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How International Allyship Is Influenced By White Supremacy

Putin’s latest attacks on Ukraine and its current refugees have reminded the Middle East of the death of innocent civilians of Yemen, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Palestine. The death of innocent and innocence itself is what combines the mentioned countries and Ukraine’s oppression. Civilians flee and become refugees. There is no choice left: either you leave everything…

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Is Nike Ending Sales In Israeli Stores a BDS Win?

Over the past few years, thousands of popular brands have come under scrutiny for supplying and selling products in Israel. This has led to boycotts of some of these companies. Ben & Jerry’s was one of the first major brands to take action against the illegal occupation. In July, they announced they would be ending…

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Is Ben and Jerry’s Really a BDS Victory?

On July 19, 2021 Ben and Jerry’s released a statement that they would end their ice cream sales in Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) called this a “decisive step toward ending the company’s complicity in Israel occupation and violation of Palestinian rights.” However, Ben and Jerry’s “will stay in…

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Israel Sends Expired COVID-19 Vaccines to Palestine

As a potential third wave of corona-virus could be on its way through the Middle East, vaccines are needed now more than ever, especially in areas where healthcare is not easily accessible. For those living in Palestine, the number of vaccines is limited. Last month, Israel made a deal with the Palestinian Authority to deliver…

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Why Biden Must Immediately Halt the Sales of Weapons to Israel

In the midst of Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity, the Biden administration has moved to sell $735 million of arms to Israel. There are moments when people must come to terms with the full measure of their actions, and the consequences of their complicity. Now is that time for the Biden administration, and…

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Here’s a Timeline of What’s Happening in Palestine and How To Help

Palestine has been gaining global attention due to the tensions that has been happening ever since the start of Ramadan when Israeli police officers started preventing Palestinians from gathering during Ramadan nights. Shortly after that, the attention has shifted to the ethnic displacement targeting Palestinians of Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem. As of this…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Christian Zionists and Their Threat to Palestine and Jews

Many, if not most American Christians — in particular, Christian Zionist evangelicals — support the state of Israel. However, oddly enough, this support is deeply rooted in anti-Semitism. Yes, I said it. I know that’s a lot to take in for an article’s first sentence, and it also sounds confusing. How can support be rooted…

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Why Israel Uses Pinkwashing In Attempts to Legitimize the Occupation of Palestine

Pinkwashing under the Israeli apartheid is evident through its Tel Aviv pride festival, Rainbow Generations tour, and utilization of a transgender Israeli officer. Whereas, pinkwashing in the United States is visible under the Trump administration’s decriminalization platform, its alliances with anti-LGBTQ nations, and its initiatives to further isolate the LGBTQ community. Thus, I argue pinkwashing…

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We Need To Talk About the Vaccine Inequality in Palestine

A week ago, Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che drew controversy when he used a portion of the show’s satirical news section to say that Israel vaccinated most of its population from COVID-19, adding “I’m guessing it’s the Jewish half.”  The joke didn’t tell the whole story, but it’s something we need to discuss since we…