Progressive Calendar 12.03.09
From: David Shove (
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 14:51:34 -0800 (PST)
             P R O G R E S S I V E   C A L E N D A R   12.03.09

1. Eagan peace vigil 12.03 4:30pm
2. Northtown vigil   12.03 5pm
3. KFAI member meet  12.03 5:30pm
4. Sulfide mining    12.03 6pm Duluth MN
5. Health/Cuba/film  12.03 6pm
6. Right to food?    12.03 7pm
7. HennCo budget     12.03 time??

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From: Greg and Sue Skog <family4peace [at]>
Subject: Eagan peace vigil 12.03 4:30pm

PEACE VIGIL EVERY THURSDAY from 4:30-5:30pm on the Northwest corner of
Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan. We have signs and
candles. Say "NO to war!" The weekly vigil is sponsored by: Friends south
of the river speaking out against war.

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From: EKalamboki [at]
Subject: Northtown vigil 12.03 5pm

NORTHTOWN Peace Vigil every Thursday 5-6pm, at the intersection of Co. Hwy
10 and University Ave NE (SE corner across from Denny's), in Blaine.

Communities situated near the Northtown Mall include: Blaine, Mounds View,
New Brighton, Roseville, Shoreview, Arden Hills, Spring Lake Park,
Fridley, and Coon Rapids.  We'll have extra signs.

For more information people can contact Evangelos Kalambokidis by phone or
email: (763)574-9615, ekalamboki [at]

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From: Lydia Howell <lydiahowell [at]>
>From "Jeremy S. Nichols, PE" <jsn [at]>
Subject: KFAI member meet 12.03 5:30pm

Jeremy S. Nichols, PE wrote:
Dear KFAI members and friends,

The KFAI annual membership meeting will be held on Thursday, December 3,
5:30-7:00 pm, at Walker Library, Hennepin and Lagoon Avenues in Uptown,

We will present reports on our activities for the year and plans for 2010.
Volunteers, contributors, and community members will have the opportunity
to ask questions and make comments to the KFAI board and staff.

We will serve light refreshments.
Thanks for your support!

Jeremy Nichols, president Fresh Air, Inc. KFAI community radio | 90.3 |
106.7 | Minneapolis/St Paul MN

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From: Debbie <ddo [at]>
Subject: Sulfide mining 12.03 6pm Duluth MN

Sulfide Mining in Minnesota - Protecting our Waters
Presented by Natural Resource Committee, LWV Duluth and Association for
Women in Science - Lake Superior Chapter
Movie & Panel discussion /   Q&A      Information Tables
Thursday, December 3         6:00 - 8:30pm
EPA Lab Meeting Room,  6201 Congdon Blvd., Duluth, MN

"Precious Waters"  film looks at the history of sulfide mining as told by a
broad array of citizens,  scientists and advocates. Brand new
documentary!  After the film is shown there will be a panel presentation
and then questions/answers from audience.

Free and open to the public.

6:00:  Information tables.
6:30: Showing of "Precious Waters"  film looks at the history of sulfide
mining as told by a broad array of citizens,  scientists and advocates.
Brand new documentary!
7:00 Panel presentation  followed by  questions from audience.

Confirmed  panelists:  Ken Westlake, EPA, Region 5, Chicago, IL; Nancy
Schuldt, Water Projects Coordinator,  Fond du Lac  Environmental Program;
Frank Ongaro, Executive Director, MN Mining

Sponsored by League of Women Voters Duluth and Association for Women in
Science - Lake Superior Chapter.
For more information contact Sally Munger at 728-0711.

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From: Joan Malerich <joanmdm [at]>
Subject: Health/Cuba/film 12.03 6pm

Healthcare & Public Option: Cuba and the US Health debate

The film, Salud, is excellent.  It is about the role of humanity over
profits in healthcare. Socialism or Nothing!--Joan

Healthcare & Public Option: Cuba and the US Health debate
Movie and Panel Discussion

Movie: "Salud", follows the work of Cuban doctors who volunteer in a
number of Latin American and African countries. The film is a tribute to
Cuba's longstanding policy of sending doctors to buttress healthcare in
poorer countries, more than any other country in the world.

Movie to be followed by:
Panel discussion on the Healthcare debate in the US Congress and the
relevance of the Cuban Universal Healthcare system to the struggle for
universal healthcare in the United States. Panelists include:

 Dr. Elizabeth Frost (Co-chair, Physicians for National Health Program,
 Joel Albers (Healthcare Economics Researcher, UHCAN)
 John Schwarz (Director, United Health System -- a non-profit advocacy
for Universal Healthcare)
 August Nimtz (Prof. of History, U of MN and member, MN Cuba Committee)

Dec. 3 2009 Thursday, 6-9pm.
Where: Carlson School of Management, Rm. 1-147,
West Bank Campus, U of MN (Address: 321 19th Ave. S, Mpls)

Q&A with audience will follow afterwards. Please come and find out the
reasons behind the success of the Cuban Health system and why the US
Congress refuses to follow suit, despite the US being a far richer and
powerful country. No admission Fee. Refreshments will be provided. All
are welcome.

Organized by: Minnesota Cuba Committee, MN. web: <>_
Email: _ramanath.karthik [at] <mailto:ramanath.karthik [at]>_ .
Tel: (978) 996-2292

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Subject: Right to food? 12.03 7pm

U.S. Response to the Global Food Crisis: Why We Need a New Vision for

More than 1 billion people around the world go hungry. This teach-in will
address the questions: what policies caused this growing crisis? Is access
to food a human right? How do we achieve it?

When: 7:00 - 8:30pm Where: Hospitality Hall, St. Joan of Arc
4537 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419 Thursday December 3rd

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From: R. Michael Martens <rmmartens [at]>
Subject: HennCo budget 12.03 time??

The 2nd & final public hearing on the Mpls. City budget is 12/7.  The
City council will vote on the budget at that meeting. I think we should
all go to the hearing, fill the room so people are standing in the halls.
That way the City C. & mayor will know people are unhappy about the
spending increase.

Monday, Dec. 7, 6:05 p.m.
City Hall, City Council chamber room 317
350 South 5th Street, room 317

Also the hearing for Hennepin County is
Thursday Dec. 3
A2400 Commissioner Board Room
Hennepin County Government Center

Michael Martens

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