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Access, 2011 (left to right): Israeli ID, West Bank ID, Gaza ID, stateless Palestinian refugee With the continued absence of a credible political process, it has become evermore crucial to view the dominant structures of spatial power in Israel-Palestine as an entrenched reality rather than a passing aberration. This website was born from the pressing need to expose and confront the long-term spatio-political implications of these structures and, more broadly, to engage in forms of agency with the potential to counter them, and to establish paths towards possible alternatives. The term ‘arena of speculation’ was coined by Decolonizing Architecture , referring to an intellectual space of critical debate on the spatial futures of Israel-Palestine.
Voltairenet.org reports of a poster campaign that has been up and running in New York subways for the last month. ‘This operation is promoted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), a pro-Israel organization that attempts by various means to stoke fear of Islam’. On her blog, the AFDI’s executive director insists this is ‘FANTASTIC!’
Courtesy of Emily Goodstein “Elissa made me promise that if we found ourselves planning an event in her memory, that it would be focused on the causes she cared about and not the disease that she happened to have.”-Emily Goodstein By Emily Pearl Goodstein and Sammie Moshenberg March 26, 2013 “She was more than a colleague and friend — she was our conscience.”
Your description goes here Testimony of Israeli police officer from 1976 Land Day 30 March 2013, 16.34 by Haolam Haze Below is a translation by the Alternative Information Center (AIC) of testimony provided by a policeman who participated in Israel’s oppression of the 1976 Palestinian Land Day. The now-defunct Hebrew-language weekly news magazine Haolam Haze published this anonymous testimony on 7 April 1976, which is brought here in its entirety. Mennonites vote to divest from Israeli occupation
Professor Noam Chomsky’s 2013 Edward Said Memorial Lecture: Violence and Dignity – Reflections on the Middle East at Friends House in London on 18 March 2013 (text). Moshé Machover remembers his friend and comrade, Matzpen co-founder Akiva (Aki) Orr (19 June 1931 – 7 February 2013). Professor Noam Chomsky, delivering the 2013 Edward Said Memorial Lecture: Violence and Dignity – Reflections on the Middle East at Friends House in London on 18 March 2013 (video). We should never support a war undertaken by our own ruling classes. Often they are undertaken for domestic reasons. Kissinger said of Israel: it has no foreign policy, only domestic policy; and this is actually true of most states – their foreign policies result from internal class contradictions.