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Acting Against Drones: A Global Movement for All

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Mon, Oct 20, 2014

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  By Anastasia Taylor On October 4th, 2014 citizens around the world attended demonstrations against the use of drones, satellites, and ground stations for surveillance and killing. It was a day known as the Global Day of Action Against Drones, with events that connected the international community by the palpable threat that lowers the threshold [...]

Where the F*** Are YOU? Are You Coming?

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Thu, Oct 16, 2014

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By Anna Kaminski From the Climate March that occurred on Sunday, September 21, 2014 to the protests in Hong Kong to the ongoing struggle against police brutality in Ferguson, there is no denying that we are in a global moment characterized by widespread discontent. As an activist, it is both empowering and heartwarming to see [...]

Bashing Obama to Make Way for Hillary

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Wed, Oct 15, 2014

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By Alli McCracken Three years ago, during the height of the Occupy movement, I was ejected from a Congressional hearing for allegedly “assaulting” Leon Panetta, then Secretary of Defense and former Director of the CIA. He was testifying to the House Armed Services Committee about “lessons learned by the Department of Defense over the preceding [...]

The Fourth Estate in Flames

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Fri, Oct 10, 2014

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A war-weary American public that a year ago resoundingly rejected US military intervention in Syria to overthrow the Assad regime now is rallying behind the use of force to destroy the so-called Islamic State (Isis). In just three months, from June to September, support for US airstrikes in Iraq soared from 45% percent to 71%, [...]

A Reflection on the End the Occupation Conference 2014

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Mon, Oct 6, 2014

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By Kristin Delfs and Sophia Armen, Two Young CODEPINK activists “Without community, there is no liberation” -Audre Lorde CODEPINK has long stood in solidarity with Palestinian and Israeli nonviolent activists and human rights advocates working to hold Israel accountable for its violations of international law, educate Americans about the realities of the Israeli Occupation, and [...]

Don’t Bomb Syria & Iraq 101: Useful Information to Read and Share!

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Fri, Sep 26, 2014

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NEWS & ANALYSIS Why Americans’ support for bombing ISIS may not last By Peyton M. Craighill http:/www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/09/22/why-americans-support-for-bombing-isis-may-not-last/ Wrong Turn on Syria: No Convincing Plan By THE EDITORIAL BOARD http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/opinion/on-syria-no-convincing-plan.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=1 UN Security Council approves foreign fighters resolution pushed by Obama By Justin Sink http://thehill.com/policy/international/218803-un-security-council-approves-resolution-to-stop-foreign-terrorist As US Bombs ISIS in Syria, Even Some Pro-War Pundits Express Skepticism By William Greider http://www.thenation.com/blog/181713/us-bombs-isis-syria-even-some-pro-war-pundits-express-skepticism COSTS OF WAR First U.S. [...]

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