American media’s coverage of the strikes by Palestinian Christian schools fails to acknowledge that Israel is a racist state. Read more about Israel's assaults on Palestinian education amount to genocide
We shouldn’t be surprised that Israeli “analysts” have urged the rape and murder of Palestinian women. Read more about Ending Zionism is a feminist issue
As international stars face widespread criticism for having earned huge fees entertaining Libya’s Gaddafi family, Nada Elia and Laurie King ask why artists who entertain apartheid Israel should not be held to exactly the same standard. Read more about Is entertaining dictators worse than normalizing apartheid?
This weekend at the eighth annual US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation national organizers’ conference held in Chicago, delegates from the approximately 300 member groups that make up the US Campaign voted in favor of an academic and cultural boycott of Israel. The vote, and the deep collective breath of relief that followed, will go down in history as the moment US-based Palestine solidarity activists overcame tactical differences that had long hindered us, to finally come together to confront Israeli apartheid. Nada Elia comments for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about A turning point for the US solidarity movement
Today, more than any other day in my life, I am proud to be Palestinian. Let me explain. Nation-states mean little to me. They represent artificial boundaries, legal restrictions, “No Entry” signs, and collective brainwashing into the “uniqueness” of cultures that only humans acknowledge. What fish has ever stopped swimming as it approached that most invisible “water line” separating one country from another? Nada Elia writes from the US. Read more about Power of the people