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Sumoud Political Prisoners Solidarity Group - Today New York University has shown its true face more than ever. Claiming to be a "private university in the public service," it is clearly not even in the service of those students whose tuitions allow it to exist.

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For Background on the NYU Student Action click here

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February 23, 2009
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Stuart Littlewood [Palestine Chronicle] - God whispered in the Church of England's ear and it dumped its shares in Caterpillar. This House of God had about £2.5m invested in a company that manufactures one of Israel's weapons of mass misery and destruction.

 

February 23, 2009
Analysis

Stuart Littlewood [Palestine Chronicle] - God whispered in the Church of England's ear and it dumped its shares in Caterpillar. This House of God had about £2.5m invested in a company that manufactures one of Israel's weapons of mass misery and destruction.

 

February 23, 2009
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Adrian Morrow [Toronto Star] - University workers in the Canadian Union of Public Employees have passed a controversial motion calling for an academic boycott of Israel, and union members from at least one Toronto university are planning to pressure their school to cut any financial ties with the country.

February 23, 2009
Analysis

Jeff Handmaker [Electronic Intifada] 20 February 2009 - Responding to the many calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, solidarity movements around the world have marked many successes.

 

It is important for human rights advocates to build on this momentum and seize the opportunity to do what is within their power to try and hold Israel accountable for its abuses of human rights and other international laws.

 

 

February 23, 2009
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Jay Dow [CBS] - A food fight is heating up in Brooklyn.

The 15,000 member food co-op in Park Slope is considering a ban on Israeli products because of the conflict in the Mideast. Officials there are now debating making an international statement after a member's proposal to take a symbolic stand against Israel.

So far the co-op staff has identified just four products from Israel, but they say it's possible there are others out of the 10,000 products offered at the co-op.

February 23, 2009
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A panel discussion featuring:
Andrew Ross, chair, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU
Elias Khoury, acclaimed novelist
Nir Harel, Anarchists Against The Wall

TUESDAY MARCH 3, 2009
7PM
NYU KIMMEL CENTER, ROOM 802
60 WASHINGTON SQUARE SOUTH

February 23, 2009