Boycott: American idealism and the defence of Palestine

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Al-Araby

‘Out of sight, out of mind’ is said to dismiss a problem because of how far it is or seems to be. But with attention spans saturated at the whim of 140 characters, perhaps it’s time this 15th-century proverb took on a new, altogether modern meaning. Instant forms of distraction have obscured things that matter, with this habit seeping into how our political economy functions. It’s all too easy to forget that the climate crisis deteriorates in tandem with the cost-of-living crisis, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is one of many ongoing conflicts around the world and that the fight for women’s righ…

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