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The 70th Year of the Nakba for Palestinians

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By Julia Ganson

The military occupation of what is called “the West Bank” (from a Jordanian perspective) continues. The move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was implemented in May on the day commemorating the Nakba.

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SPC in Action

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Beyond War and Militarism

Beyond War and Militarism (BWaM) is a joint committee of the SPC and the CNY Solidarity Coalition. It draws resources from both parent organizations and enhances their interrelationship

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Nuclear Progress? Nuclear Action

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By Diane Swords, Peter Swords and Michaela Czerkies

Can we possibly approach the commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the most violent act in history, the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, with any signs of progress toward abolishing these weapons?

There are some real glimmers. Last July, 122 nations signed the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty initiated by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN); the US was not among them. Then in December, ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize!  When 50 of those 122 countries ratify the Treaty, it will come into force.

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