The Defeat of U.S. Imperialism is a Strategic Necessity, Not A Single Issue

“Anti-colonial nationalism is the antithesis of US imperial rule, which is predicated to the unmitigated corporate and military plunder of the planet.” by Danny Haiphong, originally published on Black Agenda Report Many in the United States have a hard time seeing beyond single issues or individuals. The ruling class has taken full advantage by relegating the blame for the problems[…]

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How Durham, NC became the first U.S. city to ban police exchanges with Israel

Manal Sidawi of the Muslim American Public Affairs Council reads a prayer during a rally in support of Demilitarize Durham2Palestine’s proposed resolution banning police exchanges between Durham Police and Israel outside Durham City Hall on April 16. The resolution later passed 6-0, making Durham the first city in the country to ban the practice. (Photo: Sammy Hanf) by Zaina Alsous[…]

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500 Years of Nakbas

by Glen Ford, originally published on Black Agenda Report “The Palestinians face the last bastion of legalized racial rule on the planet.” The great nakba, or “catastrophe,”began in 1492, when Christopher Columbus proclaimed the lands of the “Indies” for Spain. Within half a century of his voyage, 95 percent of the inhabitants of the America’s had been killed by European-borne[…]

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Finkelstein, Truthteller for Gaza

Editor’s Note: In 2009, the first Conference of the United National Antiwar Coalition accomplished one very major goal.   Palestine was, for the first time, given the full support of our broad spectrum of member organizations.   Now, 9 years later, the people of Palestine continue to be oppressed beyond imagination.       The world continues to allow these atrocities, and even to support[…]

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UNAC Statement on Israel/U.S. War on Gaza’s Nakba Protests at Apartheid Wall

United National Antiwar Coalition Statement: For more than 70 years, Palestinians have endured the crimes of ethnic cleansing, dispossession, disenfranchisement, destruction, and death at the hands of apartheid Israel, with the unqualified backing of the United States, as well as the tolerance of this ongoing trampling on humanity and justice by the international community. As Israelis celebrate the May 14,[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza

Black anti-war activists call on members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the leadership of the Poor People’s Campaign to publicly condemn Israeli violence Statement from The Black Alliance for Peace MAY 15, 2018—While a delegation from the Trump administration and leaders from various parts of the world gathered in Jerusalem to witness the illegal and immoral move of the[…]

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#Nakba70: A call to action

by Cassia Laham, originally published on FightBack! News, May 11 May 15, 2018 marks the 70th year since al Nakba, or the Catastrophe, in Palestine. The Nakba refers to the day in 1948 when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced out of their homes and off their land by Israeli troops, precipitating the creation of the colonial, apartheid state[…]

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GWU Student Senate Passes Divestment Resolution Despite Harassment

Student arrives at George Washington University divestment vote with a member of the anti-BDS group ‘Canary Mission’ (right) continuing efforts to intimidate students. (Photo: Divest This Time) by Jesse Rubin, originally posted on Mondoweiss, April 27 After being delayed a week because of threats to their safety, the George Washington University (GW) student Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution to divest[…]

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Heroic resistance continues to Israel’s blockade of Gaza

by Sam Ordóñez, originally published on Workers World Heroic demonstrations against the Israeli occupation of Gaza continued on April 28 for the fifth week. Every Friday since March 30, the Great March of Return has brought thousands of demonstrators, armed only with their unbreakable resolve, to the militarized fence surrounding the Palestinian enclave. The demonstrations are scheduled to continue until[…]

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Israeli Justice Ministry directly involved in international ‘lawfare’ against BDS movement

by Jonathan Ofir, published on  Mondoweiss, 4/24/18 For several years, Israeli government ministries have been debating who is authorized to deal with countering the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement abroad. While it has long been suspected that this effort was being led by the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry for Strategic Affairs, a recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request[…]

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