Kenapocomoco
Newsnotes

Vol. XVI Number 3

November 2003

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. The things written in the newsletter do not necessarily reflect the thoughts, opinions, and beliefs of everyone in the Peace Studies office or Kenapocomoco Coalition. If you have something you would like to add to 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.

"The point of public relations slogans like "Support our troops" is that they don't mean anything... That's the whole point of good propaganda. You want to create a slogan that nobody's going to be against, and everybody's going to be for. Nobody knows what it means, because it doesn't mean anything. Its crucial value is that it diverts your attention from a question that does mean something: Do you support our policy? That's the one you're not allowed to talk about."

Noam Chomsky


This Month: 


November Calendar

3 9 PM - Kenapoc: Discussing Convo
4 ELECTION DAY - Remember to Vote!
6 10 PM - Movie Night: The Eyes of Tammy Faye
7-8 Slumber Party at the Peace House
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9 PM - Kenapoc: Was Jesus a Conservative or a Liberal?

12 5 PM - MSAS Meeting in the Oaks
16 5 PM - Amnesty/MSAS pizza, letter-writing, movie-watching party
17 9 PM - Kenapoc: Democratic Presidential Candidates -- video is available in peace studies office
18 8:30 PM - David Radcliff: Holy Ground
19 10 AM - Chapel, including commissioning for those traveling to SOA protest

5 PM - MSAS meeting in the Oaks

20 10 PM - Movie Night: Hidden in Plain Sight and sign-making for SOA protest
21-23 School of Americas Protest, Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia
24 8 PM - Power Hour: Women Only at the Intercultural Center

9 PM - Kenapoc: Reports from FTAA and SOA protests

26-30 Thanksgiving Break
   

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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Upcoming Events:

Things to look forward to:

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Websites of Interest

These are pictures of a woman shot with rubber bullets
http://ftaaimc.org/en/2003/11/1997.shtml

www.markfiore.com

On November 28, resist the commercialization of the holiday season and pretty much everything else.

http://adbusters.org/campaigns/bnd

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News, Headlines, and Interesting Info

Harper's Index from Harpers Magazine (October 2003):

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"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake."

Jeanette Rankin

[Peace Studies Website]