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Take Action: Don’t Let Israel Get Away With Gaza Massacre

Today is the fiftieth day of Israel’s attack on the Gaza Strip and it appears that a long-term ceasefire may be imminent. Take these actions: 1. Sign our petition at holdisraelaccountable.org. 2. Share this graphic on Facebook and Twitter. The devastation in Gaza is staggering. More than 2,000 Palestinians killed, at least 70 percent civilians. … Continue reading Take Action: Don’t Let Israel Get Away With Gaza Massacre

Stop U.S. Bombing Campaign: A Tribute To Syria

A Tribute To Syria Part II There is mounting international pressure to STOP President Obama's bombing campaign in Syria. International leaders and global citizens are seeking a political solution to the suffering of the Syrian people that does not include the advancement of more violence. Please join this effort by signing the AVAAZ.org Community Petition. … Continue reading Stop U.S. Bombing Campaign: A Tribute To Syria

Barack Obama Defends US Surveillance Tactics

Barack Obama: "You can't have 100% security and also then have 100% privacy and zero inconvenience" President Barack Obama has defended newly revealed US government phone and internet surveillance programs, saying they are closely overseen by Congress and the courts. Mr Obama said his administration had struck "the right balance" between security and privacy. He … Continue reading Barack Obama Defends US Surveillance Tactics