[act-ma] Mon(1/31): Egypt and the Arab Revolution 7pm UMass
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Sat Jan 29 14:05:57 PST 2011
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*Egypt and the Arab Revolution ***
* **What does it mean for activists in the US?** ***
Wheatley building, 4th floor Lounge (room #148)
*Monday Jan 31 at 7pm*
(MBTA Red line to JFK/UMass, take shuttle to campus)
The Arab world is in *on fire*. Egypt is in the midst of a *revolution* to
overthrow the *US-backed dictator* Hosni Mubarak, who has ruled for 30
years. Tunisia's revolutionary overthrow of Ben Ali was the first removal
of an Arab dictator by a popular mobilization in *more than half a century*.
Massive protests have spread to *Jordan* and *Yemen* and elsewhere. These
are the most important Middle East developments in a generation, but what do
they mean for activists *here*?
Join *Palestinian Arab activist Layla Cable* for a meeting about what Egypt
and the growing Arab Revolt means for the progressive struggle here in the
Sponsored by the New Socialist Project * newsocialistproject.org *
newsocialistproject at gmail.com
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