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‘Peace doesn’t pay the bills’: Profiting from a war-torn Middle East

Little wonder that the talk these days is of cooperation with the region's autocrats - they are the ones buying the most weapons. A democratic, peaceful Middle East is far less profitable. Peace doesn't pay the bills.

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Movie Night: “Valentino’s Ghost”

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Movie Night: Valentino's Ghost

The film 'Valentino's Ghost' examines the ways in which America's foreign policy agenda in the Middle East drives the U.S. media's portrayals of Arabs and Muslims. Screening April 28 in Los Altos.

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Operation Decisive Storm and the Expanding Counter-Revolution

Despite Saudi or even US assertions to the contrary, Operation Decisive Storm has nothing to do with supporting the legitimacy of a political process in Yemen. Its goal is instead to maintain the continuity of authoritarian governance in the region.

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Iran: Putin Explains to Israel’s Netanyahu: Air Defense System is, like, Defensive

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Iran: Putin Explains to Israel’s Netanyahu: Air Defense System is, like, Defensive

Why would Netanyahu be so upset about the air defense deal going through? Because he wants to keep an Israeli bombing run on the table.

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Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!

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Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!

Should Los Altos raise the local minimum wage? "Yes" say the local organizations, churches and economic equality activists who make up the Raise the Wage Coalition of the Peninsula and South Bay.

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Community Forum: Raise the Wage Palo Alto!

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Community Forum: Raise the Wage Palo Alto!

Should Palo Alto raise the local minimum wage? "Yes" say the local organizations, churches and economic equality activists who make up the Raise the Wage Coalition of the Peninsula and South Bay.

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  • Movie Night: "Valentino's Ghost"Movie Night: "Valentino's Ghost"

    The film 'Valentino's Ghost' examines the ways in which America's foreign policy agenda in the Middle East drives the U.S. media's portrayals of Arabs and Muslims. Screening April 28 in Los Altos.

  • Community Forum: Raise the Wage Palo Alto!Community Forum: Raise the Wage Palo Alto!

    Should Palo Alto raise the local minimum wage? "Yes" say the local organizations, churches and economic equality activists who make up the Raise the Wage Coalition of the Peninsula and South Bay.

  • Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!

    Should Los Altos raise the local minimum wage? "Yes" say the local organizations, churches and economic equality activists who make up the Raise the Wage Coalition of the Peninsula and South Bay.

  • Minimum Wage: Myths vs FactsMinimum Wage: Myths vs Facts

    People have a lot of misunderstandings about the impact of raising the minimum wage. Starting with the facts can help the debate.

  • Sign the Petition: Raise the Minimum Raise!Sign the Petition: Raise the Minimum Raise!

    City by city, we're campaigning to get towns to raise their local minimum wage. No matter what town you hail from, sign the petition and we'll get it your city council members.

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