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My Visit to the School of the America Watch

Friday, December 2, 2011

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My Visit to the School of the America Watch By Rosie Platzer, CODEPINK Intern, Cal Poly State University The other weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the School of the America Watch (SOAW) in Columbus, GA with Nancy Mancias. It was an absolutely amazing weekend, and if possible, I definitely plan to [...]

Why I am in Arizona for Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 9, 2010

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First, I forgot my laptop at the office. Then, my luggage in a friend’s car. Finally, I breached security waiting lines at the airport to make my flight on time. I am in Arizona this weekend as part of the women’s movement to participate in a fact-finding delegation to investigate the impact of SB 1070 [...]

Lieberman Introduces the Brown Citizen Terror Act

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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America is vulnerable and under attack. As a response to the attempted Times Square bombing, allegedly by a Pakistani-born naturalized American citizen (Read: brown-skinned person), Senator Joe Lieberman has introduced a bill to hack away at the United States Constitution by stripping naturalized Americans of their citizenship if they are affiliated with a foreign terrorist [...]

May Day 2010 in Pictures

Monday, May 3, 2010

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Here is some much-needed perspective on immigrant rights and what all those so-called “illegal immigrants” are doing in this country from the Chicago May Day rally: Yes, the United States has a right to control its sovereign borders but polluting, warring, raping, pillaging and exploiting other sovereign countries does generate some transformative processes like immigration! [...]

MayDay Arizona

Friday, April 30, 2010

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The new “papers please” Arizona anti-immigrant law SB 1070, which requires certain members of the immigrant community to be prepared to prove their citizenship status at every turn, has obvious racist implications. Additionally, it is particularly harmful to immigrant women who face domestic abuse. Federal immigration law allows victims of serious crimes in the United [...]

5 Actions You Can Take Immediately Against SB 1070

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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Originally posted at Alternet SB 1070, which makes being undocumented a crime, shows us that we are becoming a country that asks for “your papers, please” much like in Nazi Germany where “Papiere, Bitte” meant the same in German. At CODEPINK, we know that it is not enough to just elect women to office. Despite [...]

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