Foreign Investments To Help Palestinian Fund Support New Firms

For decades the Palestinian economy has been object of severe criticism to the Israeli government, accused of financially suffocating Palestine’s attempts to grow own firms larger. However, the control pressure by the Israeli government is nothing too serious for Palestine’s internal economy, if we look at the large investments Palestine is capable to place not…

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The Global Movement Against Israeli Apartheid: Achievements and Prospects

This forum will review labor and community actions against the Israeli apartheid regime, including global expansion of the successful efforts to stop Zim Line ships, global BDS actions and labor organizing, with reports from South Africa and the World Social Forum in Tunis. Writer, researcher and analyst Sharat G. Lin,  past president of the San Jose Peace and…

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Palestinian Investments In Startups Against Israeli Political Control

For being just an offended party, Palestine is going pretty well in the investment industry, supporting raising startups in the occupied territories. As a matter of fact, the development of an internal economy which is not completely free anyways yet enough promising for Palestinians suggests that the Israeli political control over the Palestinian financial reality…

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The Global siege on Israel: a report from the World Social Forum

In June, 2010, when Israeli forces attacked unarmed aid ships of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, killing ten passengers (including one who died this year from injuries), dockworkers around the world refused to unload or load Israeli ships or cargo. In the port of Oakland, California, hundreds of activists picketed, and members of the ILWU Local 10…

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Wendy Sherman, Chief US negotiator in the Iran talks, is actually working for Israel

Of course, she deserves a trial before being sentenced to prison for spying and sabotage, but in the meantime let’s stop her working against the US while occupying a critical US post.  And she’s not the only one.  Read the James Petras article in Dissident Voice. “The failure of the Obama regime to go after its…

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WSF WORKSHOP: Block Israeli Ships

WHEN:       8:30am Friday, 27 March, 2015
 WHERE:     Mini Amphi F, University of Tunis al-Manar
 CONTACT: +216 2157 6755, +1 510 232 2500, info@freepalestinemovement.org World Social Forum • Forum Social Mondial • المنتدى الاجتماعي العالمي  • Forum Social Mundial WORKSHOP • ATELIER • ورشة العمل • TALLER http://registration.fsm2015.org/view_activity/1094   Block Israeli Ships Bloquons les navires israéliens دعونا منع السفن الإسرائيلية Bloqueemos los…

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WE WON!!!

What did you do???  Less than three hours after we sent out yesterday’s announcement, we got word from Bank of the West Chief Counsel Quinn Osborne that he had retrieved the money from Bank of New York Mellon.  They weren’t able to get it to us by the end of the day, but told us…

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The kindness of banks

With apologies to Barb Weir, the title is obviously tongue in cheek.  And doubly ironic after yesterday’s developments. Yesterday we thought we might have a breakthrough when we finally received a statement from Bank of the West Chief Counsel, Quinn Osborne, that Bank of New York Mellon was in fact refusing to return our funds…

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