Today's read: We Shouldn’t Lie to Ourselves: Nonviolent Resistance Is Alive and Powerful in Gaza, by Muhammad Shehada, The Nation (10/06/2018).

“To break out of this trap, two things are essential. First, to paraphrase the words of writer and political analyst Yousef Munayyer, Gazan nonviolence should be met by global non-silence. If armed resistance is frowned upon, then the international community should instead buttress Palestinian nonviolence by showing solidarity and support for it…

And this leads to the second, and most important, need: Israel must lift the blockade that is strangling Gaza.”