24.06.2018 - 24.12.2018

SPSC @ Glasgow Mela

Kelvingrove Park
24.06.2018 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
SPSC @ Glasgow Mela
(Date: 24.06.2018 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)Calendar: Coming eventsFree event

Join Scottish PSC at the Glasgow Mela!
We will be showing an exhibition of photographs of the Great Return March in Gaza. Come along and meet up, pick up information, kefiyas, t-shirts and more.
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Ben White: Cracks in the Wall

(Date: 26.06.2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)Calendar: Coming eventsFree event

Scottish Launch of
‘Cracks in the Wall - Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel’
with Ben White
Organised by Unison Scotland and Scottish PSC

Tuesday 26th June, 7pm
Glasgow City Unison Branch, 84 Bell St, Glasgow G1 1LQ

Ben White is a journalist and analyst, who has been visiting and writing about Palestine for over a decade.
His books include Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide (Pluto, 2014), and Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel (Pluto, 2018). His articles have been published by the Guardian, Independent, Newsweek Middle East, and many others.
After decades of occupation and creeping annexation, Israel
has created an apartheid, one state reality in historic Palestine. Peace efforts have failed because of one, inconvenient truth: the Israeli maximum on offer does not meet the Palestinian minimum, or the standards of international law.
But while the situation on the ground is bleak, Ben White argues that there are widening cracks in Israel's traditional pillars of support. Opposition to Israeli policies and even critiques of Zionism are growing in Jewish communities, as well as amongst Western progressives. The election of Donald Trump has served as a catalyst for these processes, including the transformation of Israel from a partisan issue into one that divides the US establishment. Meanwhile, the Palestinian-led boycott campaign is gathering momentum, prompting a desperate backlash by Israel and its allies.
With sharp analysis, Ben White says now is the time to plot a course that avoids the mistakes of the past - a way forward beyond apartheid in Palestine. The solution is not partition and ethnic separation, but equality and self-determination - for all.

Organised by Unison Scotland and Scottish PSC

Weekend of workshops: Politics of Solidarity

(Date: 30.06.2018 9:30 am - 01.07.2018 1:00 pm)Calendar: Coming eventsFree event

Saturday 9.30am registration for 10am start, finish 5pm.
Sunday 10am start, 1pm finish.Join Scottish PSC for a weekend of workshops to discuss topics related to delivering effective Palestine solidarity, including:
- Political landscape in Scotland and the UK
- Cracks in the Zionist project
- Palestinian resistance and our relationship to it
- Defending our rights to organise
- Using media and social media for PalestineRegistration required £20 (£10 unwaged) for the whole weekend of workshops. Refreshments and snacks provided.Register here:
£20 (waged) - https://pay.gocardless.com/AL0001NX6W23AD
£10 (unwaged) - https://pay.gocardless.com/AL0001NX6XN0Q9

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