Israel vs. Utopia

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Akashic Books, Oct 1, 2009 - Political Science - 250 pages
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Israeli American journalist Schalit distinguishes between the Israel he knows and the image of it in the minds of Americans.
 

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Contents

My Egyptian President
24
Everything Falls Apart
46
The Terms of Israel Criticism
72
Apartheid and Its Surpluses
93
A Desperate Embrace
124
Safe European Home
169
Moving Pictures
201
Israel vs Utopia
225
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Joel Schalit is a writer and editor based in Berlin, Germany. The author of the critically-acclaimed Jerusalem Calling, and the editor of several collections including The Anti-Capitalism Reader, Schalit has edited some of America's most influential independent magazines, including Punk Planet, Tikkun, and the legendary '90s e-zine, Bad Subjects. His work has also appeared in AlterNet, the Forward, openDemocracy, and the Guardian. Schalit currently comments on Mideast politics for French global news broadcaster France 24, and is the editor of Seattle's new politics and culture daily, Souciant.

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