Posts Tagged “J.B. Pritzker”

The need to undo anti-BDS laws

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The need to undo anti-BDS laws

The need to undo anti-BDS laws Laws are being passed in America to deny American citizens their right to criticize a foreign country, Israel. The laws are targeting BDS, the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction Movement, which has organized peaceful protests against Israel’s illegal settlements and Israel’s anti-human rights policies. This article at the Middle East Monitor…

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker sat down with The Future News Newspaper (Al Mustaqbal) which is the largest Arabic and English bi-lingual newspaper in Illinois to discuss issues he hopes to address if he wins the Nov. 6, 2018 election for governor. The interview was conducted by Future News…

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers

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J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers

J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers Illinois’ Arab American community continues to grow in strength which is why more and more many candidates for public office are courting them for their voter support. But racism is not something that can just be ignored and has to be addressed forthrightly and with an apology. That doesn’t always…

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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies Some Arab American and Muslim activists have launched a vicious campaign against Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan who expressed opinions critical of the “Middle Eastern” community that they claimed were racist. Brannigan apologized three times but they refused to accept her apology. However, J.B. Pritzker slammed Muslims as…

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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