• Howard Zinn & Iraq Veterans Against the War

Out of Iraq: The Logic of Immediate Withdrawal and How to Resist the War

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
C. Walsh Theatre
55 Temple Street
Boston, MA 02114

Howard Zinn has authored 20 books including, A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present"  He is a prominent figure from the 1960s Civil Rights and Vietnam Anti-War movements.  He will argue for withdrawing troops from Iraq.

Jim (surname withheld) is a member of the Iraq Veterans Against the War and a signator of the "Appeal for Redress."  He will speak about what military veterans and enlisted personel are doing to combat the war.  His organization has called for immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.  He will explain this position from the perspective of an enlisted soldier.

Patrick Resta is a founding member of the Iraq Veterans Against the War and a former Army medic deployed to Iraq during the initial invasiion.  He will speak about his organization After the War, which is dedicated to assisting vetrans with the transition back to civilian life.

Bryan Nelson is a self identified "war-tax resiter."  He will explain how the curtailment of tax information will prohibity the U.S.'s ability to carry-out aggressive warfare.

This event is co-sponsored by the Emerson Peace and Social Justice group and the Suffolk University Students for Peace and Justice.

This event is free and open to the public.

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