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The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
J Street and Americans for Peace Now Biggest Losers in the Presbyterian Church (USA) Battle Over Divestment
The outcome of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), which considered a number of overtures related to Palestinian rights and nonviolent economic pressure in support thereof, was not what anyone expected. In a majority victory for supporters of Palestinian rights, the Church voted to endorse a boycott of all goods made in West Bank settlements, all of which are illegal under international law. Yet it also decided to continue ...Keep Reading »
Abraham Greenhouse is a longtime Palestine solidarity and BDS activist based in New York City. Follow him on Twitter as @grinhoyz.
"State violence—both structural and political—has been a staple feature of Egypt’s neoliberal governance, under both Mubarak and Morsi, and now under the military-controlled government. In its complicity, the United States has contributed to the structural obstacles Egyptians face in achieving the aims of the revolution."click | email | tweet