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Adam Shapiro
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Adam Shapiro is a documentary filmmaker, human rights activist and Palestinian rights activist. His latest film, "Chronicles of a Refugee," is a documentary series on Palestinian refugees all over the world. It was broadcast on Al-Jazeera Documentary Channel in May 2009. Adam is a board member and organizer with the Free Gaza Movement, and was a co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. He previously served as Country Director in Afghanistan for the internationally renowned human rights organization Global Rights.

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Selling Out in Congress

(16) Comments | Posted November 24, 2009 | 2:42 PM

One year ago, I watched election results coming in for Virginia's Fifth Congressional District, where my friend and colleague Tom Perriello was challenging incumbent Virgil Goode, Jr. CNN kept flipping the winner because the vote was close. Finally, Tom emerged with a 727-vote victory. I was elated, because I knew...

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