Activist to address ‘weaponization’ of global finances.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
3:00 pm—5:00 pm
Monterey Peace and Justice Center
1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside CA 93955
The public is invited. Free admission.

About the Event:

While wars have historically been fought with soldiers and guns, the sole superpower has realized its monopoly ability to wage financial war through sanctions and embargoes against its perceived enemies around the world — Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Russia, Syria, and Gaza.  How and why does the United States alone exercise this extraterritorial power to such devastating effect?​ 

Dr. Sharat G. Lin is a research fellow at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center, a community activist, and a peace dancer @danceofpeace. He writes on global political economy, labor migration, and public health. He is a contributing author to Studies in Inequality and Social Justice (2009) with a chapter on the popular movement for immigration reform.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center, Peace Coalition of Monterey County, Veterans for Peace – Chapter 46, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – Monterey County Branch.

Monterey Peace and Justice Center (MPJC).  Founded in 2004, MPJC’s mission is to inspire and mobilize the people of Monterey County to cultivate peace, social justice, nonviolence, democracy, and environmental sustainability in our community and the world through education and advocacy.
Contact Catherine Crockett,

Peace Coalition of Monterey County (PCMC)
Founded in 1991 to promote nonviolent resolutions in world conflicts and advocate for policies that will create a more peaceful world.
Contact PCMC Co-Chairs:
Tom Lee
Sidney Ramsden Scott

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Monterey County Branch

A worldwide organization established in 1915. The Monterey County Branch shares WILPF’s commitment to justice, non-violence, equality and true democracy. WILPF is a community of support, inquiry and spirited activism, exercising our freedoms, rights and responsibilities as we work together for a just and peaceful world.
Contact WILPF-MC co-Chairs:
Beverly Bean,
Joyce Vandevere,

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