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Video: Philippines diplomat starts hunger strike over climate change

Tweet In a tearful speech the Philippines Climate Change Commissioner Naderev Saño announced he’s going on a hunger strike. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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Guantánamo is a grave reminder of the consequences of assuming all “terrorists are Muslims”

TweetIn a week marked by tragedy, an important op-ed published in the NY Times reminds us that there are people still suffering from the US’s anti-terrorism efforts. Two Gitmo detainees on hunger strike tell their story through their lawyers for us to read. I’ve been on a hunger strike since Feb. 10 and have lost [...]
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