Tag: Rashida Tlaib

Palestinians and Critics Need Not Apply: Israel Denying Entry Is Nothing New

On Thursday, with Trump’s support, Israel denied entry to U.S. congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. This is not an anomaly but a state practice that reflects both Israel’s repression of criticism as well as its settler-colonial policies that target Palestinians and the Palestinian diaspora.

Photo: Reuters / Leah Millis / File

Ilhan Omar and the Perils of Criticizing Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism continue to plague Rep. Ilhan Omar despite their obvious lack of credibility. While she has had some private support inside the Democratic Party, the attacks levied against her show that the party is struggling to remain both relevant to young voters and connected to Israeli lobbyists in its determination to support imperialism.

Palestinians and Critics Need Not Apply: Israel Denying Entry Is Nothing New

On Thursday, with Trump’s support, Israel denied entry to U.S. congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. This is not an anomaly but a state practice that reflects both Israel’s repression of criticism as well as its settler-colonial policies that target Palestinians and the Palestinian diaspora.

Photo: Reuters / Leah Millis / File

Ilhan Omar and the Perils of Criticizing Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism continue to plague Rep. Ilhan Omar despite their obvious lack of credibility. While she has had some private support inside the Democratic Party, the attacks levied against her show that the party is struggling to remain both relevant to young voters and connected to Israeli lobbyists in its determination to support imperialism.