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Hungry for justice: an interview with CloseGitmo hunger striker Cynthia Papermaster

Monday, October 7, 2013

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by Janet Weil Cynthia Papermaster, a retired law librarian, has been a stalwart SF Bay Area organizer and local group coordinator (Golden Gate local) for nearly a decade. In June 2013, she escalated her years-long opposition to the horrors of indefinite detention and torture in Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), taking on a hunger strike in solidarity [...]

Kucinich Resolution Redux (the Berman-you’re-a-jerk edition)

Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Final vote: 60 ayes, 356 nays, 10 or so “Present” (abstaining). Kucinich was the MC/lead speaker for his own privileged resolution. He spoke in 3 or 4 minute bursts amidst the short statements, for and against the resolution, by other members of the House. Congressman Berman of North Hollywood divvied up the opposition duties with [...]

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