Past Programs - - Pacifica Forum

archive: 9/14 - Complicity on 9/11:? Common-Sense Physics and The WORLD TRADE TOWERS - Dan Athearn

09/07 - Further discussion about the Tolerance/Intolerance Breakfast.

08/31 - Metting on the upcoming Tolerance/Intolerance Breakfast.

08/24 - Planning Pacifica Forum's future

08/10, - Orval Etter speaks to Eugene City Club Supplement on Anti-Semitism in Lane County.

08/03 - "Legacy of Ashes:" critique of Tim Weiner's recent history of the CIA.

07/27 - Jack Dresser on the role of the CIA in US foreign policy.

07/20 - "Iraq for Sale": Jack Dresser presents a film on Iraqi war profiteering.

07/13 - "Israel's Ethnic Cleansing" - review of Ilan Pappe's video on this subject.

07/06 - The CIA as dissected by Chalmers Johnson" Audition and critique of the chapter on the Central Intelligence Agency, in Johnson's book; "Nemesis".

06/29 - The Norman Finkelstein situation, with George Beres.

06/22 - an excerpt from Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic, by Chalmers Johnson.

06/15 - the documentary "Israeli Wall in Palestinian Lands" will be shown.

06/08 - Jack Dresser reports on the Veterans For Peace parade experience

06/01 - "The Israeli Attack on the USS Liberty 40 Years Ago", with video.

05/25 - video of Edward Said, speaking on the plight of the Palestinians.

05/18 - "Testimonials from the War-Resistance Front" with Carol Melia presenting.

05/11 - "Political Nuggets": Mike Knefaty with a montage of video clips for viewing and discussion.

05/04 - - "Irresponsibility in 'Pain, Not Blame'" re Israel-Palestine

04/20 - Jack Dresser discusses international dumping at the Hanford nuclear site.

04/13 - "War Tax Resistance: Overview and Assessment," report by Orval Etter

04/06 - "More on Impeachment" - with George Beres and Jack Dresser.

03/30 - "The Matrix of Control — On the Ground Realities" - a video of Jeff Halper on the Israeli settlements and Bantustans.

3/23 - "Nonogenerian Reminiscences on a Century of War and Millitarism" by Carl Nelson, former minister of the Eugene Unitarian Church, and Orval Etter, founder and usual chair of Pacifica Forum, recounting the wars and militarism that they have experenced since 1915.

03/16 - "A Martyr for Justice: Memories of Rachel Corrie," with Serena Becker.

03/09 - "Myths of Neutrality and Generosity re Israel-Palestine" -
"Peace, Propaganda, and the Promised Land", Part 2.

03/02 - features from the video "Peace, Propaganda, and the Promised Land".

02/23- Orval Etter, PF founder, gives his report-analysys, entitled "Anti-anti-Semitism: Untwisting Twists," addressing recent developments and methods charging many PF programs with being anti-Semitic.

02/16 - Pacifica Forum presents: Alison Weir
at 4:00-5:30 - "Activism for Palestine: Adventures and Advice"
and 7:30 - "Palestine and Israel: Media Distortion" - public address

02/09 - Jack Dresser on the formation of Israel.

02/02 - "Are Pacifica Forum Programs Anti-Semitic?" - with Rev. Dan Bryant and Michael Williams of Anti-Hate Task Force.

01/26 - Stan Cook's book review of Jimmy Carter's Palestine: Peace not Apartheid.

01/19 - an illustrated presentation on PALESTINE AND MEDIA BIAS, by Mariah Leung and Jack Dresser

01/12 - MARTIN LUTHER KING anniversary observance: "The Wilmington Ten: I Was There": personal reminiscences by Loren Swanson of Eugene, a North Carolina resident during the 1970s, and observer of the race-relations crisis that has become known as "The Wilmington Ten."

01/05/07 - UPDATE on IMPEACHMENT - Jack Dresser

12/27/06 - USA in the Middle East: A Churchillian Assessment.

12/15 - Pacifica Forum will analyze the Anti-Hate Task Force's December 11 ad in the Regiser-Guard.

12/8 - Discussion about Pearl Harbor and what Roosevelt knew.

12/01 - Analysis by JOHN SAEMANN of the recently adopted new Federal legislation on military commissions - distribution of Orval Etter's new PACIFICA FORUM, VALDAS ANELAUSKAS, MEA CULPA.

