Submitted by Sydney Levy on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:16pm
Church to Vote Thursday to Recommend Divestment to General Assembly
Oakland, CA (Feb 5, 2014)- Jewish Voice for Peace commends the Presbyterian Church (USA) as it considers divesting its assets from three multinational companies (Caterpillar,Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola Solutions.) that profit from Israel's military occupation and colonization of Palestinian lands.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 8:47am
In a surprising development that seems to have reflected an outpouring of constituent concern, the New York State Assembly delayed an effort to pass legislation that would undermine academic freedom and free speech.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 3:17pm
On January 29, following weeks of heavy campaigning by JVP and allies, SodaStream spokesperson Scarlett Johansson announced her resignation from her role as Global Ambassador for international humanitarian group Oxfam. This is JVP's response.
Executive Director Rebecca Vilkomerson stated the following: