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The children of Gaza need more than aid

The children of Gaza need more than aid

Crikey May 15, 2015 1 Comment

Yes, the situation in Gaza is grim and its people need food and shelter. But they also need a reason to believe in hope for the future, write Majed Abusalema, national leader of Students for Justice in Palestine in Norway, and James Rose, founder of The Kick Project.

Nothing really changes in Israel

Nothing really changes in Israel

Charles Richardson March 20, 2015 5 Comments

The results from the recent Israeli election will likely reinstall a coalition government very similar to the last one.

Eight factors that shape how Muslims see the West

Eight factors that shape how Muslims see the West

Crikey January 14, 2015 20 Comments

While Tony Abbott would have us think the West's hands are clean, a look at our actions in the Middle East reveal plenty of cause for resentment, writes Scott Burchill.

How Mike Carlton got it wrong

Crikey September 2, 2014 26 Comments

Philip Dalidakis shares his thoughts on Mike Carlton's take on Gaza.

Mike Carlton and Hamas’ complicity

Crikey August 29, 2014 3 Comments

Crikey readers have their say about Mike Carlton's column on Gaza, and whether Australia should become involved in Iraq.

Mike Carlton: Gaza is Israel’s Vietnam, with Hamas victorious

Mike Carlton: Gaza is Israel’s Vietnam, with Hamas victorious

Crikey August 28, 2014 54 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu has ensured that no Israeli will ever again know peace, writes former ABC war correspondent and naval historian Mike Carlton.

Middle ground on both sides blown away in Gaza conflict

Middle ground on both sides blown away in Gaza conflict

Crikey August 14, 2014 9 Comments

Another big casualty from Gaza conflict is the growing loss of "the middle" -- moderates willing to engage with each other to resolve the greater Palestine-Israel conflict, writes Palestinian-based freelance writer Raffaele Piccolo.

‘This is Gaza’: amid bombed-out buildings, hope and a helping hand

‘This is Gaza’: amid bombed-out buildings, hope and a helping hand

Crikey August 12, 2014 2 Comments

Freelance journalist Armando Cordoba writes from Gaza, where local grassroots groups are doing what they can to help the local people survive the war.

Fairfax turns on Carlton as we increasingly shoot the messenger

Fairfax turns on Carlton as we increasingly shoot the messenger

Jeff Sparrow August 7, 2014 16 Comments

Here and abroad, there's a pattern emerging where the harshest punishments are reserved for those who expose crimes rather than those who may have committed them, writes Overland editor Jeff Sparrow.

iSentia index: Gaza, Justin Bieber and Ricky Muir spark discussion

iSentia index: Gaza, Justin Bieber and Ricky Muir spark discussion

Patrick Baume August 6, 2014

Social media came into its own this week, as international events continued to dominate the local news agenda.