Woman climbs Statue of Liberty in Fourth of July protest

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Police negotiating with woman who scaled the statue in an apparent protest against Trump administration immigration policies

Police are negotiating with a person who has climbed the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, in an apparent Fourth of July protest against the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

At least six protesters were arrested at the monument earlier in the day, after hanging a banner from the pedestal emblazoned with a message about abolishing Ice, the US immigration enforcement agency.

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Save Schmidt’s School from being Sabotaged

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An Open letter to the German Representative in Ramallah
To all German Institutions in Palestine
To all Schmidt’s Graduates
To all Schmidt’s students
The Ministries of Education, Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Jerusalem, and Environment.

Save Schmidt’s School from being sabotaged.

I need to be calm …
I cannot.
In an announcement made by the Higher Education office in Jerusalem, condemning the act of Schmidt’s school administration in donating the school museum’s mummified animals through the German Association of the Holyland.
In an instant second, a flood of memories was invading my head. This is not just about a few mummified horrific looking animals that used to scare the young children that we were. It is about a heritage that is beyond things. It is memories of a whole life of one generation after another in the last more than a century. A hundred and thirty years of memories of graduates of…

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On the Fourth of July, Leonard Peltier Still in Lockdown

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Greeting Friends, Family, and Supporters,July 4th is a national holiday which should mean an extra visiting day in July for Leonard. Normally, Leonard would be spending today with members of the ILPDC or possibly members of his family would have made the trip to visit him. Today, no one will be able to visit Leonard as the lockdown at USP Coleman continues – it has been over 30 days so

The Deleted Clause of the Declaration of Independence

Notes On Liberty

As a tribute to the great events that occurred 241 years ago, I wanted to recognize the importance of the unity of purpose behind supporting liberty in all of its forms. While an unequivocal statement of natural rights and the virtues of liberty, the Declaration of Independence also came close to bringing another vital aspect of liberty to the forefront of public attention. As has been addressed in multiple fascinating podcasts (Joe Janes, Robert Olwell), a censure of slavery and George III’s connection to the slave trade was in the first draft of the Declaration.

Thomas Jefferson, a man who has been criticized as a man of inherent contradiction between his high morals and his active participation in slavery, was a major contributor to the popularizing of classical liberal principles. Many have pointed to his hypocrisy in that he owned over 180 slaves, fathered children on them

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After Trump letter, Spanish PM refuses to commit to more military spending

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Tuesday told NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that a country’s contribution to global security cannot be measured simply by a spending percentage, but also by other parameters such as “availability of military capacity” and “the willingness to use it.”

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Tuesday told NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that a country’s contribution to global security cannot be measured simply by a spending percentage, but also by other parameters such as “availability of military capacity” and “the willingness to use it.”

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UKR Embassy in CHE on Twitter: “It’s been 52 days since Oleg #Sentsov started a hunger strike. He demands the release of all 🇺🇦 political prisoners of the Kremlin. We call upon World ⚽️ community to back him up. Endorsing @FIFAWorldCup in #Russia = sponsoring wars, crime and terror. #FreeSentsov… https://t.co/t3iyrEakZP”

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It’s been 52 days since Oleg #Sentsov started a hunger strike. He demands the release of all 🇺🇦 political prisoners of the Kremlin.

We call upon World ⚽️ community to back him up.

Endorsing @FIFAWorldCup in #Russia = sponsoring wars, crime and terror.

#FreeSentsovpic.twitter.com/dgOESbZj71