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What About Peace? Goes to Haiti!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, For Our Members, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, What About Peace Contest on 5th December, 2012 | 1 Comment

Haitian Boy shows his WAP drawingEntries from the contest which asks youth between the ages of 14-20 to respond to the question What About Peace? were shared with students at a Haitian school.

Israel’s Lesson to Palestinians: Build More Rockets?

Posted by in Economic Activism for Palestine, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 5th December, 2012 | 1 Comment

IMG_0301Medea Benjamin is cofounder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange. She was recently part of an Emergency Delegation to Gaza and heard: “Please don’t wait for the third Israeli round of attacks,” said Hala Ashi, a 24-year-old whose home was badly damaged and whose neighbor was killed, “and help show us, the youth of Gaza, that violence is not the answer.”