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I am sweating.  I am alone, sitting with a phone pressed to my ear, waiting.  My heart is beating, I am trying to breathe but feel nauseous. I am dreading what might happen next. It could change everything. I am…

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Lutong Baybay (Seaside Recipes): Feeding our Resistance

In July 2021, the City Council of Dumaguete (Negros Oriental, Philippines) approved a motion that would pave the way for the construction of a 174-hectare reclamation project. Various groups—scientists, environmentalists, fisherfolk, several youth and progressive groups—decried the railroading of the…

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“Seeding by Ceding”

JASS is excited to announce that we have been awarded a one-time unrestricted gift by author and philanthropist, Mackenzie Scott. This substantive contribution comes at a crucial time in the world when philanthropy needs to be ambitious, imaginative, and expansive…

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Reflections on a New Era in Honduras

By Delmy Martínez The scene after the 2021 presidential election: There is an air of freedom, and hope for change. The feeling of bonding is everywhere--in the looks, in the smiles, in the dance of the leaves moving to the rhythm…

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