Lessons from Palestine: America’s People of Color Need a Sustained Resistance Movement

The notion of an ongoing resistance by people of color in the US sounds outlandish but might be what is needed in order to rid America of its racist and violent attitudes.

Palestine Black Lives Matter Feature photo

Will Smith was quoted saying that racism isn't getting worse, it's getting filmed, and indeed, it is being filmed a lot lately. No sooner did we begin to recover from one victim of racist violence, the next victim is slain. Just as we began to wrap our heads around the murder of Breonna Taylor, we saw the lynching-murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and then

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Palestine Lecture Proceeds as Milan Students Stand Up To Zionist Attempt to Block It

Zionist groups tried and failed to stop Pro-Palestinian Israeli activist Miko Peled from giving a lecture at Milan University in Itay.

Miko Peled Feature photo

MILAN, ITALY  -- My lecture at the University of Milan was scheduled for the afternoon of October 9, 2019. That morning the university president, pressured by a local Zionist group, decided to cancel the lecture. The excuse given was that the lecture was scheduled on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur and this offended the “Jewish community.” The

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Palestine and Kenya: Our Historic Fight against Injustice Is One and the Same

Dr. Ramzy Baroud reports from Kenya on the intersectionality of Kenya and Palestine’s struggle against colonial power and their internationally-recognized right to resist violent occupation.

Palestine Kenya Feature photo

In 1948, my grandfather, along with thousands of Badrasawis, was expelled by Israeli military forces from our ancestral village of Beit Daras in Palestine.  Like hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from over 500 other villages, my grandfather assumed he would be back home in a few weeks. “Why bother to haul the good blankets on the back of a

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While Israel Lobby Blocks BDS in Chile at the Local Level, National-Level BDS Looms

While Zionist groups celebrate the Valdivia outcome as a win, recent actions at the national level in Chile suggest that Chile could soon follow Ireland and become the next country to support BDS as a nation.

A woman protests U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, outside the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, Dec. 11, 2017. The protest was organized by the Palestinian community in Chile. (AP/Luis Hidalgo)

SANTIAGO, CHILE -- After the Chilean city of Valdivia became the first municipality in Latin America to support the non-violent Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement this past June, the Chilean government has now ruled that it is illegal to boycott Israel at the municipal level throughout the entire country. The decision was made by

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Two U.S. Police Departments Cancel Training with Israel

For the first time since the program’s inception in 2002, US police departments are cancelling their annual training trips to Israel amid pressure from organizations affiliated with the BDS movement.

A Duplin County Sheriff’s Office special response team prepares to shatter a door, and presumably it's owners 4th Amendment rights, during a training exercise.

Two police departments in the New England region of the United States canceled their annual visit to Israeli police forces and engagement in training, amid pressure from organisations affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The Vermont State Police and the Northampton Police Department in Massachusetts both canceled

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How Supporters of Israel Used the Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack to Demonize BDS

The day after the Pittsburgh massacre, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer, was asked whether President Trump’s rhetoric motivated such attacks. Dermer instead proceeded to conflate the attack with the BDS movements on college campuses.

Israel US Shooting Synagogue

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA -- (Analysis) In the aftermath of the horrific attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, politicians have managed to use the tragedy to attack their opponents. Instead of addressing the underlying issue of such hate attacks, they change the focus to unrelated matters. For example, President Trump suggested

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