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No Chocolate, No Laptops, No Clothes for Gaza

I wonder if I travel through the Erez Crossing, connecting Gaza with Israel, and an Israeli soldier asks me how much I love chocolate and how many bars a day I consume, would I be blamed for funding terror? I expect anything from Israel, as it imposes such unfair and illogical decisions against us.

Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism

arsha Walia’s Border and Rule, published by Haymarket Books in 2021, bulldozes through political partisanship to present a critical perspective of both sides, reminding us that the Left and the Right may seem different on the surface, but that paying close attention to the vernacular used by adherents would reveal how they are one and the same, and how embroiled both factions are in looking upon the world and its resources as worthy of exploitation.

The Crimean Platform: Winners, Losers, and Bystanders

n August 23, 2021, Kyiv hosted the first convention of the International Crimea Platform, which has been presented as a “consultative and coordination format with the aim of peacefully ending the Russian Federation’s temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and to restore control of Ukraine over this territory in full accordance with international law.