SF Bay Area

Capitol Calling Party: US and Iran: The Nuclear Deal and Beyond

When:
February 1, 2022 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
2022-02-01T17:00:00-08:00
2022-02-01T18:00:00-08:00

 

Tuesday, February 1 Capitol Calling Party: US and Iran: The Nuclear Deal and Beyond

On Tuesday, February 1, join CODEPINK Congress, Massachusetts Peace Action, and RootsAction for the first event in our SPECIAL SERIES ON FOREIGN POLICY!

A year into his presidency, Joe Biden continues Donald Trump’s reckless policy approach to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the JCPOA or Iran Nuclear Deal. A violation of international norms and his own campaign promises, Biden’s hesitancy to rejoin the deal as already-negotiated alienates the U.S. from allies, and maintains deadly sanctions that harm the most vulnerable Iranians and weaken civil society. Learn how you can have an impact and put us back on the path to peace with Iran.

*Note: By RSVPing to this event, you are signing up to join the CODEPINK, RootsAction, AND either Massachusetts Peace Action or your local Peace Action affiliate’s email list

Featured Guests:

Dr. Assal Rad is a senior research fellow with the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). She works with the policy team on research and writing related to Iran policy issues and U.S.-Iran relations.

Negar Mortazavi is an Iranian-American journalist and political analyst based in Washington. A frequent media analyst, columnist for The Independent, and host of the Iran Podcast, Negar has been covering Iranian affairs and US-Iran relations for over a decade.

Ed Markey represents Massachusetts in the United States Senate and is the author of the Iran Diplomacy Act. A leading voice for cutting the bloated Pentagon budget and nuclear disarmament, Senator Markey also introduced the pioneering Green New Deal. We will share a video of Senator Markey addressing the issue of diplomatic relations with Iran.

Sign up for the continuing CODEPINK Congress and Massachusetts Peace Action series:

2/15/22: Resisting Attacks on Palestinian Human Rights Activists

Featuring: Diala Shamas: Staff Attorney for Center for Constitutional Rights; Amal Thabateh, Michael Ratner Justice Fellow at Palestine Legal; Brad Parker, Senior Policy Advisor, Defense for Children International; and Cynthia Franklin, professor, author, Steering Committee member of the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.

3/1/22: Ukraine Crisis: NO to NATO, Yes to Peace with Russia

Featuring: Larry Wilkerson, former Special Assistant to then-Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Colin Powell; and Reiner Braun, German journalist; Exec. Dir, International Peace Bureau

3/15 U.S. Out of Africa- NO to AFRICOM!

Featuring: Dr. Gerold Horne, author and professor of 20th Century African American History, University of Houston; Maurice Carney, Exec. Dir., Friends of the Congo, member of Black Alliance for Peace, former research consultant for the Congressional Black Caucus

 WHEN

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 WHERE

Zoom

 CONTACT

Marcy Winograd · marcy@codepink.org

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