Sushila Rao In a move laden with mostly symbolic significance—yet potentially fraught with the likelihood of fomenting further ill will in a troubled region—the jury of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine recently published its final statement, concluding that “Israel subjects the Palestinian people to an institutionalized regime of domination amounting to apartheid as defined … [Read more...] about The Russell Tribunal on Palestine: An International “Court” of Public Opinion?
Archives for November 2011
Najah Farley When Arizona passed SB 1070, a number of commentators and blogs compared the immigration laws to vagrancy laws, overly vague laws promulgated after reconstruction to criminalize unemployment. Law enforcement officials had the power to arrest and detain persons who could not show proof of employment. And if those persons were unable to pay the fine, they could be … [Read more...] about Alabama Immigration Law and a modern-day Civil Rights Movement