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Rashida Tlaib And Her ‘Squad’ Of Israel Critics Own The Future
Peter Beinart, Forward

Rashida Tlaib And Her ‘Squad’ Of Israel Critics Own The Future

If you want to understand the divide inside the congressional Democratic Party on Israel, consider two events from earlier this week.

about 5 days ago
Marc Lamont Hill: I’m Sorry My Word Choices Caused Harm
Marc Lamont Hill, Philadelphia Inquirer

Marc Lamont Hill: I’m Sorry My Word Choices Caused Harm

"Over the past week, I have been embroiled in a controversy regarding my speech at the United Nations regarding the plight of Palestinian people."

about 5 days ago
Temple Professors: No Confidence In University Leader Who Won’t Support Marc Lamont Hill…
Temple University Faculty, Philadelphia Inquirer

Temple Professors: No Confidence In University Leader Who Won’t Support Marc Lamont Hill…

"We are faculty at Temple University writing in support of Marc Lamont Hill’s academic freedom to express his views on the Israeli occupation of Palestine."

about 5 days ago
Marc Lamont Hill and The Legacy Of Punishing Black Internationalists
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

Marc Lamont Hill and The Legacy Of Punishing Black Internationalists

Last week, Marc Lamont Hill, academic, activist and media personality, addressed the United Nations at its commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

about 6 days ago
The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill
David Palumbo-Liu, The Nation

The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill

The attacks on the professor are a threat to academic freedom and the criticism of Israeli human-rights abuses.

about 6 days ago
Why Did CNN Fire A Pro-Palestinian Commentator?
Cornel West, The Guardian

Why Did CNN Fire A Pro-Palestinian Commentator?

"No one gets closer to peace by silencing voices critical of a lethal status quo. We need a candid debate about the grim catastrophe unfolding in Israel."

about 1 week ago
CNN Fired Marc Lamont Hill to Comfort Conservative Snowflakes
Eric Levitz, New York Magazine

CNN Fired Marc Lamont Hill to Comfort Conservative Snowflakes

For over half a century, Palestinians in the West Bank have been living under an illegal military occupation — one that provides their Jewish neighbors with the franchise and basic civil rights, while providing them with neither.

about 1 week ago
CNN Fired Marc Lamont Hill For Saying Palestinians Deserve Equal Rights
Yousef Munayyer, Huffington Post

CNN Fired Marc Lamont Hill For Saying Palestinians Deserve Equal Rights

Marc Lamont Hill, a professor at Temple University and a fierce advocate for equality, was perhaps the strongest, most articulate and most passionate voice against racism and bigotry among CNN’s regular contributors.

about 1 week ago
Why I Choose To Stay In Palestine Read more: https://forward.com/scribe/414776/why-i-choose-to-stay-
Sam Bahour, Forward

Why I Choose To Stay In Palestine Read more: https://forward.com/scribe/414776/why-i-choose-to-stay-

Unlike most Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation, I could pick up and leave at a moment’s notice. Still, I stay, even as President Trump wreaks havoc on us.

about 1 week ago