Sara Flounders

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Sara Flounders is an American political writer and has been active in 'progressive' and anti-war organizing since the 1960s. She is a member of the Secretariat of Workers World Party, as well as a principal leader of the International Action Center.[1] She has co-authored and/or edited 10 books the IAC published on U.S. wars and sanctions against Iraq and Yugoslavia, on U.S. use of depleted uranium weapons, on Haiti and Colombia, and on opposing military recruiters. She also frequently writes for Workers World newspaper.

Flounders organized delegations to Iraq during the years when international sanctions were in place, following the 1991 Gulf War. She participated in demonstrations against U.S. presence in the Philippines and South Korea. She traveled to Sudan after Operation Infinite Reach, to Yugoslavia during the war. She has visited Syria and Iran and organized delegations to Lebanon. She traveled several times to Gaza.

Flounders sits on the board of directors for the International Anti-imperialist Coordinating Committee, is founder and an organizer with United National Antiwar Coalition, and the is Secretary of National Board of National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms. She works on legal defense efforts for Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, Lynne Stewart, Mumia Abu-Jamal, and other alleged political prisoners.

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