John Amoko Replies

Mr. John Amoko, President of COSSCOM has replied and outlined the urgent need in South Sudan (See South Sudan blog post). Here are his comments: Thank you so much for your email and for your willingness to help in the upcoming fundraiser. This fundraiser is to specifically support those who were displaced by the war […]

South Sudan Support

We are concerned with the humanitarian crisis that has rocked South Sudan for the past month. The situation is complex and we will attempt over the next few weeks to help educators uncoverit’s complexity. For now, we believe that supporting the community here in Winnipeg is essential. The Council of South Sudanese Community of Manitoba […]

Fair Trade – the Pitfalls of Market-Driven Social Justice

For many years, MESJ members have supported fair trade initiatives in Manitoba schools.  Fair trade goods are produced by people and communities that benefit from better wages, better working conditions and better environments in which to live.  Still, fair trade offers no solutions to the general trends of falling wages, worsening working conditions, and ecological […]

Gaza update

Here are a few recent articles and reports to use for your study of the assault on Gaza Mark Levine (International law and Gaza) Belen Fernandez (Dershowitz and Gaza) Ceasefire under effect (BBC) Bus bomb hits Tel Aviv (Democracy Now) The Palestine Center Debate: Resolving the conflict