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Faith and justice: There will never be another Yuri Kochiyama

Faith and justice: There will never be another Yuri Kochiyama

Sharon Maeda June 18, 2014 0

Memories of an activist

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Stand for a Real Education, Not a Standardized Test StandardizedTest

Stand for a Real Education, Not a Standardized Test StandardizedTest

Sharon Maeda October 2, 2013 0

Public education is a chief cornerstone of American democracy. Yet our education system is on a steep decline as a result of inadequate funding, politically motivated policies like “No Child Left Behind” and the

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Seattle Activists Honored in Philippine’s Wall of Martyrs

Sharon Maeda December 21, 2011 0

Quezon City, the Philippines. November 30, 2011 was the day Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes were the first Filipino Americans and the first labor union leaders to be added to the Wall of Martyrs

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Social Media and Democracy in America

Sharon Maeda October 19, 2011 Comments Off

The revolution WILL be on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. In 1970, when the late Gil Scott-Heron first recorded his poem, “The Revolution Will Not be Televised,” he could not have imagined how media technology

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Democrats Losing Ground

Sharon Maeda October 20, 2010 Comments Off

We’re losing ground - people of color are not being elected to public office in the same numbers as thirty years ago

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The Healthcare Debate Hits Close to Home

Sharon Maeda September 2, 2009 2

You’ve seen the signs. You’ve heard the supporters – and their opponents. The facts are scary enough without the fiction and that’s why there is such a strong push to pass national health care

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