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May 2017

NYC Protestors Drink Salt Water In Solidarity With Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Donna NevelCOMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Donna Nevel is a community psychologist, educator, and founding member of the Facing the Nakba project, Jews Say No!, and the Network Against Islamophobia, and was a co-founder of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. READ MORE May 24, 2017 Courtesy Donna Nevel Jews Say No!, an NYC group I am a […]

DeVos’s Education Budget Throws Students to the Loan Sharks

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Slashing $10.6 billion from federal education funding, the new budget plan includes $500 million to invest in charter schools, $250 million in voucher program expansion funding, and $1 billion to “push public schools to adopt choice-friendly policies.”