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ISRAEL/PALESTINE - Israeli Apar-theid Week is an annual international series of events held in cities and campuses across the globe. The aim is to educate people about the nature of Israel as an apartheid system and to build Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns. Palestinian students have called for all U.S. students to put boycotts, divestments and sanctions at the heart of University action. Events are being held through February and March. Contacts: http://apartheidweek.org/ ; http://www.usacbi.org /; http://pacbi. org/; http://www.bds movement.net/ ; http://www.boycottisrael network.net/ . AIPAC - The Expose AIPAC Summit will be held March 3-5, in Washington, DC.
- 19 May 2012 A BUILDING IS NOT ENOUGH: Occupying a Skyscraper for Art Hundreds of people are blocking a street in Milano protesting for the eviction of a skyscraper of 32 floors they were occupying. Torre Galfa, near Stazione Centrale, has been taken the 5 of May by Macao , a group of artists, video makers, journalists, immaterial workers to make a new arts center, to strengthen relationships between art and society and protest against abandoned buildings. The tower, quite new, was abandoned since 1996 in a town were many new skyscrapers are built for the Expo 2015 and nobody knows if they will ever be used. For 8 days thousands of people came in Torre Galfa, a huge space freed for performances, lectures, workshops, ideas, and also where everybody restlessly worked to make the place safe and warm.
David Moon on Aaron's Law, Beth Schwartzapfel on Prison Access David Moon talks about efforts to reform the law used against Aaron Swartz.
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