New York Crossroads: Rally and March to Stop Fracking and Say Yes to Renewable Energy!

Mon, Jun 17, 2013 9:00am - 6:00pm
Price Chopper, 2515 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse, NY 13057

 

To sign up for the bus from Syracuse, reserve your space here!

 

Nakba Commemoration

Sun, May 19, 2013 4:00pm - 6:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY

al Nakba: disaster, catastrophe
The 1948 Palestinian exodus that occurred when more than 700,000 Palestinian Arabs left, fled or were expelled from their homes in what is today the State of Israel.

 

Dinner and Bikes!

Tue, May 14, 2013 7:00pm - 10:00pm
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse, 109 Waring Rd, Syracuse, New York 13224-2225

Join us for a traveling road show of delicious food and bicycle inspiration and a celebration of local and national bike culture, advocacy, and activism!

Tickets are $10-20 sliding scale.

Bikes4Peace Volunteer Bike Mechanic Orientation!

Wed, May 15, 2013 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Syracuse Peace Council picnic bench, 2013 E. Genesee St.

Bikes4Peace 2013 Orientation will take place on Wednesday May 15, 5:30-6:30pm.

We always welcome new volunteer bike mechanics and folks who like to work with young people, as well as organizers to promote bike fun! Fill out our short application form to let us know how you'd like to get involved!

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Israel's African Refugee Dilemma

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by Emma Giloth and Alexandra Mandel

Editors’ note: This piece was originally published in September 2012 in Interaction’s Monthly Developments magazine.

The beaming smile on Sunday Dieng’s face disguises a lifetime of struggle living as a refugee. Yet the scars covering his arms reveal a darker past. When he came to Israel five years ago, Sunday thought he could put these hardships behind him, but he has only faced a new series of crises as he fights for his right to be recognized as a refugee.

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Bradley Manning: The Official Statement

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compiled by PNL Editorial Committee

On February 28, Private First Class Bradley Manning read a 35-page statement detailing his historic leak of classified information in 2010. Media coverage has at times focused as much on the character and treatment of Manning himself as on the content of the hundreds of thousands of State Department cables, military field reports, and video clips he provided to WikiLeaks.

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Migrating Capital, Migrating People

From the Content

by David Van Arsdale

I’ve had the privilege of taking Onondaga Community College students to Mexico annually over the last five years on a study abroad program focused on history and social and economic development. Given the disproportionate news coverage here in the US of Mexico’s “drug war,” students are consistently shocked by the high levels of safety, civility and cultural richness they experience in Mexican municipalities.

Would You Get on a Bus for Bradley Manning?

After more than three years of imprisonment, including nine months of torture, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bradley Manning’s trial is finally scheduled to begin June 3, 2013, at Fort Meade, Maryland. The outcome of this trial will determine whether a conscience-driven 25-year-old WikiLeaks whistle-blower spends the rest of his life in prison. Bradley believed that the American people have a right to know the truth about what our government does around the world in our name.

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