Jeff Halper: Israel, Palestine, and the Global War Against the People

Jeff Halper, Israeli-American activist-academic-author, and founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions will speak about his new book “War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification” at several events in the Pioneer Valley (links lead to respective Facebook event listings): Sunday, March 6 at 3pm at Edwards Church, 297 Main Street, Northampton…

Iraq & Syria: What Next?

Join us for analysis and insights into fast moving events. Speakers will deconstruct myths, explore the nature of policy change and update on legislative and advocacy initiatives. Register here: http://bit.ly/IraqNext to access the Google Hangout at 3pm on Monday. The current violence in Iraq is a direct result of foreign military intervention since 1991. The conflict…

Update on Congressional Vote on Syria (Sept. 5, 2013)

WHERE WESTERN MA FEDERAL POLITICIANS STAND (as best we can tell): Rep. McGovern: “Leaning against” a strike on Syria. Rep. Neal: Still undecided. Sen. Warren: Still undecided. Sen. Markey: Voted “present” (an abstention) on the Foreign Relations Committee resolution to strike Syria. He is undecided. KEEP CALLING. Their offices are keeping track of who calls…