Shining light on the Sun

I read a recent article by Ezra Levant in the Winnipeg Sun. I believe it can be used to illustrate how propaganda techniques are used to reinforce the “constructed images” of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. I have attached an analysis of the article and hope educators can use it in their study of Gaza. I would […]

Palestinian bid for statehood

Hello all, IĀ am not sure if the Israeli attack was coordinated with the Palestinian bid for statehood…that would sound like a “conspiracy theory” but here are a few articles from CJPME that outline what is at stake and what your students can do to support the bid. Palestinian Bid (CJPME) Palestinian Statehood Bid for Statehood […]

Noam Chomsky Interview

I have transcribed a brief interview that Professor Noam Chomsky graciously gave to the Manitoba Educators for Social Justice. The focus is on the responsibility of educators and our role in seeking the truth about Palestine and moving toward a just outcome of the criminal occupation and colonization of the land of Palestine and the […]

Gaza update

I think as the truce takes hold we can now explore issues of peace, the role of the US and the position of theĀ Canadian government. One proven technique for getting ideas out is to use articles as a springboard. I have attached a few here. I have also attached a guide for how to lead […]

Gaza

At this point, with the ceasefire in place, it is time for educators to plan for the next time. This pattern of targeting the people of Gaza cyclically must be addressed. A comprehensive “curriculum” that lays out the context of Palestine and Israel is needed. I am proposing that we create a working group of […]