Palestine

Relatives of Palestinians who lost their lives as a result of Israeli air strike mourn as they take the dead bodies from the morgue of El-Najar Hospital to be buried in Rafah, Gaza on April 21, 2024.

Don’t Believe the Conspiracies About the Gaza Death Toll Don’t Believe the Conspiracies About the Gaza Death Toll

The statistical evidence is clear: Civilians in Gaza have overwhelmingly borne the brunt of Israel’s assault.

May 30, 2024 / Comment / Adam Gaffney

Pro-Palestine banner in soccer stands

In Ireland, “Nothing but Love” for the Palestinian Women’s Soccer Team In Ireland, “Nothing but Love” for the Palestinian Women’s Soccer Team

The Palestinian National Women’s Football Team defeated the Bohemian Football Club 2-1 in front of a sell-out crowd in Dublin. It was much more than a win for Palestine.

May 24, 2024 / Dave Zirin

A pro-Palestinian protest of Harvard students and their supporters ends on the lawn behind Klarman Hall, at Harvard Business School, after starting in the Old Yard by Massachusetts Hall.

The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition The Students Protesting the War in Gaza Are Continuing a Proud Tradition

One thing is guaranteed: The commitment of this generation of student activists will reverberate through the progressive movement for years to come.

May 21, 2024 / William D. Hartung

Students holding Palestinian flags and signs walk out of the UMass Amherst commencement ceremony in protest on May 18, 2024, as Chancellor Javier Reyes takes the stage to speak.

The Threat of Democracy on Campus at UMass The Threat of Democracy on Campus at UMass

The real danger posed by the Gaza solidarity encampments is their attack on unfettered autocratic governance by university administrations and wealthy benefactors.

May 21, 2024 / Kevin Young

US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House about pro-Palestinian campus protests on May 2, 2024.

Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society

But they do signal that government can make life tangibly better.

May 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University

The Student Protesters Are Demonstrating Their Bravery, Not Antisemitism The Student Protesters Are Demonstrating Their Bravery, Not Antisemitism

The real threat to American Jews comes not from students but from the MAGA Republicans who are shouting about antisemitism the loudest.

May 10, 2024 / Helen Benedict

Palestinians hold leaflets dropped by Israeli planes calling on them to evacuate ahead of an Israeli military operation in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, May 6, 2024.

Rafah Is in Panic as the Israeli Invasion Begins Rafah Is in Panic as the Israeli Invasion Begins

With Israeli forces entering Gaza’s southernmost city, scenes from the Nakba are being repeated in the strip’s last refuge.

May 8, 2024 / Ruwaida Kamal Amer and Mahmoud Mushtaha

Taking a shot on goal during a soccer game in Rafah

Palestinians Stand Up to Israel Through Soccer Palestinians Stand Up to Israel Through Soccer

The American Friends Service Committee staged a youth soccer tournament in Rafah, showcasing the joy that the sport can offer.

Apr 30, 2024 / Dave Zirin

The Rev. William Barber speaking in front of the US Supreme Court Building

War, Genocide, Violence, and the Gospel’s Response War, Genocide, Violence, and the Gospel’s Response

I come asking with brother Marvin Gaye, “What’s going on? What’s going on?”

Apr 30, 2024 / Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

A wall separating Israel and the West Bank.

Can We Build a Shared Homeland for Israelis And Palestinians? Can We Build a Shared Homeland for Israelis And Palestinians?

In this conversation, Jon Wiener and May Pundak of A Land For All discuss a road map for a better two-state solution.

Apr 29, 2024 / Q&A / Jon Wiener

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