Gaza ceasefire and the US elections

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.

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