Progressive Calendar 06.19.11
From: David Shove (
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2011 12:22:51 -0700 (PDT)
             P R O G R E S S I V E   C A L E N D A R   06.19.11
                        expose the ruling class

1. Art v torture    6.19 11:30am
2. Stillwater vigil 6.19 1pm
3. Amnesty Intl     6.19 3pm

4. Autism/kids      6.20 9am
5. Bradley Manning  6.20 5pm
6. Peace walk       6.20 6pm RiverFalls WI

7. Roger Meyer - GreenSaintPaul - Candidates and Platform

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From: Women Against Military Madness <wamm [at]>
Subject: Art v torture 6.19 11:30am

Art Exhibit: Canvas(ing) Against Torture
June 19 through July 24, Call for Hours (612-377-6608); Sunday, June 19,
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Opening Reception); Sunday, July 24, 11:30 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m. (Closing Reception) First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis,
900 Mount Curve Avenue, Minneapolis.

June is the month that the United Nations declared as International Month
In Support of Victims of Torture. Each June, people around the world try
to bring attention to this proclamation. For this reason, Tackling Torture
at the Top (T3) has organized an art exhibit regarding torture and how it
affects all of us. Several artists will be showing their work. Sponsored
by: T3 and the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis. Co- Sponsored by:
Amnesty International Twin Cities Chapters, the Center for Victims of
Torture and WAMM.

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From: scot b <earthmannow [at]>
Subject: Stillwater vigil 2.06 1pm

A weekly Vigil for Peace Every Sunday, at the Stillwater bridge from 1- 2
p.m.  Come after Church or after brunch ! All are invited to join in song
and witness to the human desire for peace in our world. Signs need to be
positive.  Sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Peacemakers.

If you have a United Nations flag or a United States flag please bring it.
Be sure to dress for the weather . For more information go to

For more information you could call 651 275 0247 or 651 999 - 9560

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From: Amnesty International group 37 <lundx061 [at]>
Subject: Amnesty Intl 6.19 3pm

Our Group 37 Meeting will be held on June 19th at the First Congregational
Church of Minnesota, 500 Eighth Avenue S.E., Minneapolis. Time is 3:00 to
5:00 PM.

Gary King and Aaron Tovo will be presenting and discussing their recent
trip to the Philippines. Other topics will be discussed and updates
provided. Death Penalty etc.

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From: TruthToTell <andydriscoll [at]>
Subject: Autism/kids 6.20 9am

June 20-9AM: AUTISM TODAY: What  About the Children?; First Person Radio:

Executive Director, Autism Society of Minnesota Parent
 IDIL ABDULL - Parent and Co-founder, Somali-American Autism Foundation
 PAT PULICE, MA, L.P. Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist, Fraser
 ANNE HARRINGTON Founder and Executive Director, Celebrate The
Spectrum: Developmental Parent and Child Services Parent; Autism Resource
and Treatment Specialist; Mental Health Practitioner

This week, we update listeners (and viewers) on the status of autism in
Minnesota - its prevalence in American society, its identification,
diagnosis, competing treatments and the a conversation about the public
responses to the disorder. And it ain't necessarily good.

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From: Facebook <notification+kr4ma254ennx [at]>
Subject: Bradley Manning 6.20 5pm

Event: Minneapolis Weekly Vigil to Free Bradley Manning
Start Time: Monday, June 20 at 5:00pm
End Time: Monday, June 20 at 6:00pm
Location: Senator Klobuchar's Office

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From: Nancy Holden <d.n.holden [at]>
Subject: Peace walk 6.20 6pm RiverFalls WI

River Falls Peace and Justice Walkers. We meet every Monday from 6-7 pm on
the UWRF campus at Cascade Ave. and 2nd Street, immediately across from
"Journey" House. We walk through the downtown of River Falls. Contact:
d.n.holden [at] Douglas H Holden 1004 Morgan Road River Falls,
Wisconsin 54022

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Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:10:18 -0500
From: Roger Meyer <rogermeyerstpaul [at]>
Subject: GreenSaintPaul - Candidates and Platform

Contacts:  Roger Meyer Andy Dawkins 651-338-5318 612-237-9924
info [at]


ST. PAUL, MINN. (June 16, 2011) - Fifty people turned out when the Green
Party publicly announced GreenSaintPaul, a slate of candidates running for
city government in support of a common platform that puts people first.
The candidates are Johnny Howard (Ward 1), Jim Ivey (Ward 2) and Devin
Miller (School Board).

GreenSaintPaul is co-chaired by former legislator Andy Dawkins and
neighborhood activist Roger Meyer. "More and more, I hear people say that
politics doesn't work anymore. Today we announced a new kind of
people-first politics in Saint Paul," said Dawkins, "Our candidates are
running as a team based on a shared vision and a commitment to community,
not because they have powerful connections. Our candidates are going to
bring new energy, initiative, and a shared vision to the city council."

Meyer emphasized the importance of last year's referendum that changed
city elections, saying, "Ranked Choice Voting changes the landscape in
Saint Paul. Every candidate for City Council will campaign to the general
election, where a broader group will vote compared to the old city
primaries. This year, every voter can vote for the candidate that best
represents him or her, without fear about handing the election to their
least favorite candidate, because they can also rank a second choice.
We're putting forward a platform and candidates that will bring new people
and ideas in to St. Paul politics.  We're actively recruiting other
candidates who share this passion and vision, so that people all over St.
Paul can vote for real change."

The GreenSaintPaul platform is:

*       Saint Paul deserves a strong, vibrant and resilient local economy
that creates good jobs.
*       Saint Paul deserves a greener, healthier environment.
*       Saint Paul can reduce racial disparities and treat all of its
residents with fairness, dignity and respect.
*       Saint Paul can tap into the wisdom and energy of its residents to
increase local self determination.
*       Saint Paul can provide all of our children with a safe, healthy
learning environment to achieve academic excellence and build community

Additional information about the platform, candidates, and contact
information can be found at


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