The Palestine Solidarity Movement And Political Strategy

The thrust of the discussion, in which Norman and Anna took strongly opposed positions on several issues, focused on the appropriate political strategy for the Palestine solidarity movement, the implications of international law as an anchor for that strategy, and the issue of activist privilege, i.e. the extent to which solidarity activists ought to defer to Palestinians in setting the movement's political objectives. There was also some interesting disagreement on what the movement against apartheid in South Africa has to teach us, politically.

Both Norman and Anna gave very strong representations, though unfortunately the debate ended just as I felt they were about to really address the core disputes between them head on. Still, worth a watch. 

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