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Trump’s Strike on Syria Proves Congress Needs Constitutional War Powers Back

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:37:21 +0000

  Our founders wisely intended to check the President’s power to unilaterally engage in armed hostilities with foreign nations. They understood that no one — not even the President of the United States — should be empowered to force our nation to war without the presentation of evidence, debate, and deliberation that our system of […]

Stand in Solidarity with Palestinians

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 23:39:33 +0000

  Last Friday, over 30,000 Palestinians peacefully approached the border area of the Gaza strip, as part of the Great March Return, to bring attention to their unfilled right of return to their families homes and to highlight the ongoing plight of living under Israeli occupation. Israeli military forces responded with lethal force, deploying troops, drones, […]

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Take Action in Solidarity with Palestine

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:39:22 +0000

  PLEASE TAKE ACTION IN SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINE! Ask the eleven Democratic members of Congress who were just returned from Israel to: 1.)  Publicly condemn the attacks by Israeli Defense Forces against unarmed protesters in Gaza, and 2.) Join international calls for a full investigation of the tragic events. Here are the eleven Democratic members […]

Solidarity Through Travel this Summer

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:22:59 +0000

From environmental justice in Ecuador, to Indigenous rights in Mexico, and revolution and change in Cuba, this summer Global Exchange is offering several Reality Tours that will highlight important issues around the world. Join us as we meet with local leaders and movements to learn about the innovative ways communities and individuals are organizing for […]

Stand in Solidarity with the Indigenous struggle in Ecuador

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:05:12 +0000

Friends, A new wave of oil drilling is moving deeper into the Amazon. Once again, Indigenous communities led by women have courageously stood up to the renewed attack on their lands, rights, and the environment. The international community must stand with them. Join us this summer on a delegation to the Ecuadorian highlands and Amazon […]

Food, Community and Human Rights in Watsonville, CA Reality Tour in the News

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 21:43:09 +0000

Originally published: WATSONVILLE — Standing in front of the Watsonville Public Library on Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Lowell Hurst addressed a group of students, painting for them a picture of the agricultural industry in the Pajaro Valley. The group, made up of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from Hillbrook Middle School in Los Gatos, are participating in […]

March For Our Lives in New York City

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 22:26:29 +0000

  Yesterday I saw the possibility of a better future for the US when 175,000 people joined the March for Our lives in New York City. This demonstration of people power was led by youth of all ages, and brought  people from all corners of the city together to demand an end to gun violence […]

Take Action: Saturday We March for Our Lives

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:40:16 +0000

  The week started with yet another school shooting, this time in Maryland. It is time to end this madness! Students are leading the charge for sensible gun laws that put restrictions on who can own and operate guns that can easily be turned into instruments of slaughter. They know that our current policies mean that it […]

A glimpse inside the West Bank

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:12:10 +0000

  On Friday, Palestinians worldwide will commemorate those who have died and suffered resisting Israel’s decades-long policy of seizing Palestinian land. Demonstrations will occur through May 15, the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” when over 700,000 Palestinians out of a population of 1.9 million were expelled from their homes following the declaration of […]

Urgent Action! Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal on Hunger Strike Demanding to See Physician

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:33:55 +0000

On March 3rd, day #46 of his unjust incarceration, political prisoner Edwin Espinal began a hunger strike to demand that he and other prisoners be taken to see a physician. There is a flu-like virus circulating in the military-run, maximum security “La Tolva” prison. Edwin and other prisoners have been refused medical attention for several days. There […]