November 2, 2007: This website is maintained by Charles Jenks, who created it 10 years ago and has authored all of its web pages and nearly all of its multimedia content (photographs, audio, video, and pdf files). As the author and registered owner of this site, his purpose 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 Blogs have been consolidated and the calendar has been archived for security reasons; all other links remain the same, and virtually all blog content remains intact.THIS SITE NO LONGER REFLECTS THE CURRENT AND ONGOING WORK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.
Larry Everest on the Occupation of Iraq
and the Bush Administration Agenda
"The occupation is a continuation of the war; the occupation is an effort to realize the war aims of the US government...This is the system that demands the global exploitation of labor, markets and resources on an ever expanding scale."
Hear this powerful and important keynote address - mp3 audio (59:43 minutes); also available in RealAudio for dialups.
On May 30, 2004, Larry Everest, author of Oil, Power & Empire: Iraq and the U.S. Global Agenda, gave the keynote address to the national conference of the National Grassroots Peace Network - endthewar.org - at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Mike Zmolek, national Outreach Coordinator of the National Grassroots Peace Network, introduced Larry Everest.
July 20, 2004 - page created by Charlie Jenks