Apologies for the sparse blogging as of late, I’ve been terribly busy with thesis work, grading, Israeli Apartheid week volunteering, and other personal commitments. I feel exceedingly busy, somewhat stressed, and above all over-committed. Luckily my volunteering duties with IAW and with the co-op will be at a lower level in the coming weeks than […]Read More Terribly Busy
Tonight I attended an excellent (although not terribly well attended event) opening event of this year’s Israeli Apartheid Week. I will post later with some notes and summaries on the talks. But first I want to post an example of how events like Israeli Apartheid week shift the discourse on critiques of Israel, and specifically […]Read More It’s Israeli Apartheid week, but this is more amazing!
An article in The Economist published this January reveals the extent that state forces will go to destabilize the peace and order on which they rely. The context is Northern Ireland post-Troubles, and the situation is a set of secret interviews which might implicate Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in a murder and send him […]Read More Northern Irish Police Carelessly Attack Academic Integrity
When Israelis and North Americans think of Palestinians, they often think of those Palestinians who grab news headlines – people engaged in some form of resistance, probably armed, against Israel. In contrast, we tend to think of Israelis as citizens – as simply people like us (i.e. like rich north americans) who are trying to […]Read More A Settler’s Snowman