Previous Meetings

Friday, August 27th at 5:30 pm -- Secession From Slavery to Free Scientific Society -- Jimmy Marr presents a paper by James Bowery -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, August 20th at 5:30 pm -- Cheshire Nationalism: An exploration of the political philosophy of Kai Murros -- an interview by Soren Renner of Majorityrights Radio -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, August 13th at 5:30 pm -- View and discuss YouTube's "An Alternate Look at WWI and WWII" -- -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, August 6th, 5:30 pm. -- The Nazi/Islam Connection: Collaborators in Genocide -- a talk by Barry Sommer -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, July 30th at 5:30 pm -- View and discuss YouTube's "Diversity or Deception" Videos -- -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, July 23rd at 5:30 pm -- Palestine: The Land of Israel -- Barry Sommer -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, July 16th at 5:30 pm -- Showing and discussion of Israeli filmmaker Yoav Shamir's film, "Defamation" -- a search for anti-Semitism -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, July 9th 2010 at 5:30 pm. -- "Defamation" - A documentary video about the Anti-Defamation League -- -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, June 4th at 5:30 pm -- "Judea Declares War on Germany: A Critical Look at WWII" -- Part 2 of film and talk by Jimmy Marr -- University of Oregon, Baker Downtown Center

Friday, May 28th, at 5:30 pm. -- "Judea Declares War on Germany: A Critical Look at WWII" -- Film and talk by Jimmy Marr -- U of O, Center for Media and Ed. Technology

Friday, May 21st at 5:30 pm -- Anti-racism - why is it only against WHITE ethnic interests? -- Jimmy Marr -- University of Oregon, Eugene

Friday, May 14th at 5:30 pm -- "Deciphering Jewish Intellectual Movements" part 2 -- -- University of Oregon, Agate Hall

Friday, May 7th at 5:30 pm -- "Deciphering Jewish Intellectual Movements" -- -- University of Oregon, Esslinger Hall

Friday, April 30th at 5:30 pm -- "A Conversation About Race" part 2 -- 30 minute film followed by discussion -- University of Oregon, Baker Downtown Center

Friday April 23rd at 5:30 pm -- "A Conversation About Race" - a short film by Craig Bodeker -- -- University of Oregon, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate

Friday, April 9, 2010 -- "Deconstructing the Holocaust, Part 3" -- Talk and video presentation by Jimmy Marr -- University of Oregon, Baker Downtown Center, Eugene (10th & High St)

Friday, April 2 2010, 5:30 pm -- In Denial: The Politics of Climate Change -- Jay Knott -- Baker Downtown Center

The University of Oregon has made concessions to opponents of academic freedom -- why is the University hindering freedom of speech? -- they limit Pacifica's time to an hour and restrict disabled access -- they canceled three Fridays, one of them at the last minute

Friday, March 12, 5:30 pm -- Treblinka was not a Death Camp. Here's Why. -- A Video Presentation by Corinna Burt and Jimmy Marr -- Baker Downtown Center

Friday, February 19, 2010, 5:30 pm -- A Critical Analysis of the Holocaust Denial Industry by a Jew -- Barry Sommer -- University of Oregon, Agate Hall

Friday, February 12, 2010, 5:00 pm -- Can Myths Harm Indigenous Peoples? -- Jimmy Marr -- University of Oregon, Agate Hall

Click here for a PDF file of Valdas
Anelauskas's lecture 2/5/10
Click here for answers to questions
asked at Valdas's lecture
Friday, February 5, 2010, 5:00 pm -- Welcome Back to the USSR, KGB Wannabes and other Comrades -- Valdas Anelauskas -- University of Oregon, Agate Hall, 18th & Agate St

NOTE NEW TIME - Friday, January 22, 2010, 5:00 pm -- Neo-Communism and the Anti-Hate Task Force -- Billy Rojas -- AND NEW PLACE - University of Oregon, AGATE HALL

Friday January 15 3 pm. -- Symbolism of the Swastika -- A debate between Billy Rojas and Jimmy Marr -- Agate Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene

Friday, January 8, 2010, 3:00 pm -- Everything You Wanted to Know about Pacifica Forum but were Afraid to Ask -- -- University of Oregon, EMU Walnut Room

Friday, December 18, 2009, 3:00pm -- Power Laws in Highway Construction and Finance -- Orval Etter -- University of Oregon, EMU Walnut Room

Friday, December 11, 2009, 3:00 pm -- An Insider's View of America's Radical Right -- Jimmy Marr -- University of Oregon, EMU Walnut Room

Friday, December 4, 2009, 3:00 pm -- Coal Strip Mining: America's Worst Environmental Problem -- Billy Rojas -- University of Oregon, EMU Walnut Room

Friday, November 13, 2009, 3:00pm -- Free Speech for Me - But Not for Thee: The Marcusean Assault on the First Amendment -- Valdas Anelauskas -- University of Oregon, EMU Alsea Room

Friday, November 6, 2009, 3:00 pm. -- Amending the Amendment: Historical overview of Supreme Court cases affecting the First Amendment -- Valdas Anelauskas -- University of Oregon, EMU Walnut Room

Friday, October 23 2009, 3:00 pm -- Hindu Holocaust: How Islam nearly Destroyed Indian Civilization -- Billy Rojas -- University of Oregon, EMU Boardroom

Friday, October 16th, 2009, 3:00 pm -- Islam, Religion of Peace or Holy Horror? -- Barry Sommer, producer of CTV's, "Islam Today" -- University of Oregon, EMU Walnut Room

