Bezos (AFP File Photo)
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Jared Kushner (AFP File Photo)
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Martin Luther King (AFP File Photo)
Thirty-two years ago this month, I was arrested sitting-in and blocking the entrance of the Israeli embassy in Washington, DC. The embassy was hosting an event that evening in honour of Martin Luther King Jr.

Opinion

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