Palestine questions

Questions to ask your pro-Israeli friends

Paul Kinzelman formulates a set of questions which people of conscience can ask Israel’s supporters on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in general and on Israel’s genocidal war against the people of Gaza. More »

Happiness

Corporate capitalism versus human happiness 

Graham Peebles argues that the prevailing paradigm of market fundamentalism, neo-liberalism, globalisation and corporate politics, rather than promote social cohesion and the pursuit of happiness, engender depression, anxiety, greed and disharmony. More »

Britain-Israel

Ridding Britain of Israel’s stooges

Stuart Littlewood says Britons must get rid of the “enemy within” – the Israel flag wavers – before they could bring Israel to account and peace and prosperity to the Palestinians. More »

Netanyahu's ceasefire trick

Netanyahu’s self-inflicted Gaza conundrum

Uri Avnery says the collapse of the ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas may have been engineered by the Israeli secret service, and also helped Netanyahu out of a tight political corner. More »

Prosecute Israel for Gaza war crimes

Israel faces its own evil

Gilad Atzmon argues that on the eve of the collapse of the Gaza ceasefire, Netanyahu faced a dilemma: to lift the Gaza blockade or to end up at the International Criminal Court. More »

Liberal Zionist dilemma

The liberal Zionist dilemma

Lawrence Davidson highlights the contradiction between universal civil and political rights and support for Zionist state. He says that, faced with the choice, most “liberal” Zionists would ditch the veil of liberalism. More »

David Cameron and the Israeli flag

Freedom to live ordinary lives…

Stuart Littlewood argues that while Israel continues to ride roughshod over international law and the will of the international community, Britain’s Conservative-led government continues to regurgitate the same tired old messages. More »

Zionism corrupting US democracy

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

Alan Hart spells out, in an open letter to US President Barack Obama, what it would take for Obama not to go down in history as a Zionist stooge and a joke. More »

Broken promises and broken dreams

Gaza: raw power and the murdering of justice

As the Gaza conflict rages, Stuart Littlewood asks whatever happened to the US-Quartet Agreement, signed by Israel, “to give the Palestinian people freedom to move, to trade, to live ordinary lives”? More »

Israeli losers

The Gaza conflict: losers and consequences

Uri Avnery looks at who has come out worse from the month-long Gaza conflict, and assesses the consequences for Israel domestically and internationally, and for Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. More »

Tag: Activism

Questions to ask your pro-Israeli friends

Palestine questions

Paul Kinzelman formulates a set of questions which people of conscience can ask Israel’s supporters on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in general and on Israel’s genocidal war against the people of Gaza.

Canadian students vote to join boycott of Israel

Canada may be Israel’s closest lickspittle state – more than even the United States – but it would seem that Canada’s youth don’t share their government’s slavish attitude towards the world’s only

Watch: Want to boycott Israel? There’s an app for that

A new app called Buycott lets hundreds of thousands of users boycott products deemed to support Israel, something that is gaining popularity in light of the Jews-only state’s genocidal war on Gaza.

California pays homage to the Palestinian people

An incredible project is about to be unveiled in Oakland, California. Presented by Art Forces, the Estria Foundation and NorCal Friends of Sabeel, the Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural is a monumental work

Watch: Israel, Gaza and the BDS movement

Israel’s month-long assault on Gaza has left over 1,900 Palestinians dead, mostly civilians. It has also sparked condemnation by the United Nations and on Twitter. Outraged tweeps are using the hashtag #BDS

Middle East scholars, librarians call for boycott of Israeli academic institutions

In an unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people, and especially at this time with the Palestinians in Gaza, a group of over 100 prominent scholars and librarians of the Middle

Britain’s National Union of Students condemns Israel, calls for boycott

The governing body of the union representing seven million students in the UK has voted to tighten the boycott noose around the criminal state of Israel. On 4 August the National Executive

Israel to the Palestinians: submit, leave or die

Gaza homes in ruin

Jeff Halper says the blind and atavistic destruction unleashed by Israel on the Palestinians signals the death of the “two-state solution” and is a message to Palestinians: submit, leave or die.

UK’s largest trade union resolves to boycott Israel

Britain’s biggest trade union, Unite, has resolved to campaign for the boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel, which it slammed as “guilty of the crime of apartheid”, the Middle East Monitor reports. In a

Italians say “No” to Israeli water thief Mekorot

All over the world, people of conscience are saying “No” to cooperation with the racist Zionist regime in Israel. The latest to speak out are the people of Rome, who have submitted