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[OPIRG-EVENTS] REMINDER: NOWAR-PAIX benefit concert this evening - Artists Against War
NOWAR-PAIX (Network to Oppose War and Racism -
Pacte contre l’agression, l’intolérance et la
xénophobie) and The Mercury Lounge present...
"Resist-Dance" - A Peace Benefit Concert
Modus operandi: politics for poets, dance not
destruction, the sound of one hand clapping and the
conscious rhythms of DJ Trevor Walker.
Thursday, June 19, 2003 8:00 PM
The Mercury Lounge
56 ByWard Market
The Mercury Lounge is not wheelchair accessible.
* * * Mystery door prize. * * *
Teresa Healey & Zuzu
Steve Groves & Jenny Bourgeois
Oni the Haitian Sensation
Yavar Hameed & Naheed Bardai
Ben Jammin & the Canadian Floor Masters
Segun Akinlolu (aka Beautiful Nubia)
Door = $8. Donations for peace always welcome.
Need more info? contact yavar at: 297-0840 or
NOWAR/PAIX (www.nowar-paix.ca) was formed by a group
Ottawa-area citizens in response to:
-the horrific events of September 11, 2001;
-the resulting declarations of war by the U.S.
government and its military allies;
-the attack on civil liberties and the right to
-the ugly racist and xenophobic attacks on innocent
people of colour across North America.
NOWAR/PAIX - GOALS:
-to oppose terrorism in all its forms, the U.S. call
to war, and Canada's participation therein;
-to oppose racism and the racist backlash against
people of colour, including attacks on immigrant and
refugee rights; and
-to oppose the erosion of civil liberties in the name
of national security.
Our network, which is made up of a diversity of
members from within the community, seeks to build a
broad-based coalition of organizations and individuals
within the Ottawa region to advance the above goals by
organizing events and increasing public awareness.
Please read Iraq Peace Team reports at www.nowar-paix.ca
The conservation movement is a breeding ground of Communists and other subversives. We intend to clean them out, even if it means rounding up every bird watcher in the country.
--John Mitchell, US Attorney General 1969-1972, as quoted in the New Jersey Sierra Club's Newsletter, Sierra Activist, Vol. 3, No. 9 (October 1997).
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