Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Gaza

How the left also dehumanises Palestinians in Gaza

By imbuing Gazans with mythical bravery, the left is failing to recognise Palestinian humanity.

How the left also dehumanises Palestinians in Gaza

US & Canada

In defence of Alice Walker

Alice Walker's real 'offence' is not anti-Semitism; it is her unwavering support for the Palestinian cause.

In defence of Alice Walker

Israel

Israel's 'nation-state law' parallels the Nazi Nuremberg Laws

Israel's new 'nation-state' law follows in the footsteps of Jim Crow, the Indian Removal Act and the Nuremberg Laws.

Israel's 'nation-state law' parallels the Nazi Nuremberg Laws

United States

Starbucks' epic fail after an epic fail

Or how after a racist incident, Starbucks chose as a partner an organisation with a track record of racist activism.

Starbucks' epic fail after an epic fail

Israel

Invention of the Mizrahim

Israel invented the word Mizrahim to strip Arab Jews of their histories as they tried to do with Palestinians.

Invention of the Mizrahim

Arts & Culture

The wonder of imperial feminism

Or how Wonder Woman turned from a hero to a war crimes supporter.

The wonder of imperial feminism

Gaza

Women's flotilla to Gaza is more than mere symbolism

Their actions blur the boundaries of nation-states, race and class, shifting loyalties towards universal rights.

Women's flotilla to Gaza is more than mere symbolism

Sport

The Greatest was a black man who supported Palestinians

Muhammad Ali supported the Palestinian struggle against Israeli colonialism, including the annexation of Jerusalem.

The Greatest was a black man who supported Palestinians

US Elections 2016

What US elections should look like in a real democracy

Real change can only ever come from popular mass movements.

What US elections should look like in a real democracy

United States

Essay: Why I will not apologise for ISIL

How American exceptionalism, white privilege and lazy journalism make a nation impervious to the humanity of others.

Essay: Why I will not apologise for ISIL

War & Conflict

Occupied words: On Israel's colonial narrative

Analysis: Palestinian novelist Susan Abulhawa deconstructs Israel's insidious language of power.

Occupied words: On Israel's colonial narrative

Magazine

Magazine: Because we are not children of a lesser god

Right of Return: Three words around which the dignity and narrative of the Palestinians is wrapped and woven.

Magazine: Because we are not children of a lesser god