Left to Stew in a Soup of Filth and Rubble

I am not feeling funny today. I am outraged and sickened by the fact that as “peace talks” proceed in Jerusalem, Palestinians continue to live under siege in Gaza—subsidized and approved by our own government.

To the left I have embedded the video trailer for the new book released by my own publisher, Haymarket, which once again lives up to its tagline: “books for changing the world.” The book is called Midnight on the Mavi Marmara. Click on “Watch videos at Vodpod.”

Buy it. Read it. Act.

To check out my own piece about the conflict that appeared a couple of weeks ago in Socialist Worker, please click: “A Divestment Movement for the 21st Century.”

I’ll be speaking tonight at  Barnard/Columbia at 7:30PM, BUT the meeting space has been moved to: Diana Center 203 on the Barnard campus. Matt Swagler describes the building as “the new, kind of grossly orange/brown and glass building” right on Broadway at what would be 117th st. Enter at the main Barnard gates. take the 1 train to 116th St. And yup, it’s still free.

Sherry Wolf is a public speaker, writer and activist who is available to speak at your campus, community center or union hall for a moderate fee. Wolf is the author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics and Theory of LGBT Liberation (Haymarket Books, named one of theProgressive’s “Favorite Books of 2009”). Contact Sherry at: sherrywolf2000 at yahoo.com or find her on Facebook. Check out the video of Sherry speaking with Cleve Jones and the cast of Hair at the National Equality March.

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