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Weekly Roundup - 10/31/22
This week: Peter Beinart analyzes how AIPAC has redrawn the electoral landscape. Alex Kane reports on the conservative assault on the right to boycott. Mitch Abidor reviews Israeli dissident cinema as showcased in The Other Israel Film Festival.
From our Summer 2022 issue, Noura Erakat and John Reynolds historicize the debate over “apartheid” in Israel/Palestine.
Will Alexander reflects on the monstrosity of language in a new poem.
Progressive Groups Need a New Approach to Fighting AIPAC
Unless left-wing groups band together, Congress will grow even more hostile to Palestinian rights and other progressive priorities.
ACLU Asks Supreme Court to Take Up Right to Boycott
If the top court does hear the case, it would lead to an unprecedented ruling on whether anti-boycott laws violate the First Amendment.
Embracing a radical critique of Israeli apartheid is a precondition for bringing it to a just end.
Noura Erakat and John Reynolds
The Power and Limits of Israeli Dissident Cinema
The Other Israel Film Festival highlights state violence past and present, but can films funded by the government ever truly hold it to account?
Language: Replete with Transformative Monsters
On refusing the enclosures of a singular affiliation in favor of a transformative monstrosity.