Arnie Alpert

Arnie Alpert is New Hampshire Program Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization working for social justice, peace, and nonviolent change.

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Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 1:58pm
America is Strong Enough for Real Discussion of Budget Priorities
When is a “Town Hall Meeting” not a “Town Hall Meeting?” When attendance is limited to employees of a self-interested foreign corporation that is playing host to a reverse lobbying event.
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Friday, November 2, 2007 - 2:48pm
Hillary Clinton Must Speak Clearly on Nukes
The only time I met Bill Clinton was after his commencement speech at the New Hampshire Community Technical College in Stratham in 1993. I was in a field near the campus entrance, waiting behind a rope line in hopes of catching a glimpse or grabbing a handshake with the new president. My goal was to urge him to suspend plans to resume nuclear weapons testing. The memory returned to me while I stood behind a rope at a Canterbury orchard two weeks ago, hoping to talk to Hillary Clinton about nuclear weapons.
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Friday, May 6, 2005 - 2:13pm
Can CAFTA Before it Destroys Sovereignty and Small Farms
Peter Allgeier, the acting U.S. trade representative, says CAFTA, the proposed trade agreement with Central America and the Dominican Republic, would double U.S. agricultural exports to the region. That has Central American farmers worried.
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Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 1:15pm
Is Another World Possible? A Water Activist Reports from Porto Alegre
The Sunday morning workshop on forced privatization of water and power began like so many other World Social Forum events: no one from the sponsoring organization was there at 9 a.m., thirty minutes after the workshop was supposed to start. A dozen or two dozen people sat around in the lean-to structure chatting in several languages.
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