Israeli economy

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

New Film Exposes the Israeli Weapon and Security Industry

May 20, 2013

Yotam Feldman: the Israeli economy has become dependent on the massive security market. Governments act in hypocrisy when they purchase Israeli arms used against Palestinians, but criticize Israeli violence.

European Governments Take Steps to Label Products of Israeli Colonies

May 9, 2013

Michael Deas: European governments have so far failed the laws of the European Commission to distinguish between Israeli and colony products, but several governments have made public calls to change that policy

Palestinian Children Routinely Detained and Arrested By Israeli Authorities

May 1, 2013

Gavan Kelly Pt.2: International solidarity plays a key role in helping Palestinian prisoners fight for their rights, in the face of an arbitrary Israeli military court system

Israel Breaks Signed Agreement to End Prisoner Hunger Strikes

April 29, 2013

Gavan Kelly: This year’s Prisoner Day marked by hunger strikes of Palestinian prisoners who pay a heavy price in order to raise awareness of their plight

Separate Bus Lines for Palestinians and for Colonists in the West Bank

April 16, 2013

During the global protests known as “Israel Apartheid Week,” the Israeli government launched a segregated bus service, forcing Palestinians in the West Bank to travel only on buses designated to them

Kerry’s Attempt to Restart Negotiations in Israel/Palestine Has Failed

April 15, 2013

Kerry refuses to challenge the unequal power relations between Israel and Palestine

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

Israeli Authorities Reveal Distribution of West Bank Land

April 6, 2013

State lands in the occupied West Bank were declared by Israel for the use of the local population, but were used mainly for the colonization of the West Bank

How Stanley Fischer Advanced Neo-Liberalism in Israel

February 20, 2013

Shir Hever: Fischer steps down as head of Israel’s central bank, known for pushing economic “reforms” that led to greater inequality; before this working for IMF, he helped develop privatization in Russia