July 1, 2017 – By Fatema Juma As a former resident of Bahrain, allow me to begin my observations by reflecting on 2011, the year, in the media’s eyes, when the Arabs […]
Palestinian, Israeli, and Jewish Diaspora Partners Defy Occupation
June 13, 2017 – By Bob Mason Saturday night, May 22nd, canopied by a star-encrusted sky, I joined 90 activists (approximately 60 American, Australian, British, Canadian, and European Jews, 20 Palestinians, and […]
El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Vencido…
June 24, 2017 – Jim Ferlo Once again, Donald Trump has positioned himself and his appointees in the federal government on the wrong side of history. This is the harsh and unacceptable […]
Trump and Russia: A Bright Spot in an Incoherent Foreign Policy?
June 15, 2017 – By Michael Drohan One of the most baffling aspects of the present political moment in the US is that President Trump is being grilled and baked over the […]
The Crisis of Energy Poverty
By Ishita Madan Energy poverty is defined as the phenomena in which someone spends over 10% of their annual income on energy related expenses, as opposed to middle and upper class homes […]
Libya: A Case Against Intervention
By Ishita Madan Six years ago, a multi-state NATO-led intervention took place in Libya. The question of intervention was posited as one of humanitarianism – should the United States participate in military […]
Speak Out! Protect over 55,000 Vulnerable Haitians in the U.S.!
May 7, 2017 By Joyce Rothermel In late May, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in the U.S. was extended 6 months by the Department of Homeland Security. Special immigrant […]
World Hunger: What Can You Do?
March 9, 2017 By Joyce Rothermel It is not too early to put the 2017 SW PA Bread for the World Workshop on your calendar for Sunday, April 23 from 1 – […]
Syria: Revolution and Counter-Revolution
March 9, 2017 By Michael Drohan Review of book “Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War” by Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami, Pluto Press, 2016 Robin Yassin-Kassab is a British based journalist […]
Persecution by the Turkish Government
February 1, 2017 By Sebnem Unlu The Hizmet (the Turkish word for service) movement was inspired by the Turkish Muslim scholar M. F. Gulen about 40 years ago in Turkey. For decades, […]