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|The Future of Palestine|
|Date||Wednesday April 23|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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3117 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 60602
(16th Street Bart Station)
Haymarket Books & Lannan Foundation are proud to present:
A conversation with ALI ABUNIMAH & MAX BLUMENTHAL
THE FUTURE OF PALESTINE
Doors open 6:30pm
The movement for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against the State of Israel has taken major strides recently in the United States. With divestment votes moving forward on campuses across the country, and votes to boycott Israeli institutions passed by the American Studies Association and other organizations, discussions of the movement and its objectives have entered the mainstream.
At the same time, others have redoubled their efforts to suppress discussion of Israel's escalating war against Palestinians, promoting legislation to defund institutions that participate in boycotts, and pressuring university administrations to punish students and faculty who support BDS.
Ali Abunimah and Max Blumenthal will discuss their acclaimed new books, recent developments in the Middle East and United States, and the prospects for justice in Palestine.
A book signing will follow the event.
ALI ABUNIMAH is a Palestinian-American journalist frequently called “the leading American proponent of a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” A co-founder of the popular website Electronic Intifada, Abunimah has contributed to the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and Democracy Now!, among many other news programs. His new book, released in March, is The Battle for Justice in Palestine.
MAX BLUMENTHAL is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and Salon.com. Blumenthal’s video documentaries have been seen on The Independent Film Channel and Al Jazeera English. His 2009 book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside The Movement That Shattered The Party, is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller. His most recent book is Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel.