point Thank You, Robert Wagner Park, The Labyrinth for Contemplation, Fritz Koenig's The Sphere, Vietnam Vet Memorial and the site of the Mother AME Zion Church (first church in NYC built and led by Afro-Americans). Bring the kids. Forget about church; come to this Sunday peace mass for the biking set. Great first ride for cyclists new to group rides.Co-sponsored by Peace Museum NYTHIRD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH (no Peace Rides in July and August)RAIN CANCELS

http://times-up.org/index.php?page=peace-ride

Need some truth?  Come hear Ethan McCord Iraq war vet and whistleblower  

Date: 
Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place
Contact: 

718-989-2881 or pasi.eblast@gmail.com

Need some truth?  Come hear Ethan McCord  Iraq war vet and whistleblower                                           
                  
Ethan McCord, a 33-year-old Army specialist, part of Bravo Company, 2-16 Infantry,     
got orders to investigate the aftermath of a recent firefight on a nearby street.                            
 
When McCord’s platoon arrived, the soldiers found a scene of fresh carnage –-                            
the scattered remains of a group of men, who had just been gunned down by            

Film/benefit: "The Good Soldier"

Date: 
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 7:30pm
Location: 
The Quad Theater, 34 West 13th St. (btwn 5th & 6th Aves), Manhattan
Contact: 

212-255-8800 www.quadcinema.com

THE GOOD SOLDIER
The Quad Theater
34 West 13th St. (btwn 5th & 6th Aves)
212-255-8800 www.quadcinema.com
September 30th at 7:40pm

We are encouraging the community to join BSEC on this night as the filmmakers are donating $5.00 of every ticket sale to BSEC as a thank you for our early support.

For tickets: call 777-FILM #636 or www.movietickets.com

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park West at 2nd Street
Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215

www.bsec.org • 718.768.2972

Screening of "Collateral Murder"

Date: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
LGBT Center, 208 West 13th St, NYC
Contact: 

866 973 4463 worldcantwait.org or nyc@worldcantwait.org

Screening and Discussion with soldiers who were in Iraq

Posted by Wikileaks.org in 2010, this film is shot from a U.S. Army
Apache helicopter in 2007 in Baghdad, and shows the murder of 12 Iraqi
civilians,including two journalists. The Army is charging Army Intelligence
Specialist Bradley Manning with the leak.

Ethan McCord, shown in the film rescuing 2 injured children, and
Josh Stieber, another dissident veteran of Bravo Company 2-16, the unit
responsible for the killings, will discuss the incident, and their
opposition to continued American military involvement in Iraq and

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