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Headlines from Metro (11/29/19), Atlantic (3/9/15) and Daily Beast (1/18/19).

States have no inherent ‘right to exist’—but it’s a media fixation on Israel/Palestine

No state has an intrinsic “right to exist.” As international relations scholar Scott Burchill points out, there is no abstract “right to exist” in international law, or in “any serious theory of international relations.”

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ISRAELI BORDER POLICEMEN STAND GUARD DURING A DEMONSTRATION ORGANIZED BY YOUNG PALESTINIANS IN HEBRON ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2017, AGAINST A RECENT DECISION BY ISRAEL GIVING JEWISH SETTLEMENT ENCLAVES IN HEBRON THE AUTHORITY TO MANAGE THEIR OWN MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. (PHOTO: WISAM HASHLAMOUN/APA IMAGES)

The Jewish supremacist state (A comment on B’Tselem’s ‘apartheid regime’ designation for Israel)

During the past two decades, many respected individuals and organizations designated the regime Israel has established in the occupied Palestinian territory—the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza—as a form of apartheid.

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Palestine flags at Labour Conference, September 2018. Photo: James Thomas Griffiths

Starmer’s purge turns against Palestine solidarity

The ongoing attack on the left in Labour is increasingly targeting those who are vocal in support for Palestine, writes Sybil Cock.

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The strategic goal of Israeli racism in Palestine

Escalating the demographic war: The strategic goal of Israeli racism in Palestine

The discussion on institutional Israeli racism against its own Palestinian Arab population has all but ceased following the final approval of the discriminatory Nation-State Law in July 2018. Indeed, the latest addition to Israel’s Basic Law is a mere start of a new government-espoused agenda that is designed to further marginalize over a fifth of […]

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RUTH BADER GINSBURG ACCEPTS ISRAELI PRIZE IN JULY 2018 IN TEL AVIV. SCREENSHOT.

Accepting Israeli prize in 2018, RBG never mentioned Palestinians

The recent death of U.S. Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg (known popularly as ‘RBG’) has brought accolades from all over the world, especially from progressives who hailed her positions.

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Qalandia Checkpoint, the biggest crossing in Jerusalem municipality from one side of the separation wall to the other. Photo courtesy of the Socialistische Partij, Netherlands/Flickr.

CBC doubles down on erasing Palestine

Activists are determined to hold the broadcaster to account for minimizing Palestine’s national identity

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Palestinian demonstrators burn tyres during a protest against US President Donald Trump's Century Deal "expected peace plan" in Khan Yunis in the southern of Gaza Strip January 28, 2020. Donald Trump has launched his ìultimate dealî for Middle East peace, saying his detailed 80-page plan would be a ìrealistic two-state solutionî that had already been agreed to by Israel. Photo by Ashraf Amra

Palestinians around the world reject Trump’s ‘fraud of the century’

Palestinians have responded to US President Donald Trump’s peace plan with a resounding “no,” expressing their frustrations with what they have dubbed as the “fraud of the century.” From social media to the streets, Palestinians in the occupied territory and in the diaspora have rejected Trump’s vision for the region, criticizing the plan for granting […]

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Diego Rivera- ‘Sugar cane’ (1931)

Colonialism and the natives

Moshé Machover begins an examination of the Israel-Palestine conflict by looking back at controversies in the Second International

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The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story

The Last Earth: A People’s History of Palestine

This article is a book review of Ramzy Baroud’s The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story. Published in 2018, The Last Earth documents the lives of ordinary Palestinians and their battle against Israeli occupation. In the process of telling their stories, Baroud shows that the Palestinians not as passive victims of Israeli colonialism but as active […]

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Ottoman Palestine 1878, Passia.org

The promised land

Palestine really was the Promised Land. So much so that it was promised to three different groups within a couple of years.

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No Justice, No Peace

“A free Palestine from the river to the sea”

It is not uncommon for a mainstream media commentator to be fired for a bigoted or violent comment on air-or off air. As far as I know, there was never a person specifically fired for advocating non-violence and the equal treatment of a group of people.

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Rashida Tlaib, congresswoman-elect from Michigan, could upend aspects of U.S. support for Israel's occupation of Palestine. | Photo- Reuters

Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib to lead delegation to Palestine

Tlaid , one of two Muslim women who are the first to be elected to U.S. Congress, says she supports BDS and intends to shift perspective on the Palestinian-Israel conflict.

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