Saturday, September 25, 2021

Palestine's 'Generation Z': Zakaria Zubeidi, Universal Soldier

One Man as a Whole Generation: The Unfinished War of Zakaria Zubeidi

September 22, 2021

Zakaria Zubeidi is one of six Palestinian prisoners who, on September 6, tunneled their way out of Gilboa, a notorious, high-security Israeli prison. Zubeidi was recaptured a few days later. 

The large bruises on Zubeidi’s face told a harrowing story, that of a daring escape and of a violent arrest. However, the story does not begin, nor end, there.


After-Elex Effects: Blurry Finish for Canada's Deadman Walking Democracy

How Foreign Policy Shaped Election Outcome

September 22, 2021
The Canadian foreign policy status quo won Monday’s election.

Of course, when it came to international and military affairs the vote had little upside. All the parties with a chance of winning seats in Parliament promote a corporate, military and Washington-centred foreign policy. But a Conservative victory would have made things worse. At least in theory, a minority Liberal government dependent on the NDP or Bloc Qu├ębecois offers greater opportunities for social movements to impact policy.