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MARIN PEACE AND JUSTICE COALITION
September 1, 2006
A FREE WEEKLY BULLETIN - pass it on...
A GUIDE TO ACTIONS AND EVENTS IN MARIN AND BEYOND

Read, learn, share and give someone you love truth, peace and your heart!
The Bulletin Boys, Shep and Jimmy "Fishbob" Justice

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LIVE YOUR DREAM SO OTHERS MAY LIVE THEIRS
IMPORTANT MPJC EVENT DATES:

Mon. September, 4, 5:30 p.m - until the cows come home
Come celebrate Labor Day at MPJC's
Labor Day Potluck – BBQ
First United Methodist Church
9 Ross Valley Dr. San Rafael
Bring your social or political issues along with your “potluck” or “fixin’s” for the grill, network and connect with other like minded Marinistas and really celebrate LABOR DAY the way it was meant to be celebrated. 
Peace and love…
Fishbob

David Solnit, the Robin Hood of Social and Political Change

Sat., September 9, 10 .a.m. - 4 p.m 
CHANGE THE WORLD THROUGH - 
NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION TRAINING 
• Learn about nonviolent direct action as a tool for social and political transformation. 
• Learn to and practice techniques and scenarios for civil disobedience. 
• Learn other ways besides civil disobedience that you can participate in nonviolent direct action. 
• Learn about making action art that challenges the status quo. 
• Learn about being a puppetista or a guerilla clown. 
• Prepare for upcoming actions in September supporting the nationwide Declaration of Peace campaign. 
COME TO A NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION TRAINING led by local, national, and international organizer and activist DAVID SOLNIT 
•DOMINICAN SISTERS OF SAN RAFEL 
1520 GRAND AVE., SAN RAFAEL 
(Grand & Acacia) 
PLEASE BRING A $10-15 DONATION FOR THE TRAINER 
PLEASE BRING SOME FOOD TO SHARE FOR LUNCH 
Sponsored by ¡Presente! Affinity Group, and MPJC coalition member. Phone 415-461-3662 for more information.
David Solnit, is a founder of Art and Revolution, which has helped popularize the use of art, street theater, and giant puppets as an innovative form of resistance in numerous movements across North America, and from Israel and Palestine to Argentina. 
David is a direct action, strategy and street theater trainer and currently works with Courage to Resist, supporting GI resistance and the People Powered Strategy Network, promoting people power strategies to end the Iraq war and occupation. David lives and works as a carpenter in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

Sun., Sept. 17, 1- 3 p.m. 
(doors open 12:30)
Amy Goodman: A Celebration of Independent Media 
A BENEFIT FOR THE INDEPEDENT MEDIA GUIDE OF MARIN
Amy Goodman will be appearing with investigative journalist David Goodman. They have co-authored a new book “Static” . 
Live music performance by Shree Dove 
Video presentation by LinkTV 
Co-sponsored by:
• Marin Peace and Justice coalition 
• KPFA radio 
• The Expressions Program, Dominican University
Let's Change Marin's Media Landscape! Help the Independent Media Campaign to challenge the corporate lambs and support the roaring voices from Independent sources.
Click on the guide to find out more!
Freedom Happens when you make a choice...
Angelico Hall, Dominican University On Acacia Ave. (near Grand Ave) 
San Rafael, CA
General - $18
Students - 12
THE POLITICAL SCENE 
THE COMING WEEKS IN MARIN AND BEYOND
Please go to www.mpjc.org for the details

Tues., September 5, 7:30 - 9 pm 
Crane Project 
PeaceNovato work party. 

