"Digging Deeper," UFPPC's Monday evening book discussion circle, will discuss Noam Chomsky's Hegemony and Survival (Metropolitan Books, 2003) on Oct. 2, 2006.[1]  --  Chomsky's volume, which became the number-one bestseller on Amazon.com after Hugo Chavez held up a copy and praised the book at the beginning of his Sept. 20 address to the United Nations General Assembly, is available in paperback and in libraries and bookstores.  --  For more than two years, "Digging Deeper" has been meeting on Monday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mandolin Café in Tacoma (3923 S. 12th St.)...


"Digging Deeper," UFPPC's Monday evening book discussion circle, will discuss Alfred W. McCoy's A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror (Metropolitan Books, 2006) on Sept. 25, 2006.[1]  --  McCoy's volume is available in libraries and bookstores; it was recently published in a paperback edition.  --  For more than two years "Digging Deeper" has been meeting on Monday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mandolin Café in Tacoma (3923 S. 12th St.).  --  NOTE: There will be no "Digging Deeper" meeting on Mon., Sept. 18, to avoid a conflict with Martin Marty's lecture on the PLU campus....


On Thurs., Sept. 7, at 6:30 p.m., at First Congregational Church in Tacoma (209 S. "J" St., near Wright Park), UFPPC will screen "Sir! No Sir!: The Suppressed Story of the GI Movement to End the War in Vietnam."[1]  --  "Sir! No Sir!" won the the audience award at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Golden Starfish Award for best documentary in 2005.  --  The film has earned generally positive reviews and currently enjoys a very positive 89 rating on the Rotten Tomatoes web site.  --  All are welcome; no charge for admission; UFPPC's regular meeting will follow a brief discussion of the film.  --  Producer/director David Zeiger's synopsis of the film follows the announcement.[2] ...