Kenapocomoco
Newsnotes

Vol. XVII Number 3

November 2004

The people in the Peace Studies Office bring the Kenapocomoco Coalition Newsnotes to you monthly during the academic year.. The purpose is to inform students, faculty, staff, and other interested folks of scheduled events and activities within the department and pass along other information that appears relevant or just somewhat interesting. The contents of the newsletter do not necessarily reflect the thoughts, opinions, and beliefs of everyone in the Peace Studies office or Kenapocomoco Coalition. If you have comments, suggestions, or items for the newsletter, please contact Heidi Gross, the Peace Studies intern, head cook, and editor of the Kenapocomoco Newsnotes. E-mail: hggross@manchester.edu or call x5343. Thanks.

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won.  There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall.  Think of it, always.

–Mahatma Gandhi


This Month: 


November Calendar

   
1 5:30 PM - Dinner with Aslam Khan Naru
1 9 PM - Kenapocomoco Coalition: God, Gender and Politics (with Jim and Debbie Chinworth, and Sister Pat Murray)
2 Election Day: GO VOTE!!!
3 7 PM - Arts Festival in Wampler
4 10 PM - Movie Night: Unprecedented
6 7 PM - International Fashion Show in Wampler
6-7 Indiana Anarchist Meetup in Indianapolis
8 9 PM - Kenapocomoco Coalition: SOA Prisoners of Conscience
10 11 AM & 3 PM - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
11 10 PM - Movie Night: Bread and Roses
11 MSAS MIDNIGHT MADNESS!!!
12 11 AM - Arun Gandhi speaks in Indianapolis
15 9 PM - Kenapocomoco Coalition: Was the Election Stolen? (with Diane Monaco, Leonard Williams, and Neil Wollman)
16 7 PM - Kathy Kamphoefner and Paul Pierce speak at the University of St. Francis
16 9 PM - David Radcliff speaks in chapel lounge
17 10 AM - SOA Commissioning during Chapel
18 10 PM - Movie Night: No Man's Land
19-21 Shut down the School of the Americas!!!  (Columbus, Georgia)
22 9 PM - Kenapocomoco Coalition: SOA Report and Organizing
24-28 Thanksgiving Break
29 9 PM - Kenapocomoco Coalition

Note: This Calendar will be updated throughout the month as new events and activities are announced.
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Weekly Reminders:

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The Election:

There's a lot of reaction, analysis, prediction, wondering, and humor out there about the election.  I don't know about you, but I find all of it pretty overwhelming.  In this section of the Kenapocomoco Newsnotes, I've selected a few of my favorite websites and articles.  Stay tuned - I'll keep adding things as I find them.

Statements:

Reactions:

Analysis:

Humor:

Electoral Map Fun:

Voting Irregularities:

 

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When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.

–Eugene Debs

Upcoming Events:

Things to look forward to:

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Photos:

MSAS Taco Bell Action:

Plowshares Conference at Earlham:

What a Cutie!

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Opportunities for Action:

         http://takeaction.amnestyusa.org/action/index.asp?step=2&item=11249

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Christmas Shopping Ideas:

Avoid the crowds, support fair trade products, and whatever you do don't you dare set foot in Walmart!

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Summer Opportunities:

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News, Headlines, and Interesting Info:

Harper's Index from Harpers Magazine (September 2004):

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 If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.

-- John Lennon

 [Peace Studies Website]