Tag Archives: colonialism and anti-colonialism

Free Palestine/Free Israel (V)

We share a short text by Gilles Deleuze on Palestine written at the time of the First Intifada (1987-1997) and an interview, by him, with the Palestinian writer Elias Sanbar from 1982.

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Strategizing for Palestinian Solidarity: Expanding the Toolkit

“US weapons ship to Israel blocked by peace activists at port of Tacoma. Peace activists have staged a standstill at the Port of Tacoma, blocking the departure of a US ship believed to be carrying weapons destined for the state … Continue reading

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Fred Moten: Thinking with Palestine

Angela Davis recently described “Palestine as a moral litmus test for the world”. (Al Jazeera English-Up Front, 27/10/2023) And however much we may sympathise with the statement, it also begs reflection, for what is the test evaluating precisely? What morality … Continue reading

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Ian Alan Paul: Between the Sea and the Security Fence

Stretching our imaginaries, our desires, for a different Palestine-Israel. We share an essay originally published with Ill Will (18/10/2023). Across Gaza’s fragmented collage of architectures and ruins, the abstraction of life rivals life itself. Subsumed by social technologies that densely … Continue reading

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Benjamin Steinhardt Case: Decolonizing Jewishness

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”–Aboriginal activist saying, attributed to Lilla Watson Seven decades on, … Continue reading

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A Coup d’État in Israel?

From the CrimethInc. collective (27/03/2023) … A Coup d’État in Israel?: The Bitter Harvest of Colonialism On Sunday, March 26, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister in an attempt to consolidate power over the country, precipitating spontaneous mass demonstrations. … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Readings of the fall of a political regime

Without sufficient knowledge of events on the ground, or of the broader context (historical, social, economic, geo-political, etc.), we share three texts on the recent Taliban overthrow of the U.S.A.-NATO regime in Kabul, with the aim of navigating beyond the … Continue reading

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Carrying the war into Africa? Anarchism, Morocco, and the Spanish Civil War

(Originally published in two parts by Freedom News (23/11/2020; 30/11/2020), we share an article by Danny Evans) I was approached by Jeff Stein to write up a summary of Abel Paz, La cuestión de Marruecos y la República española so that English-language … Continue reading

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Remembering Spain: Fascism, Revolution and Colonialism

The tradition of the oppressed teaches us that the ‘state of emergency’ in which we live is not the exception but the rule. We must attain to a conception of history that is in keeping with this insight. Then we … Continue reading

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Israel: Government by settler colonialism

As the visible part of the iceberg, the question of the district of Sheikh Jarrah is only symptomatic of what one could call colonial contempt, the reflection of a white supremacist heritage, that of something anchored in the most toxic … Continue reading

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