Deena Guzder

Deena Guzder is a news producer at the national TV/radio show Democracy Now! She has reported on human rights issues across the globe and is the author of Divine Rebels (Chicago Review Press 2011). Guzder is also a member of the Blossom Hill Foundation. To find out more, please visit www.DeenaGuzder.com

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Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 1:15pm
On Independence Day, Celebrate the True Patriots
As the nation marks this Independence day with traditional fanfare—hot dogs, flag-waving, and fireworks—one small community in Taos, New Mexico takes a very different approach. Here in the quaint village of Arroyo Seco, the community honors those who have spoken out against government overreach and...
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Monday, May 9, 2011 - 8:04am
Daniel Berrigan: A Lifetime of Peace Activism
Jingoistic crowds erupted with frat-boy glee shortly after President Barack Obama announced the extrajudicial assassination of Osama Bin Laden earlier this month. After all, America’s public enemy Numero Uno -- our own veritable Darth Vadar – had lost what the mainstream media depicts as a Manichean battle ten years in the making.
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Saturday, June 12, 2010 - 11:17am
Witness Against Torture: Peace Activists Face Trial
The recent Catholic priest sex scandal -- and the Papal spokesman’s offensive comparison of the public’s outcry at the Church to, of all things, anti-Semitic persecution during the Holocaust -- have understandably added to secular progressives’ growing skepticism, if not outright disdain, for organized religion. However, the Catholic establishment’s flagrant abuse of power should not eclipse the Catholic vanguard’s long and impressive history of social justice activism.
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Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 1:02pm
Lights Out in Gaza, News Blackout in US
Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have decried Israel's continued aerial bombing campaign as unlawful and denounced the killing of more than 300 Palestinians since 27 December, including scores of unarmed civilians not taking part in the hostilities. Israel's attacks on the densely populated Gaza Strip also elicited condemnation from numerous world politicians and sparked protests in global cities.
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Saturday, August 23, 2008 - 1:08pm
Mr. Future President: This Is Iran
As the hawkish debate on the "Iran Question" continues to possess Washington, most Americans' exposure to the country is limited to photos of a bespectacled, bearded Supreme Leader and an unshaven, uncouth firebrand of a President. But one American, Tom Loughlin, is adamant that the next President of America knows that Iran is a vibrant society of millions of people.
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