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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......
-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......
-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......
-Richard Czaplinski, President of Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans For Peace, Chapter 57 Christmas, 1914. The First World War had started only months before on July 28, 1914. The proximate......
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photo from 7 Days By Kahlia Livingston, PJC Board of Directors Oh, no Brandon Del Pozo, your recent headlines have almost brought me to a loss for words.  During this......
-Peter Lackowski, Seeds for Venezuela In January I will be traveling to Venezuela with a delegation organized by William Camacaro, a Venezuelan-American activist whom Sharyl Green and I know well......
It is my responsibility as the director of this organization and as a white person to do all I can to stand with the People of Color who are central......
-Garrett Donnelly, PJC Volunteer In 1863, President Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a congenial national holiday. But the first harvest fest in 1621 would have been solely Pilgrims if not for their......
-Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director   I was dismayed when I read an article in the Burlington Free Press on Thanksgiving called “Turkey Twists” that made no mention of the......