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Spending on Nuclear Weapons? Wasteful and Dangerous – Maine Speaker Tour with Retired Colonel & Physician Leader

Nuclear arms experts Col. Richard Klass (USAF, ret.) and Dr. Ira Helfand, MD will be in Maine to discuss why the $50 billion spent annually on nuclear weapons is wasteful and does not make our country more secure from terrorists or rogue nations. Klass and Helfand are key parts of ...

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Fatima’s Story in Pittsburgh: Report from an AIDemocracy Chapter Conference on Global Health Disparities

Last Friday and Saturday, the brand new chapter of Americans for Informed Democracy at the University of Pittsburgh held its inaugural event to kick off the launch of its chapter. Most people might think an inaugural event might be a film screening or an info. session to launch their chapter. ...

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Cancun Day 2 (Part 2)!

Hola from Cancun! With all the excitement of my tour through Halls C and D, I didn’t get a chance to tell you all about the events I attended on my second day at the COP. Yesterday I talked a bit about how worried I was about the logistics of ...

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AIDemocracy MDG Event at Stanford University

organized by Abroo Khan and Nadia Mufti There was a good mix of undergrad and a few graduate students. All very excited about MDGs and getting involved. MDG and AIDemocracy program materials on organizational opportunities as well as health and food security were distributed at the event. Students now have ...

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AIDemocracy World Food Day Event in Boston

organized by Tyler Martin Eight people from the Boston College chapter of Americans for Informed Democracy met at Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Saturday October 17th.  We were there to watch Governor Deval Patrick’s rally which President Obama was supporting.  We were also there to talk with people about the ...

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Students in LA take action around World Food Day

Adrian Kimmok’s campaign at West High School had 4 parts: a canned food drive, petition drive, downtown Los Angeles trip, and speaker event. Adrian’s reflections on the campaign: Going into this World Hunger MDG campaign, I felt slightly concerned about how everything will turn out. I found myself constantly questioning ...

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“Slam Poverty with Poetry!” at Westminster College

Report-back from Katelyn Moga, AIDemocracy Regional Coordinator I held a poetry night in which 12 students read/ perform both original and other author’s work for the first hour of the night. The poems all discussed inequality or global poverty through different topics. I started the evening by introducing myself, AIDemocracy, ...

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