Campus Gaza: Academic Boycotts and Complicit Silence

In a previous post, “Accepting the Might to Exist: Some Israeli Lessons for Anthropology,” a close Trinidadian friend and non-academic collaborator, Guanaguanare, wrote what I thought was an especially penetrating comment on complicit silence from those one might look to for some guidance in understanding issues of conflict, human rights, on the human condition itself,… Read More Campus Gaza: Academic Boycotts and Complicit Silence

Montréal Solidarity Demonstration for Gaza, January 10, 2009

Montréal, on a bitterly cold Saturday afternoon, saw at least several thousand protesters turn out in solidarity with the people of Gaza. The crowd was massive, whose size was grossly if not deliberately understated by some of the national media — the length of the march stretched across several city blocks, often 10 people wide,… Read More Montréal Solidarity Demonstration for Gaza, January 10, 2009