Tues., September 5, 7 - 9 pm 
DFAMarin 
Meetup of Democracy for America Marin 

Thurs., September 7, 7 - 8:30 pm – 
Democratic Central Committee of Marin (DCCM), 

Thurs., September 7, 2006
7:00 pm and 9:00 pm screenings
Premiere of “9/11 Press For Truth”
Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Lake Avenue
Oakland, California, 

Fri., September 8, 7:30 p.m.
MARIN ORGANIC HOSTS 
WENDELL BERRY AND MICHAEL POLLAN
POINT REYES STATION 

SAT., SEPTEMBER 9, 10 AM - 4 PM 
NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION TRAINING 

Sat., September 9, 9:30 - 11 am – 
Novato Democratic Club's 

Sat., September 9, 1-5 PM
BIG BIKE BASH
MCBC to Celebrate Nine Years of Success

Sat., Sept. 9, 3 - 6 PM
FRANK EGGER FOR WATER BOARD
A GALA CAMPAIGN KICKOFF
2 MEADOW WAY, FAIRFAX, 94930

Sat., September 9th, 2006, 10 a.m.
5th Annual Rally and March for 9-11 Truth 
This Year's theme- "Impeach the Terrorists!"
Rally 10:00 am in San Francisco at the Panhandle
(between Oak and Fell at Ashbury)
10:30 am March/Parade up Ashbury to Haight Street

Sat., September 9, 2006, at 10 P.M. 
Also airing
Sunday, September 10, 1 A.M.
Monday, September 11, 2 P.M.
Marin’s GROWING Garbage Problem...
Watch and Learn from LA’s problem
Garbage Mountain [TV-G] 

Sunday, September 10, 6 P.M.
MITF Annual Dinner 
Special Guests from Haiti Featured:
Father Gerard Jean-Juste
Pierre Labossiere
Brian Concannon

Sun., September 10. 3:30 - 6:30pm.
DEMOCRATS, PLEASE STAND UP
MARIN/SONOMA UNITY CAMPAIGN
Democratic Unity Campaign Kickoff celebration:

Mon., September 11 
Work a Day for Peace! 
www.workadayforpeace.org or www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org (en Español además).

Mon., September 11, 2006, 6:30 pm
Premiere of new film of David Ray Griffin-
“9/11 the Myth and the Reality”
Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Lake Avenue, Oakland

Tues., Sept. 12, 6:30 pm – 
Novato Fair Campaigns Act - Project $$$$$ 
Novato City Council addresses fair campaign issues, 

Tues., September 12, 6:30 pm
Film- 9/11 Guilt: The Proof Is in Your Hands
Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Lake Avenue, Oakland 

Wed., September 13, 8 pm
What Can I Do? Lecture Series
Haiti: The UNtold Story
Sonoma State university

Thurs., September 14, 7:30 pm
VENEZUELA – 
Social change in an oil-rich country 
Tiburon Library

Sat., September 16, from 10 AM to 4 PM
PRACTICAL POLITICS CLASS
How YOU can be an Activist for Your Community 
“All politics is local” -Tip O'Neill 
Dotty LeMieux’s community activist and political training class 

Sat., September 16, Noon - 5pm 
Videoblogging Workshop 
COLLEGE OF MARIN
Learn to - Be the Media
In this hands on workshop you’ll learn the ins and outs of videoblogging

Sat., September 16, 4 - 6 p.m. – 
California Clean Money and Fair Elections Act 
Marin Area Working Group for Proposition 89: at Town Center Community Room, 770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201, Corte Madera

Sun., Sept. 17, 1- 3 p.m. (doors open 12:30)
Amy Goodman: A Celebration of Independent Media 
A BENEFIT FOR THE INDEPEDENT MEDIA GUIDE OF MARIN

Mon., September 18, 7 - 9 pm 
Sustainable Novato (SN) 
Monthly meeting,

Thurs., September 21, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance Meeting
at The Grand Lake Neighborhood Center

September 23, 2006
The Declaration of Peace: 
A Day of Nationwide Nonviolent Action 

Sat., September 23, 4 pm 
‘A Little Piece of Ground’ Concert 
In aid of ‘A Little Piece of Ground’ books to schools project

Sunday, September 24, 2006, 7:00 pm 
9/11 & The American Empire:
Intellectuals Speak Out

Thurs. September 28, 7 - 9 pm 
TERRORISM EXPLAINED: 
How Governments Use Thugs, Drug Dealers, and 
Religious Fanatics to Control Us and “Justify” Endless War,/

