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How the embassy move widens the partisan divide over Israel

Maha Nassar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. "It was fitting that evangelical pastors John Hagee and Robert Jeffress participated in the ceremony marking the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem."
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For Palestinians, The Nakba Is Not Just A Tragedy But A Triumph

Maha Nassar, 2017-2018 Fellow.  "In 1948 my mother was three years old and living in the middle-class Ajami neighborhood on Jaffa’s coast. In April, Hagana and Irgun forces began mortaring the city, pushing Palestinians further and further towards…
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How Student Activism Shaped My (Our) Life (Lives): On the 25th Anniversary of the ‘Chicana/Chicano Studies Now’ Movement at UCLA

Michelle Téllez, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in LatinoRebels. “Students and teachers have taken center stage in the first half of 2018—in their public fights for protection from gun violence, in their rallies against…
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Bill Cosby verdict is a win for women like me who never confronted their abusers

Judy L. Huch, Aud, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published in USA Today. "It felt like a victory for me because more than 30 years ago, when I was 19, I was drugged and raped…
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Guatamala Shows why the CIA Must be Held Accountable for Terrorism

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the The Hill. "Gina Haspel's nomination for CIA chief has reignited debate over accountability for torture. A bi-partisan group of Senators, including John McCain (R-Ariz.), is demanding greater transparency from…
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It’s time to rename KGUN

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the Tucson Sentinel. "As hundreds of thousands participated in the March for Our Lives over the weekend to honor the Parkland victims and demand stricter gun…
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Warrantless searches of digital devices threaten all Arizonans

Catherine F. Brooks, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Arizona Daily Star “Given that Arizona shares its southern border with Mexico, residents need to pay special attention to illegal searches of mobile devices…
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It’s Time for Facebook to Share More Data with Researchers

Catherine F. Brooks, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by Wired. “The Media Fervor that followed special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of a Russian internet organization for intentionally sowing discord in the US political system has missed one…
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It’s Time To Put To Rest The Myth That Palestinian Mothers Don’t Love Their Children

Maha Nassar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by Forward. "Many years ago, I spoke at a Reform synagogue in Chicago about the Palestinian experience... during the Question and Answer session, a woman asked me…
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On Love and Grief This Valentine’s Day

Michelle Téllez, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in LatinoRebels. “While my daughter and I jumped on the “This is Us” bandwagon late, I have to admit that I’ve secretly enjoyed watching how the series…
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