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Alliance for a Green Economy Needs Your Help

Alliance for a Green Economy works to promote a just transition to a carbon-free, nuclear-free, energy-efficient future, revitalize the economy, and safeguard human health and the environment. The Syracuse Peace Council is a member organization.
Our most pressing issue in the upcoming months is ensuring that the NYS Clean Energy Standard promotes renewable energy equitably and with accountability. We need your help!

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We Must End All U.S. Support for the Government of Saudi Arabia A Statement from the Syracuse Peace Council on the Anniversary of War in Yemen

By Ed Kinane, Ursula Rozum
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

On March 25, 2015, a Saudi-led coalition entered the Yemeni civil war.

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Community Calendar

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Mexico: Too Close to the USA?

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Ed Kinane and Ann Tiffany

This past November, during its 25th annual convergence at Ft. Benning, Georgia, Roy Bourgeois of School of the Americas (SOA) Watch made a momentous announcement. In 2016 this event will instead be held in early October in Nogales, Arizona—divided from Nogales, Mexico by security forces and barbed wire-topped walls.

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UndocuBlack: A Movement Rising

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by Aly Wane

I still remember it very clearly, the wound in the stomach, the stab in the heart. I was watching television with my then-girlfriend when the verdict came in. George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, was acquitted of the murder. I actually laughed in disbelief, as if someone had told me a particularly absurd joke. Then I changed the channel to a sitcom, because I was not ready to process this. I wanted to retreat into myself. I wanted desperately to NOT think about the implications of this.

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We Need a Better Future for Onondaga Lake

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by Lindsay Speer

In the next few years, many of the legally required remedies at Onondaga Lake will be wrapping up. However, the common-sense goals articulated by both the Onondaga Nation and the Clean Water Act—being able to drink the water, eat the fish, and swim in the lake—are still far out of reach. Onondaga Lake needs us.

 

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Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION

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I'm "Woke"--Are You?

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Angelina Vargas
I’m “Woke” — Are You?
Angelina Vargas
Angelina is a Junior at SU majoring in Selected Studies and Education and minoring in Psychology.
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