War or Peace in Korea?

6 Apr 2018 - 19:30

Berkeley, CA

War or Peace in Korea?

A Public Forum with Christine Hong, Michael Klare, and Andrew Lichterman

FRIDAY APRIL 6th, 7:30 p.m. Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St., Berkeley 94702

A forum on the dangers of war in Korea, options for a peaceful solution, and prospects for a movement leading to that outcome. Christine Hong is Associate Professor of Literature and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at UC Santa Cruz and is the author of the forthcoming book, The Price of Inclusion: Race, Militarism, and the Pax Americana in Cold War Asia and the Pacific.

Michael T. Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies and the defense correspondent of The Nation. He is the author of The Race for What’s Left (2012), Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet (2008), Blood and Oil (2004), and Resource Wars (2001).

Andrew Lichterman is a policy analyst and lawyer with the Oakland, California, based Western States Legal Foundation. He has represented peace and environmental activists and engaged in environmental litigation relating to nuclear weapons. His current work focuses on US nuclear weapons programs, global disarmament efforts, and the global economy.

Moderator: Jackie Cabasso, the Western States Legal Foundation. This forum, convened by the East Bay Area chapter of Historians for Peace and Democracy, is co-sponsored by the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club and the Peace Caucus of East Bay Democratic Socialists of America. These views do not necessarily reflect the official views of EBDSA or its Local Council.

For further information, contact Barbara Epstein (bepstein@ucsc.edu) or Tony Platt (amplatt27@gmail.com.

 

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