Dirty Wars: Free Film Screening

Mon, Feb 10, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage Galley 505 Hawley Ave. Syracuse NY 13208

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary, Dirty Wars follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of the international bestseller Blackwater, into the heart of America’s covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond.

Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters Closing Arguments

Fri, Jan 31, 2014 4:45pm
Town of Dewitt Court House 5400 Butternut Dr., East Syracuse

Verdict is Friday, February 7

The Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters rested their case on January 23. Closing arguments will be Friday, January 31 at the Town of DeWitt Court, 5400 Butternut Drive, East Syracuse, NY at 4:45 pm. The verdict is expected on Friday, February 7.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Teach-In

Tue, Jan 28, 2014 7:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY

The Trans Pacific Partnership is a major trade pact, much bigger than NAFTA, being negotiated in secret by the US and many other Pacific Rim Countries. Learn more about the TPP and how to get involved in stopping this free trade agreement at our Teach-In. Our panelists for the teach-in will be:

Emily Bishop, New Yorkers Against Fracking.

Frank Cetera, GMO Free CNY, is a local permaculture activist. He works on issues of permaculture, ecology, cooperative business, politics and community.


Maffei and the Ongoing Bank Bailouts

From the Content

by Howie Hawkins

Dan Maffei’s first TV campaign ad in 2012 proclaimed, “Dan Maffei opposed the Wall Street bailout.” But it wasn’t true. I knew that well as Maffei’s Green Party opponent in the 2008 election. On the eve of the first House vote on the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the Post-Standard published statements by all three of us running for Congress in that race: “Maffei, Sweetland back bailout; Hawkins says investors, not the taxpayers, should eat the losses” (Sept. 26, 2008).


Capitalism’s Climate COP-out

From the Content

by Ursula Rozum and Frank Cetera

Authors’ note: Our goal is to provide an analysis of recent local and global developments in addressing the climate crisis from an ecosocialist perspective, one that seeks an alternative to the current global model of capitalist exploitation—a model that respects democracy, cooperation, and a preservation of the commons.



SPC in Action

From the Content

compiled by Jessica Azulay

No Eyes in the Skies!

Drone Resisters on Trial

Fri, Jan 3, 2014 4:00pm - 7:00pm
DeWitt Town Court, 5400 Butternut Dt. East Syracuse

16 Upstate Drone Action members will go on trial in the De Witt Town Court for protesting those assassinations at Hancock on October 25, 2012. Media and supporters welcome. Press conference at 4pm, trial begins at 5. The 2012 protest was one of a protracted series of such events at Hancock and across the country.

"Unmanned: America's Undeclared Wars" film screening

Thu, Jan 2, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage Gallery 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse NY

Robert Greenwald’s feature-length not-to-be-missed, stunning  documentary.

Winter Open House and Activist Orientation

Wed, Jan 22, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
2013 E Genesee St. Syracuse NY 13210

Come find out about what's happening at the Peace Council in the Winter of 2014. Meet with SPC activists to learn about the various ways you can get involved in our ongoing campaigns and organizing efforts for peace and social justice. Light refreshments served. More info to come as we get closer to the date! RSVP appreciated but not required. Contact Ursula.