Countering The Lies: National Online Teach-in Sat. Jan. 11 (3pm ET) No War With Iran!

On Saturday, January 11 at 3pm ET/2pm CT/1pm MT/12noon PT we will hold a national online teach-in to build the movement against war with Iran! Featuring anti-war leaders, scholars, journalists, representatives from religious communities and others.

The teach-in features an all star cast representing different sectors of the new anti-war movement that is growing dynamically. We are encouraging the organizers of the Saturday, January 4 local demonstrations to organize watch events in their cities and towns where people can come together to participate in this teach-in and make additional plans for the upcoming Sat. Jan. 25 Global Day of Protest.

Please register for the teach-in here!

Speakers for the teach-in will include: 

  • Kathy Kelly, Voice for Creative Nonviolence
  • Abby Martin, host of The Empire Files 
  • Dr. Gerald Horne, author and historian
  • Claudia De La Cruz, The People's Forum 
  • Liz Theoharis, Co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign
  • Mazda Majidi, Iranian-American journalist 
  • Leila Zanda, Iranian-American activist 
  • Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate 2016
  • Eugene Puryear, ANSWER Coalition 
  • Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK 
  • Ciara Taylor, The People's Forum 
  • Max Blumenthal, journalist at The Grayzone
  • Leonardo Flores, CODEPINK Latin America Coordinator
  • Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance
  • Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Partnership for Civil Justice Fund 
  • Cavan Kharrazian, Center for Economic and Policy Research 
  • Yasemin Zahra, US Labor Against the War (USLAW)
  • Mike Prysner, Iraq anti-war veteran 
  • Anya Parampil, journalist at The Grayzone
  • Brian Becker, ANSWER Coalition 
  • And others

Register for the teach-in here!

Organize a watch event in your city and register your event here!

Watch events: 

Atlanta, GA
3:00pm at 180 Northside Dr. SW
RSVP here!

San Francisco, CA 
12noon at 2969 Mission St. 
RSVP here!

Chicago, IL 
2:00pm at 3460 W. Lawrence
RSVP here!

New York City, NY
3:00pm at The Justice Center en el Barrio 
RSVP here!

Los Angeles, CA
12noon at First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles 
RSVP here!

St. Petersburg, FL 
3:00pm at St. Petersburg Main Library
RSVP here!

New Haven, CT 
3:00pm at 608 Whitney Ave 
RSVP here!

Seattle, WA
11:30am at 918 S. Horton, Seattle
RSVP here!

Albuquerque, NM 
1:00pm at Revolution Organizing Center
RSVP here! 

Boston, MA
3:00pm at TBA 
RSVP here!

San Diego, CA
12noon at 4410 Glacier Ave
RSVP here!

Denver, CO 
1:00pm at 8107 E Colfax Ave
RSVP here!

Dallas, TX
2:00pm at Trans Pride Initiative
RSVP here! 

Athens, GA
3:00pm at Athens for Everyone
RSVP here!

Cleveland, OH
3:00pm at St Pauls Community Church, UCC
RSVP here!

Philadelphia, PA 
3:00pm at Liberation Center 
RSVP here!

Madison, WI
2:00pm at Lakeview Library, Madison Public Library
RSVP here! 

San Antonio, TX
2:00pm at Galeria E.V.A
RSVP here!

Eureka, CA
11:30 am at Labor Temple
RSVP here!

Minneapolis, MN 
2:00pm at 4200 Cedar Ave S. 
RSVP here! 

Carbondale, IL 
1:45pm at 
Tres Hombres
RSVP here!

Geneva, NY
3:00pm at Fisher Center, 211 Demarest Hall, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
RSVP here! 

Jackson, MS
2:00pm at Kuwasi Balagoon Center
RSVP here!

El Paso, TX 
1:00pm at Memorial Park Branch Library 
RSVP here!

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