Book chapter I wrote as part of "Social Justice and Israel/Palestine: Foundational and Contemporary Debates"
The future Palestinian present
"the Israeli state continues its war on the Palestinian past through censorship and on the Palestinian present through violence. This gives science fiction a creative potential that has yet to be truly explored: that of creating a new imaginary. “
When Palestinians, Israelis and Germans spoke about trauma in the West Bank
A recent book explores the conditions under which Palestinians and Israelis might be able to reconcile. The challenges are immense, but worth studying.
I don’t have a #MyNakbaStory, so here are other people’s Nakba stories (+resources)
Stories, Resources, Numbers
‘Great March’ for Palestinian Refugees’ Right of Return Endures Bloody Crackdown
"Almost eleven years of siege on Gaza, and they are still protesting in the thousands the right to return, the right to live in dignity and freedom."
Lebanon’s Scapegoating of Refugees Did Not Start With Syrians, but With Palestinians
"The deplorable living conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon after 1990 are a direct consequence of their use as scapegoats for the country's civil war."
Refugees in Lebanon Are Still Being Scapegoated in the Media and in Academia
"How can one claim that these people are here to receive aid from international organizations, when many are, in fact, not receiving any?"
Palestinians Aren’t Surprised by US Jerusalem Move As World Already ‘Ignores Their Existence’
"A nation built on ethnic cleansing, colonialism and white supremacy has always supported colonialism and ethnic cleansing in Palestine."
From Syria to Palestine: struggles against dictatorship, imperialism, and zionism (audio)
Panel at Left Forum 2017 With Ramah Kudaimi, Shireen Akram-Boshar, Jehad Abusalim and myself, hosted by Ashley Smith.
‘There Is No Holiness in an Occupied City’: Jewish Activists Protest Israel’s ‘Jerusalem Day’
"This is not an occasion to celebrate. Jews around the world must resist this violence, supposedly perpetrated in our names."