On Saturday March 20th from 1-4pm at Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall a broad coalition of organization will host forum titled “War Without End in the Obama Era: Understanding & Challenging U.S. Empire and the War Economy”. The forum will be comprised of two panels, the first will examine the expanding US military presence across the globe, while the second panel will look at the impact the wars have had on the ability of the US to meet the basic needs of its citizens (Panel details below). The panels will be immediately followed by a march and rally on Church Street.
Saturday, March 20th Burlington City Hall, Church Street
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Panel and Discussion 1: The War Abroad: Resisting war and occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan
Panel and Discussion 2: The War at Home: How the wars undermine Vermont’s public services, unions and working families, and health care
Followed by a Rally/March on Church Street
Event Organizers include: Iraq Veterans Against the War, Vermont Action for Peace, VT Chapter US Labor Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans for Peace, Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel, International Socialist Organization, and Peace & Justice Center.