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Letter to Blumenthal re: anti-BDS legislation

To send to Sen. Blumenthal: YOUR NAME ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER HERE DATE Senator Richard Blumenthal 706 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20510 90 State House Square, 10th Floor Hartford, CT 06103 RE: Senate Bill 170 “Combating BDS ACT of 2017” Dear Senator Blumenthal, I am so disappointed to see that you signed on with Senators Marc Rubio, Senator ...

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Germany: Up to 90,000 Protest TTIP U.S.-EU Trade Deal Ahead of Obama Visit | Democracy Now!

Ahead of Obama’s visit to Germany, tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest a massive trade deal between the United States and European Union. Critics say the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, would undermine safety and environmental regulations to serve corporate interests. Organizers said 90,000 people attended the rally in the northern city of ...

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Yaseer Munif discusses U.S. Bombing Aiding Islamic State Recruitment and Assad Forces | The Struggle Podcast

Interview with Yaseer Munif who teaches at Emerson College in Boston and is active with the Global Campaign for Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution. We talk about the effects of the U.S. bombing, claims that revolutionary forces have disappeared, suggestions that the Assad government has reformed, the poison gas attack of August 2014 and suggestions for what democratic and Left ...

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Current Call for Submissions: Symposium: Gender, Conflict, & Global Environmental Change, University of San Francisco Peace Review | PCDN

Current Call for Submissions Symposium: Gender, Conflict, & Global Environmental Change Under the guest editorship of Dr. Christiane Fröhlich (Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at Hamburg University, IFSH) and Dr. Giovanna Gioli (Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg), Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice is dedicating part of issue 27(2) to explore the nexus between gender, natural ...

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Maliki steps aside, easing Iraq’s political crisis | The Washington Post

Embattled Iraqi leader Nouri al-Maliki stepped aside Thursday, clearing the way for a new prime minister and an expansion of U.S. military assistance at a moment when a raging insurgency threatens to tear the country apart. The 64-year-old premier, who had provoked a political crisis by refusing to cede power after eight years, stood shoulder-to-shoulder with his rival Haider al-Abadi ...

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