November 5, 2007: This website is an archive of the former website, traprockpeace.org, which was created 10 years ago by Charles Jenks. It became one of the most populace sites in the US, and an important resource on the antiwar movement, student activism, 'depleted' uranium and other topics. Jenks authored virtually all of its web pages and multimedia content (photographs, audio, video, and pdf files. As the author and registered owner of that site, his purpose here is to preserve an important slice of the history of the grassroots peace movement in the US over the past decade. He is maintaining this historical archive as a service to the greater peace movement, and to the many friends of Traprock Peace Center. Blogs have been consolidated and the calendar has been archived for security reasons; all other links remain the same, and virtually all blog content remains intact.THIS SITE NO LONGER REFLECTS THE CURRENT AND ONGOING WORK OF TRAPROCK PEACE CENTER, which has reorganized its board and moved to Greenfield, Mass. To contact Traprock Peace Center, call 413-773-7427 or visit its site. Charles Jenks is posting new material to PeaceJournal.org, a multimedia blog and resource center.
George Galloway National Tour - September 13-24
Boston, NYC, Toronto,
Madison, Chicago, Seattle,
San Francisco, Los Angeles, D.C.
See Tour website for more information.
For Immediate Release 8/23/05
George Galloway, British MP, Announces
September Tour of United States to Speak Against War in Iraq.
George Galloway is Respect party MP for Bethnal Green and Bow in East London. He recently electrified the United States with his appearance at a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing on May 17, when he turned the proceedings into a condemnation of the war in Iraq. CNN's Wolf Blitzer described Galloway's speech in the Senate as "a blistering attack on US senators rarely heard" in Washington.
After his speech, the New York Times noted in a July 2 profile, "His House of Commons e-mail box had to be shut down for a spell, after it buckled under the heft of thousands of messages; most came from America, and some were sent by the family members of dead and wounded soldiers."
Galloway's new book is Mr. Galloway Goes to Washington (The New Press) and will be published and timed for national release in bookstores in conjunction with the tour.
In the wake of the recent London bombings, one of which took place in his constituency, Mr. Galloway took to the floor of Parliament to decry the loss of innocent life, but also to warn against the anti-Muslim hysteria being created by the policies of Tony Blair’s government.
Mr. Galloway will be speaking in Boston (September 13), New York (September 14), Toronto (September 16 and 17), Madison (September 18), Chicago (September 19), Seattle (September 20), San Francisco (September 21), and Los Angeles (September 22) in the run up to the national anti-war march planned for Washington, D.C., on September 24, where he will address the march as well as speak at a large indoor event after the protest.
National Tour sponsored by: The New Press, International Socialist Review, Center for Economic Research and Social Change, the National Council of Arab Americans.
For National Tour information, call Todd Chretien at 510-590-6073 or email ToddChretien@comcast.net
To arrange interviews with Mr. Galloway, contact Ina Howard at The New Press, 212-564-4406 or email: email@example.com
For a full list of cities and local sponsors, please see the website (coming soon!): http://www.mrgallowaygoestowashington.com
See Nicole Colson's August 26th story in Socialist Worker http://socialistworker.org/2005-2/554/554_05_Galloway.shtml
Boston: Tuesday, September 13, Faneuil Hall, 6:30pm
Tickets available at Ticketmaster for $10
Ticketmaster by Phone - 1-866-468-7619 ask for the George Galloway, MP Tour
Boston event co-sponsored by Traprock Peace Center
Seating is limited to first 900!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for info
New York: George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens Debate: The Iraq War
Moderated by Amy Goodman, Host of Democracy Now!
Wednesday, September 14 @ 7pm
Mason Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center
17 Lexington Avenue at 23rd Street
6, N, R, F to 23rd Street
Tickets: $12 Available through Ticket Central
Ticket may be purchased at Ticket Central’s box office at:
416 West 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
or from the BPAC box office at:
55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street entrance between 3rd Ave and Lexington)
OR online at:
www.ticketcentral.com or by phone: 212-279-4200
Debate Co-Sponsored by: Nation Books
Toronto: Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17
Madison: Sunday, September 18 at 7pm
Wisconsin Union Theatre
Free Event: seating is limited to first 1,200!
Contact email@example.com or 608-215-7035 for more info.
Chicago: Monday, September 19 at 7pm
Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern Law School.
Located at 375 E. Chicago Ave., east of the “Chicago” Red Line El Stop
Tickets are $10 at the door. Ticket service will be available soon.
Call 773-551-5780 for more information.
Tickets limited to first 800.
Seattle: September 20, Kane Hall, UW-Seattle campus
For group tickets or general information contact:
Vicky at 206-851-4862 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ticket prices: $12 general, $8 students.
General and student tickets available at Ticket Window:
www.ticketwindowonline.com or 206-325-6500
San Francisco: Wednesday, September 21 at 7pm
Mission High School
3750 18th Street (at the corner of Dolores)
3 Blocks from 16th Street BART stop
Tickets are $12 at the door
Call 415-607-1924 or email email@example.com for info
Co-sponsored by: Flashpoints Radio, KPFA 94.1, Justice in Palestine Coalition
Los Angeles: Thursday, September 22 at 7pm
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd.
Tickets are $12 at the door
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-404-1739
Media Sponsor: KPFK 90.7
Washington, D.C.: Saturday, September 24 at 7pm
Page created by Charlie Jenks