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Berkeley: An Evening With Medea Benjamin

When:
June 15, 2018 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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MEDEA BENJAMIN: Talk, Q&A and Book signing

INSIDE IRAN:  The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Friday, June 15, 2018, 6:30PM-9PM

Berkeley Fellowship Hall Of Unitarian Universalists          1601 Bonita Ave
Berkeley, Ca. 94709

 

Medea Benjamin will speak about her work and her new book Inside Iran, which “cuts sharply through the inflammatory rhetoric surrounding U.S.-Iranian relations to present a realistic and hopeful case for the two nations’ future” and asking the question “how is it that Iran has become the primary target of American antagonism, when Saudi Arabia – a regime far more repressive – has become one of America’s closest allies?”  Medea will sign copies of her book

Joanna Macy will open our program with wisdom from Active Hope: How To Face The Mess We’re In Without Going Crazy (https://www.activehope.info/joanna-macy.html)

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Plus beloved musician Betsy Rose, and dynamic activist leaders working to build a peace economy and to DIVEST from the war economy. This promises to be a serious, energizing and uplifting event for all who are concerned with peace and justice.

6:30 pm Potluck dinner (organic + vegetarian please), music, information tables.   

7:00 pm Program

8:30  Book signing, Dessert Reception (for $5-$20 donation to Codepink). Stay for homemade pie, cookies, cupcakes, wine, tea.

$5-$20 suggested donation; no one turned away for lack of funds. Sponsors: Codepink Golden Gate;  BFUU Social Justice Committee. The public is invited.
Contact:codepinkgg@gmail.comFacebook: Codepink Women for Peace, Golden Gate Chapter

If you cannot come to the talk please consider buying a book: Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

PS: In light of Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Deal, please sign our letter to the people of Iran,
Wear our “Peace with Iran” Tee Shirt, available from our store!

 

Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism.
Medea Benjamin is one of America’s best-known and most effective activists, co-founder of CodePink and Global Exchange, author of Drone Warfare and Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S—Saudi Connection. In 2012 she was awarded the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation’s Peace Prize, and in 2014 the Gandhi Peace Award.
RISE, LOVE, RESIST!   

 

 

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