Dignity and fair wages in Haiti

In a quiet farming hamlet in the northern part of Haiti, farmers were forcibly removed from fertile land to make way for a new industrial park in 2012. They were poorly compensated for their land, making it nearly impossible to continue their agricultural livelihoods. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Inter-American Development…

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Vote no on war authorization

Ask your members of Congress to vote no on authorizing the use of military force. Background: President Obama has proposed an “Authorization for the Use of Military Force” (AUMF) against the Islamic State group. Members of Congress are considering the president’s proposal and could eventually move to a vote on final legislation in both the…

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Support negotiated deal with Iran

Urge your Members of Congress to support a negotiated deal with Iran. Background: The U.S. and five other nations have announced a framework agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear program. Now the goal is to reach a final agreement by the end of June. Senator Corker (R-Tenn.) has introduced a bill that would require congressional…

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