A presentation by activists who traveled to Palestine this past summer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and met with the leaders in the grassroots movement against Israeli apartheid. Delegates will share their experience on the ground in Palestine and discuss the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions movement here in the US.
Starting October 4, 2010, posters from the Committee for a Just Peace’s “Be on our side: End Military Aid to Israel” campaign will be posted on Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) “el cars” for four weeks. Look for us on Blue and Red Line trains. We’ll also have platform signs on the Red Line at the Monroe, Jackson, and Chicago stations, and on the Blue Line at the Jackson, Washington, and Monroe stations.
Workers’ Republic, a film by Andrew Friend, documents the heroic struggle of a group of ordinary working people to defend their rights. For six days in December of 2008, laid -off Chicago factory workers at Republic Windows took over their closing workplace, declaring they would not leave until the owners and creditors agreed to pay them the severance they were owed.
For information, see: www.opctj-events.org or call 708.447.1547.
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000149 EndHTML:0000001340 StartFragment:0000000199 EndFragment:0000001306 StartSelection:0000000199 EndSelection:0000001306 In an anti-gay social climate that has led several young LGBTs to commit suicide in recent weeks, Kinetic Playground Nightclub has persisted in going forward with its booking of notorious "Kill Gays" performer Capleton next Saturday night.
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