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The 1% Side Step Democracy with Fast Track for the TPP

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by Brian Escobar

Sometime this spring, Congress will vote on whether to grant Trade Promotion Authority (TPA, known as Fast Track) to the President for the next four years. With TPA, Obama and the US trade representative can negotiate trade agreements and require Congress to circumvent its ordinary rules, by requiring a “yes” or “no” floor vote on an agreement without the possibility of amendment, within twenty hours of debate.

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Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION

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compiled by Carol Baum

Black Lives Matter

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October 2014 Community Calendar

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compiled by SPC staff
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October Days of Justice

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National Coming Out Day: October 11

Founded in 1988; October 11 is the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights (1987). Celebrate and support those who choose on this day to come out. Don’t forget to be there for friends & loved ones for whom this year isn’t the right time to come out.

Columbus Day: October 13

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Is Utica More Progressive Than Syracuse?

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by Dave Kashmer

I came across an article recently in the Utica Observer-Dispatch. It was about a bicycle program similar to Bikes 4 Peace in that we both teach bike repair skills and give away bikes if the recipient works on the bike. But there the similarity ends.

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Remembering Sam Feld and Mayer Shevin

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by SPC staff and friends

The Peace Council community lost two long-time activists last month. Here we devote some space to their memories. See more reflections at www.peacecouncil.net/pnl.

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Cold Case Justice Initiative

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by Barbara Humphrey

The Syracuse Peace Council is proud to bring the Cold Case Justice (CCJI) Initiative to its 2014 Birthday Dinner on Saturday, November 1 at Bellevue Heights Methodist Church (2112 S. Geddes St., Syracuse).  Following dinner at 6 pm, CCJI Directors, SU Law Professors Paula C. Johnson and Janis L. McDonald, will speak about this project. 

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Solidarity Economy Towards a Dignified Life: Biofábrica Campesina of the Movimiento Campesino de Cajibío

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by Frank Cetera

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally written for Colombia Support Network’s fall 2014 newsletter.

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Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION

compiled by Carol Baum

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compiled by Carol Baum

SPC Turns 78 with Cold Case Justice

Join the Peace Council for our annual birthday celebration on Saturday, November 1 at Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church (2112 S. Geddes St., Syracuse). We will host SU Law professors Paula Johnson and Janis McDonald, co-founders of the school’s Cold Case Justice Initiative, which works to bring long-lost justice to the families of victims of racially and politically motivated murders related to the Civil Rights movement (see page 9).

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