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Nader (Ralph) will be speaking in Portland on April 9 at 7:30 PM

[my hero] Ralph Nader is coming to P town 4.9.12

Up in Arms: The Future of Military Force in International Peace and Security
Moderator: Paula Abrams, Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
Panel: Ralph Nader, political activist, author and attorney;
Jamie Fly, Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative
Jason Kafoury
 jason@progparty.org
503-224-2647 ext 103
202-465-2764


Ralph Nader, named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Americans in the Twentieth Century, will speak at Lewis & Clark College on Monday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m., along with Jamie Fly, a former Bush Administration member of the National Security Council. The event is free and open to the public.

Mr. Nader is the nation's most recognized consumer advocate. He has started or inspired more than 40 nonprofit organizations and written over 30 books. He is especially active in the areas of consumer protection, humanitarianism, environmentalism, and democratic governance. He was also the Oregon Progressive Party's presidential nominee in 2008 and received sufficient votes to earn the Party's ballot access for 2010.

Up In Arms: The Future of Military Force in International Peace and Security, featuring speakers Ralph Nader and Jamie Fly.

Keynote Symposium Session
The 2012 International Affairs Symposium
Lewis & Clark College
Monday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, Oregon

INFORMATION: The 2012 International Affairs Symposium:
 http://community.portlandneighborhood.com/events/symposium-2012-international-affairs-symposium

Great news 01.Apr.2012 14:45

indy

Thanks for posting this. Ralph Nader has an indomitable spirit. He never gives up, lucky for us.

MR .Nader Rocks 10.Apr.2012 08:58

concerned citizen

Mr. Nader gave a great passionate debate against the war mongering machine that is financially and spiritually killing humanity in this country and around the world. Mr. Nader spoke on the high cost of endless wars and Empire expansion--vs-- a humanitarian super power that feeds the poor and builds schools, hospitals, and relationships that build bonds of national security-- Mr. Nader connects bombing and destruction of other countries which in turn creates for us a bigger threat to our own security at home. Mr Nader also advocated that the millions injured workers and Americans without health-care should be considered a national security threat along with the silencing of dissent against the industrial war complex.
Mr Nader gave war mongering Jamie Fly a verbal spanking when-- Fly praised the war machine and called the war in Iraq and adventure. Mr. Nader spoke very passionately about his concern for America and our current foreign policy needing a paradigm shift from destructive to constructive.He also encouraged Americans citizens to get off face book or the ipad and participate in civic responsibility beyond voting. We need more civic engagement and critical thought to dismantle the war machine to return America to the land of the free we the citizens must rise up and take action to break the corporate stranglehold of control on our government and our psyche. Thank you Mr. Nader for all your work over the decades fighting to protect the citizens of America and the world.
Mr. Nader your passionate talk gives me hope, makes me proud, and fuels my fire to get off the couch and take action to preserve what i love about this country. Mr. Nader thank you for your dedication, spirit, and tenacity to incite change for the good and to fuel the fire of dissent against the war driven corporate take over of America. Jamie Fly how do you sleep at night?


Video: Nader speaking @ Powells 11.Apr.2012 07:46

Ben Waiting

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2012/04/414925.shtml

Link to indy post of a 45 minute video clip of Mr. Nader at powells books on 4/9/12