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A Voter's guide for NY state elections

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by Paul Weichselbaum, with contributors Elaine Denton, Ruth Kutz, Peter McCarthy, Doug Wolf, and Elaine Wolf

With all of the attention paid to the national and international damages from the Trump regime, it is critical to see how important state and local concerns and resistance are. What we do in New York State can be a barrier to the Washington reactionary government and can also be beneficial to New Yorkers. This review highlights major issues that state and local governments should address and for which diverse progressive communities are mobilizing.

 

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The 70th Year of the Nakba for Palestinians

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By Julia Ganson

The military occupation of what is called “the West Bank” (from a Jordanian perspective) continues. The move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was implemented in May on the day commemorating the Nakba.

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SPC in Action

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by different authors

Beyond War and Militarism

Beyond War and Militarism (BWaM) is a joint committee of the SPC and the CNY Solidarity Coalition. It draws resources from both parent organizations and enhances their interrelationship

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Nuclear Progress? Nuclear Action

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By Diane Swords, Peter Swords and Michaela Czerkies

Can we possibly approach the commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the most violent act in history, the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, with any signs of progress toward abolishing these weapons?

There are some real glimmers. Last July, 122 nations signed the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty initiated by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN); the US was not among them. Then in December, ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize!  When 50 of those 122 countries ratify the Treaty, it will come into force.

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Criminalizing Dissent and Palestine Solidarity

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By Ursula Rozum

The election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the US unleashed a wave of protests and demonstrations. In response to the outpouring of dissent, anti-protest bills have been introduced in state legislatures. Many states are drafting bills to increase fines and jail sentences for protesters obstructing traffic (Minnesota, Washington, South Dakota, Indiana, Florida, Mississippi, Iowa), trespassing on infrastructure such as railways and pipelines (Colorado , Oklahoma), wearing masks (Missouri), or refusing to leave an “unlawful protest” (Virginia).

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Workers Center of CNY Special Pullout: English

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Workers Center Special Section cover image
Worker's Center special pullout, English

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Workers Center of CNY Special Pullout: Spanish

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Spanish Cover of Worker's Center special pullout
Worker's Center special pullout, Spanish

 

 

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OUR COMMUNITY SPEAKS

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Compiled by the special issue editorial committee

 Khadijo Abdulkadir speaking to crowd
Khadijo Abdulkadir addresses the Syracuse rally in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.
Photo: Sam Rose

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Community Calendar

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SPC in Action

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compiled by Carol Baum

Come Together at Plowshares! December 3-4

At this time of year when the night is lengthening, the Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival lights up our hearts and spirits. Plowshares is Central New York’s premier multicultural craftsfair, celebrating a world where people enjoy their work and have control over it. It is a marketplace both of ideas and beautiful handmade items, a community gathering of people who hope and work for a better world.

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