11/17 - "Stalin, Trotzky, and Neocons", address VIII in Valdas Anelauskas' series on "Zionism and Russia."

11/10 - - "The Proposed Department of Peace"

11/03 - "The Logic and Uses of Separatism": address by Orval Etter on ethnic and racial separatism

10/27 - "The Psychology of Racism": talk by Jack Dresser, local behavioral psychologist

10/20 - "Pacifica Forum's Anti-Semiitism": review of the Register-Guard's recent feature reporting charges of anti-Semitism against Pacifica Forum.

10/13 - "War Resistance at the State Fair & Free Speech Platform": reports by Jack Dresser & Mariah Leung.

10/6 - We will hear the seventh of Valdas Anelauskas' addresses on "Zionism and Russia", in 121 McKenzie Hall. This address will deal with '"The Red Terror."

9/29 - Orval Etter, Associate Profesor Emeritus of Public Affairs and Administration, speaks on NONVIOLENCE IN THE GUN AND ISRAELI LOBBIES.

9/22 - "Local Israeli Lobbies"

9/15 - A review of Craig Weinerman's Conflict shows need to keep Israel secure OpEd in the Register-Guard.

9/08 - Valdas Anelauskas speaks on the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.

9/01 - "Perspectives on Recent American-Israeli Miliitarism in Gaza and Lebanon": informal discussion

8/25 - "Pacifica Miscellany," reports, analysis, and decisions regarding pertinent current events, action, and plans.

8/18 - "Update on USA Intelligence": report and analysis by Stanton Cook, retired UofO faculty member, on recent writings by James Bamford regarding USA "intelligence" and national security. Further information at 344-0483.

8/11 - Jack Dresser speaks on impeachment.

8/04 - "Zionim and Russia V: 1900 - 1917," an address by Valdas Anelauskas, a native of Lithuania who has lived in the USSR.

7/21 - Pacifica Forum continues its consideration of The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion at its session in 121 McKenzie Hall. The session will conclude with review of recent developments regarding the Forum and plans for its future.

7/14 - Valdas Anelauskas speaks on "The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion."

6/16 - Valdas Anelauskas speaks on "Zionism and Russia: III"

6/9 - Discussion of the address of Valdas Anelauskas on "Zionism and Russia: Pre-revolutionary Years."

6/2 - Valdas Anelauskas speaks on "Zionism and Russia: II. Under the Czars."

5/26, - 123 MacKenzie Hall UofO - The Jeff Blankfort Visit in Retrospect

5/19 - Jeff Blankfort on "Israeli-American Militarism: Iraq Today, Iran Tomorrow?"
      and - Gumwood Room, EMU ("The Israeli Lobby")
Saturday, 5/20 - 11:00am-3:00pm - Jeffrey Blankfort in Skylight Room, EMU - Informal Q&A

5/12 - Valdas Anelauskas, former resident of Lithuania, speaks on Zionism. 5/ 5 - Pacifica Forum continues discussion of the U.S.S. Liberty incident.

4/ 28 - viewing DVD on the l967 attack by Israel on the USS Liberty in the eastern Medierranean.

4/ 21 - "Christian Peacemaker Report from Palestine": report by Matt Chandler of recent events in Palestine

4/14 - 4:00pm - "The Tax Man Cometh: How Resist His Wars?" reports and discussion of war-tax resistance -

4/7 - "Jews Against Zionism": viewing and critique of the video of this title.

3/3l - Peace-making in the Democratic Vineyard - conversation with Betsy Steffensen and other Democratic activists.

3/24 - will continue viewing and critiquing the video by Wendy Campbell, Exposing Israeli Apartheid, which focuses on the plight of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied teritory in the Middle East.

3/l7 - viewing and critique of Exposing Israeli Apartheid video - by Wendy Campbell

March 10 - "Holocaust Denial Update: David Irving in Austria and Oregon" - freedom of speech in Austria and Oregon in historical pespective

March 03 - "Zionism: Kosher Apartheid" - viewing and critique of TV interview of Wendy Campbell by Mark Green on this subject.

Feb 24 - Washington: Israeli-occupied territory?

2/17 - the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Jack Dresser

January 20 - a presentation by Physicians for Social Responsibility of "Health Effects of War". PF devoted a session to this topic more than two years ago. The presentation has been updated in the meantime and this time will have different presenters.

January 13, 2006 - "Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr." - 4:00pm - 125 MacKenzie Hall -