Ben White discusses his new book, “Cracks in the Wall”, which examines narratives that challenge the Israeli colonization of Palestine and their recent successes.
Shir Hever is an economic researcher at the Alternative Information Center, a Palestinian-Israeli organization active in Jerusalem and Beit-Sahour.
Researching the economic aspect of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, some of his topics of study include the international aid to the Palestinians and to Israel, the effects of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories on the Israeli economy, and the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaigns against Israel. His work also includes giving lectures and presentations on the economy of the occupation. His first book: Political Economy of Israelâ€™s Occupation: Repression Beyond Exploitation, has been published by Pluto Press.
Human Interest 01/01/19Â Â 2018: Year in Review
Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.