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test Asia-Pacific Conference

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 10:10am

the asia pacific conference was started to increase awareness and capacity among activists.  

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Making Trouble in Asia and the Pacific

Click here to read: Peace and Economic Security Director Joseph Gerson's recent article in Truthout which provides essential background information on the evolution of the Japanese-Chinese-U.S. military tensions in Northeast Asia.

Peace & Economic Security Program - August 2013 Newsletter

AFSC’s Peace and Economic Security Program, based in Cambridge, has been busy building social and political movements across a wide range of issues. Our staff – Joseph Gerson, Paul Shannon, and Stephen G. Cary Fellow Sofia Wolman – work as a team to move our nation to prioritize human needs over military-industrial complex wars and profits.  See the attached document for an update on our staff's work to change policy and build the movement for peace and justice in Boston and beyond.

Countering Washington's Pivot and the New Asia-Pacific Arms Race

By Joseph Gerson (American Friends Service Committee - Peace Economic Security Program) - Z Magazine

Suggested Readings on Asia and the Pacific

A listing of books that provide a good foundation for learning about the Asia Pacific region.

National Security Strategy of the United States, 2010

Moana Nui 2011 Conference Videos & Statement

Below, please find videos from Day 2 and 3 of the November 2011 Moana Nui conference.  The Moana Nui Statement Petition reads:

Moana Nui 2011 Conference Videos

These are most of the videos from Day 2 and 3 of the Moana Nui conference. (Not from Day One which has yet to be edited and posted).
REPORT-BACK from Day One: Carmen Hetoraka, Keahi Felix, Richard Salvador

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Walden Bello(Member, Philippines House of Representatives, Akbayan Citizens’ Action Party; Senior Analyst, Focus on the Global South; co-author The American Lake)

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