• To Boycott Israel…or Not?

    Features » March 30, 2009 Naomi Klein and Rabbi Arthur Waskow debate whether divestment will bring peace to the Middle East. By Joel Bleifuss On Jan. 23, a family stands by a burning fire where their home once stood in a Gaza City neighborhood heavily damaged by Israeli troops. ‘I don’t attack BDS as unethical. […]

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  • A Call for Boycott

    by Rania Masri and Marcy Newman / March 30th, 2009 In remembering and commemorating Land Day, March 30, 1976, when six Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded by Israeli forces in Sakhnin during unarmed protests against the confiscation of Palestinian lands in Galilee; in remembering the December 2008 Israeli savagery against the Palestinians in […]

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  • Boycott Apartheid Israel

    By Natalie Abou Shakra – Gaza The concept of civil resistance is not new at all. This non-violent, unarmed, citizen oriented strategy of resistance in modern history played a role in the struggles against colonialism, and neo-colonialism especially in British colonies of Africa, in Apartheid South Africa, India, and the Middle East, particularly Palestine. We […]

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  • The End of Israel’s Impunity?

    Muhammad Idrees Ahmad The assault on Gaza marks the end of an era for Israel. For the second time in two years its colonial ambition has floundered in the face of determined resistance. It may persist for some time; but the trajectory is clear – it is losing both legitimacy and power. Support for it […]

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  • In the Diaspora: Suspended agitation

    By SAMUEL FREEDMAN Entering the fall semester of 2001, I expected that the dominant political cause on American college campuses was going to be divestment from Israel. Two weeks into the term, on September 11, the prediction became irrelevant. But the effort to financially attack Israel, to single it out as a pariah state, never […]

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  • Apartheid: From South Africa to Israel

    Ronnie Kasrils, member of the African National Congress, said that Israel’s apartheid is far worse than the South African apartheid. In his recent talk, in Vancouver, BC, he explains why this is so. [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3068068609398862183&ei=8LfESeDeD6HO-AG-yfXFCw&q=ronnie+kasrils&hl=en] [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-757209686582558971&ei=f-THSau0I5Xg2wKrxvTlAg&q=Apartheid%3A+From+South+Africa+to+Israel+Part+2+or+3&hl=en] [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-432577640146815684&ei=-OTHSfykDYva2gKP5ZHGAQ&q=Apartheid%3A+From+South+Africa+to+Israel+Part+3+or+3&hl=en]

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