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Record 50 Million Children Now Displaced as Wars, Climate Crisis Rage

Overall, children represent around 40% of all displaced people. They are especially at risk when they are forced from their homes because they can lose access...

“Make War Visible… and End It” • A Zoom Teach-In

A Talk By NORMAN SOLOMON Author and Media Activist Hosted By PAUL GEORGE & RON ZUCKER Peninsula Peace and Justice Center & Peace Action of San Mateo...

Mexico is suing US gun-makers for arming its gangs − and a US court could award billions in damages

according to the lawsuit, feeding demand for illegal weapons is central to the industry’s business model.

Biden Has No Plan to Punish Israel for Rafah Invasion as UN Warns of ‘Slaughter’

“More than half of Gaza’s population—well over 1 million people—are crammed in Rafah, staring death in the face,” said the United Nations’ emergency relief coordinator.

Action Alert: No More Weapons for Israel! Restore humanitarian aid.

The Senate is beginning debate on a foreign aid bill that includes $14.1 billion for weapons for Israel and cuts funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA).

‘An Invasion … of Economic Growth’: CBO Says Immigrants Will Boost US GDP, Tax Revenue

“Turns out immigrants aren’t ‘takers’ after all—they’re givers to the U.S. economy and essential to a sustainable future,” said Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

Bill McKibben: Our Financial System Is a Suicide Machine

Three years ago Bank of America said it would no longer lend for new coal mining or for new oil exploration in the Arctic. But last week they said, never mind, in perhaps the single most irresponsible about-face of the climate era.

Israeli government’s lies about Gaza shouldn’t be a surprise

Lying is what many powerful states routinely do, particularly in wartime. But at some point, reality will intrude, the war will end and Israel will have to start coming to terms with a very different security environment, one that can be resolved only by talking to the Palestinians.

Israeli government’s lies about Gaza shouldn’t be a surprise

Israeli government’s lies about Gaza shouldn’t be a surprise

Lying is what many powerful states routinely do, particularly in wartime. But at some point, reality will intrude, the war will end and Israel will have to start coming to terms with a very different security environment, one that can be resolved only by talking to the Palestinians.

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