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Israel's Caging of Gaza Is a Recipe for Coronavirus Disaster

Jehad Abusalim +972 Magazine
The pandemic's arrival threatens to make Gaza even more unlivable under Israeli siege. Humanitarian aid is not enough. The specter of the coronavirus haunts the strip's 2 million Palestinian residents, half of whom are children,

Letter from a West Bank Refugee Camp

Robin D. G. Kelley Portside
Robin D. G. Kelley's "Open Letter," "in the style of Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail, directed at the best known African-American lobbyist organization for Israeli policies - the Vanguard Leadership Group," prompted by the recent Portside post - Alice Walker's Open Letter to Alicia Keys, and the resulting responses from Portside readers.
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