The Case for the One Democratic State Initiative as a Counter-Hegemonic Endeavor

by Alain Almeddine, published on Mondoweiss, June 11, 2023 The occupation and settler colonization of Palestine is, fundamentally, a political project for a state based on identitarian claims. Indeed, the mere presence or residency of non-Palestinians in Palestine, under the rule of an inclusive Palestinian state, would have been immigration, not colonialism. It is the Zionist endeavor for the establishment […]

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Whats Wrong With the IHRA “working definition”Of Antisemitism

by Tim Anderson, published on Black Agenda Report, January 29, 2020 The idea that Israel cannot be targeted or criticized as a “racist endeavor” is an absurd suggestion. “Any state that practices ethnic cleansing andcivilian massacres, based on racial ideology, can and should becriticized for such serious crimes.” On 26 May, 2016 the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA),  a group which has […]

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When a Whole Society Supports a Terrorist Organization

by Jonathan Ofir, Published On Mondoweiss, November 12, 2019 After the 2008-9 Israeli onslaught on Gaza that took 1500 lives, a UN fact-finding mission concluded that the three-week campaign was “a deliberately disproportionate attack, designed to punish, humiliate and terrorize a civilian population.” Note the word “terrorize.”  But was this an isolated incident? Not at all. Israel has a long […]

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The Case Against the Zionist Left

by Yoav Litvin, published on CounterPunch, September 6, 2019 Zionist historical revisionism constructs an erroneous presentation of Israel as accommodating a left-to-right political milieu, the left-flank of which amenable to a peaceful resolution of “the conflict”, instead of recognizing the entirety of Zionism, including its “liberal” faction, as inherently white supremacist, settler colonialist and genocidal. The supposed left, “liberal” wing of […]

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