How can your way of participating in a movement confront rather than reinforce the patterns of privilege and oppression that already exist between these identity groups?
How rational we humans really are, well, that’s an open question. But nowhere is such faith in education, dialogue, and people more needed than Israel/Palestine.
Activists in Jordan are protesting Israel's newest assertion of authority over Muslim sacred space in Jerusalem, the al-Aqsa mosque complex. Will Israeli's aggressiveness at al-Aqsa further destabilize the Middle East?
There is going to be a single state in Israel-Palestine, Jimmy Carter said. And Palestinians are not going to have the rights of regular citizens—this is far from acceptable.
Both Jewish and Palestinian women from the group, Women Wage Peace, are holding a hunger strike in a call for a renewal of peace negotiations. Henry Siegman discusses the situation with Democracy Now.
As the most prestigious international biennial art exhibition in the world takes place in Italy, Democracy Now speaks with one of the most celebrated Palestinian artists, Emily Jacir, who joins the Venice Biennale.