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“I can’t dictate methods of Palestinian struggle”: Israeli boycott activist interviewed

Ronnie Barkan (right) is a leading organizer of the boycott movement within Israel.

(Anne Paq / ActiveStills)

Ronnie Barkan is a 35-year-old Israeli activist who fully supports the Palestinian call forboycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel. Having been involved in protests against Israel’s wall in the West Bank since 2004, he took his activism a step further by helping to found the organization Boycott from Within four years later. Read the rest of this entry

Abbas – Israeli Man in Ramallah

By  |Published July 18, 2012

Since his bid for statehood ended at the UN last September, Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, has become strictly an enforcer of the occupation. Read the rest of this entry

How Leftist `Anti-Zionists` are Allied with Israel against Syria

By Lizzie Phelan and Mimi Al Laham (aka “Syrian Girl”)
Mathaba Newx
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012
There has been a ridiculous notion amongst numerous left groups and those opposed to the Syrian government, that the Israeli regime does not want to see Assad fall. As self-professed “anti-zionists”, many in these groups are content to delude themselves into believing that both their enemies are on the same side. In the case of several socialist groups, they believe that this forcing of the Syrian crisis into their blanket “anti-authoritarian” narrative (regardless of the state in which they are applying that narrative to) enables them to maintain a façade of anti-imperialism.
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