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Gaza – Destructive Reconstruction Part 4: Depoliticizing the Palestinian struggle

Gaza is not a natural disaster. It is man-made, the result of deliberate political choices. Chris Gunnes This is the final article in a series, which has analysed how the destructive aspects of reconstruction attempts in Gaza, are part and parcel of much deeper, structural problems in international aid and emblematic of the overall approach of international actors to the Palestinian struggle for justice and liberation.

Gaza: Destructive Reconstruction Series

“Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told a summit in Egypt cash was “insufficient” without a political solution. Israel, which has been fighting Gaza militants, refuses to allow building materials into Gaza for reconstruction. […] Hamas […] was not invited to attend the one-day conference. […] All but essential supplies are still subject to Israeli blockades at the crossing points into Gaza. Building and raw materials deemed by Israel to be useful …

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David Harvey: reclaiming the city from Kobane to Baltimore

David Harvey: “I think that the urban question is really becoming a central question today, and the qualities of urban life are moving to the forefront of what contemporary protests are about.” David Harvey visited Diyarbakir and talked with Sardar Saadi about similarities and differences of social struggles around the globe, popular resistance and urbanisation .

Islamischer Staat auf Beutezug

Seit Ausbruch des sogenannten Arabischen Frühlings 2011 ist der von vielen erhoffte politische und soziale Umbruch ausgeblieben. Im Gegenteil: Die Gesellschaften und Staaten des Nahen Ostens und Teilen Nordafrikas haben sich in militärische und politische Grabenkämpfe verwickelt.