Progressive Calendar 02.15.11
From: David Shove (
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 13:54:22 -0800 (PST)
             P R O G R E S S I V E   C A L E N D A R   02.15.11

1. War on dissent  2.15 5pm
2. A de Mello      2.15 6:30pm
3. Wangari Maathai 2.15 7pm

4. Alliant vigil   2.16 7am
5. Gov budget      2.16 12:30pm
6. Sami/Egypt/Iraq 2.16 7:30pm

7. ed              Soul food  (bumpersticker)

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From: Eric Angell <eric-angell [at]>
Subject: War on dissent 2.15 5pm

"War on Dissent"
Former FBI agent Coleen Rowley and Macalester College history professor
Peter Rachleff on state sponsored repression of dissent - the current
attack and the broader historical context.

SPNN 15 viewers:
"Our World In Depth" cablecasts on St. Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN)
Channel 15 on Tuesdays at 5pm, midnight and Wednesday mornings at 10am,
after DemocracyNow!  Households with basic cable may watch.
Tues, 2/15 @ 5pm & midnight + Wed, 2/16, 10am

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From: patty <pattypax [at]>
Subject: A de Mello 2.15 6:30pm

This Tues, the 15th is the following, led by Carole Julian:

Carole Julian will read from the works of Anthony deMello, a Jesuit whose
works were censured by the Church 8 years after his death in l987.

This is an evening of shared reading and open conversation on deMello's
writings which range from short poems, spiritual parables and social
commentary. DeMello's spirituality bridges the gap between daily life and
matters of faith in subtle and sometimes shocking ways that can awaken us
to our own life.

Pax Salons ( )
are held (unless otherwise noted in advance):
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
Mad Hatter's Tea House,
943 W 7th, St Paul, MN

Salons are free but donations encouraged for program and treats.
Call 651-227-3228 or 651-227-2511 for information.

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From: Curt McNamara <mcnam025 [at]>
Subject: Wangari Maathai 2.15 7pm

Celebrate Sustainability Film on Feb. 15th
Please join us Tues. at MCAD for a showing of Taking Root: The Vision of
Wangari Maathai

MCAD 2501 Stevens Ave S. Mpls. MN
Tues. Feb. 15th, 7 p.m. in Auditorium 150

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From: AlliantACTION <alliantaction [at]>
Subject: Alliant vigil 2.16 7am

Join us Wednesday morning, 7-8 am
Now in our 14th year of consecutive Wednesday
morning vigils outside Alliant Techsystems,
7480 Flying Cloud Drive Eden Prairie.
We ask Who Profit$? Who Dies?
directions and lots of info:

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From: kim defranco <kimdefranco [at]>
Subject: Gov budget 2.16 12:30pm

Anyone who is interested: Tomorrow the Gov is coming out with his budget
and WEDS. the House Committee will be going over it. I found out that they
aren't taking public testismony that will later in the session. So if
folks want to be aware on gov's budget can go to the capitol. Details

WEDNESDAY, February 16, 2011  -  12:30 PM
Health and Human Services Finance
Room: 200 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jim Abeler

Agenda: Governor's Budget Recommendations for the Department of Human

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From: braun044 <braun044 [at]>
Subject: Sami/Egypt/Iraq 2.16 7:30pm

Dear Peacemakers, I am writing to invite you to an Emergency Briefing:

Wednesday, February 16, 7:30 pm
Mayday Books
301 Cedar Ave. South
On The West Bank In Minneapolis

Iraqi-American peace activist and founder of the Muslim Peacemaker Teams
(Najaf, Iraq), Sami will be returning to Iraq next week after spending
time in Minnesota. He is helping to organize future protests in Iraq
through participation in Facebook groups.

Demonstrations were held in Baghdad on February 14 to protest Iraqi
government corruption and the lack of jobs and social services.

These protests are part of the political and social revolution sweeping
the Arab states and the world.

Iraqis report that U.S. forces joined Iraqi police and military units in
harassing the February 14 protests. More demonstrations are being planned
in Iraq in the days and weeks ahead.

Come to a briefing on the developing situation in Iraq.  Sami will address
some of the following questions:

After the revolutionary events in Tunisia and Egypt, is Iraq next?
What are conditions in Iraq today?
How are events in Tunisia and Egypt impacting the people of Iraq?
What is the role of young people organizing in Iraq today?
What is the role of the U.S. in Iraq today?

This event is sponsored by: Mayday Books, Twin Cities Peace Campaign and
Anti-War Committee.  Mayday Bookstore is located in the basement of the
Hub. Enter on the side of building. There is a public parking ramp behind
the building.  For more information, call 612-333-4719 or visit

Marie Braun for Twin Cities Peace Campaign 612-522-1861

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