Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Jeremy Scahill, author of Blackwater expose to speak in San Diego

It's been a very very long day, so mostly I'm cutting and pasting from the Activist San Diego message board.....Pardon my plagerism.

Jeremy Scahill, Author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army"

Tuesday, May 1, 2007, 7 p. m. Unitarian Church, 4190 Front Street, San Diego (in Hillcrest opposite the UCSD Medical Center) $5-10 donation requested, but no one will be turned away. Proceeds will be used to fight Blackwater USA's plans for "Blackwater West" training facility in Potrero.

Info: 619-263-9301 or info@prcsd.org Sponsored by the Peace Resource Center of San Diego and the Peace & Democracy aciton Group of the First Unitarian Universalist Church.

Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 7 pm La Mesa Community Center 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa (7-9pm; 6:30 refreshments) Info: 619-464-0369 Co-Sponsored by La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club and East County Democratic Club.

Jeremy will speak about Blackwater, a firm that has proposed an 824-acre military-style training camp near Potrero, in southeast San Diego county. The proposed location borders on the Cleveland National Forest, and is a sensitive habitat for eagles and other wildlife, and is an important watershed. For more information about the proposed "Blackwater West" and what you can do to help stop it, please go to www.sdcpj.org

Jeremy Scahill will also sign his book at these events; books will be available for sale.

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