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Israel and the Palestinian Government Agree to Return to Negotiations

July 23, 2013

A unique combination of pressures pushed the two leaderships to agree to a resumption of negotiations, but the prospects of the talks remains grim

Calls for One Democratic State in all of Palestine Increase

June 3, 2013

Twenty years after the Oslo Accords which promised to end the Israeli occupation with a two-state solution, the alternative democratic solution is gaining traction

Kerry Offers $4 Billion for Palestinians to Restart Peace Negotiations

May 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Kerry’s offer may appeal to Palestinian elite but will not alter the basic demands of the Palestinian people

Palestinian Authority Budget 28% for Security Forces – Funded by US

April 8, 2013

Shir Hever: US funds to the PA are earmarked for security forces that control militant opposition to Israel’s occupation

Civil Disobedience Planned in Chicago to Oppose Unprecedented Mass School Closings

March 27, 2013

Teachers, parents and activists to get arrested protesting the closing of 54 Chicago schools

Israel Elections 2013

January 24, 2013
Shir Hever says rising star Lapid will provide “moderate” cover for Netanyahu’s perpetual negotiations; there is really no difference between them

International Criminal Court

January 24, 2013
Phylis Bennis: With UN non-member state status Palestine can now follow through and take Israel before the ICC for war crimes