Author Archives: Melissa Levin

About Melissa Levin

Melissa Levin is a teacher and student of politics and fiction. She hails from a small mining town in South Africa. She was an activist and employee for the African National Congress where she directed research and strategy and wrote speeches for presidents.

What Peter Beinart gets wrong about South African support for Palestinian liberation

Peter Beinart scribed a piece that tries to get to grips with the avid support among South Africans in general for Palestinian liberation. But his analysis is off: the affinity of the masses of people to the Palestinian struggle is hardly as mysterious and convoluted as he suggests.

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