NYC Meeting to Galvanize Opposition to War and Torture

 

What is the responsibility of the anti-war movement as the occupation of Iraq continues into a 7th year?  And as the first wave of 30,000 additional troops is sent to Afghanistan?

 

On March 5th, Fr. Luis Barrios, Elaine Brower,  and Matthis Chiroux, addressed these questions, and made plans for moblizing mass actions on March 19th, and beyond, at a New York meeting. Debra Sweet moderating. 
 
Matthis Chiroux: Matthis is an Iraq/Afghanistan war veteran, honorably discharged after 5 years in the army. But he received forced reactivation orders for Iraq, and has publicly refused those orders. Thus, he is now a military resisterMatthisresist.us
 
Elaine Brower: Elaine is a leader of World Can't Wait and outspoken activist against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her son is currently stationed in Iraq.  "It's Not OK."
 
Fr. Luis Barrios: Luis is an Episcopal Priest and Chair of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay College. On Monday, he will report for a 2 months sentence in federal prison for civil disobedience to Shut Down the School of the Americas at Fort Benning, Georgia last November.
 
Watch the web-cast:
www.mogulus.com/wearechangelive