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The Ultimate Frisbee players of Palestine

Most ultimate frisbee players don’t have to consider how an Israeli checkpoint might disrupt their plans for a game—but this is the reality of life in Palestine. The story of the small but vibrant subculture of Palestinian ultimate frisbee enthusiasts offers a glimpse into life under Israeli occupation that is too often unseen by the […]

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Unions must go beyond calling for a cease-fire in Gaza

This story originally appeared in Jacobin on Feb. 13, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Four months into Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza that has killed over twenty-eight thousand Palestinians, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) — the US labor federation whose member unions represent 12.5 million workers — […]

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Israel bombards Rafah, killing more than 60 in a night

This story originally appeared in Mondoweiss on Feb. 12, 2024. It is shared here with permission. The Israeli military has ramped up its attacks on Rafah in southern Gaza as it prepares for a possible ground offensive on the Palestinian city, which has become one of the most densely populated areas in the world.  Rafah, […]

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Why Yemen stands with Palestine

For months, analysts have warned of the possibility of Israel’s genocide in Gaza sparking a regional war. In Yemen, that war is already here. Beginning on Jan. 12, the US and UK have conducted a series of air strikes in Yemen in retaliation for its efforts to block Israeli shipping in the Red Sea’s Bab […]

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Israel destroyed my university. Where is the outrage?

On Jan. 17, the Israeli military detonated 315 mines to destroy Gaza’s last standing university, al-Israa University, located south of Gaza City. For 70 days prior, the Israelis occupied the university as a military base, posting snipers in its buildings and using it as a detention and interrogation center. According to university authorities, prior to […]

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft buys $7 million pro-Israel Super Bowl ad during Gaza genocide

Super Bowl LVII in 2023 was the most-watched US telecast in history, and with well over 100 million people expected to tune in on Feb. 11, Super Bowl Sunday will provide one of the biggest platforms on Earth for pro-Israel groups to attempt to justify Israel’s ongoing genocidal war on Gaza. The Foundation to Combat […]

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Islamophobia, Palestine, and the presumption of anti-Semitism

By now, the false equivalency between anti-Zionism and antisemitism—which Israel’s supporters use to give rhetorical cover for Zionism—is a well-worn topic on the left. What’s less discussed is the role of Islamophobia and anti-Arab racism in Zionists’ attempts to smear their critics, particularly Arab and Muslim ones, as antisemitic. A new report from Rutger University Law School’s […]

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Former pro athlete explains his support for ceasefire in Gaza

The world of professional sports is particularly guilty of silence and complicity in the face of Israel’s genocide in Gaza. One man, former NBA player Tariq Abdul-Wahad, has distinguished himself as a rare voice speaking out in support of a ceasefire and the rights of Palestinian people. Tariq Abdul-Wahad joins Dave Zirin to discuss his […]

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Noura Erakat: Colonial law and the erasure of Palestine

In Palestine, the law has been used as a tool of oppression to legitimize and advance the dispossession of the Palestinian people for more than a century. From the theft of Palestinian land by legal mechanisms to the non-recognition of Palestinians as a people with the inalienable right of self-determination, the law is yet another […]

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Giving birth in the Gaza genocide

This story originally appeared in Mondoweiss on Jan. 30, 2024. It is shared here with permission. “She screamed cries of life for the first time.” That’s how Arwa Oweis described the birth of her daughter, Malak, and the first moment she was pulled out of her mother’s womb in Al-Shifa’ Hospital in northern Gaza. The […]