On the most profitable day of the year for major retailers, the movement to Shut It Down for Palestine held another powerful day of action nationwide.
The steadfast resilience and resistance of the Palestinian people has delivered a 4-day pause in the ongoing genocide while securing the imminent release of 150 Palestinian political prisoners.
An independent expert in crowd sizes conducted a careful analysis of the video footage and concluded that there were more than 500,000 people filling the streets of Washington, D.C.
Massive, widespread participation in yesterday's global day of action to Shut It Down for Palestine leaves no doubt: The movement to end Israel's genocide in Gaza is growing stronger and stronger.
Cultural workers, students, shop owners, teachers, professors, healthcare workers, and people from across socioeconomic sectors will participate in the day of action through hundreds of walkouts, strikes, marches, boycotts, store closures, sit-ins, and more.
On Nov. 9, huge numbers of people in every region of the country made the call to “Shut It Down for Palestine” a reality.
Teachers, students, media workers, doctors, food service workers, human rights defenders, cleaners, and people from all sectors of society are taking action to disrupt business as usual and demand an end to Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza.