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A conversation with Maysam Seraji and Becca Shaw Glaser

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by Becca Shaw Glaser

The Peace Newsletter is pleased to share this collaborative interview between Maysam Seraji, a 24-year-old Syracuse University student who identifies as an Iranian-American, transmasculine Muslim and Becca Shaw Glaser, a 38-year-old Jewish activist-gardener-artist-writer-teacher. They met while organizing an anti-Trump demonstration in Syracuse in early 2016. We’ve included a glossary to accompany some of the terms in the interview.


Becca Shaw Glaser: Can you comment on your process of becoming politicized?

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SPC in Action

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compiled by Carol Baum

Shame on Cuomo! Our Right to Boycott for Human Rights

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SPC in Action

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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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SPC in Action

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Check Out the Peace Council's New Blog

Inspired by having many more articles to share than the new every-other-month PNL publication schedule can print, the PNL editorial committee has embarked on a new project—the SPC Blog. We’re excited to make the PNL more interactive—we’ll be posting PNL print articles as well as special content and look forward to reading the comments and discussions they generate.

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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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The Flint Water Crisis and Syracuse

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In January 2016, news spread that Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder had ignored blatant warning signs that the water in Flint was dangerously contaminated.

A host of factors created this situation. In 2011, the governor appointed a panel to examine Flint’s financial situation. That November, the panel determined that Flint was in a financial crisis and appointed an emergency manager to make unpopular budget cuts, with the power to overrule the elected city council.

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