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Tempest’s articles relating to Palestine, Palestinian resistance and solidarity.

Campus encampments and beyond

Please join us for the upcoming virtual Tempest event next Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm. EDT on the rise of student protests erupting on college campuses.

From student revolt to workers’ power

As California academic workers prepare to strike against repression of pro-Palestine activism, Helen Scott discusses the connection between student struggle and workers’ action.

Defend the encampments!

Julian Lin reports on the mob assault on UCLA’s pro-Palestine encampment and argues that the assailants were fascists—and the movement needs to respond with militant self-defense.

Building grocery power

Paul KD interviews three leaders of the independent New Seasons Labor Union which has organized 11 out of 20 stores in the Portland, Oregon-based natural foods chain New Seasons Market and now represents over 1000 workers.

Yale students take over Beinecke (Gaza) Plaza

Tempest interviews Elisa Miah, a student organizer for Palestine on the campus occupation by Yale students inspired by the Columbia University encampments to demand Yale divest from arms manufacturing.

Bangladeshis march for Gaza

Ganesh Lal reported briefly on May 4 from Dhaka, Bangladesh and followed up soon after to provide context. Today (May 9), organizers plan to march to the U.S. embassy.

Palestine solidarity on two Southern California campuses

While pro-Palestine encampments sprung up at major universities across the United States, Héctor Rivera and Dana Cloud found spirited, inspiring protests on their own campuses, Pasadena City College and California State University, Fullerton.

SF educators strike for Palestine

Alex Schmaus reports on labor actions for Palestine in the Bay Area and one high school that educators shut down on May Day.

Palestine and the Arab Revolution

A panel discussion featuring revolutionaries from around the region talking about the inextricable ties between Palestinian liberation and liberation across the region, and its special relevance in this crucial historic moment.

The bipartisan attack on immigrants

Dana Cloud sat down with immigration justice activist Aly Wane to discuss how Democrats and Republicans, despite differences in rhetoric, have the same border agenda.

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