No Army, No Prison, And No Wall Can Stop Us

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I saw the news yesterday that Abdullah Abu Rahmah, a protest organizer in the Palestinian village of Bil’in, was convicted yesterday in an Israeli military court of “obstructing the work of a soldier” by trying to stop a bulldozer from clearing land for the Wall near Beitunia. I was reminded of this comic I made in December of 2010, 4 years ago, about Abu Rahmah’s previous imprisonment at Israeli hands.

I made this comic for David Mazzuchelli’s class given the assignment “a 4 page biography.”

Read the rest of the comic after the jump

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Education Factory

rocketshipfactoryweb1000“Education Factory,” a new illustration in the Fall 2014 issue of Rethinking Schools. The cover theme of the issue “Teaching in Black and White,” with a number of very sharp and inspiring essays about race in the classroom. My illustration is for an article about Rocketship charter schools called “Rocketship to Profits.” Please consider buying a copy of the issue!

Targeting Books and Films, The Library That Target Built

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Illustrations for the new issue of Rethinking Schools (Summer 2014 vol. 28, no.4)!

The articles they accompany are not online but about how Target’s corporate funding of a public school library affected the students and how teachers are using “12 Years A Slave” and “Hunger Games” to teach social justice.

All Of My BDS Comics Together

old abdullah“Old Abdullah Had a Farm” – a sing-a-long introduction to the BDS movement written by members of Adalah-NY, contains complete text of the 2005 BDS call – $1

Screen resolution pdf:

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nothingnormalcoverweb600“Nothing Normal About It” – Palestine, Normalization and Dialogue on Campus– a comic made in partnership with Tanya Keilani of Columbia SJP, contains the complete text of the Statement of Palestinian Students Against Normalization -$1

Screen resolution pdf:

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“There is a Checkpoint Around This Center!” – made with QAIA-NY, using the text of a spoken-word piece performed by Tara Tabassi tying together censorship of Palestinian activists at the LGBT center with polciing of youth of color, queer youth, and others – $1.50
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“The Power Of Our Voices” – a zine about the cultural boycott, includes interviews with Palestinian artists and text about the cultural boycott, examples of Israeli targetting of Palestinian cultural workers, and the complete text of the PACBI call – $2

Here is a screen-resolution PDF of it:

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Here is a print-resolution version of it:

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Plus shorter comics!

whydoiboycottcolorweb1000Available as a printable pdf with 10 consumer products to boycott on the back from Adalah-NY

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Actually, I have a couple more I will try to put up when I get the time; “Who Is Lev Leviev?” (hopefully to be completely redone soon), “Is Building Luxury Condos A War Crime?” about sometime-Leviev-partner Shaya Boymelgreen, and “What Is BDS”