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November 5, 2015

7pm Tonight at NYU Law School: UAW, Time to Stand Against Israeli Apartheid

Filed under: International Human Rights,Labor Solidarity,Palestine,Racism — nyclaw01 @ 3:37 pm

From: mletwin
Date: Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 3:37 PM
Subject: 7pm Tonight at NYU Law School: UAW, Time to Stand Against Israeli Apartheid]]
To: – – all-alaa

-Please forward widely-

An event organized by members of our sister local, UAW 2110:
https://www.facebook.com/events/710795095687178/

Labor and Palestine, Part II:
UAW, Time to Stand Against Israeli Apartheid

Thursday, November 5th at 7 pm
Vanderbilt Hall Room 210

In this teach-in, we will analyze the role of American organized labor in
the struggle for racial and economic justice, specifically looking at the
political economy of the Israeli occupation and the ways in which it is
analogous to the apartheid regime used in South Africa before 1994. We
will discuss how we as members can take action to advocate for justice
within our union.

Leila Farsakh is an Associate Professor at University of Massachusetts
Boston. She has worked with the OECD and the Palestine Economic Policy
Research Institute. Her work concerns Palestinian labor flows, the Oslo
Process, international migration and regional integration.

Suzanne Adely is a global labor rights activist, co-chair of the National
Lawyers Guild International Committee, and co-convener of Labor for
Palestine.

Co-sponsored by NYU Students for Justice in
Palestine<https://www.facebook.com/NYU.SJP/>, International Socialist
Organization – NYU Branch<https://www.facebook.com/nyusocialists/>, and
NYU Law Students for Justice in Palestine.

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Related:

Palestinian BDS National Committee: Popular Palestinian resistance against
Israeli oppression enters its second
month<http://www.bdsmovement.net/2015/popular-palestinian-resistance-against-israeli-oppression-enters-its-second-month-13509#sthash.VFNH8Txr.dpuf>

This uprising is led by a generation of fearless young Palestinian Davids
who are no longer intimidated by the brutality of the Israeli Goliath and
who are asserting their right to self-determination and freedom. It comes
as a response to the escalation of Israel’s criminal attacks on and ethnic
cleansing of Palestinians.
http://www.bdsmovement.net/2015/popular-palestinian-resistance-against-israeli-oppression-enters-its-second-month-13509#sthash.VFNH8Txr.dpuf

Connecticut AFL-CIO Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Resolution
http://laborforpalestine.net/2015/10/29/connecticut-afl-cio-bds-resolution/

Vigil for Palestine: 11/6, 1145-1215 at NYU
Please join the Law Students for Justice in Palestine and the National
Lawyers Guild for a silent vigil this Friday, 11/6, from 11:45am-12:15pm
in the Vanderbilt Courtyard, 40 Washington Square South. We will hold
signs, remember those who have been killed by Israeli forces, and oppose
the culture of dehumanization of Palestinians that has become pervasive on
US campuses.

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