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Palestinians hold generations of memory—a new documentary aims to help pass them down

Memory, too, is part of Palestinian resistance. Memories of stolen land, of the horrors they have survived, and of martyrs who once lived are an intimate part of Palestinians’ lives. Ross Domoney—who’s produced a series of films on the West Bank for TRNN—has teamed up with Urban geographer Antonis Vradis. The duo, who produce films for Shadowgraph media are […]

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In the West Bank, a rabbi fights to defend Palestinian land

In the West Bank, the Palestinian struggle to defend land from the clutches of settlers is a daily battle. Rabbi Arik Ascherman is one of the few Israeli Jews who has dedicated his life to assisting Palestinians in defending their land. Ascherman returns to The Marc Steiner Show to discuss the work of his organization, Torat Tzedek, and […]

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SOAS students call out uni’s investments in white phosphorus

The student intifada has reached the UK. At the School of Oriental and African Studies, students set up an encampment in solidarity with Gaza, taking particular aim at the university’s investments in companies that produce white phosphorus. The Real News reports from London, speaking directly with student organizers calling out their school’s complicity in genocide. […]

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University endowments suppress dissent by design

This story originally appeared in Jacobin on June 30, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Why has it been so difficult for students demanding divestment from Israel to catch their university administrations’ ears? Part of the answer is the specific content of the request: universities’ donors are more pro-Israel than their students. Schools hoping to both […]

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‘I don’t…consider Israel a real place’: Upstart candidate challenges arch-Zionist Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Jen Perelman challenged incumbent Debbie Wasserman Schultz once before for Florida’s 25th congressional seat in the 2022 Democratic primary. Now, Perelman is back, and this time her staunch anti-Zionism is front and center in her campaign to unseat Wasserman Schultz, one of the most dedicated Zionists in Congress. Perelman sits down with The Marc Steiner Show for […]

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‘War’ is not killing palestinians, Israel is. Our media should frame it this way 

The party responsible for a war crime—or any act of mass violence—is important information and something that should be named at the forefront of any news documenting said war crime or act of mass violence. This much seems obvious, but the “War in Gaza” has created a particularly grimy editorial genre of Natural Disaster-izing mass […]

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Gaza’s children are facing the unspeakable

Israel’s genocide in Gaza is a genocide of children. Prior to last October, nearly half the population of Gaza were children. The official death toll, now regarded by many to be a severe undercount, accounts for more than 15,000 children killed by Israeli forces in the past eight months. For the majority of children who […]

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‘It was petrifying’: An aid worker’s account of life in the West Bank under apartheid

The genocide in Gaza has captured the attention of the world, but nowhere in Palestine is safe from Israel’s onslaught. Israeli repression, land grabs, and deadly raids in the West Bank have increased dramatically since Oct. 7. Long subjected to a brutal apartheid system and routine attacks from settlers and the IDF, Palestinians in the […]

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‘The People’s Red Line’: Tens of thousands surround White House for Gaza

The mass movement for Palestine returned to Washington, DC on Sat., June 8—forming a two-mile-long “red line” around the White House with a crowd that numbered in the tens of thousands. As discussed in a prior interview with The Real News, organizers of “The People’s Red Line” are seeking an immediate, permanent end to US aid to […]

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Israel is exploiting Palestinians in dangerous ‘e-waste’ factories

In the town of Idhna in the West Bank, Palestinian youth labor in unregulated “e-waste” factories in the shadow of Israel’s Apartheid Wall. Driven from their land, and denied opportunity and employment in Israeli society, these workers come to these jobs because they often have few other options. Many of the workers are highly educated, […]