Salam Fayyad

Why PA's new prime minister heads a papier-mâché government

Alaa Tartir
19 June 2013
Close-up of profiles of Dr. Rami Hamdallah and Mahmoud Abbas

The Palestinian Authority will never achieve liberation so long as it remains subservient to Israel.

Thomas Friedman mourns demise of "Fayyadism"

A chat with the PA’s unelected prime minister had been part of the itinerary for trips organized by the Israel lobby.

Podcast: Alaa Tartir on building a sustainable Palestinian "resistance economy"

On this week’s podcast, Alaa Tartir of al-Shabaka discusses the role of international donors in the de-development of the Palestinian economy, and what is needed to build Palestinian economic self-sustainability.

New report deconstructs World Bank's recommendations for Palestinian economy

A new report by the Palestinian Policy Network, al-Shabaka, takes a deep look at the role that the World Bank and international donors have had in the de-development of the Palestinian economy.

On life support

Who is really running the Palestinian Authority?

Month in Pictures: September 2012

5 October 2012

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

When Salam Fayyad secretly urged the US to block salaries for Palestinian Authority employees

Leaked documents show Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad urged US to block payment of salaries to Palestinian workers

Who's the boss?

A pyramid of oppression

Leaked documents show PA outsourced Palestinian land and rights to Turkish firm

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
19 September 2012
The Palestinian Authority is confiscating privately-owned agricultural land in the West Bank to build industrial parks.


Salam Fayyad’s neo-liberal administration has pointed the finger at the Israeli occupation… while at the same time being fully dependent on it and even complicit on the security front.


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