Going to some Arab land and creating a state for Jews there was a crazy idea

Miko Peled talking: - You said in 2005 you came to the conclusion that this idea of a two state solution wasn’t possible nor was it right, that there should be as you said in the last segment, one state voting for all. Not a Jewish state. Now that goes against the core of your [...]


Ghassan Kanafani

It’s Personal As thousands of Palestinian political prisoners jailed by Israel are going through a hunger strike, we would do well to delve into the deeper, more personal and historical aspects of Palestine. Though the politics and violence of settler colonialism have determined its fate for almost one hundred years, Palestine is not just a [...]

Evicted a family in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah

Shir Hever AARON MATE: It's The Real News, I'm Aaron Mate. Israeli forces have evicted a family in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. The Shamesneh family had lived in their home for 53 years. They're the latest Palestinian family to be forcibly removed as part of Israeli government efforts to hand Arab homes [...]

Rejoicing in ethnic cleansing

With the Jerusalem Day festivities finally out of the way, Palestinians can breathe a sigh of relief. This year, commemorating the 1967 Israeli conquest of East Jerusalem, the “day” included a week of activities and saw the Israeli cabinet’s weekly meeting held in the “Western Wall tunnels,” beneath the al-Aqsa mosque compound. “Here King Solomon [...]

Upholding our Rights, Resisting the Ongoing Nakba

May 15, 2017 marks the 69th anniversary of the 1948 Nakba, the mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland. Between 1947 and 1949, Zionist paramilitaries, and subsequently Israeli forces, made 750,000 to one million indigenous Palestinians into refugees to establish a Jewish-majority state in Palestine. The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) calls [...]