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Compiled by Carol Baum

Come Together at Plowshares! December 1-2

 

End the US-Saudi War on Yemen

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On August 9, 2018, a US-Saudi airstrike hit a school bus in Yemen and killed 40 Yemeni school boys. Several Yemeni freelance journalists documented on Twitter that the attack was carried out with an MK-82 guided bomb produced by Lockheed Martin, the leading US defense contractor1.

Heat Our Homes, Not the Planet!

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It’s that time of year when we turn on the heat, watch our energy bills rise, and wish that there was a way to stay comfortable through the winter without sending money to fossil fuel companies, who are driving climate change and climate denial in the US.

 

The Community Grid

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the community grid

 

The Community Grid

 

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Witness in Palestine: Trump Recognizes of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

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by Julia Ganson

The first impact of the announcement on me directly happened even before it was officially made on December 7. The US Consulate in Jerusalem that monitors the safety of US citizens in the West Bank contacted me 24 hours beforehand and directed me to stay away from the campus where I work, warning that “Birzeit University students are known to be highly politicized.” The consulate officer told me to cancel my appointments the next afternoon in Ramallah, and ideally to stay home for at least the next few days.

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SPC in Action

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Various authors

SPC Birthday Dinner in March

SPC’s annual birthday dinner will be held in late March (date TBA) and will feature black lesbian feminist activist, author and former Albany city councilor, Barbara Smith.

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Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Syracuse and Onondaga County.

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by Annie Windholz

Last October, Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON) launched a campaign to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Syracuse and Onondaga County.

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Getting Beyond War and Militarism: The “To-Do” List

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by Ed Kinane

Violence begets violence. War profits only the few, the rich, the powerful—the 1%. As moral beings and tax paying citizens we must vigorously oppose war. Especially those wars of aggression perpetrated by the US and its allies and proxies.

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Learning from and Remembering Chief Irving Powless Jr.

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In gratitude to Chief Irving Powless Jr.

Chief Irving Powless Jr. passed away on December 1, 2017. He was a member of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs, an expert on traditional law, history and treaties. Irv was also Navy veteran, a long-time railroad worker, an author, a Hall of Fame lacrosse player, father, husband, and story teller with a powerful message.

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