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Trotskyist Legislators in Argentina Under Attack for Their Opposition to Zionism

After an initial mistaken vote, the three legislators from the Workers Left Front — Unity (FIT-U) in the city parliament of Buenos Aires came out strongly against a resolution that implicitly equated anti-Zionism with antisemitism. They are now under attack by Zionist organizations.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 24, 2020

Anti-Zionism Is Not Antisemitism

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance offers a "working definition" of antisemitism. This definition is "bewilderingly imprecise," as one expert says. Its purpose is to accuse the Left of antisemitism, as was the case when Trotskyist legislators in Argentina were recently accused of "antisemitism" for refusing to support Israeli apartheid.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 5, 2020

Israel Is On the Verge of Another Act of War

Although Prime Minister Netanyahu has pushed back the original July 1 annexation date, which could take more than 30% of West Bank territories, the threat continues to loom. The annexation provides more rights for Zionist settlers and forces Palestinians to remain locked up in small land “islands.”

Mirta Pacheco

July 3, 2020

End Police Brutality From the Old City to the Twin Cities: Justice for Iyad Hallaq

On May 30, 2020, Israeli police chased, shot, and killed Iyad Hallaq, a 32-year old autistic Palestinian man. The struggle against racist police brutality is international.

K.S. Mehta

June 6, 2020

A Brief History of the Construction of the State of Israel

How did the creation of the state that completely changed the face of the Middle East come about? These are the causes and consequences.

We Are Facing Two Viruses: Palestine’s Fight Against the Pandemic and Israeli Occupation

Ahmad Al Jaradat, who lives in Hebron in the West Bank, reports on how the Israeli occupation of Palestine has undermined efforts to stem coronavirus outbreaks and has exacerbated deteriorating living conditions. He describes the situation for hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons, who are at high risk of contracting the virus.

Mirta Pacheco

May 1, 2020

Why Is Palestine So Vulnerable to the Coronavirus?

The Palestinian territories are probably among the most vulnerable on the planet to the coronavirus pandemic. What will happen when the virus spreads to the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and the refugee camps?

Salvador Soler

March 20, 2020

Trump Proposes a “Peace Plan,” Furthering Israel’s Brutal Expansionist Project

In presenting his so-called Middle East “peace plan,” Trump said that his proposal “presents an opportunity in which both sides would win, a realistic solution for two states that would resolve the risk presented for the security of Israel by a Palestinian State.”  Trump posted a map shortly after on his Twitter account, showing the […]

“A Free Country Needs Free Women”—Interview About Palestinian Women’s Protests

Last Thursday, 3,000 Palestinian women protested from Beirut to Ramallah. The socialist women's group Bread and Roses from Munich spoke to Isleen Atallah (18) from Jerusalem.

Amelie Mayer

September 29, 2019