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Republicans and Democrats Agree: Cut Aid for Poor People, Not Israel

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 3rd March, 2011 | 1 Comment

Obama-seeks-US-military-aid-to-IsraelWith the U.S. economy in the tank and governments at all levels facing massive budget shortfalls, politicians left and right are seeking ways to curb spending. But Republicans and Democrats agree there’s one area of the budget that’s not to be touched: the annual $3 billion subsidy U.S. taxpayers provide to the Israeli military.

Joining the Juárez Peace Fast

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 28th January, 2011 | 1 Comment

juarezcandlesEarlier this week we sent you the announcement of a high profile public fast starting on Jan 29th — the first anniversary of a massacre of 18 teenagers in the Villas de Salvárcrar neighborhood of Juárez. On this day, there will also be a bi-national rally taking place on the border between El Paso and Juárez.