Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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I'm back to work for the Global Network. Will continue to help Lisa Savage for US Senate campaign on my free time. Trying to self-isolate as much as possible. Best wishes and good luck to you all.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

YOUTH IN ISRAEL PROTEST ABOUT THEIR FUTURE



The tent city camped along one of the busiest corners of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv has all the hallmarks of the Arab Spring and has become a rallying point for Israelis faced with economic woes. On Saturday, more than a quarter of a million people took to the streets across the country, marking one of the biggest public protests in Israel's history. What began as a simple protest against the high cost of living has turned into something far deeper. Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has announced a committee to look into implementing economic reforms. The protesters say this is a good start, but they are not going to start breaking down the tent city until the reforms are actually made. Al Jazeera's Cal Perry reports from Tel Aviv.

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