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Ellison call for U.S. to protect protestors in Saudi Arabia

Dear Secretary Kerry: I write to request your direct intervention to ensure the protection of three juveniles sentenced to death for protesting in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Mr. Mi al-Nimr, Mr. Dawood al-Marhoon, and Mr. Abdullah al-Zaher. The United States must protest and oppose the execution of minors arrested after pro-democracy protests and convicted…

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Rep. Nolan calls for end to “Nation Building”.

We need to stop pouring trillions of dollars into so-called “nation building” abroad and endless Middle East wars of choice in a region where we have no friends outside of Israel, and no national interest. Iraq, where we have spent more than $3 trillion, is a good example. For $1 trillion of those dollars, we…

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Rep. Ellison Opposes TPP

Rep. Ellison Statement on Trans Pacific Partnership Text Nov 5, 2015 WASHINGTON – Rep. Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership was released online. “Good trade deals put the priorities of working families ahead of corporate interests. Now that the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has…

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MPP’s Strib Op-ed re Iran Deal

Iran deal is a significant step forward for peace. Here’s why. There’s prominent support for an action plan that takes these specific steps. By Barry B. Cohen, James V. Roth, Linda Thomson and Catherine Murphy MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE, August 17, 2015 — 5:36pm As members of the Minnesota Peace Project, we believe that the Iran…

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