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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.

Find out about Immigration Here: Center for Migration Studies


Archives  at: http://cmsny.org/the-center-for-migration-studies-archives-a-history-of-immigration-to-the-united-states/ The Center for Migration Studies makes an unparalleled contribution to migration-related scholarship through its archives.  Its extensive holdings include: Case histories of immigrants assisted by agencies working on Ellis Island; Papers of individual immigrants who became successful in … Continue reading

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As Mexicans Protest US-Fueled Drug War, Sanctuary Movement Backs Church Refuge for the Undocumented


As Mexicans Protest US-Fueled Drug War, Sanctuary Movement Backs Church Refuge for the Undocumented GUESTS Juan Carlos Ruiz, priest and co-founder of the New Sanctuary Movement, and immigration liaison with the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. People from around the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Action Marks Historic Victory for Immigrant Rights, But Activists Warn of a Long Way to Go


Obama’s Action Marks Historic Victory for Immigrant Rights, But Activists Warn of a Long Way to Go In a prime-time speech Thursday night, President Obama outlined his plan to take executive action granting temporary legal status to up to 5 … Continue reading

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Food Chains: New Film Tracks How Immokalee Workers Won Fair Wages from Corporate Giants


Food Chains: New Film Tracks How Immokalee Workers Won Fair Wages from Corporate Giants GUESTS Gerardo Reyes-Chavez, farm worker and organizer with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers who is featured in the new film, Food Chains, which comes out today … Continue reading

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Readings from Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History of the United States”


Readings from Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History of the United States” Click on this link and you ” will hear dramatic readings of speeches, letters, poems, songs, petitions and manifestos. These are the voices of people throughout U.S. history … Continue reading

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Viggo Mortensen Helps Mark 10 Years of Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History”


from: http://www.democracynow.org/2014/11/21/viggo_mortensen_helps_mark_10_years GUESTS Viggo Mortensen, Academy Award-nominated actor who has appeared in many movies including The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Mortensen has appeared in numerous performances of Voices of a People’s History of the United States and is a cast … Continue reading

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Is this the most Bittersweet or most Dangerous Government that Can be Had?


Featured… ‘Bittersweet’: Immigrant-Rights Advocates Respond to Obama Plan http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/21/bittersweet-immigrant-rights-advocates-respond-obama-plan Headlines… Senator: White House Simply Doesn’t “Want Public to Know” Scope of CIA Torture http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/21/senator-white-house-simply-doesnt-want-public-know-scope-cia-torture Protectors of Burnaby Mountain vs. Kinders Morgan: Dozens Arrested as Inspiring Pipeline Protest Grows http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/21/protectors-burnaby-mountain-vs-kinders-morgan-dozens-arrested-inspiring-pipeline Scientists … Continue reading

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Our government has become a clearing house for corporations and plutocrats whose dollars grease the wheels for lucrative contracts and easy regulation


Dividing the Spoils by Bill Moyers & Michael Winship Our government has become a clearing house for corporations and plutocrats whose dollars grease the wheels for lucrative contracts and easy regulation. Kucinich: Weary Nation ‘Must Not Cede to Forces of … Continue reading

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Are you trying to do everything on your own?


Hard To Turn – #7270 The Difference Between Life and Death Life Issues from Ron Hutchcraft A man facing a seemingly deadly situation, had a series of amazing interventions and the arrival of a rescuer just in the nick of … Continue reading

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Typical, Republican Senator, Fails to find a Single Moderate to Help Train in Iraq and Syria, but Gives USA 3000 Personnel–and is ready to send more–with no endgame in sight


Dear Mr. Stoda,   Thank you for your thoughts regarding the current security situation in Iraq and Syria.    As you may know, President Obama has authorized over 3,000 U.S. personnel in Iraq to respond to the threat posed by … Continue reading

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