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OUR COMMUNITY SPEAKS

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 Khadijo Abdulkadir speaking to crowd
Khadijo Abdulkadir addresses the Syracuse rally in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.
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The choice between what is right and what is easy

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Yesterday, I talked to a dear friend who is currently looking for an immigration lawyer that can help her re-enter the States so that she can return to continue her undergraduate studies in Vermont. I was numb after the call; I had never realized that this was going to be so personal.

 

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Platform of the Movement for Black Lives

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"The Movement for Black Lives"

 

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SPC in Action

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Justice for Palestine

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Our Collective Strength and Resilience: On Being Trans and Muslim in Syracuse

A conversation with Maysam Seraji by Becca Shaw Glaser

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by Maysam Seraji and Becca Shaw Glaser

The Peace Newsletter is pleased to share this collaborative interview between Maysam Seraji, a 24-year-old Syracuse University student who identifies as an Iranian-American, transmasculine Muslim and Becca Shaw Glaser, a 38-year-old Jewish activist-gardener-artist-writer-teacher. They met while organizing an anti-Trump demonstration in Syracuse in early 2016. We’ve included a glossary to accompany some of the terms in the interview.


Becca Shaw Glaser: Can you comment on your process of becoming politicized?

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Nuclear Energy: Still Unsustainable

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by Andra Leimanis

From 2010 to 2015 New Yorkers often heard gas industry representatives talk about gas as a “safe, clean bridge to a renewable energy future.” Even some environmental organizations said “gas is not as bad as coal” and “fracking can be safe if it’s done right.” However, New Yorkers did not let the false question of which fossil fuel is worse divide us. Anecdotal evidence grew into peer-reviewed research results, and New York earned a fracking ban.

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Our Collective Strength and Resilience

A conversation with Maysam Seraji and Becca Shaw Glaser

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by Becca Shaw Glaser

The Peace Newsletter is pleased to share this collaborative interview between Maysam Seraji, a 24-year-old Syracuse University student who identifies as an Iranian-American, transmasculine Muslim and Becca Shaw Glaser, a 38-year-old Jewish activist-gardener-artist-writer-teacher. They met while organizing an anti-Trump demonstration in Syracuse in early 2016. We’ve included a glossary to accompany some of the terms in the interview.


Becca Shaw Glaser: Can you comment on your process of becoming politicized?

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SPC in Action

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compiled by Carol Baum

Shame on Cuomo! Our Right to Boycott for Human Rights

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