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Joseph Gerson in Bonn, "International Conference For a Self-Determined Afghanistan"

International Conference For a Self-Determined Afghanistan
Bonn,Germany, December 4, 2011
Joseph Gerson*

I want to thank the conference organizers for the privilege of joining you. It has been ten years since 9-11, when believe it or not, Secretary of War Donald Rumsfeld told President Bush that invadingAfghanistanwould violate international law, and Bush the Lesser responded that he wanted to “kick some ass.”

Joseph Gerson “The Case Against America’s Militarized ‘Pacific Century’," at the Howard Zinn Memorial Lectures

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

As part of the Howard Zinn Memorial Lectures, Joseph Gerson will speak on "The Case Against America’s Militarized ‘Pacific Century’ – Real Economic Security and Preventing Another War"

A Different Way to Mark Veterans Day

While the U.S. marked Veterans Day, the AFSC’s delegation to this week’s Nobel Peace Laureates Summit observed Armistice Day, the holiday’s original designation, by meeting with Hiroshima’s Mayor, several fellow/sister laureates, and joining other peace advocates in Hiroshima, Japan.

Salem MA Gazette: Celebrating International Day of Peace by Honoring AFSC

Salem State University Peace Institute celebrates International Day of Peace every year by giving a Champion of Peace award and holding a songfest with peace music.

This year Maggi Smith-Dalton and Salem State students will sing peace songs and the Champion of Peace plaque will be awarded to American Friends Service Committee – New England region.

CV of Joseph Gerson

Dr. Joseph Gerson has served the American Friends Service committee since 1976 and is currently AFSC Disarmament Coordinator and Director of Programs and Director of the Peace and Economic Security Program for the AFSC in New England. His program work focuses on challenging and overcoming U.S. global hegemony: its preparations for and threats to initiate nuclear war, and its military domination of the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

Joseph Gerson, Hyderbad

Joseph Gerson addresses Indian Anti-War Assembly, Hyderbad, Dec. 18, 2004.

Joseph Gerson addresses Indian Anti-War Assembly, Hyderbad, Dec. 18, 2004.

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