The Center for Constitutional Rights is a proud co-sponsor of 21st Century American Militarism: Occupation Abroad and Resistance at Home, a plenary panel and fundraiser for our close partner Iraq Veterans Against the War. After more than ten years of occupations, drone strikes, torture campaigns and ecological devastation, IVAW continues to organize and fight against US militarism.
The panel will include commentary, discussion and analysis of the state and future of U.S. Militarism by Christian Parenti, Nick Turse and others.
Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian, essayist, the managing editor of TomDispatch.com, the co-founder of Dispatch Books, and a fellow at the Nation Institute. He is the author of 'Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam' (2013) and several other books including 'The Changing Face of Empire: Special Ops, Drones, Spies, Proxy Fighters, Secret Bases, and Cyber Warfare' (2012) and 'The Complex: How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives' (2008).
Christian Parenti is a professor of sustainable development at the School for International Training, Graduate Institute. He a Nation contributing editor and the author of Lockdown America The Soft Cage, The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq and most recently Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence (Nation Books, July 2011). He has a Ph.D. in geogrphy and sociology from the London School of Economics.
What: 21st Century American Militarism: Occupation Abroad and Resistance at Home, Plenary Panel of IVAW National Convention
When: Friday, August 2nd at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 Suggested Donation ( No one turned away for lack of funds)
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Endorsed by: Afghans United for Justice, American Friends Service Committee, Anti-War Committee- Chicago, Catalyst Project, Center for Constitutional Rights, Four Star Anarchist Organization, Haymarket Press, Illinois Coalition Against Torture, Iraq and American Reconciliation Project, Labor Beat, Mental Health Movement, National Nurses United, Peace Action National, UE- Western Region, U.S. Labor Against the War, Veterans for Peace- Chicago, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Voices for Creative Non-Violence