Tag Archives: Palestine

Maps are written by the victors, too

“For decades, Israel has denied Palestinians their fundamental rights of freedom, equality, and self-determination through ethnic cleansing, colonization, racial discrimination, and military occupation. Despite abundant condemnation of Israeli policies by the UN, other international bodies, and preeminent human rights organisations, … Continue reading

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We are all Palestinians

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it…

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Gaza, where you have 58 seconds to live

Originally posted on Sixteen Minutes to Palestine:
The sky is clear. There are no clouds to hide the drone coasting above your home. Despite being thousands of meters above you, its camera sees everything. You wonder if the drone operator,…

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Words of mass deconstruction

When words fail me concerning the unfathomable depths of suffering and misery being inflicted upon citizens around the world by American exceptionalism, I am grateful that there are others whose voices have not faltered. Nia Allen-Lee’s poem “Prayer for Gaza” … Continue reading

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Blurred

A thin line between occupied and free that loses focus under direct scrutiny and wilts before the truth A road nevertheless traveled between the illusion of freedom and the reality of the chains shackled to the heel of the suppressor … Continue reading

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Manning down

“They say every man needs protection, They say every man must fall, Yet I swear I see my reflection Some place so high above this wall.” -Bob Dylan It’s August already in the land of the rising gun and the … Continue reading

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We will rise

Lowkey is a musical activist of Iraqi and British descent. This song, We Will Rise, is from his album Soundtrack to the Struggle. The song also features Yemeni poet, Sanasino:

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We are all Palestinians

Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it was fun while it lasted. One of the … Continue reading

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