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6 Immediate Action Steps for Gaza

The crisis in Gaza continues and many of us are left feeling helpless, but we are not.  Here are 5 immediate action steps you can take in support of Gaza.  266 more words

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Palestinian Roots

I was around my son’s age when my political conscience began to develop.  I remember staring at my mom’s face as she watched the evening news, every night (before we had Dish, then the news was the constant backdrop in our home).  513 more words

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Response to Israeli Ambassador's "15 Seconds to Run for Cover"

“Fifteen seconds . That’s how much time you have to run for your life. Imagine having only 15 seconds to find a bomb shelter. Now imagine doing it with small children or elderly parents or an ailing friend.”

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Israel: The Hatred You Breed Will Be Your Downfall

I  was the activist on campus. I was the girl who walked with a kuffiyeh hanging around my neck and often as my hijab. I was that girl who was detained by Israelis on the basis of what was in my luggage. 696 more words

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The Mess on the Southern Border - Who Cares Who is to Blame for Children as Young as FOUR!?!?

I, like many people, have been watching the mess on the southern border of the United States and shaking my head. First, the mess itself causes me to shake my head. 748 more words

Fascism defined

“When big business and big government work together for the benefit of big business and big government,” paraphrase of original quote by Benito Mussolini. A further definition might be “all governments who participate in globalized free trade to the detriment of human and natural resources so that large corporations can prosper. 50 more words