Yet the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is yet another reminder that Israel operates with complete impunity. As the months are passing, we can see no meaningful external investigation is taking place.
Author Archives: Justina Kevi
Is Your Country Slipping Into Authoritarianism?
How does a county fall from the podium of democracy? And is it always a sudden fall? When it’s not something sudden and obvious, like a military coup, but a gradual process, it can be more difficult to spot, point a finger to, and name. So what does it entail?
Israel’s Outrage by The Palestinian Movie Farha Points to Its Ongoing Hypocrisy – And Oppression
Israeli groups and their supporters seem to be outraged by Farha, a Palestinian movie that shows the violence by Zionist forces that took place when the state of Israel was being established.
I invite you to deconstruct this criticism.
While Israeli Journalists Are Not Always Talked To, Palestinian Journalists Are Beaten and Killed
How the Israeli press is being treated – the fact that not all football fans want to talk to them at the World Cup in Qatar – reminds us to check how Israel itself treats Palestinian journalists. In short, that treatment is so bad that this comparison can hardly be made.
This Year Has Been The Deadliest for Palestinian Children in The West Bank – What Should We Know?
2022 has been the deadliest year for Palestinian children in the West Bank in 15 years. To fully understand how the Israeli state policies work, we have to understand how they affect – not unintentionally, but by design – the Palestinian children.
What Does The International Day of Solidarity with The Palestinian People Ask of Us?
November 29 is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. What does it mean, really? And what can we do? I suggest two things.
Iran, Ukraine, And Logical Fallacies
Being for a people’s revolution is not the same as calling for a coup (in Iran). And calling for a negotiated settlement hoping it will end a brutal war is not the same as supporting the invader (in Ukraine).
In order to have discussions where we actually aim to understand what the person means, we have to notice logical fallacies. We have to create space for nuance.
The Margin is Scary, Yet Brazil Did Vote Against Fascism
In so many of my articles, my hope is hidden. Not in this one though. As Lula comes back to power in Brazil, we are all hoping for some healing, recovery, and bridging the divisions deepened by the hateful and violent policies of Jair Bolsonaro.
Beware The Façade of Political Representation
Behind what might appear as political representation and diversity we might find something quite not right. The representation itself can become a façade – so we have to be careful. In my episode, I talk about the new British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, the violent immigration policy of Lithuania, and what Israel attempts to remind the world of.
Our World Is on Fire. Where to Look?
This episode is not here to convince you that climate change (or, rather, climate emergency or climate crisis by now) is real. Instead, in it, I give you three questions to keep in mind when we deconstruct the debates around it. These questions both shape the narrative and, in a way, they become the narrative itself.