Alex Henderson; MPower Change; J Street; U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights
Banning Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib from entering Israel and Palestine is a sign of enormous disrespect to these elected leaders, to the Congress, and to principles of democracy. Reactions: Sanders, Warren, Nadler, MPower Change, J Street, and AIPAC
Journalist Todd Miller's new book, “Empire of Borders: The Expansion of the U.S. Border Around the World” documents how these systems exist to ensure “open borders for the elite and a caste system for everyone else.”
Brigadistas will return to the U.S. to educate their communities about the realities seen and experienced in Cuba, and to advocate for the end of the blockade and travel ban, the return of occupied Guantánamo Bay, and truly normal relations.
Whether it’s Cuba or Venezuela or Iran, history shows that sanctions alone have never forced a change in policy by an adversary. Iranians and Americans alike deserve diplomacy, not war — and that includes war by economic means.