October 9, 2009 -- "9-11-2001: More Controversy" -- Update by Dan Ahearn, 3pm. -- University of Oregon, EMU, Board Room

October 2, 2009 -- "Pacifica Forum Revisited" -- By Orval Etter

September 18, 2009 -- "Radical Centrism: A New Political Philosophy for Independent Voters" -- By Billy Rojas

September 4, 2009 -- "The Goddess that Failed: Poisonous Fruits of Radical Feminism" Lecture by Valdas Anelauskas

August 28, 2009 -- "The Goddess that Failed: Marxist Roots of Radical Feminism, Part 2" Lecture by Valdas Anelauskas

August 21, 2009 -- "The Goddess That Failed: Marxist Roots of Radical Feminism, Part 1" Lecture by Valdas Anelauskas

August 14, 2009 -- "Comparative Holocausts - WWII and the Jews, India under Muslim rule, Armenia, the Assyrians and others - getting the facts right" -- Billy Rojas

August 7, 2009 -- "Trial by Indymedia - Anti-racism or anti-freedom?" -- Jay Knott, 3pm-4:45 pm.

July 31, 2009 -- Human relations consultant, creative thinking catalyst, and conflict mediator Vytas Stoskus will share his views on how humanistic psychology has impacted our world since the 1960s

July 24, 2009 -- Continuing discussion of 'bigotry' and First Amendment issues, with updates on recent events.

July 17, 2009 -- 'Bigotry' and First Amendment Issues - continuing discussion

July 10, 2009 -- "The Curious Beginnings of the Word 'Racism'" - Lecture by Valdas Anelauskas --

June 5, 2009 -- "Thinking Out Sexual Orientation: Everything you think you know about homosexuality is wrong" -- by Billy Rojas

05/29/2009 -- "The Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism," - Part 2 - by Valdas Anelauskas

05/22/2009 -- "A discussion of the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism by Valdas Anelauskas"

05/15/2009 -- "I Too, Am Eugene: Local history through the multicultural story" - a presentation by Sherri Turpin and Mark Harris.

05/08/2009 -- "Firsthand Impressions of the KKK in EUGENE in the 20's and 30's" with speaker George Behnke.

04/24/2009 -- "POVERTY PALACE: - Deconstructing the Southern Poverty Law Center" Part 2

04/17/2009 -- "POVERTY PALACE: Deconstructing the Southern Poverty Law Center" Part 1

04/03/2009 -- '"Get Over It" - The Frohnmayer Doctine of Tolerance in Human Affairs' - Orval Etter comments on UO President Frohnmayer's statement

03/13/2009 -- "Reflections on a Changing Europe: An informal presentation by Valdas Anelauskas"

03/06/2009 -- "9-11 Citizens' Inquiries: Recent Developments" - a presentation by Dan Athearn

02/13/2009 -- "Art and Ideas - Using Graphic Art to Advance Social and Cultural Causes" - a presentation by Billy Rojas

02/06/2009 -- "Free Speech Today - Would Galileo Survive on Campus?" - a presentation by George Beres.

01/30/2009 -- "Remembering the Mahatma" - A Commemoration of Mohandas Gandhi by Orval Etter

01/23/2009 -- "The Star of David and the Swastika" - with George Beres.

01/16/2009 -- "Israel Commits Suicide by Slaughtering Gazans." - Moderator will be George Beres.

11/07/2008 -- 'The Mass Psychology of Anti-Fascism - Fake Hate Crimes, Censorship and the Israel Lobby' - a presentation by Jay Knott

10/31/2008 -- Discussion of the recent SPLC and ADL pieces on Pacific Forum.

09/12/2008 -- "Free Speech, Intellectual Elbows and Sept. 11, 2007" - a presentation by Orval Etter.

09/05/2008 -- "Swastikas: A Personal Passion" Presentation by Billy Rojas, former comparative religion teacher, founder of "The Swastika Club of America".

08/29/2008 -- "Shining a Light on the AIPAC Espionage Trial: 2002 to 2008". Review of the public record. Discussion follows.

06/24/2008 - "Homo Americanus; Child of the Postmodern Age" - a lecture by Tomislav Sunic in the EMU Walnut Room

06/09/2008 - "Political Imprisonment in Modern Europe" - David Irving in the EMU Walnut Room

02/15/2008 - "Holocaust Denial: Exploited Ambiguity" -

12/07/2007 - "Remember Pearl Harbor II" - review of claims and counter-claims about the 1941 attack

11/30 - "Remember Pearl Harbor I" - viewing and critique of video interview of Gregory Douglas

11/16 - "Elie Wiesel's HATE" - analysis of the doctrine of hate enunciated by the Nobel Peace Laureate

11/09 - "Kristallnacht Remembered" Orval talks on the 69th anniversary of the pogrom in which Jewish property was widely destroyed in Germany. Reference to Ingrid Weckert's book, Flashpoint

11/3 - in the Fir Room - "The Israel Lobby: How Powerful is it?" - A lecture by Mark Weber, Director of the IHR


10/26 - George Beres continues talk on the Mearsheimer-Walt book and recent Portland appearance.

10/19 - A review of Mearsheimer-Walt book, The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

10/12 - video - "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire"

10/5 - anniversary of Gandhi's birth - field trip to Knight library

9/28 - The Spiritual Basis of 9/11 and the 'War' on Terror -(Orval Etter)

9/21 - Post-Mortem on the Tolerance/Intolerance Breakfast, (reports and discussion)

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.

3/31 - 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 black 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 -

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