Mom breaks down the UN bid, in case you needed an analogy for this monumental, historic moment. Read more about What is an observer state, anyway? A quick lesson on the statehood bid
The Palestinian Boycott National Committee (BNC), the steering group of the international boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign, has issued further guidance in the run up to the Palestinian Authority’s effort to gain UN membership for a “State of Palestine” in September. Read more about How Palestinian Authority's UN "statehood" bid endangers Palestinian rights
I gave two interviews in recent days on which focus on the Palestinian Authority’s effort to have Palestinian “statehood” recognized at the UN in September. One is with The Socialist Worker’s Eric Ruder, and covers the UN bid as well as the Arab uprising, and the growing BDS movement. Here’s an excerpt: Read more about Palestinian Authority's UN "statehood" bid: useful, useless or dangerous?
What does it mean for the BDS movement if the PA goes ahead and seeks UN recognition of a Palestinian “state”? Read more about Palestine's Boycott National Committee speaks out on September "statehood" bid
Gidi Grinstein, the founder and president of Israel’s Reut Institute argues that US President Barack Obama should support the Palestinian Authority’s unilateral efforts to seek recognition of a Palestinian state at the UN in September. The reasons he gives, however, have nothing to do with supporting Palestinian rights, but precisely with negating them Read more about Why does anti-Palestinian Reut Institute support UN recognition of Palestinian "state"?
Exclusive: Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas plans to allow Israel to annex settlements in the West Bank even if UN agrees to recognize a Palestinian state “on the 1967 borders” in September. Read more about Exclusive: Abbas to let Israel keep settlements even if UN recognizes "state"