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The Israel Lobby Finds a New Face: Black College Students

The Israel Lobby Finds a New Face: Black College Students

by Seth Freed Wessler on January 18 2012, 9:01AM

Supporters of Palestinian rights have charged that Israel is an apartheid state. In response, the country’s staunchest U.S. lobby group is recruiting black college students to say there’s no way Israel can be racist.

Topics: Global Affairs

Palestinian Youth Channel an Old Struggle Through New Media

Palestinian Youth Channel an Old Struggle Through New Media

by Michelle Chen on June 17 2011, 10:33AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen explores the future of resistance, on and offline, with her students in the occupied territories.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice, Technology

Do Western Strikes in Libya Betray Peaceful Revolt Everywhere?

Do Western Strikes in Libya Betray Peaceful Revolt Everywhere?

by Michelle Chen on April 1 2011, 10:06AM

Western nations enter the fray with ulterior motives that may make a just end impossible.

Topics: Global Justice

The Wave of Popular Uprisings Has Washed Beyond the Middle East

The Wave of Popular Uprisings Has Washed Beyond the Middle East

by Michelle Chen on February 28 2011, 10:28AM

From Zimbabwe to Madison, popular movements are looking for their own “trigger elements.”

Topics: Egypt, Global Affairs, Global Justice

Egypt's Uprising Forces a New American View of the

Egypt’s Uprising Forces a New American View of the “Arab Street”

by Michelle Chen on February 2 2011, 10:23AM

We now see people who demand freedom, rather than a scary “other” challenging our own.

Topics: Egypt, Global Affairs, Global Justice

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