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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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Workers Center of CNY Special Pullout: English

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Workers Center Special Section cover image
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

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Community Calendar

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SPC in Action

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compiled by Carol Baum

Come Together at Plowshares! December 3-4

At this time of year when the night is lengthening, the Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival lights up our hearts and spirits. Plowshares is Central New York’s premier multicultural craftsfair, celebrating a world where people enjoy their work and have control over it. It is a marketplace both of ideas and beautiful handmade items, a community gathering of people who hope and work for a better world.

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Platform of the Movement for Black Lives

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The Movement for Black Lives

 

 

"The Movement for Black Lives"

 

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SPC in Action

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compiled by Carol Baum

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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