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-Amy Crosswhite, PJC Fair Trade Store & Program Manager The 1999 song Testify by Rage Against the Machine is about the US media’s misrepresentation of world events. Frontman, Zach de la......
-Submitted by Mark Hage, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine, Written by JOSH RUEBNER, Excerpted from Mondoweiss,  AUGUST 12, 2020 The Democratic Party’s pyramid of support for Israel is crumbling The Top:......
Last weekend, a woman walked around Burlington in blackface and yelling racial slurs as a tactic for drawing attention to the injustices that are happening in Palestine. The Peace &......
-Moirha Smith, UVM student and former PJC Intern  Since July was minority mental health month and disablility Pride month, I decided to write about these intersections and how these identities are intersected......
-Ashley Smith, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights Trump is desperate. The pandemic, recession, and uprising for Black lives have undermined his popularity and wrecked his credibility. His polls are plummeting......
-Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager The beautiful thing about language is that it is constantly evolving. Sometimes it is hard to keep track of what words are “in” and......
Israeli Occupation of Palestine Begins 54th Year – No End in Sight   -By BDS Committee, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   The ice-cream brand will stop advertising on Facebook,......
–Kristen Connors, former PJC staff member Recently, I participated in the Peace & Justice Center’s Toxic Whiteness discussion group for the first time in the two years since I moved......
-By Kina Thorpe, Dayna Stimson, and Ashley Smith, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights Video: United in the Fight for Liberation. Message from people inside Mesa Verde Detention Center in solidarity......
-Elise Guyette; author, historian, and PJC member We propose to change the name of “Negro Brook” in Townshend to Susanna Toby Brook. Susanna (1750– 1855) lived in Townshend, sometimes Acton, beginning......