OLMV - Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action Anarchists Against the Wall + Kulongowski's Israel initiative.

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Fri, 11/26/2010 - 9:00am to 10:00am
OLMV - Matan Cohen, co-founder of Anarchists Against the Wall + Kulongowski's Israel initiative

This
week's first guest is Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action group, Anarchists Against the Wall <http://www.awalls.org/>, a coordinator for the Hampshire College divestment campaign and a national Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions student coordinator with Students for Justice in Palestine.  The second half hour turns local with a discussion of Governor Kulongowski's recent Memorandum of Cooperation for business development between the State of Oregon and the State of Israel.   President of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights (AUPHR), Peter Miller, joins us by phone to discuss the role of human rights in Oregon's campaign to increase business ties with Israel.  AUPHR recently released a document, "The Moral Implications of Doing Business with Israel", which can be found at:

http://www.auphr.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4715&Itemid=4
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