As a settler-colony scrambling to hang on to its dominant position within the current international order, the United States recognizes Israel as a kindred spirit and accomplice that is similarly threatening to buckle under the weight of its own irresolvable contradictions.
Writers Against the War on Gaza (WAWOG) is an ad hoc coalition committed to solidarity and the horizon of liberation for the Palestinian people. Beginning with an open letter signed by 700+ writers, editors, activists, actors, culture workers, and others, WAWOG hopes to provide ongoing infrastructure for cultural organizing in response to the war. This project is modeled on American Writers Against the Vietnam War, an organization founded in 1965.
The Spectre editorial board provides a statement on the ongoing genocide in Gaza.
Shireen Akram-Boshar draws key lessons from the current wave of revolt and reaction that we can draw from the MENA region
On the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, Amanda Batarseh explores the works of Palestinian writers Mourid Barghouti and Radwa Ashour.
Loubna Qutami writes of the Zionist assassination of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, whose represented hope in the face of settler colonial fragmentation.
Shireen Akram-Boshar and Joel Reinstein argue that the DSA right wing’s misplaced crackdown on Palestine solidarity activism impedes the growth of a principled socialist movement.
The struggle for Palestinian liberation isn’t an optional part of a socialist program; it’s an obligatory part of any anti-imperialist politics today.
Salwa Ibrahim writes about the novelty of the third intifada currently taking shape in Palestine.
Palestinian activist G. N. Nithya writes of the horrors of the ever-continuous Nakba.