The Two Narratives of Palestine: The People Are United, the Factions Are Not

by Ramzy Baroud, Published on Countercurrents.org, May 8, 2019 The International Conference on Palestine held in Istanbul between April 27-29 brought together many speakers and hundreds of academics, journalists, activists and students from Turkey and all over the world. The Conference was a rare opportunity aimed at articulating a discourse of international solidarity that is both inclusive and forward thinking. There was[…]

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Academic Institutions Must Defend Free Speech

Image: “HateSpeech” by Carlos Latuff.  To see the full  image, click here. from The International Committee for Peace Justice and Dignity for the People We, the undersigned, oppose the coordinated campaign to deny academics their free speech rights due to their defense of Palestinian rights and criticism of the policies and practices of the state of Israel. Temple University in[…]

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Growing US Public Support for One State

Above: Eastern exposure of Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Al-Aqsa Mosque is considered to be the third holiest site in Islam after Mecca and Medina.  Israel monument. Photo: Flikr ~Godot13 by Jonathon Cook, published on Abu Dabi National, from CounterCurrents, December 17, 2018 Published as: Growing US public support for one state shared[…]

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Israel: Ethnic Cleansing, Land Theft, Apartheid And Jim Crow

Image Above: Boycott Racist Israel, protest in South Africa by the Iraq News Service. by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, December 16, 2018 In recent weeks, racism against Palestinian people and the expansion of apartheid-Jim Crow policies have escalated. The Israeli lobby and its supporters attacked freedom of speech in the United States, showing how far[…]

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The Movement to Suppress and Impoverish Critics of Israel is Racist

Photo: Melbourne Protest, Zionist Criminals End the Holocaust in Palestine, John Englart, January 4, 2009 by Paul Larudee, from Dissident Voice,December 11, 2018 Marc Lamont Hill, Tim Anderson, Steven Salaita, Rabab Abdulhadi, Hatem Bazian, Ahlam Muhtasib, Norman Finkelstein and other academics have all been targets of the movement to silence their criticisms of Israel and their defense of Palestinians. This[…]

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Criticism of Israel: Rand Paul and Marc Lamont Hill Crossing the Red Line in America

by Kareem Rosshandler, from Arab America, December 5, 2018 Two events this past week shook the impasse on public discussion of Palestine, Rand Paul’s defiant hold up of the Senate ‘United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act’ and Marc Lamont Hill’s bold UN speech for the world to support Palestinians in their struggle for freedom and human rights. Paul is a[…]

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