19 January 200921 January 2009 Main Posts Gaza ceasefire and the US elections Jeff Sparrow I’ve got a piece on the relationship between Gaza and the US elections up at Crikey today, though I think it’s behind the subscriber firewall. One thing I meant to note in that article but didn’t (cos I’m brain dead today) was the article unearthed by Politico: a piece written by Barack Obama when he was a student activist. In it, Obama quotes approvingly from, of all people, Peter Tosh, in a song that could not be more relevant for Gaza. Let’s hope he still remembers it. Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?