Date(s) - 06/02/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Justice Center en El Barrio
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This weeks topics:
The Grassroots struggle against Trump
The Trump administration introduced their budget proposal this week which included massive cuts to healthcare and nutrition programs. It seeks to increase the military budget by an unprecedented 10%. While the Democrats rally around anti-Russia, conspiracy theories, poor people need a fighting program to resist the Trump agenda. Come here from a representative of the People’s Congress of Resistance and learn how we can fight back!
Palestinian Refugee Struggle
Eyewitness report from Liberation News reporter Joyce Chediac on the Shatila Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut. The establishment media focuses on the West Bank and Gaza, leaving out the several million Palestinians who have lived in refugee camps in surrounding Arab countries for 70 years since they were driven out of their homes by Israel. What are their lives like? Why must we support their right to return? What is the USA’s role?
** Plus a special update on the NYC Puerto Rican Day parade, Oscar Lopez Rivera and the struggle for Puerto Rico’s independence. **