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Student Call For Socially Responsible Investment: University of California Santa Cruz

By Students of University of California Santa Cruz The following resolution was passed by the Student Union Assembly at University of California Santa Cruz to reinstate a resolution urging the University of California to divest from companies profiting from Israel’s ongoing human rights violations in the illegally occupied land of Palestine. Resolution calling for “University … Continue reading Student Call For Socially Responsible Investment: University of California Santa Cruz

Activists Infiltrated Top U.S. Nuclear Site, Exposing Dangers & Urging Peace

How an 85-Year-Old Nun, Activists Infiltrated Top U.S. Nuclear Site, Exposing Dangers & Urging Peace Three peace activists who infiltrated a nuclear weapons site have been freed from prison after their convictions were overturned. In 2012, the self-described Transform Now Plowshares broke into the Y-12 nuclear facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Known as the "Fort … Continue reading Activists Infiltrated Top U.S. Nuclear Site, Exposing Dangers & Urging Peace

Student Denounces University Of California As Part Of Military Industrial Complex

Dear Community Studies, I want to start off by thanking each of you three wonderful women for all of the work you do. Each of you have inspired me in different ways to continue on my path towards helping make the world a better and more peaceful place. I am disappointed, but also excited, to … Continue reading Student Denounces University Of California As Part Of Military Industrial Complex

Sam Farr Offers Take On Local, Foreign Violence At Santa Cruz Town Hall

More than 50 people gather to hear local lawmaker SANTA CRUZ Community policing and not the militarization of local police forces is what this country should be moving toward, Rep. Sam Farr told an audience of more than 50 people Thursday evening. Citing Humvees responding to protesters over the police killing of Michael Brown earlier … Continue reading Sam Farr Offers Take On Local, Foreign Violence At Santa Cruz Town Hall

Nowhere To Run

“I don't know what else to say. I think we are going to die. It makes me sad that I cannot protect the child I made, I can't protect him from these missiles. I just can't. I don't have the superpower to end this madness.” July 9, 2014: I am writing this as ambulance and … Continue reading Nowhere To Run

Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Introduction by Cognitive Liberty Introduction The U.S. President pleads for restraint and peace in the Holy Land while: U.S. weapons manufacture, Lockheed-Martin, sets up shop in Southern Israel. This same U.S. President places an op-ed in Israel's oldest news paper stating the U.S. is Israel's "greatest friend." No mention is made of any form of … Continue reading Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Why I Care About Israel's Occupation Of Palestine

From my writing and activism over the past few weeks, some students have asked why I am so interested in the illegal American-Israeli occupation of Palestine. It seems as though it is weird for me to be concerned about the international human rights conflict in which I am most heavily implicated — both as an … Continue reading Why I Care About Israel's Occupation Of Palestine

Truth And Trauma In Gaza

Christmas Preparations To Lift Children’s Spirits Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City. He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits. Looking at his … Continue reading Truth And Trauma In Gaza