SPC E-Newsletter July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018 (All day) - Thursday, July 19, 2018 (All day)
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Here are some interesting articles for further reading on important issues: 

 

https://popularresistance.org/nationwide-pro-immigrant-or-anti-trump/ 

This article discusses the issue between fighting for change and fighting to topple political powers. It sheds light to the benefits of mass-rallies and cries for new policies to counter Trumps’, but agues how on the other hand we might not be effecting truly lasting andmeaningful change to separated immigrant families. 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/22/nyregion/cicadas-return-onondaga-nation.html 

Read about the rich (although tarnished with atrocities by the US government) history of the cicada to the Onondaga Tribe, and see how the tradition is still carried out today. 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/magazine/veterans-ptsd-drone-warrior-wounds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss 

The lives of drone strikers are much different than the men and women who have served in the military, on the ground. Nonetheless, both suffer the debilitating consequences of war. This article reveals the extremely detrimental mental effects drone operating has on the people who sit in front of computers, with the lives of innocent people at the push of a button.


 

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