Inscribing Palestine – A Poem

                  Jul 31 2014 By Ramona Wadi International abandonment a horizon exploding in hideous light beneath the massacred canopy echoes of footsteps, voices, laments the tapestry unravels, threads suffocating street corners, pavements, rubble and sand melting faces dissipating in kaleidoscopic chronology smeared with crimson hues parched land, resistant territory tears trailing from […]

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Global Dimensions of Digital Activism

            Edited by Ethan Zuckerman and Lorrie LeJeune Available under a Creative Commons non-commercial license Ways in which activists and scholars around the world are using digital tools for social change Book Description Increasingly, activists around the world are using digital tools to seek social change. In this online resource, activists and scholars document the […]

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To the family of the one thousandth victim of Israel’s genocidal slaughter in Gaza

Ilan PappeThe Electronic Intifada 27 July 2014   I do not know yet who your loved one was. She might have been a baby a few months old, or a young boy, a grandfather or one of your children or parents. I heard about your loved one’s death from Chico Menashe, a political commentator on Reshet Bet, Israel’s main radio […]

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Israeli universities lend support to Gaza massacre

  Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Fri, 07/25/2014 – 13:10 Two leading Israeli academic institutions are offering strong support for Israel’s ongoing massacre in Gaza. Tel Aviv University is giving students who serve in the attack on Gaza one year of free tuition. “Tel Aviv University embraces and supports all the security forces who are working to restore quiet and […]

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‘A level of racist violence I have never seen’

UCLA professor Robin D. G. Kelley on Palestine and the BDS movement Alex Kane on February 16, 2012   If there’s one thing the Palestine solidarity movement and Israel lobbyists can agree on, it’s this: American college campuses remain a potent battleground when it comes to the politics of Israel/Palestine. One group, the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott […]

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Egypt solidarity activists link up with Palestine protests

An incredible 30,000 anti-war protesters took to the streets on Sunday in Vienna in the face of Israel’s latest barbarous aggression against the people of Gaza. It has been the biggest peace demonstration since the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan ten years ago. People from Austria, Turkey, Palestine, Syria, Egypt and many more demanded justice for the Palestinians and an […]

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Thank you, Sinéad O’Connor, for boycotting Israel

David Cronin on Fri, 07/25/2014 I vividly recall the first time I saw  live. She looked shy and fragile as she walked onstage. And then she began her song “Troy,” whispering to us one second; screaming at us the next. It was enchanting and haunting. That was 26 years ago. Ever since then, I’ve admired O’Connor as a woman of talent […]

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