Sat, September 30. 6-10 pm 
Annual Marin Democratic Party Fundraiser: 
"Dancing With Democrats" 

Sat., September 30, 
"Green Your School" Day
A NextGeneration Event

Fri., October 6 
Novato Peace Vigil
(and each first Friday of the month through fall and winter months), 5:30-7 pm -- 
Peace Vigil, at old Novato City Hall.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 
Benefit Barbecue 
supporting Mainstreet Moms (the MMOB.org) 

Mon., (tentatively) October 9, afternoon – 
Redwood Landfill Expansion
Hearing on Final Environmental Impact Report 
on the Redwood Landfill by Marin County Planning Commission. Room 328, 

Fri. -Sun., October 20 - 22
17th Annual Bioneers Conference. 
www.bioneers.org.

October 27-28, 2006
Community Media/This Way Forward 
MEDIA Conference
Alliance for Community Media,
Western Region 

Sat., November 11, 2006; 10 am to 10 pm. 
Lifting The Fog Off 9/11: 
Applying the Scientific Method to the World Trade Center Destruction -
A one-day conference.
THIS WEEK ON CHANNEL 26 
MARIN COMMUNITY PROGRAMING

Following is the schedule of films that are seldom, if ever, seen on PBS that are now showing on southern Marin’s Comcast Cable Channel #26 
Have some ideas?

WEDNESDAY 8/30/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW 
8:30 pm- GLOBAL WARNING, AN INTERVIEW WITH MORDECHAI VANUNU*****
10:30 pm- SPIRAL INTO IT

Thursday 8/31/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW
4:30 pm- BEYOND TREASON***** must watch, the fall-out v of Depleted Uranium (radioac-tive) effects all of us
5:30 pm- THE GREAT CONSPIRACY 
7:30 pm- MPJC PRESENTS, “PEACE PATRIOTS” Narrated by actress and Air America Radio host, Janeane Garofalo, this feature-length documentary film follows a diverse group of indi-viduals, ranging in age from 14 to 75, including middle and high school students, college stu-dents, teachers, clergy, and war veterans from Korea, Vietnam and the Persian Gulf, as they take part in vigils, marches, theater performances, and civil disobedience 
sit-ins to protest the U.S. invasion and on-going military occupation of Iraq.****
“TIME TO ABOLISH WAR” Learning to Abolish War: teaching toward a culture of peace***

FRIDAY 9/1/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW
5:30 pm- LOOSE CHANGE*****

MONDAY 9/4/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW

TUESDAY 9/5/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW

WEDNESDAY 9/6/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW
4:00 pm- PEACE, PROPAGANDA, AND THE PROMISED LAND*****
8:30 pm- THE GREAT DECEPTION****
10:30 pm- SPIRAL INTO IT

Thursday 9/7/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW
5:00 pm- PAINFUL DECEPTIONS; THE 911 SCAM 
7:30 pm- MARIN PEACE AND JUSTICE COALITION PRESENTS “OCCUPATION DREAMLAND” is 
an unflinchingly candid portrait of a squad of American soldiers deployed in the doomed Iraq city of Falluja during the winter of 2004. A collective study of the soldiers unfolds as they patrol an environ-ment of low-intensity conflict creeping steadily towards catastrophe. Through the squads activi-ties Occupation: Dreamland provides a vital glimpse into the last days of Falluja. The film documents the citys waning stability before a final series of military assaults began in the spring of 2004 that effectively destroyed it. ****

FRIDAY 9/8/2006
9:00 am- DEMOCRACY NOW
5:30 pm- AZMI BISHAARA****
6:00 pm- RIGHT OF RETURN and WALL OF HATE

"The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do." Samuel P. Huntington

Now every Thursday night at 7:30 PM on Channel 26 “MPJC PRESENTS” 2 full hours, of new hard hitting and up to date Documentaries and Movies concerning current political, environmental and health issues crucial for an informed American public.
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