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Voices of Dissent

Colonel (Ret.) Ann Wright
Schedule of Appearances

Ann

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018

6 p.m. - Coordinating Meeting for Women Cross DMZ
Long Island, New York


Friday, Sep 28, 2018

Fri Sep 28 - Sun Sep 30: 6 p.m. - Annual Conference of US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront (11 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101)
Contact US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
https://uscpr.org/conference2018/ he program includes sessions such as Resilience Across Movements, Updates from Palestine, Intersectional Feminism and Gender Justice, Palestine in US Politics, and Global Struggles for Collective Liberation. Confirmed speakers include journalists Mariam Barghouti and Marc Lamont Hill, human rights lawyers Noura Erakat and Hassan Jabareen, and Indigenous rights activists Waziyatawin and Coya White Hat-Artichoker. Dozens of workshops will teach us about the militarization of the US/Mexico border, how to harness constituent power to make change in Congress, hold a direct action, and more.

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018

Sat Sep 29 - Sun Oct 7: Shut Down Creech Drone Base
Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact Toby Blome


Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

12 p.m. - Speak at Rally at White House on Beginning of 18th Year of the US War on Afghanistan
White House, Washington, DC
Contact David Swanson


Saturday, Oct 13, 2018

Sat Oct 13 - Sun Oct 14: 7 p.m. - 50th Anniversary of Stockade Escape from Presidio of San Francisco
Presidio of San Francisco, California
Contact Keith Mather
50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS PANEL DISCUSSION Saturday, October 13, 7 to 9 pm Presidio Officers Club 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco (free ticket registration) ON SITE COMMEMORATION Sunday, October 14, 1 to 3 pm Fort Scott Stockade 1213 Ralston (near Storey), San Francisco During the Vietnam War era, the Presidio Stockade was a military prison notorious for its poor conditions and overcrowding with many troops imprisoned for refusing to fight in the Vietnam War. When Richard Bunch, a mentally disturbed prisoner, was shot and killed on October 11th, 1968, Presidio inmates began organizing. Three days later, 27 Stockade prisoners broke formation and walked over to a corner of the lawn, where they read a list of grievances about their prison conditions and the larger war effort and sang We Shall Overcome. The prisoners were charged and tried for "mutiny," and several got 14 to 16 years of confinement. Meanwhile, disillusionment about the Vietnam War continued to grow inside and outside of the military.

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

Sat Oct 20 - Mon Oct 22: Womens March on the Pentagon
Washington, DC
Contact Cindy Sheehan
Womens March on the Pentagon to Confront the Bi-partisan War Machine On October 21, 1967, 50,000 people marched on the Pentagon in opposition to the escalation of US imperialist aggression in Vietnam. An anti-war rally was held at West Potomac park near the Lincoln Memorial where 70,000 people had gathered for a concert by musician and peace activist Phil Ochs. Both groups joined together and marched; this action was to be known as the March on the Pentagon. 
During 1967 there were numerous anti-war marches across the nation in all major cities including New York, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Tue Oct 30 - Wed Oct 31: Speak at the Pakistani National Defense University conference on The Geopolitics of Knowledge in the 21st Century
National Defense University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Contact Junaid Ahmad
tackle the series of geopolitical and civilizational, cultural, and epistemological ruptures taking place that simply cannot be understood by the conventional wisdom of the hackneyed and out-of-date analytical toolbox of the heyday of the Cold War years of the 20th century. The theories and explanatory models of that time, centering on classical modernization theory and International Relations theory, and so on - seem insufficiently robust, if not downright discredited, in explaining the multiple, cascading crises that afflict humanity today. The attempt of this conference is two-fold; our first inaugural conference at NDU (March 2017) collected a number of principally Muslim intellectuals addressing issues impinging directly on the Islamic world. This conference is more ambitious in the discourse that it would like to generate, and policy prescriptions that could potentially emerge on the global level and their meaning for the well-being of Pakistan, other parts of the global South, and the bulk of humanity that is attempting to forge a counter-hegemony.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Fri Nov 16 - Sun Nov 18: School of the Americas Border Watch
Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico
www.soaw.org/border

6 p.m. - Speaker at Opening Session of International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases
Liberty Hall, Dublin, Ireland
Contact Bahman Azad
http://nousnatobases.org/conference-program/ http://nousnatobases.org/

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018

6 p.m. - Receive Blue Planet Award from the Ethecon Foundation for Ethics and Economy
Berlin, Germany
Contact Niklas Hoves
https://www.ethecon.org/en/505 Since 2006 the foundation Ethecon - Ethics & Economy awards two international prizes: The Blue Planet Award and the Black Planet Award. The two awards are the outcome of a cooperation between the world-famous ZERO artist Otto Piene and the ethecon foundation. At the same time the awards are also an expression of the cooperation between the great art photographer atharina Mayer that exists since 2010. The aim of the Blue Planet Project initiated by the Ethecon - Ethics & Economy foundation is to seek and find annual award winners. In addition, an annual presentation of the award takes place during an official ceremony which is held under a new theme every year in the context of our responsibility to sustain a liveable world. It is inspired and held in cooperation with the ZERO artist Otto Piene.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018

Wed Nov 28 - Thu Nov 29: 6 p.m. - Events with Robert Shetterlys 235 portraits of Americans Who Tell the Truth
Student Center, University of Syracuse, Syracuse, New York
Contact Rob Shetterly
all 235 painting portraits in Rob Shetterlys series Americans Who Tell The Truth will be exhibited together in one location-in the Schine Student Center at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., this coming November 27 - 30, 2018 as a part of the esteemed Tanner Series for Ethics, Citizenship and Public Responsibility and the University Lectures series.. --exhibition installation in the Panasci Lounge in the Schine Student Center (Monday, Nov. 26) --evening reception and preview for portrait subjects and a select group of students, faculty, staff and guests in the Panasci Lounge (Wednesday, Nov. 28) --evening lecture event (moderated conversation) in the Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College (Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7:00 PM) and recognition of portrait subjects in attendance

Friday, Mar 1, 2019

Fri Mar 1 - Sun Mar 3: International Conference on Nuclear Pacific
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Contact Helen Jaccard


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wed May 22 - Fri May 24: International Veterans Against All Wars Conference
United Nations, New York City, New York
Contact Barry Ladendorf


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