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…

Inside the Syrian Revolution and What the Left Must Do

A Conversation with Yasser Munif: Inside the Syrian Revolution and What the Left Must Do I was fortunate enough to have Dr. Yasser Munif, professor at Emerson College, call into The Declaration radio show tonight. He has recently visited Syria, witnessed the revolution there, and has spoken and written about it (including an interview with…