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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

What Is Land Value Taxation? Who Was Henry George?

John Carlino and Charles Peirce of The Tom Johnson League will give a 30-minute presentation on the 19th Century philosopher and radical economist Henry George and the relevance of his ideas today, followed by Q&A. If you are not familiar with the ideas of Henry George, they suggest reading one or both of these short articles to prepare:

http://daily.sightline.org/2014/06/10/to-revitalize-downtowns-tax-land-s...
http://www.c4ej.com/resources/a-simple-guide-to-land-value-tax/

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join us for a talk by Dr. Joseph Gerson.

 

Dr. Joseph Gerson is the American Friends Service Committee’s Disarmament Coordinator. He has recently returned from the World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the NATO Counter Summit in Cardiff, Wales. He is currently coordinating U.S. and international NGO planning for the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review.

 

This event is sponsored by Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm

MARCH AND RALLY FOR NONVIOLENCE

September 24, 2014  3:00pm-6:00pm

Event address:
Meet near Old St. Pat’s, 700 W. Adams Chicago, IL 60602
Gathering across the street at Heritage Park, Adams & Des Plaines 3pm.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

John Nichols will be the guest speaker at our annual dinner.

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 12:15pm - 7:00pm

The Palestine Education Network will show three documentary films about the realities of Palestinian life.  "Where Should the Birds Fly" is at 12:15 pm.  "Voices Across the Divide" is at 2:30 pm.  "Al-Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine" is at 5 pm.  Each film will be followed by a facilitated panel discussion. Tickets are $7 for each film or $15 for all three.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, Oct. 19 -- Please note the date change
Des Moines
Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

Oct 22: SAVE THE DATE: The next Racial Justice Gathering by American Friend’s Service Committee's St. Paul Healing Justice program will be Wed, Oct 22, 5:30-8:30 pm, at the AFSC office, 1671 Summit Avenue, St. Paul. The meeting in April brought together 17 people from four Quaker communities along with other community members.

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