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    Tom Hayden speaks in Port Huron, MI, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Port Huron Statement.

    Invite Tom Hayden to speak in your town! 

    March 18, 2015 7:30 PM - Berkeley, California 

    KPFA Presents Tom Hayden @ First Congressional Church 7:30PM with Gloria La Riva

    March 19, 2015 6:30 PM - San Francisco, California 

    Commonwealth Club of California Presents Tom Hayden: Why Cuba Matters

    March 26, 2015 - Ann Arbor, Michigan 

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    March 29, 2015 3:00 PM - Detroit, Michigan 

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    April 2, 2015 6:30 PM - Brentwood, CA 

    Diesel Bookstore

    April 8, 2015 - Laguna Beach, CA

    Laguna Beach Democratic Club

    April 11, 2015 11:15 AM - Malibu, CA

    Malibu Democratic Club

    April 18-19, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA 

    Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 

    April 29, 2015 7:00 PM - New York, New York

    Barnes & Noble Union Square with Democracy Now's Juan Gonzalez

    May 3, 2015 9:30 AM - Washington, D.C. (Takoma Park, Maryland)

    Busboys & Poets in Takoma Park, Maryland

    May 3, 2015 2:00 PM - Baltimore Maryland

    The Enoch Pratt Library with The Ivy Bookstore

    May 4, 2015 - Miami, Florida

    Books & Books, Coral Gables

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      The Peace Exchange Bulletin

      Published by Tom Hayden, The Peace Exchange Bulletin is a reader-supported journal, critically following the Pentagon's Long War in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq, as well as the failed U.S. wars on drugs and gangs, and U.S. military responses to nationalism and poverty around the world.

      Sunday
      Nov202011

      Living Democracy: An Interview with Steve Paulson

      Tom Hayden, one of the founders of Students for a Democratic Society and later a State Assemblyman and Senator in California, talks with Steve Paulson.

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      Thursday
      Nov172011

      Right-Wing Militarist Elected in Guatemala, Asks U.S. Assistance in Escalating Drug War

      Central America’s raging drug war is expected to escalate after the presidential election of Otto Perez-Molina, a right-wing general with past death-squad connections, who promises a “full-frontal assault” and is requesting direct US military assistance. Perez-Molina was dubbed “Guatemala’s Answer to Leftist Latin America” by Univision News on September 14, 2011.

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      Thursday
      Nov172011

      America's New Cold War With China

      By declaring that he will dispatch 2,500 Marines to Australia, President Obama has crossed a line, beginning a new Cold War with China, one based on military encirclement on sea and land, costing unknown trillions in defense dollars, and shoring up cheap labor markets in a free trade zone excluding China. An increased emphasis on China’s systemic human rights violations will provide a liberal rationale for the new global competition.

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      Thursday
      Nov172011

      Senate, House Bills to Curb Afghanistan War

      The Senate will vote soon on an amendment to speed up the withdrawal of US combat troops from Afghanistan, introduced as a “Sense of the Senate” resolution by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR). Co-sponsors include Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and two Republicans, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT). In the House, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) is developing legislation to cut off funding for Afghanistan except as needed for the “safe and orderly” exit of American troops.

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      Tuesday
      Nov152011

      Who will be the Un-Bloomberg? What Mayors Should Say About Wall Street

      Many are all aflutter about “Where to go from Zuccotti Park?” and “Jolted, Wall St. Protesters Face Challenge for Future." No one so far is asking the question, where does Wall Street reform stand after eight weeks of massive occupations and coverage? When will our politicians act? Or do they see their job as cleansing protesters from public spaces?

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      Sunday
      Nov132011

      Wisconsin Recall of Walker Begins Tuesday

      Wisconsin teachers’ union leader John Matthews says, “We have very comprehensive and creative plans” for the grass-roots recall of Tea Party Governor Scott Walker, which will launch this Tuesday, November 15, and feature by a huge rally at the State Capitol next Saturday, November 19.

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      Sunday
      Nov132011

      Julian Assange To Face Charges in Sweden

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will likely go to Sweden in early December rather than continuing his appeals in British courts against extradition. Assange has hired a public relations firm in Stockholm to represent him as the case moves to the Stockholm arena. The decision, as yet unannounced, was confirmed by two sources in Stockholm and has been reported in Espressen.

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      Friday
      Nov112011

      What do the Occupiers want?

      Commentary on Occupy Wall Street by Terra Lawson-Remer.

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      Thursday
      Nov102011

      Olbermann Interviews Hayden: Occupying from the Tents to the Ballot Boxes

      Transcript from Keith Olbermann's interview with Tom Hayden on Countdown, which aired live on November 10, 2011.

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      Thursday
      Nov102011

      On the Movement’s Focus and its Connection to Tuesday’s Election 

      Keith Olbermann and Tom Hayden connect Occupy Wall Street to the recent defeat of Mississippi’s Personhood Amendment, the union-busting bill in Ohio and the recall election in Arizona of the author of the “papers please law.” Referring to protesters, Hayden says, “They’ve moved from occupying tents to occupying ballot boxes.” He goes on to caution the movement against losing focus by going after political figures like Michele Bachmann.

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