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Diagnosing and confronting Islamophobia in 2019: Some personal reflections

From the

by Elliott Bazzano

In November 2018, two female Muslims, for the first time ever, were elected to the US Congress: Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota). Tlaib was born in Detroit and boasts Palestinian roots. Omar is an immigrant/refugee from Somalia, who also wears a traditional Islamic head covering (hijab). Given the ideals of religious diversity that define the United States—contrasted with the proportional lack of diversity in Congress—their elections are nothing less than historic, especially in

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Editors Note: Antisemitism and Islamophobia

From the

by Editors

Editors’ note: We decided to include in this issue three articles on the interrelated topics of antisemitism and Islamophobia. We rarely commit three articles in a single issue to exploring one set of topics but felt it was critical to more fully explore these complex and often contentious types of racism.

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The Primary is the Election

From the

by Annabel Hine Otts and Elaine Denton

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In Central New York and across the county, political candidates from communities most impacted by inequality and racism are stepping up, running for office, and winning. These are candidates who can champion the voices and needs of those suffering under the status quo.

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Join the Fight for I-81 Jobs! Speak up for Racial Equity in the Building Trades!

From the

by Aggie Lane

The 154-page Racial Equity Impact Statement (REIS) report
gives a detailed analysis of imbalance in the building/con-
struction workforce in various recent projects in Syracuse.
This report is available online at www.ujtf.org.

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SPC in Action

From the

various contributors

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Join In with SPC’s Summer Activism

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Why the Nations State Law is Bad for Minorities in Israel with source links

From the

by Zachary Field

The recent passage of Israel’s new Basic Law: Israel as the 

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Why the Nation State Law is Bad for Minorities in Israel

From the

by Zachary Field

 


Tens of thousands of protesters joined the Druze community in
rejecting the Jewish Nation-State Law at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv
on August 5, 2018. Photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org

 

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Share the Air: Being Fragrance Free Matters to Us All

From the

by Maddie Bohrer

If you’ve visited the Syracuse Center for Peace and Social Justice lately you may have noticed the doors now have signs posted about our building becoming fragrance free. These signs are not to keep you out, but rather allow more people to come in! In becoming fragrance free, the Center becomes more accessible and opens its doors to all.

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Las Noticias Del Centro De Trabajadores

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by Rebecca Fuentes and Kayla Kelechian

 

 


Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh supports our Green Light NY campaign to allow all immigrants to get driver's licenses.
El alcalde de Syracuse, Ben Walsh, apoya la campaña Luz Verde NY, quebusca acceso a licencias de conducir para inmigrantes.

 

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For every $100 you pay in taxes, where does it go?

From the

War Resisters League