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Wednesday, November 8, 5:15 pm
Boston

Join an
Antiwar Rally
tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 5:15 pm at Park Street Station. The rally will be addressed by antiwar journalist Tim Shorrock.

Shorrock and other speakers will make the case that a negotiated settlement with the North is possible and has worked before. Shorrock will give two public talks on the North Korean nuclear crisis, Wednesday evening at 7pm immediately following the rally, and Thursday evening at 6pm at Emmanuel College.

Read two of Shorrock's recent articles: Diplomacy with North Korea has Worked Before, and Can Work Again – The Nation, September 5, 2017; America is not an innocent bystander in Korea, February 2, 2017, LobeLog. Then, Bruce Cumings, the pre-eminent U.S. scholar of the Korean War and US-North Korean relations, will speak at Boston College on Nov. 15.

Please join us at the rally and at these talks – and spread the word!

Park Street Station, Boston

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Wednesday, November 8, 7 – 9 pm
Boston

Diplomacy With North Korea Has Worked Before, and Can Work Again

Tim ShorrockThe war hawks are wrong when they say that past negotiations, like the 1994 Agreed Framework, didn’t make a difference, says our guest speaker Tim Shorrock.

Tim Shorrock is an investigative journalist and labor activist whose work has been featured in many publications such as Salon, Huffington Post, The Nation, Inter Press Service, The Los Angeles Times, and Foreign Policy in Focus. He is an expert on US-Korean relations, US intelligence and foreign policy. He is the author of Spies for HIre: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing (2008).

Encuentro 5, 9A Hamilton Place, Boston (Hamilton Pl is across Tremont St from Park St Station)

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Thursday, November 9, 6 – 8 pm
Boston

The US and North Korea:
How We Got Here and How We Can Make the Peace

Emmanuel College Peace Action welcomes US foreign policy, national security, and Asian politics writer and commentator Tim Shorrock.

North-Korea lecture

Come enjoy the lecture, discussion, free pizza & snacks.

The war hawks are wrong when they say that past negotiations, like the 1994 Agreed Framework, didn’t make a difference, says our guest speaker Tim Shorrock.

Tim Shorrock is an investigative journalist and labor activist whose work has been featured in many publications such as Salon, Huffington Post, The Nation, Inter Press Service, and more. He is an expert on US-Korean relations, US intelligence, and US foreign policy.

Emmanuel College: Wilkens Science Center 102, 400 the Fenway, Boston

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Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chestnut Hill

Sources of North Korean Conduct

Bruce Cumings: The Sources of North Korean Conduct

His research and teaching focus on modern Korean history, twentieth-century international history, US–East Asian relations, East Asian political economy, and American foreign relations. His first book, The Origins of the Korean War, won the John King Fairbank Book Award of the American Historical Association, and the second volume of this study won the Quincy Wright Book Award of the International Studies Association. Dominion From Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and American Power and The Korean War: A History are his most recent books.

He is the editor of the modern volume of the Cambridge History of Korea (forthcoming), and is a frequent contributor to the London Review of Books, the Nation, Current History, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and Le Monde Diplomatique. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1999 and is the recipient of fellowships from the Ford Foundation, NEH, the MacArthur Foundation, the Center for Advanced Study at Stanford, and the Abe Fellowship Program of the Social Science Research Council. Recent article: “Americans once carpet-bombed North Korea. It’s time to remember that past” (The Guardian, Aug. 13, 2017)

Boston College, Devlin 008, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill

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