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Marc Lamont Hill & Mitchel Plitnick unmask the systems and structures that enable progressives to separate Palestine from all other rights-based struggles and treat it differently. They also highlight how US policy entrenches Israel's authoritarian rule over Palestinians, and observe how Israel perpetuates this oppression by misrepresenting Palestinians who speak of their oppression as anti-Semites...
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Jeff Halper argues that the only way out of a colonial situation is decolonization: the dismantling of Zionist structures of domination and control and their replacement by a single democratic state, in which Palestinians and Israeli Jews forge a new civil society and a shared political community.
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Noura Erakat demonstrates that international law can make a vital contribution when it is wielded by a sophisticated political movement that can “give meaning to the law and also directly challenge the structure of power that has placed Palestinians outside the law”.
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Based on historical foundations, the book by Dr. Nadim Rouhana examines the approach in which Israel institutionalizes ethnic privileging among its nationally diverse citizens. Contributors to this book discuss the paradoxes of democratic claims in ethnic states, and the dynamics of social conflict in the absence of equality. This book advances a new understanding of...
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Salman Abu Sitta’s autobiography vividly narrates his family’s vanishing world that was defined by the Zionist invasion of Palestine and the subsequent mass expulsion of Palestinians. His story is one of 750,000, part of a generation scarred by a personal traumatic loss and sustained by a burning desire and right to return.
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Any comparison of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to apartheid South Africa, is usually met with swift denunciation. The book by Ilan Pappe marks the first major scholarly book analyzing the apartheid analogy and its implications for international law, activism, and policy making. Contributors from a wide range of disciplines and fields from both countries, including historians, political...
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This groundbreaking series of essays answers key questions, such as: What has been the main achievement of the Zionist movement? What accounts for the failure of the Palestinian National Movement to win its struggle against Israel? What do anti-Semitism, colonialism and racism have to do with the Palestinian/Israeli 'conflict'? Joseph Massad offers a radical departure...
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The Israeli settlements have already encroached on the occupied territory of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the extent that any Palestinian state in those areas is unviable. The book reveals the irreversible impact of Israel’s settlement grid by summarizing its physical, demographic, financial, and political dimensions. Virginia Tilley explains the reason one should assume...
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Uri Davis analyses how it was possible for Israel and its apartheid legislation notwithstanding, to still maintain its reputation in the West as the only democracy in the Middle East, and effectively to veil the apartheid cruelty it has perpetrated against the Palestinian people.
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Israel’s military occupation of Palestine is horrifically reminiscent of South Africa’s Apartheid past. Yet, pro-Israeli apologists are shocked that the Zionist entity is being compared to Apartheid South Africa. In response, Zionists ask “Why Israel?”
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