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Criminalizing Dissent and Palestine Solidarity

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By Ursula Rozum

The election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the US unleashed a wave of protests and demonstrations. In response to the outpouring of dissent, anti-protest bills have been introduced in state legislatures. Many states are drafting bills to increase fines and jail sentences for protesters obstructing traffic (Minnesota, Washington, South Dakota, Indiana, Florida, Mississippi, Iowa), trespassing on infrastructure such as railways and pipelines (Colorado , Oklahoma), wearing masks (Missouri), or refusing to leave an “unlawful protest” (Virginia).

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Support the "Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017"

On Jan. 24, 2017, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced THE RESTRICTING FIRST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS ACT OF 2017, S 200; HR 669.

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Workers Center of CNY Special Pullout: English

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Worker's Center special pullout, English

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Workers Center of CNY Special Pullout: Spanish

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Spanish Cover of Worker's Center special pullout
Worker's Center special pullout, Spanish

 

 

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OUR COMMUNITY SPEAKS

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Compiled by the special issue editorial committee

 Khadijo Abdulkadir speaking to crowd
Khadijo Abdulkadir addresses the Syracuse rally in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.
Photo: Sam Rose

The choice between what is right and what is easy

Posted by Brian Escobar on

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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