Monthly Archives: February 2013

Review of No Snowflake in an Avalanche

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Review of No Snowflake in an Avalanche   An extraordinary organization arose to combat an extraordinary threat. Lawyer Mikey Weinstein was a graduate of the Air Force Academy, located in the … Continue reading

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Why ‘green on blue’ attacks?

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Why ‘green on blue’ attacks? London, England—Richard Walker was described by family as a “proud, patriotic man.” No doubt believing Britain’s role in Afghanistan as vital to the curtailment of terrorism, … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, January-February 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise The newly signed law that would have protected all California Queer youth from “ex-gay” therapies and therapies to change gender expression has been suspended. Federal Appeals Court … Continue reading

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March against violence

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: March against violence Chicago—Dozens of people marched on Chicago’s South Side to take a stand against violence on Jan. 15, followed by a speakout and vigil. Occupy the Southside organized this … Continue reading

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Close Guantanamo

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Close Guantanamo Los Angeles—On Jan. 10, 150 activists gathered outside the downtown Federal Building to protest the ongoing torture and indefinite detentions of Muslim prisoners for a decade, without charges. The … Continue reading

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Oscar Grant remembered

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Oscar Grant remembered On New Year’s Day 2013 Oscar Grant’s mother, Wanda Johnson, spoke to about eighty people gathered for a vigil at Fruitvale BART station in Oakland, Calif., site of … Continue reading

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Idle No More

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: ‘Idle No More’ Winter is often seen as a quiet time in Canada. In one area, however, there is a major event right now: the emergence of a new and powerful … Continue reading

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