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We Are Other

We Are Other

In episode 68, the girls are joined by their friend Lloyd Galbraith to break down all the midterm election results, the wonderful women of color who won in the elections, read an email from a listener

Two Muslim Women Are Headed to Congress. Will They Be Heard?

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have won, but the battle for a new brand of feminism in the Democratic Party and within Muslim communities has just begun.
What you need to know about the deadly raid on Gaza

What you need to know about the deadly raid on Gaza

In the worst violence since the 2014 hostilities between Palestinians and Israelis, Israel on Sunday and Monday launched ferocious air attacks on Gaza, which responded with rocket fire. As of Tuesday

When Lucy Met Tzachi

The complicated lives of Jews and Arabs who fall in love in Israel.
The Ceasefire in Gaza: A Turning Point for Hamas and Netanyahu

The Ceasefire in Gaza: A Turning Point for Hamas and Netanyahu

Bernard Avishai writes about a ceasefire in Gaza brokered by Egypt and Qatar, between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government and Hamas leaders.
Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar Catches Heat for Support of Israel Boycott

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar Catches Heat for Support of Israel Boycott

Minnesota Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar is catching heat for saying she supports BDS, a movement to boycott, divest, and sanction Israel, which some critics say is a reversal to earlier statements
Why Ilhan Omar’s criticism of Israel’s government isn’t anti-Semitic

Why Ilhan Omar’s criticism of Israel’s government isn’t anti-Semitic

Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is already claiming her place in American history even though her official work as part of the new Democratic House majority won’t begin until January. In addition to

Why There’s No Palestinian Protest Vote in Jerusalem

Candidates who ran for local office were subjected to violent threats by fellow Palestinians, but they have vowed to do it again.

Airbnb will remove guest home listings in the West Bank

To date, Airbnb has argued that it would allow home listings in disputed areas in the name of connecting people. Now, it's changing its mind. The company plans to remove roughly 200 listings in
Israeli Government Says It Will Punish Airbnb for Removing Listings in West Bank Settlements

Israeli Government Says It Will Punish Airbnb for Removing Listings in West Bank Settlements

Hospitality giant Airbnb has begun removing about 200 listings for rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Haaretz reported on Monday, with Israeli officials immediately denouncing the
Airbnb faces class-action lawsuit for delisting Israeli settlements

Airbnb faces class-action lawsuit for delisting Israeli settlements

Lawyers launched a class action lawsuit in Israel against Airbnb for withdrawing listings of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Israeli lawyers are suing Airbnb for removing listings from West Bank settlements

Israeli lawyers are suing Airbnb for removing listings from West Bank settlements

Lead plaintiff Maanit Rabinovich is seeking compensation worth $3,970 for 'damages.' The post Israeli lawyers are suing Airbnb for removing listings from West Bank settlements appeared first on The

If the U.S. Government Won’t Act, Airbnb Will

While the White House rubber-stamps Benjamin Netanyahu’s every move, the online rental company is cracking down on Israel’s illegal settlements.

U.S. Mulls End To Remaining Aid Programs For Palestinians

Funds to Palestinian security agencies that cooperate with Israel are also in jeopardy.
Temple University Condemns Marc Lamont Hill’s Israel Comments, Will Not Punish Him

Temple University Condemns Marc Lamont Hill’s Israel Comments, Will Not Punish Him

In a public meeting on Tuesday, Temple University’s Board of Trustees issued a statement admonishing professor Marc Lamont Hill for controversial comments he made at the U.N. last month about Israel
Israel blow up Palestinian man’s home in revenge for dead soldier

Israel blow up Palestinian man’s home in revenge for dead soldier

Israel uses house demolitions in the occupied West Bank to try and deter Palestinian attacks.
After negotiating with Israel, Airbnb is suspending its ban on hosts based in the West Bank

After negotiating with Israel, Airbnb is suspending its ban on hosts based in the West Bank

When Airbnb last month (Nov. 20) announced plans to suspend almost 200 listings in the West Bank, they were met with fury from Israeli politicians,…
Speech pathologist sues Texas school district for right to boycott Israel

Speech pathologist sues Texas school district for right to boycott Israel

She was fired after refusing to sign a mandatory pledge. The post Speech pathologist sues Texas school district for right to boycott Israel appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Women's March Organizer: 'White Jews, as White People, Uphold White Supremacy'

Women's March Organizer: 'White Jews, as White People, Uphold White Supremacy'

Tamika Mallory, co-president of the Women's March, told the New York Times that "white Jews ... uphold white supremacy." She also told a fellow left-wing activist "that Jews [need] to confront their

What Is Roseanne Trying to Accomplish by Addressing Israeli Parliament?

Just because 'Roseanne' was canceled doesn't mean the titular comedian will disappear from view, it seems.
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