Cyndi Lauper - Choose Equality, Don't Entertain Violent Segregation

Cyndi Lauper, the country you are planning to entertain imposes violent segregation, not equality By Leehee Rothchild I’m glad that you believe in equality, so do I. Unfortunately, my country doesn’t. In the state of Israel, equality is a word frequently used, but rarely practiced. In the occupied territories, under Israel’s control, in East Jerusalem, . . . → Read More if you dare: Cyndi Lauper – Choose Equality, Don’t Entertain Violent Segregation

Moddi, Don't Entertain Israel, the Oppressor of Palestinians

Open letter from Gaza to Moddi: Do Not Entertain Our Oppressor! Dear Moddi [Besieged Gaza, Palestine] We are a group of academics, students and youth from Gaza, and our only fault is being born Palestinian. You might think we are in an era from where you should not be murdered, tortured, forced to leave your . . . → Read More if you dare: Moddi, Don’t Entertain Israel, the Oppressor of Palestinians

Chill Out Culture

The All Purpose Guide on How to Handle Criticism™ has been developed for when you’ve written very silly/racist/bigoted/mean things on social media and someone has the outrageous temerity to query you on them. 1.0 Scream “You gatekeepers!” and metaphorically roll eyes at sycophants. 1.5 Important update to improve book sales of defended icon: “You OBVIOUSLY . . . → Read More if you dare: Chill Out Culture

Australian academic faces Israeli lawfare attack from the Shurat HaDin

The right to criticize the policies of another country are at stake Today an Israeli based law centre, Shurat HaDin, filed a case in the Federal Court of Australia, against Professor Jake Lynch from the University of Sydney’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. They claim that he has supported policies which are racist and . . . → Read More if you dare: Australian academic faces Israeli lawfare attack from the Shurat HaDin

Victim Diva

tabloid burnt offerings grovel to my dictates shock horror twerking scandal! if you could ask Elvis, would he not say my heaving gyrations transcend colour, sex, class and race? your acquiescence in this rotting pop corn age my attention-seeking militates. tread those egg shells lightly i throw down each day, my name writ smooth and . . . → Read More if you dare: Victim Diva

Amanda Palmer, Please Don’t Normalize with Apartheid

Dear Amanda Palmer, We appreciate your engagement with the cultural boycott in your statement on your blog [1], and would like to clarify to you that while your kickstarter house party does not fall within the ambit of the Palestinian-led boycott, because of its private nature and the absence of institutional backing, the gig at . . . → Read More if you dare: Amanda Palmer, Please Don’t Normalize with Apartheid

Amanda Palmer, Please Respect the Boycott

Dear Amanda Palmer, We recently became aware that you plan to breach the call by Palestinian Civil Society to boycott Israel. You announced on your website you plan to perform in Tel Aviv on October 23 at the Barby. We respectfully ask you, as a musician of conscience, not to close your mind to the . . . → Read More if you dare: Amanda Palmer, Please Respect the Boycott

On Empire, Settler Colonialism and the Environment

The Fall Don’t expect me to care about your empire its sacrifices, its bloody flag that hides money men from scrutiny your capitalism, your patriarchy your imbalances, your hatred for trees, your intrepid ‘pioneers’, your usurpers, your love for hard-footed soil-squandering sheep, cattle and goats, always the goats, eroding, as you do, you and . . . → Read More if you dare: On Empire, Settler Colonialism and the Environment