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-By Betsy McGavisk and Ashley Smith (PJC Member) Editor’s note: This commentary is by Ashley Smith, of Burlington, a socialist writer and activist who writes for various publications including Harpers, Truthout, Jacobin, and New Politics, and Betsy McGavisk, of Burlington,...
Middle East Eye: Family of Palestinian mangled by bulldozer condemn Israel Belal al-Naem was appalled when he saw the footage: an Israeli bulldozer dragging, mutilating and dangling a Palestinian’s corpse in the besieged Gaza Strip. Then he found out it...
-Compiled, Re-Titled & Adapted for Length by Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Major League Baseball (MLB) Strikes Out: Stops Running Promotions of Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters on its platforms, caving to Jewish group that accuses Waters of anti-Semitism....
-Hannah Stumpf, PJC Intern As technology advances, it becomes easier and easier for people and companies to interact on a worldwide scale. This concept is called globalization, and it has allowed for the creation of Free Trade Agreements. Free Trade...
-Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice In Palestine January 9: Palestine Chronicle Billions of US taxpayers’ dollars will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators...
Every semester the Peace & Justice Center brings on interns to be a part of our work. Our interns are a crucial part of our work, and contribute so much, both on a day-to-day basis and in a long term...
-Kristen Connors, former PJC staff I am thrilled to see more and more Fair Trade certified products on the grocery store shelves, and in other retail settings.  Not only are more Fair Trade certified products available to consumers, but also the number of Fair...
By Ashley Smith, member: PJC, Democratic Socialists of America, and Community Voices for Immigrant Rights This commentary is by Ashley Smith, of Burlington, a socialist writer and activist who writes for various publications including Harpers, Truthout, Jacobin, Against the Current,...
-Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   November was another bloody month in Occupied Palestine. The Al Quds Center reported that Israeli occupation forces killed 43 Palestinians last month – 3 in Hebron, 1 from Jenin, 1 from Jerusalem,...
-Betsy McGavisk and Ashley Smith, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights A powerful policing apparatus threatens the rights, livelihood and safety of undocumented immigrants in our state. The combined forces of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP),...