Kathleen McQuillen on the Federal Budget and Palestine-Israel
Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator, speaks with Fallon Forum guest host Jon Krieg about the federal budget, military overspending and an upcoming interfaith conference on Palestine-Israel.
In its meeting on June 12, 2011, the Board of Directors of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker peace organization, united in support of joining the divestment campaign led by Jewish Voice for Peace. The campaign calls on the financial services organization TIAA-CREF to divest from companies that:
Marking the World Council of Churches' Week for Peace in Palestine and Israeli, a panel discussion of campaigns for boycott, divestment, and sanctions: Dalit Baum, professor at Haifa University and Beri College in Israel, founder of "Who Profits from the Occupation", an initiative of the Coalition of Women for Peace in Israel, and "Activist in Residence" with Global Exchange in San Francisco ... Dorothy Wonder, member of Women in Black and of the Israel-Palestine Task Force of the United Methodist Church, CA - NV Conference ...
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Presentation followed by discussion with author, on her interview-based study of more than 100 Israel and Palestinian nonviolent activists, their strategies and challenges in pursuing a just peace. Free, donations invited, book on sale. Wheelchair accessible.
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