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From the Editors

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Wesleyan students demand divestment from prisons, fossil fuels and Israeli occupation

The issues of the Israeli occupation, mass incarceration and environmental justice “are all connected,” says a student.

Listen: Steven Salaita on Palestine, media and free speech

Professor Salaita joins a discussion on the portrayal of Palestine in the corporate media during Israeli Apartheid Week events at McGill University.

UCLA resolution conflates anti-Semitism with criticism of Israeli policy

Lawyers say that there is a “surge of accusations of anti-Semitism against individuals that criticize the Israeli state.”

Ohio students approve Israel divestment vote by landslide

Two weeks ago, the student government at the University of Toledo muzzled debate on divestment.

Video: Ali Abunimah on Netanyahu's speech to US Congress

Netanyahu speech draws on Islamophobia, aims to woo radical Christians in attempt to derail US diplomacy with Iran.

Listen: Berkeley students reenact encounters at Israeli checkpoints

Checkpoint scenes modeled on real incidents in the occupied West Bank. 

Minnesota activists demand state pull funds from Israel’s occupation

Public support for a statewide campaign to pull investments in Israel bonds is growing.

Palestine and the ICC: Watch Ali Abunimah and Phyllis Bennis on Democracy Now!

Will the Palestinian Authority’s attempt to join the International Criminal Court help bring Israeli leaders to justice for war crimes?

Student workers "have spoken": US labor union backs Israel boycott

“A new generation of workers and students is seeing how we’re linked — not only as workers, not only as students, not only as Americans, but as people of conscience to the struggle of Palestinians,” says a student activist.

US convicts Arab community leader Rasmea Odeh

Reporter Charlotte Silver on the latest prosecution of a Palestinian American leader; members of an African Heritage delegation to Palestine recount their experiences.

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