As mainstream commenters conclude that the two-state solution for Palestine is finished, some are taking a closer look at Northern Ireland as a model. But how would it work? Read more about A Northern Ireland solution for Palestine?
Only by shedding their colonial privileges can settlers be indigenized and integrated into the emerging nation and become entitled to participate in determining the future of the common state. Read more about Watch: Omar Barghouti on “ethical decolonization” and moving beyond Zionist racism
ICAHD concludes that with no prospect of a “two-state solution,” the only options are apartheid, “warehousing” or a single state. Read more about ICAHD endorses one-state solution, warns against "warehousing" of Palestinians
In a sign of changing times, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) carried a 30 minute interview with Ali Abunimah and Daniel Gavron, both supporting a one-state solution, on its flagship radio news program The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti. Read more about One-state solution goes mainstream? CBC interviews Ali Abunimah and Daniel Gavron
Anyone who follows developments related to Palestine will have heard countless times the lazy assertion that “everybody knows” what a final outcome will look like. It is common refrain from a Middle East peace process industry that seeks to define the limits of permissible discussion about political outcomes. Anything that does not fit with Israel’s priority to remain a “Jewish” state is automatically deemed “not pragmatic” or “utopian” at best, or “extremist” and betraying a desire to “destroy Israel” at worst. Read more about Can Palestine be partitioned? Taking the discussion back to basics
“For decades, efforts to bring about a two-state solution in historic Palestine have failed to provide justice and peace for the Palestinian and Israeli Jewish peoples, or to offer a genuine process leading towards them.” So begins a statement calling for a one-state solution signed by among others prominent Palestinian and Israeli scholars and activists. The statement, issued to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of the UN Partition Resolution sets out principles for “a just, and thus enduring, peace in a single state.” Read more about The One State Declaration