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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

A Special Documentary Presentation

PAY 2 PLAY lays out a compelling case against corporate personhood and money as free speech…Researched, sourced and interviewed exhaustively." — LA Times

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Topic: MMT View of Money, Government Debt & Deficits and Budgeting the Economy. 

Video presentation by Stephanie Kelton, followed by group discussion on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) philosophy.

Stephanie Kelton, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is also Editor-in-Chief of the top-ranked blog New Economic Perspectives and a member of the TopWonks network of the nation’s best thinkers. 

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join members of American Friends Service Committee and members of Empowering Latinos of Iowa as they present several short films about immigration and share their personal stories about being an immigrant. Four short videos will be shown followed by a Q&A panel of Latino students.

Where: 4211 Grand Ave. in Des Moines, IA

When: Thursday, Dec. 4th @ 6:30pm

We would love to see you there!

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:30pm

5th Annual Concert Benefiting:

American Friends Service Committee PA's Quilting Bee Love

Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards

 

An evening of music featuring:

Smoestack Lightnin' and Friends

Burlap Road

Saro and Willie

 

 

$15 donation ($6 students/unemployed)

Bake sale and refreshments

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

Dear Friends and Allies,

Monday, December 29, 2014 (All day) - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 (All day)

The AFSC Healing Justice Program in St. Paul is launching its first Freedom School.

December 29-30, 2014

Sun Ray St. Paul Public Library, 2105 Wilson Avenue, St. Paul

At the Freedom School, we’ll answer questions like these:

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

"We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values….When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4, 1967

 

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