The infographic above (courtesy of Yalla! Let's Talk) was posted only six days ago and now Palestine is trending once again following Israel's new airstrike against the people of Gaza in the middle of the night.
Besides being a violation of the "ceasefire", which Palestinians themselves said would not resolve the core issue, this new wave of bombings is once again a reminder that a free Palestinian state cannot be achieved through lukewarm, inconsistent coverage and activism.
Here is a few resources, feel free to add more:
Build Palestine has provided a list of charitable organizations you can donate to, many of them are providing critical medical/ humanitarian aid to Gaza in particular.
The BDS Movement's Action Alerts, resource articles and images, and list of what to boycott and how to do it effectively.
A playlist of Abby Martin's Empire Files reports from Palestine
Working Class History's podcast on the history of Zionism, Settler Colonialism in Palestine, and Anti-Zionist Activism: Part 1 & Part 2
Article on how mainstream media and social media companies have targeted or marginalized support for the Palestinian cause
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Biden Victory Rally and March in New York City, November 7th. 2020.
This event was originally planned as a rally to protest Trump’s underhanded attempts to undermine the election. A coalition of groups including Black Lives Matter, gay rights activists, local community organizations, and NYC labor unions were slated to band together to protest Trump’s actions.
However, shortly before the rally started, it was announced that Joe Biden was the projected winner of the 2020 election, and instead of a protest this turned into a victory celebration. Due to the enthusiasm in the city, the rally grew very large, gaining New Yorkers that took to the streets spontaneously in large groups. Many people began celebrating with American flags, confetti, wine and champagne.
[It reminded me of a New Year’s Eve celebration].
The group took the celebration to the streets with a march from Columbus Circle (59th street) all the way to Madison Square Park (23rd street), while being cheered by onlookers along the way.
Several large spontaneous rallies appeared all over the city in similar fashion, most notably in Times Square, which ended up having to be sealed off to traffic by the police due to the sheer amount of people celebrating.
On a side note, this was an unusually warm day in NYC for November (temperatures were around 72F / 22C) and that certainly added to the large amounts of people celebrating.
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