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Ireland and Palestine

By Jeff Klein The Irish know something about colonialism. Long before there was a British Empire on which “the sun never set,” Ireland was the testing ground for English conquest and confiscating land from the natives. Modern day European settler colonialism had its start in […]

Palestinian teenager Ali Abu Alia, killed by Israeli military forces December 4
Legislation and Policy

Stop Sending Murder Weapons to Israel!

by Jeff Klein On December 4 this year, a Palestinian boy, Ali Abu Alia, was shot and killed by Israeli security forces as he watched a protest in his West Bank village of al-Mughayer. Unarmed villagers were demonstrating against  the confiscation of their farm lands […]

Militarized Boston Police
Racial Justice and Decolonization

Reinventing law enforcement in Boston

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Many people who hear calls to “defund” or “abolish” the police may have the impression that these are demands to eliminate law enforcement altogether.  That is incorrect. The intent is to reinvent law enforcement in a […]