Monthly Archives: January 2014

Here is why the divestment movement with Israel is Growing


Dear HAW members and friends,  On behalf of the Steering Committee, I am sending you two recent articles, presenting different perspectives on the movement to support an academic and cultural boycott of Israel.  The first is a December 31 editorial … Continue reading

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Operation Free from Foreign Petroleum etc.


Kevin,  This week, thousands of people from across the country signed a petition urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect advanced biofuels. As a veteran of Iraq, I know how important it is to reduce our single-source dependence on … Continue reading

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Sign Our Urgent Petition Asking For Clemency For Pastor Saeed, sitting already too long in an Iranian Prison


Clemency For Saeed?             Like     f   Like this on Facebook   Oscar, Now is a critical time for American Pastor Saeed Abedini. We’re working behind the scenes to secure his release, and we … Continue reading

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10,000 dolphins are slaughtered and skinned alive each year as bait for shark fin soup.


  I was served shark fin soup once in East Asia–and it doesn’t even taste that good.  Nor was it refreshing.  What a wasteful tradition run-amok.–kas 10,000 dolphins are slaughtered and skinned alive each year as bait for shark fin … Continue reading

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Senator Roy Blunt (Missouri) Says He Does Not Trust the USA Courts


Dear Mr. Stoda ,   Thank you for your letter regarding detainees at Guantanamo Bay.   As you know, shortly after taking office, President Obama signed an order to suspend the proceedings of the  Congressionallyauthorized military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay for 120 … Continue reading

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Frontlines of Fracking!


Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, The Frontlines of Fracking [Note for TomDispatch Readers:  Thanks go to all of you who sent in donations — which really do help keep TomDispatch afloat — in return for a signed, personalized copy of Greg Grandin’s spectacular … Continue reading

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You Rock and Victory: Over Shell?


  Dear Kevin, Share the Victory: Shell is out of the Arctic Ocean in 2014! Thank you for your help making this happen! Read more on Facebook, and if you have a Facebook account, share our post. You. Rock. Thanks to your … Continue reading

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Offer the News You Can’t (Shouldn’t) Use?


Kevin — Economists, moral authorities and common sense are all pointing out the negative impact of income inequality in America and the world. It’s worth noting that when some of the wealthy start to panic, they turn first to conservative … Continue reading

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HOPE WW


  MLK Day 2014: Their Work Speaks Louder Than Words More than 9,400 HOPEww volunteers took to the streets to serve their neighbors and promote the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. From Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Feet


by Kevin Stoda I encourage readers to think of metaphors and images. Put them together and clash them. Feet come up in the Bible. There are running feet, washing of feet, and feet to be ready for battle. There are … Continue reading

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