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Normalizing the Israeli Occupation of Palestine at Syracuse University

From the

Palestine Solidarity Collective

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) guidelines put forth by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) call on people around the world to resist “normalization projects.” These are initiatives, events, or activities that present a false sense of equality between the oppressors/colonizers and the oppressed/colonized.

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A Letter

From the

Remi Kanazi
A Letter
Remi Kanazi
I’m writing this letter
to tell you that
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Militarism, Entrepreneurialism and Austerity at SU

From the

by Ben Kuebrich

 

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#BlackLivesMatter More Than the Hurt Feelings of White Progressives

From the

by Imani Gandy

BLM activist Tia Oso (center) after she grabbed the microphone from
moderator Jose Antonio Vargas (left) as presidential candidate
Martin O'Malley (right) looks no at the Netroots Nation Conference
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Anti-Racist Glossary

From the

Compiled by PNL Editorial Committee

 

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Founders Say: This Is Not a Moment, but a Movement

From the

by Black Lives Matter

#BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted for his crime, and dead 17-year-old Trayvon was post-humously placed on trial for his own murder. Rooted in the experiences of Black people in this country who actively resist our dehumanization, #BlackLivesMatter is a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-Black racism that permeates our society. Black Lives Matter is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes.

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Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION

From the

combiled by Carol Baum

No More Hiroshimas

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Happy Birthday Medicare!

The Fight for Healthcare as a Human Right Picks Up

From the

by Ursula Rozum and Jerry Lotierzo

On May 27, the New York State Assembly passed the New York Health Act by a vote of 89 to 47. The New York Health Act would provide every New Yorker with all medically necessary healthcare, including rehabilitative care; mental health care, prescription drugs, and medical supplies; and preventive and public health measures. No more rising premiums, no deductibles, no co-pays, everything covered.

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March and Vigil Tuesday for the Victims of the Charleston Shooting

The sad events of two days ago in Charleston have triggered mourning and outrage in many of us.


We feel we must respond. Racist violence must end.