Ticking time bomb in Gaza

My feature story in the Sydney Morning Herald/Melbourne Age… (alongside my short film and photographs): Umm al-Nasr, Gaza Strip: Everybody in Gaza fears another war. After the 2014 conflict, which killed 2250 Palestinians and 70 Israelis, little has changed on the ground for the territory’s 2 million residents. A local psychiatrist, Khaled Dahlan, recently told me…

US magazine Truthout interview on disaster capitalism and Gaza

My interview in US magazine Truthout by Dan Falcone: Dan Falcone recently interviewed journalist, blogger, filmmaker,… activist and author Antony Loewenstein in East Jerusalem via Skype to discuss his current film project,… Disaster Capitalism… — inspired by his 2015 book,… Disaster Capitalism: Making A Killing Out Of Catastrophe… (Verso, 2015),… as well as a host of domestic and foreign issues impacting…

The importance of creating a one-state solution in Palestine

My book review in Electronic Intifada: The Re-Emergence of the Single State Solution in Palestine/Israel… by Cherine Hussein (Routledge, 2015) The death of the… two-state solution… for Israel and Palestine has been a long time coming. Israeli journalist… Avi Issacharoff… recently… wrote in… The Times of Israel… that the settler movement had “won.” “No Palestinian state will exist here beside the State of…

Palestinians now wanting true justice under one-state solution

In 2013, I released with my co-editor Ahmed Moor the edited collection, After Zionism. It featured many prominent views on the viability and necessity of a one-state solution in Israel and Palestine. Now a new study of Palestinians, via Haaretz, reveals the growing belief amongst Palestinians in Palestine that a state treating all its citizens…

Why the Wikileaks Party visit to Syria was so delusional

My weekly Guardian column is published below: The sight of Australian citizens associated with the WikiLeaks party… sitting and chatting… with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad… during their… recent… “solidarity… mission”, along with their comments about the regime, is a damning indictment on a party that ran a… dismal election campaign… in 2013 and has never bothered to explain… its subsequent collapse. For WikiLeaks supporters…

While BDS surges globally, Murdoch’s organ in Australia fiddles

While Israel continues daily to brutalise Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, and Stephen Hawking’s decision to back BDS causes waves around the world, it’s comical to read Rupert Murdoch’s Australian desperately hoping that the Zionist state would just get some love. After praising Israel for singing lullabies to Palestinians recently, today’s editorial merely…