Topic: Israel/Palestine

  • Embracing apartheid

    Israel’s cabinet has voted for racist laws that, if approved by parliament, will upgrade Israel’s status as an apartheid state.

  • UAW 2865 makes history

    The academic workers union at the University of California has become the first U.S. union to call for divestment from Israel.

  • Soul-searching in the PFLP

    The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is back in the headlines after a recent attack carried out in Jerusalem.

  • A historic vote for a UC union

    The 13,000 academic student employees of UAW Local 2865 are voting on whether to join the BDS campaign against apartheid.

  • Planning for BDS at Stanford

    The Stanford University community turned out to hear Palestinian students talk about organizing against Israel's apartheid.

  • Conflict Kitchen cooks again

    A take-out eatery and art project serving Palestinian food has reopened after a death threat forced it to close briefly.

  • Israel tightens the noose in East Jerusalem

    Weeks of violence inflicted by Israeli military forces and settler vigilantes is the reason why tensions are at the boiling point in East Jerusalem.

  • Time for unions to get on board with BDS

    Members of the academic student workers union at University of California campuses are voting on a crucial BDS resolution.

  • Israeli denial and the Nakba

    An Israeli filmmaker who grew up on an illegal settlement has made a film about the collective denial of ethnic cleansing in 1948.

  • Why did Britain recognize Palestine?

    The British Parliament's vote to recognize Palestinian statehood is symbolic, but offers an opening for the liberation movement.

  • Solidarité avec Gaza

    A socialist in France is among those facing charges for defying the government's ban on pro-Palestine protests this summer.

  • Suffering and survival after the war on Gaza

    Israel's 51-day assault imposed a terrible toll on the people of Gaza--and the apartheid state is seeking to continue the pressure.

  • Pinkwashing at The Advocate

    The Advocate refused to run my article on Israel's pinkwashing after seeking to remove words like "apartheid" and "occupation."

  • Israel's war on Gaza is no game

    Activists protested a preseason game between the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and the Maccabi Tel Aviv team from Israel.

  • Steven Salaita is speaking out

    Steven Salaita, the professor fired for his tweets denouncing Israel's war on Gaza, spoke at four campuses in Chicago.

  • The Jewish State in Israel and the Levant

    Now that everyone knows about ISIL, we should also call out Israel for what it is: The Jewish State in Israel and the Levant.

  • The university chose censorship over debate

    A pro-Palestine professor fired by the University of Illinois speaks out about the drive to silence him and other critics of Israeli apartheid.

  • A breakthrough moment for Palestine?

    Israel's war on Gaza created the potential to turn the cause of Palestine into a mass movement--if we can seize the moment.

  • Five lessons from the heartland

    Here are some practical and political lessons to be drawn from the movement to get Steven Salaita reinstated in his job.

  • Intimidation won't stop the fight for Palestine

    The battle for academic freedom and Palestine solidarity is coming to a head with a critical moment for fired UIUC professor Steven Salaita.

  • UIUC should right its wrong

    Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

  • "Civility" versus solidarity

    Supporters of Israel are calling for "civility" on campus--as a way to police of any discourse or activism critical of Zionism.

  • Pressure builds on UIUC to reinstate Salaita

    University of Illinois officials are scrambling to justify the firing of Steven Salaita as an international solidarity campaign finds wider support.

  • Ugly threats against Palestine solidarity activist

    The president of the Ohio University Student Senate is facing harassment, including death threats, from supporters of Israel.

  • Where Zionism meets neoliberalism

    The illegal occupation of Palestine has helped savvy university presidents and trustees earn handsome dividends.