Despite being aimed at academics, new book offers a biting critique of capitalist experiments in Palestine. Read more about How development aid has failed Palestine and benefitted Israel
One of the big lies that the peace process industry has been telling for the past few years is of an economic boom in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, brought about by the supposedly competent, technocratic rule of the handpicked, US-backed “prime minister” Salam Fayyad and the Palestinian Authority. Read more about Busting the myth of the West Bank "economic boom"
In The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine, Sahar Taghdisi-Rad illustrates how aid earmarked for the oppressed often ends up in the oppressor’s pockets. David Cronin reviews. Read more about New book shows how aid to PA ended up in Israel's pockets