Topic: Israel/Palestine

  • 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.

  • Bringing the Palestine struggle to Queens

    Opponents of Israel's war on Palestine are beginning to organize locally in the boroughs to make their voices heard.

  • Battling the censors at UIUC

    Students, alumni and faculty gathered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to demand reinstatement for Steven Salaita.

  • Translating from the Zionism

    The actor and playwright responds to an newspaper ad directed at whipping up pro-Israel support in Hollywood.

  • UIUC's bankrupt case against Steven Salaita

    University officials have broken their silence, but their justifications for the firing of Steven Salaita are even more disturbing.

  • A consistent record against bigotry

    There is no evidence for the claim that the left is becoming desensitized to anti-Semitism or giving bigots a pass.

  • Israel promises to continue the slaughter

    Israel is again raining terror from the skies over Gaza, even as it persists in claiming that its "precision" strikes are a "proportionate" response.

  • A pass for anti-Semitism?

    Our approach to oppression has always been that responsibility for racism never belongs to the oppressed group.

  • Jewish voices for justice

    Recent demonstrations have heard passionate calls for support for BDS from Jewish writers, academics and more.

  • Support floods in for Steven Salaita

    A public campaign in support the fired pro-Palestinian professor Steven Salaita has generated more than 15,000 signatures.