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A Rich and Ancient Place

Posted by in Middle East, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 14th May, 2008 | No Comments

By Martha Hennessy Sunday was my first Mother’s Day without my mother. She passed away in March, her birth month. She was the daughter of Dorothy Day, Catholic convert, radical journalist, and co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement. Both my mother, Tamar, and Dorothy continue to be a great influence on my life, and my […]
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To attack Iran: A knife in the heart

Posted by in Middle East, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 12th May, 2008 | No Comments

By Nancy Penrose I recently returned from spending two weeks in Iran as part of a citizen diplomacy delegation organized by Global Exchange in San Francisco. I am outraged that Sen. Hillary Clinton is perpetuating the warmongering approach of the Bush-Cheney administration by stating that if she were president, the United States could “totally obliterate” […]
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Enemies: A Love Story – Axis of evil meets Great Satan; lots of smiles ensue

Posted by in Middle East, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 9th February, 2004 | No Comments

By Judy Carlock Tucson Citizen February 9, 2004 I didn’t expect to be standing here, by these graves, tears rolling down my face. But then, I didn’t expect a lot of things when I came to Iran. I didn’t expect Tweetie Bird, platform shoes and nail polish. I didn’t expect to see ex-Wildcat basketball player […]
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