Interview: Katie Miranda on ISM, art, politics and Palestine

The following interview with Katie Miranda, ISM organizer, artist and jewelry designer, is reprinted from My Olive Roots, where it was originally featured. Interview by Maha Huneidi: Katie Miranda (KM) is a multifaceted artist/activist living in Portland, Oregon where she has a jewelry and apparel business: www.katiemiranda.com, and does cartoons for Mondoweiss and the Middle [&hellip

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June 2018 ISM Newsletter

Check out the articles in the new June 2018 issue of “Live from Palestine,” the ISM-NorCal newsletter, or download the PDF copy to save or print. Online Special: ISM tour comes at potential turning point for Palestine by Joe Catron The biggest question from the ISM speaking tour: Why? by Katie Miranda The Spectacular North America ISM [&hellip

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ISM tour comes at potential turning point for Palestine

By Joe Catron, April 2018 This year’s International Solidarity Movement tour, which brought ISM coordinators and volunteers to speak at over two dozen sites across Canada and the United States, came at a crucial moment in the struggle to liberate Palestine. Fresh on the heels of an Israeli occupation court’s sentencing of seventeen-year-old Palestinian activist [&hellip

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The Spectacular North America ISM Tour

  ISM volunteers are getting in to Palestine.  The other NGOs are honest about their intentions, and Israel turns them away.  We lie about our intentions and we get in.  Sorry, but that’s what we have to do. But our supply of money and volunteers is very low because people are beginning to forget who [&hellip

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At Home in Solidarity

By Billy, April 2018 Since Syria took down the Israeli fighter jet in early February, the F16s have been circling more frequently overhead. Their droning sounds distinct as they drop light flares and play war games in the sky. I get lost looking up, forget where I am, retrace my steps and find myself on [&hellip

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Palestinian and International activists plant olive saplings on village land ordered for confiscation by Israel in Burin

By the International Solidarity Movement March 18, 2018 Palestinian and international activists successfully planted dozens of olive saplings in the village of Burin near Nablus, located in the northern West Bank. Palestinians and internationals together laid pictures of prominent activists in front of the planted saplings; some of these activists were killed by the Israeli [&hellip

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Sun, May 27, 2018: ISM Newsletter Party to Support Palestinian Grassroots Resistance

Date: Sunday May 27 2018 Time: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM Place: Grassroots House, 2022 Blake St, Berkeley CA (near downtown Berkeley BART station) Come out to help support Palestinian grassroots organizing resistance! We’ll be packaging the ISM Norcal newsletter’s latest edition, hot off the presses, for shipping to thousands of supporters across the country. We’ll also [&hellip

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