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Rundle: old lies given new meaning in fraudulent Beersheba commemoration

Guy Rundle November 1, 2017 21 Comments

The best thing you can say about Beersheba, a cavalry charge on a Turkish-held Arab town in Palestine, whose inhabitants had love for neither side in the conflict, is that at least it wasn’t, like Gallipoli, an invasion of a sovereign people in their homeland.

Crikey Worm: US splits with UNESCO, claiming ‘anti-Israel bias’

Max Chalmers October 13, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The US has announced it's leaving the UN's heritage agency, and Australians' private health insurance system is getting a facelift. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Peter Dutton hasn’t yet revoked this man’s visa, but don’t hold your breath

Greg Barns September 18, 2017 3 Comments

Mr Khalil's visa was denied on the basis of a conviction in a kangaroo court -- the Israeli military court system. But don't expect that to matter to Peter Dutton.

Rundle: could Israel’s ‘right of return’ ensnare Danby, Dreyfus and Frydenberg in the section 44 thicket?

Guy Rundle September 4, 2017 19 Comments

The constitution specifically proscribes anyone who is "entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or citizen" from standing for parliament. What does that mean for those who could apply for Israeli citizenship under Israel's right of return?

Tips and rumours

Crikey July 31, 2017 2 Comments

One Nation has the time if you have the money ... the right's constitutional confusion ... unis to react to damning new report ...

Labor’s Palestine recognition push is too little, too late

Bernard Keane July 31, 2017 5 Comments

The primary responsibility for NSW Labor's shift on Palestine is the determination of the Israeli government to destroy any possibility of a two-state solution. And it's probably already achieved that.

‘The situation feels hopeless’: 50 years of Israeli occupation

Crikey June 6, 2017 14 Comments

Palestinians remain under an Israeli regime of house demolitions, ever-expanding illegal settlements and strict controls over daily life, writes freelance journalist Antony Loewenstein.

Old blog post informs decision to cancel Palestinian activist’s visa

Max Chalmers May 4, 2017

And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.

Boycott Coopers all you want, it won’t end homophobia

Helen Razer March 14, 2017 29 Comments

People mean well when they boycott commodities with a visible trace of exploitation. Yet, they allow other commodities to remain perfectly mystified.

What was behind Rudd’s Israel stoush?

Crikey March 3, 2017

Allegations abound.