Minneapolis

Direct action from Birmingham to Gaza

Anna Baltzer
Minneapolis,
United States
30 January 2008

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Last week, the US celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the official end to segregation and racial discrimination in this country. As we celebrate certain historic advances, we mustn’t forget that these policies are far from over in this country, and that as we struggle against one injustice we are perpetuating another system of discrimination and segregation on the other side of the world in occupied Palestine. Anna Baltzer reflects on Dr. King’s legacy and the Palestinian struggle.

Poem: From the man who could page the world

Saleh Abudayyeh
Minneapolis
10 April 2002

“From the man who could page the world” is a poem by Saleh Abudayyeh, a poet who lives in Minnesota.

Frontline News: Message from Palestine

Tzaporah Ryter,
Nigel Parry and
Jef Stout
Minneapolis,
Minnesota
31 October 2001

Being ignorant of this ongoing war that we are helping Israel to carry out is not merely a matter of our neglect. With weapons we supply, Israel kills in our name. Now that we are understanding to new levels the meaning of collective national suffering, it is finally time that we address those instances where we have not just permitted, but actually aided and abetted that same suffering around the world.

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