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June 13, 2011

2011.06.13: Antiwar Bulletin: Upcoming Events

From:  Letwin, Michael
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 1:34 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Antiwar Bulletin: Upcoming Events

Today (Mon., June 13) 5-7 p.m.

Support Palestinian Workers: End U.S. Labor Complicity With Apartheid Israel

(Endorsed by National Lawyers Guild-New York City Chapter). Please support Palestinian workers by picketing labor officialdom’s support for Israeli ethnic cleansing, racism and apartheid. Picket NYC Israel Bonds “Celebration.”

Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway (@36 St.)

http://www.laborforpalestine.net/wp/2011/05/22/june-13-picket-israel-bonds-celebration-in-new-york-city/

Related: Sign on: Stop Scabbing for Apartheid — Withdraw From Israel Bonds “Celebration”

Rather than being used to secretly finance racism, ethnic cleansing, apartheid and colonialism, union members’ funds should be transparently invested in justice for all workers.

http://www.laborforpalestine.net/wp/2011/06/07/sign-on-stop-scabbing-for-apartheid/

Tues, June 14

Call U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder: Drop the Charges, FBI Hands Off Carlos Montes

Stop FBI attacks on the Chicano and immigrants’ rights movements, Stop FBI repression of anti-war and international solidarity activists NOW. In an expansion and intensification of FBI repression of political activists, a SWAT Team along with the FBI smashed down the door and rushed in with automatic weapons as Carlos Montes’ slept in his home on May 17, 2011 at 5:00 AM. Carlos is a longtime Chicano activist and active member of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.

http://www.stopfbi.net/events/committee-stop-fbi-repression/6-14-11/call-ag-holder-june-14-drop-charges-against-carlos-mont

Tues., June 14

Fight NYC Budget Cuts

4:30 p.m.: city Hall Rally

6:30 p.m.-??: City Hall Park: Bloombergville: Sleep Out, Speak Up and Fight Back against Budget Cuts

http://nocutsny.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/362/

Fri., June 17 · 3:30-5:30 pm

NYC Construction Workers Rally Against 20% Pay Cut

Construction workers and our allies have to take a stand. Please join us at our rally!

W. 40 St & Broadway

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=154238551311048

Fri., June 17, 6-9 p.m.

An Evening in Support of Civil Liberties & Justice

Minneapolis anti-war and international solidarity activists whose home was raided by the FBI on September 24, 2010 and who were subpoenaed to testify by a Grand Jury in Chicago. This is an educational event on the criminalization of dissent, and a fundraiser for the legal defense of the 23 raided Midwest activists who have stood together and refused to testify.

Home of Jill Dowling at 389 Parkside Avenue in Brooklyn

http://www.stopfbi.net

Weds., June 22,  7 pm

Panel Discussion: Detained Without Cause: Muslims’ Stories of Detention and Deportation in America after 9/11

The stories of fellow New Yorkers disappeared from our communities during the first months after the terrible events of 9/11. “If we do not learn the lessons of the Past…”

Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor (between Broad Street & Broadway)

http://alwanforthearts.org/event/755

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