IAWM Bulletin

Anti War Events Tomorrow and This Weekend

There are four Anti-War meetings organised for this weekend as part of the Socialist Workers Party Marxism event.  A number of the members of the Irish Anti-War Movement Steering Committee will be speaking at these meetings.

If you are interested please come along to any of them.

The Meeting Organised on 18th November is not part of the Marxism event.

List of Events:

 

Event Details:

[EVENT - LECTURE] Vietnam-Iraq: Language and the Ethics of War and Peace

18/11/2009 - 19:00

Vietnam-Iraq: Language and the Ethics of War and Peace

Things You can Do to Oppose War

There are a number of anti-war events and also Palestine week events going on around the country this week.

 

The Lisbon Treaty Means More Militarisation and Senseless Wars

The Irish Anti War Movement is calling on all our supporters to VOTE NO to the Lisbon Treaty and to canvass your friends, work colleagues, neighbours, family on this important issue. There is still time to swing the vote in favour of the No side.

Please print out the  of our leaflet and hang it up in your workplace or college or distribute it to friends, family etc.

If you can help with canvassing, stalls, leafleting etc. in these last critical few days please contact Michael Youlton on 086 8159487.
 
The Irish Anti War Movement is calling on all our supporters to VOTE NO to the Lisbon Treaty and to canvass your friends, work colleagues, neighbours, family on this important issue. There is still time to swing the vote in favour of the No side.

Please print out this leaflet (http://www.irishantiwar.org/files/irish-anti-war-leaflet1.pdf) and hang it up in your workplace or college or distribute it to friends, family etc.

A number of articles have been included in this news letter if you are unsure about what way you will vote please read them. 

If you can help with canvassing, stalls, leafleting etc. in these last critical few days please contact Michael Youlton on 086 8159487.

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Can you help out with the Lisbon Treaty Campaign?

The Irish Anti-War Movement needs help with the Lisbon Treaty Campaign. If you can do any of the following please contact us:

1. Provide Accommodation for European Guests who are travelling to Ireland for the referendum. CONTACT Michael Youlton 01-8727912 / 086 8159487.

2. Put up posters. CONTACT Jim Roche 087 6472737

3. Leaflet the your area. CONTACT Jim Roche 087 6472737

4. Organise an anti-war stall. CONTACT Jim Roche 087 6472737

5. Leaflet the NAMA march on 19th September in Dublin. CONTACT Jim Roche 087 6472737

6. Help out on an Anti-War Stall. CONTACTJim Roche 087 6472737

For more info on the treaty go to www.sayno.ie

 

5th September International Peace Conference in Shannon

International Peace Conference War, NATO and the Lisbon Treaty

Saturday 5th of September 2009 Park Inn, Shannon Airport, Co. Clare, Ireland

 

 

Speakers:

  • Joe Higgins (MEP) Socialist Party
  • Mary Lou McDonald Sinn Fein
  • Patricia McKenna The People's Movement
  • Cllr. Richard Boyd Barrett Irish Anti-War Movement
  • Ed Horgan Peace & Neutrality Alliance
  • Reiner Braun The Anti-NATO Network
  • Christophe Ventura Parti De Gauche
  • Jeremy Corbyn British Labour Party
  • Harry Bommel Dutch Socialist Party
  • John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus USA
  • Tobias Pfluger Die Linke
  • George Karabelias Greek historian and Rixi journal

 

Time Table:

Registration 9.15 - 10.00

First Session 9.45 - 11.15

War and Shannon .  Two  main speakers of 10 mins each: Ed Horgan and Jan O'Sullivan - local Limerick based TD.  The first to focus on the airport, the troops and implications the second on the responses of the political establishment including her own party....

Chair: Carol Fox (PANA)

 

Coffee Break 11.15 - 11.30

Second Session 11.30 - 13.15

Lisbon  Speakers: Sinn Fein (Mary Lou McDonald or Theresa  Ferris) , Socialist Party (Joe Higgins), Peoples Movement (Patricia McKenna) and Richard Boyd Barrett  (SWP and People Before Profit) - ten minutes each.

Chair: Michael Youlton  (IAWM).

15 July US Embassy Debates Anti War Activists on Obama's Afghan War - Davenport Hotel

PUBLIC DEBATE OBAMA’S AFGHAN WAR: Should foreign troops withdraw?

Date: Wed 15 July 2009 7pm
Venue: Davenport Hotel, Merrion Square, Dublin

Speakers:

  • Robert Faucher (Chargé d’Affaires, US Embassy),
  • Jonathan Neale (US Author),
  • Sahar Saba (Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan).

Chairman: Deaglán de Bréadún.

Background Information

 

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