Class and Race: What Happens When the ‘Have-Nots’ Become ‘Haves’?

SAVE THIS DATE: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 How are human rights affected by class and race? The International Human Rights Day Committee invites you to a discussion of “Class and Race: What Happens When the ‘Have-nots’ Become ‘Haves’?” through a Dramatic Reading of “Palmer Park” written by Joanna McClelland Glass ***  Dear human rights supporters: Every year we gather as […]

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Drone Wars, P3: Who Will Tell the Emperor He Has No Clothes

A year ago October, around the same time I went to Pakistan to meet some Drone victims, visit the countryside where they live, two academic studies were released explicating concerns about the impact of Drone strikes on the civilian population in the Federally Administrated Tribal Area (FATA) of Pakistan along the Afghan border. One was published by a team from […]

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Drone Wars, P2: The Empire Strikes Back

A widening discussion of the use of Drones for targeted assassination in war and in covert actions in countries where we are not at war, has developed since early 2010 when I first began actively protesting their use in these contexts.   When I first began tracking news on drones for the Upstate Drone Action website in late 2010, it […]

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Drone Wars, P1: A Victory for the Home Team?

On Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013,  9 protesters were arrested at the front gate of Hancock Air Base, a control center for MQ-9 Reaper drone attacks in Afghanistan, a country enduring the largest number U.S. drone strikes in the world.  Starting with the arrest of 39 people at Hancock in April of 2011, there have been 7 or 8  Civil […]

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