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March Against Racist Violence

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Activist Awakenings: Ben Kubrich

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In 2001 I was a senior in high school. In 2003 two college friends were in the National Guard, ready to go to war. I read about Abu Ghraib. I argued about war and about GW Bush, but I was apathetic. I had a developing political consciousness, but there was no possibility. I didn’t know of any contemporary social movements. I didn’t know they were necessary or could be successful.

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The Struggle Continues

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by Mazin Qumsiyeh


The author snapped this shot of Har Homa, an illegal Israeli settlement in east
Jerusalem, in a 2005 visit.

I return to this country (and it is one country) to find the situation more tense than it was two weeks ago when I left.

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Come Together at Plowshares

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.

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Mar/April 2015 Peace Calendar

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No to Endless War

On Feb. 11, President Obama sent Congress a proposed joint resolution to Authorize the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which would authorize and extend military action against ISIS for the next three years. The Syracuse Peace Council calls on Congress to reject this new AUMF, rescind the 2001 AUMF, and stop an “endless” war on the people of the Middle East.

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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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