NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.109
Timeslot: 
Session 6: Sunday, June 3rd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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Description: 
The Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has grown by leaps and bounds over the past year, attracting the endorsement of two flagship organizations of the Democratic left, the student body of Barnard College, and authoritarian backlash from the Netanyahu regime in Israel. Panelists will evaluate the past year's highlights from their own diverse backgrounds and how BDS can achieve success as a coalition.

Participants

Currently with Social Democrats USA, Sheldon Ranz is a software consultant, free-lance writer and activist with the Sex Workers Outreach Project - NYC. His writings for Jewish Currents and New Politics and his 1980s / 1990s WBAI radio programs have explored themes ranging from innovative solutions... Read more
Nada Elia is a political commentator and regular contributor to Mondoweiss and Middle East Eye. She serves on the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel ( http://usacbi.org/ )