[act-ma] Update: Egypt Teach-In THIS Thurs 2/17, 7pm @ PCCP!
bdubkwob at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 16:44:43 PST 2011
Mubarak's downfall is a *major victory* for the Egyptian people, and all of
us who have been fighting along side them in Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan,
Yemen, Sudan, Bahrain, the US, UK, and elsewhere.
At the same time, bringing down the dictator was relatively easy compared to
the question of *what comes next?* With Mubarak gone, will there be only
surface changes, or a more fundamental change to the system? What will be
the fate of the ripple effect throughout the region? And what is our role in
In short, a teach-in on the sea-change in Middle East Politics that has been
ignited is now perhaps *MORE relevant *than ever before because of the
complexity of the questions it now poses.
Please forward the updated announcement below once more to your lists, even
if you've done so already.
Thanks and solidarity,
<please forward widely>
*REVOLUTION IN EGYPT:*
*What does it mean for us?*
*Thursday, Feb 17th - 6:30 pm*
*Palestinian Cultural Center for Peace*
41 Quint Ave. in Allston, MA. (MBTA Green Line to Harvard Ave.)
*Ashraf Elkerm* (Egyptian M.D.)
*Ines Joulak *(Tunisian MBA student)
*Layla Cable *(Palestinian activist*)*
*Brian Kwoba *(African-American history teacher)
*Free Admission, Donations Welcome!*
Facebook page for the event -
A “teach-in” sponsored by: New Socialist Project, Stop the Wars Coalition,
the Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights, Harvard Longwood Muslims,
Alternative, Code Pink, Mass Global Action, the United National Antiwar
Committee (UNAC-Boston), UnityAyiti, Boston Socialist Action, United for
Justice with Peace, HSPH Muslim Student Group, and the Workers International
League. Email EgyptRising at gmail.com for more info!
Updated flyer available
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