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Stop Israel’s genocide against Gaza!
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A crime of monumental dimensions, comparable to those of the Nazis, is now unfolding before the eyes of the world. The more than 2 million people in Gaza are threatened with genocide. The Israeli government is subjecting them to systematic starvation and dehydration in advance of an imminent ground invasion.

The Biden administration is fully complicit in this unfolding genocide. It has deployed aircraft carriers to the region and has given the Netanyahu regime a blank check to carry out its war crimes.

Despite the relentless propaganda campaign of the mass media, the sympathy of the vast majority of the world’s population is with the Palestinians. Mass protests have erupted throughout the world, including in the United States. This opposition must be armed with a political program and socialist perspective, based on an understanding of the broader context within which Israel’s actions are taking place and the lessons of history.

Over the coming days and weeks, the International Youth and Students for Social Equality will be holding meetings on campuses across the US and internationally to discuss the way forward in the fight to put an end to the unfolding genocide.

The meeting list below will be updated in the days ahead with more locations. The IYSSE internationally will also soon be announcing meetings in Europe, Australia, Sri Lanka, Canada and other countries. We urge all of our readers and supporters to make plans to attend these meetings and share the information about them and the materials of the World Socialist Web Site as widely as possible. If you want to set up a meeting in your area, please contact us today.

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Meeting schedule
More events will continue to be announced internationally. Check back to this page to find out about new meetings planned in your region.
United States

Thursday, October 19, 6:00 p.m. EDT

Wayne State University, Detroit

Italian Lounge, General Lectures

5054 Anthony Wayne Drive

Speaker: Joseph Kishore

Thursday, October 19, 7:00 p.m. PST

Los Angeles

Online meeting

Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m. PST

San Diego State University

North Education, Room #271

Wednesday, October 25, 6:00 p.m. CST


Harold Washington Library

Authors Room – 7th Floor

400 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605

Thursday, October 26, 7:00 p.m.

New York City

Houston Street Center

Double Classroom 273

Bowery, New York, NY 10002

Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.

George Mason University

Horizon Hall, Rm 2014

4400 University Dr

Fairfax, VA

Speaker: Nick Barrickman

Thursday, November 9, 6:00 p.m.

Austin Community College

Highland Campus

Building 2000, Room 1550 (Presentation Hall)

Speaker: Joseph Kishore

Thursday, November 16, 6:00 p.m.

Detroit, Michigan

Wayne State University

Multipurpose Room

Student Center, Room 384

Speaker: Joseph Kishore

Friday, November 17, 5:30 p.m. EDT

Norfolk, Virginia

Park Place Community Center

Multipurpose Room

606 W 29th St, Norfolk, VA 23508

Speaker: Ed Hightower

Monday, November 20, 5:30 p.m. PST

UC Berkeley

Berkeley Public Library

Community Meeting Room

2090 Kittredge St

Berkeley, CA 94704

United Kingdom

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 p.m. GMT


Bradford Quaker Meeting House

9 Russell Street, Bradford, BD5 0JB

Register here.

Thursday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. GMT


Resource For London, Conference Hall

356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA

Register here.

Saturday, November 11, 12:30 p.m. GMT


Studio, Spectrum Centre and Hidden Gem Cafe

1B Margaret Street, Inverness, IV1 1LS

Register here.


Thursday, October 26, 2:00 p.m. AEDT

Western Sydney University

Hybrid Meeting

Parramatta South campus

EA Building, room 1.04

Register here.

Friday, October 27, 12:00 p.m. AEDT

Newcastle University

Hybrid Meeting

Callaghan Campus, Shortland Building

Clubs Space (Near the Uni BakeHouse)

Register here.

The IYSSE takes the pandemic seriously and aims to minimize risk of COVID transmission. We encourage all attendees to wear an N95 mask throughout the event to protect yourself and others.
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