Women's rights

Standing Up for Activist Linda Sarsour, Resistance Hero

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Sat, 04/29/2017 - 13:22
Linda Sarsour

 

<Linda Sarsour> What Linda means to us and the hateful attacks on her. That's the question of my report in AlterNet, thanks to Jan Frel. It responds to the nasty essay by Dov Hikind in the New York Daily News. You can read my report here: http://www.alternet.org/world/linda-sarsour-resistance-hero.

Thanks to MaxAkiva Eldar and Elisabeth Bumiller for their stories on Hikind, and to Linda for spending time talking to me and letting me shadow her. Thanks to Monte Belmonte and Bill Newman for having us on WHMP, to Lisa Armstrong for Linda's the visit to Smith College and Laura Briggs for her

Linda Sarsour at Trinity

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Fri, 04/21/2017 - 03:26
Linda Sarsour at Trinity

 

<Save the Date> The one and only Linda Sarsour will be at Trinity College on April 25. We've reserved one of the
largest rooms on campus, and yet we fear that there might not be enough space to accommodate the people who would like to come see her speak.
So, be ready: https://www.facebook.com/events/1802160600047038/

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Resistance in the Trump Era

Linda Sarsour--Women's March on Washington Organizer

Public

Hosted by Women's March CT - We March On

Thu Apr 27th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Trinity College Mather Hall, 300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA

 

 

 

Bush, Trump

Submitted by admin on Thu, 03/09/2017 - 23:05
George W. Bush

 

Dear Friends,

The misery of the Trump years suggests to sections of the population in the United States that a nostalgic look back at George W. Bush's tenure is perhaps appropriate. Bush has a new book out - paintings of veterans of his wars. He has been doing the talk show circuit, talking about his special friendship with Michelle Obama and his views on press freedom.

There is something surreal here. This is the man whose government pushed through the illegal war against Iraq. Last Sunday, Bush was asked about the war on Iraq on NBC's Today - 'I think it was the right decision', he said.