Occupation

palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.15.19
international women's day

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine's Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.
Leila Ettachfini
3.8.19
palestine

For Palestinian Kids, the Terror of Occupation Is a Daily Reality

For Palestinian children living in the West Bank, the threatening presence of Israeli soldiers and settlers serves as a constant reminder of the "continuous oppression and dispossession" of occupation.
Leila Ettachfini
5.16.18
Munchies

This Palestinian Brewery Is Resisting Military Occupation, One Beer at a Time

“I don’t think that any brewery in the world has ever had to take beer through checkpoints on a donkey."
Luna Alqamar
5.9.18
News

The Swedish Government Still Thinks Being Trans Is the Same as Being Mentally Ill

This week, LGBTQ rights organisation Transförsvaret tried to change that by occupying the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare.
John-David Ritz
11.25.16
News

We Accompanied Refugee Children on Their First Day of School

This year, the bell also rang for the children of refugees living at the occupied City Plaza hotel in Athens.
Melpomeni Maragkidou, Photos by Orestis Seferoglou
9.15.16
Premieres

Watch Norwegian Punk Band Sløtface Occupy a Mine with a Bunch of Activists in “Sponge State”

“We hope that by showing these brave, young people in our music video, other people will take action and stand up for things they believe in.”
Daisy Jones
4.21.16
YouTube

We Talked to the Former Sumo Wrestler Who Joined the Oregon Militia Occupation

Are the occupation’s viral videos a fluke or part of a strategy?
Jordan Pearson
2.1.16
ukraine

Putin Drank a 240-Year-Old Bottle of Crimean Wine and Ukrainians Are Pissed

The Massandra winery’s director Yanina Pavlenko popped a bottle of wine for Putin and Italian media kingpin Silvio Berlusconi that was from 1775 and considered historically significant.
Hilary Pollack
9.22.15
Stuff

The New Occupation of Paris

Immediately following the <em>Charlie Hébdo</em> shootings, more than 10,000 soldiers were stationed at "vulnerable locations" throughout Paris.
Harriet Alida Lye
3.8.15
Stuff

Things I Learned as a Shot Girl

Look as sociable as possible. Dilute the shots just a little. And always head straight for the bankers and bachelorette parties.
Sirin Kale
10.13.14
News

Exploring Kashmir's Idyllic Meadow of Death

Wild Flowers, Pristine Lakes, and Unexploded Artillery Shells Abound in Kashmir's Toca Maidan
Zahid Rafiq
4.2.14
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