Posts tagged "citizenship"

Authentic American Citizenship

Consider these two news bits from last week alongside the continuing denial of Obama's citizenship:  At the Guardian Amy Goodman reported that the death penalty case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a former Black Panther member who's been in jail for 29 years, was declared unconstitutional.

The Egyptian Referendum: Believing in Citizenship

Egyptians were deeply divided on whether to say “yes” or “no” to the proposed amendments to their country’s constitution following the January 25th Revolution. On the hot and dusty morning of Saturday, March 19th, after weeks of debate on-air, online, in newspaper op-ed pages and in our own living rooms, we lined up in droves...