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Open Letter - Israel's right to exist as an Apartheid Settler state in Palestine (tags)

Dateline California, Thursday, December 21, 2017, 11:00 pm: With the United States of America unilaterally recognizing Zionist sovereignty over Jerusalem by brazenly announcing moving her embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy “City of Peace” earlier this month, and with the world's nations overwhelmingly adopting a resolution this morning calling for the reversal of that recognition in the 193-nation United Nations General Assembly with 128 to 9 votes and 35 abstentions, perhaps the resolution that should be tabled in the UN ab initio, is the demand for reversing Israel's very right to exist as an Apartheid Settler state in Palestine. The time is right as president Trump has finally shaken up the status quo, which to date has only helped the Zionist resettlement of Palestine with a cowardly complacent world watching from the sidelines. Today, 128 nations found the courage to speak up for Palestine in the United Nations, despite threats from President Trump to cut off their American aid. Soon, they shall also find the courage to act for Palestine. This Open Letter from 2005 forces thinkers to rethink Israel-Palestine.

Muhammad Zoabi – I Have Risked My Life (tags)

Palestinians Standing with Israel

a time for courage (tags)

a time to face the fire of hate and fear

Student Activists Receive Gertrude Welch Peace and Justice Award (tags)

Student Advocates for Higher Education (SAHE) was honored by the San José Peace and Justice Center for the service, activism, tenacity, and courage of its students, and especially of its undocumented members. Representatives Mike Honda and Zoe Lofgren participated in the ceremony held at San José State University.

The Way to Revolt: Appropriating Knowledge (tags)

We must go beyond ourselves. Enlightenment is the exodus of the person from lack of come-of-age existence of his/her own making. Have the courage to use your own intelligence! (Kant) We have to find our way back to social community, morality, ethics and conscience.

beliving in the power of love (tags)

love

Marriage Equality Follies (tags)

The split between California's two leading statewide Queer equality groups, the Courage Campaign and Equality California, over whether to seek the repeal of the anti-marriage Proposition 8 in 2010 or 2012 is criminally stupid and a disaster for the Queer community. The Courage Campaign is energetically moving to create “facts on the ground” to force the rest of the community to join it in a premature push for a 2010 ballot initiative that will almost certainly lose. A later initiative would give the community more time to organize and build support — but a unified effort for 2010 would be better than a continued division that might produce not one, but two, losing initiative campaigns.

We are here to remind our government that this is our country (tags)

We are here to remind our government that this is our country

Bradley Whitford Partners with Courage Campaign (tags)

Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing") premieres YouTube video condemning the "Dirty Trick Initiative" in California

Important Burma Human Rights Film Screens in LA March 27th (tags)

IMPORTANT FILM ON BURMA---L.A. is lucky to have the film coming to our town! This riveting story of courage and sacrifice chronicles the personal and political journeys of ERI’s groundbreaking lawsuit against Unocal for human rights abuses in Burma . Join the protagonists of the documentary, ERI’s Ka Hsaw Wa and Katie Redford, for an evening of film and conversation in Santa Monica at the Monica Theatre

Ralph Nader: “Americans Need Moral Courage!” (tags)

Ralph Nader spoke at a campaign rally, in Baltimore, MD, on behalf of Kevin Zeese, who’s running as an Independent for a U.S. Senate seat. Nader called his former press secretary, “a great candidate.” An activist’s activist, Nader said a vast majority of Americans need a dose of “moral courage.” They have allowed “a few,” to rule over the many. “Democracy,” Nader said, “isn’t a slogan. People need to get motivated, show up and get organized.”

clouds of tears (tags)

come bitter rain

Open Letter to Barbara Boxer (tags)

Ohio Vote fraud. Well, actually, more than just Ohio, but it's a start.

Silvia Cattori : Violence against Palestinian children:A weapon of war (tags)

The Palestinians, although they do have courage and unlimited perseverance, are humans with limitations. Oppressed by Israel and subjected to permanent violence and stress, betrayed by the international community, the Palestinians draw their main strength from our support.

Kerry the War Hero is a Loser; Kerry the War Resister Would be a Winner (tags)

As long as Kerry has to defend his war record, he will be battered by Bush and right-wing Viet Vets. Only if he embraces his years as a war resister and joins the majority of Americans in opposing the current war can he hope to recover and win in November.

Serenity Now (tags)

Pat Tillman: Hero or Wasted Life? (tags)

An argument against calling American soldiers engaged in an illegal and immoral war "heroes" as is done continuously by the corporate media. This is even more so in wars that leave a radioactive legacy of cancers and deformed children like the present wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Grocery Settlement at What Cost? (tags)

It appears that the proposed contract settlement will be at a huge cost to future employees. Would that the leadership matched the membership in determination and courage!

Reportback from LASSO rally Sunday, 11/23 (tags)

A report from the LASSO/UFCW rally this past Sunday at the Pavilions on Olympic and Beverly/Beverwil

WEDNESDAY: Help Save Recordings of 50 Years of Voices of Dissent (tags)

Half Century of Leading ‘Voices of Courage and Dissent’ To Air in Marathon National Broadcast to Benefit the Preservation of the Pacifica Radio Archives One of the Nation’s Oldest and Most Valuable Audio Collections Historic Rare Recordings will Air on 5 Stations Wednesday Nov. 19th

Marine Corps Reservist Refuses to Fight! (tags)

I support THIS Marine! Marine Corps reservist Stephen Funk, center, reads a statement before turning himself in at his reserve unit in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday April 1, 2003. Behind Funk is his sister Caitlin Funk, left, and his mother, Gloria Pacis, right. The 20-year-old Marine reservist, called to active duty, refuses to serve in the Iraqi conflict, claiming conscientous objector status. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Cowardice and Courage (tags)

I must say I admire and support the incredible courage of the Iraqi people in their fight against a cowardly enemy. I especially admire their use of the guerilla tactics the American revolutionaries used more than two centuries ago to defeat the Redcoats. The fake surrender and hit and run attacks are right out of the American Revolution playbook.

How Strange (tags)

How strange that when Hitler's army laid ruthless siege to Stalingrad, and bombed and shelled that great city into rubble with unprecedented loss of life,

Protesting War in the Shadow of the Warriors (tags)

It takes courage to oppose Bush's unnecessary war, if you live in Riverside or Lake Elsinore. It takes even more courage to do so in Twentynine Palms

Union members run for Congress (tags)

Even a brief look at the make-up of the 107th Congress helps explain why workers are catching hell these days. Yes, it is true that there are “friends of labor” who have 100 percent AFL-CIO voting records, but they find themselves out-gunned in a Congress whose 535 members include 150 millionaire lawyers, bankers and other business people.

Courage to Refuse May 20th (tags)

Israeli refuseniks, Ram Rahat of Yesh Gvul,(There is Limit) and Isahi Sagi of Ohmets Le-sarev, (Courage to Refuse) will speak on their refusal to serve in the Occupied Territories on Monday night May 20th at Temple Emanuel, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. Sponsored by Women in Black-Los Angeles, Progresive Jewish Alliance and the Shefa Fund(323)761-8350.

Hundreds of Israeli Army Reservists Refuse to Serve in Occupied Territories (tags)

Lt. Noam Wiener is a 27-year-old lieutenant in the Israeli Army Reserves and a law student who has signed the Courage to Refuse declaration. Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Lt. Wiener about why he has refused to serve in the occupied territories and in so doing, risk imprisonment.

Non-violent means can be just as effective (tags)

non-violent methods to shut down any summit

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