Phyllis Bennis

Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies

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Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, and of the Amsterdam-based Transnational Institute. She writes and speaks widely at universities and teach-ins and parliamentary briefings across the U.S. and throughout the world on a whole range of Middle East & war and anti-war issues. She is a co-founder of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, serves on the national board of Jewish Voice for Peace, and she works closely on militarism issues with Rev William Barber and the Poor People’s Campaign.

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