Blake Alcott

General overview of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, with the Jerusalem's Old City and the Dome of the Rock in the background, March 2, 2010. (Photo: Mohamar Awad/APA Images)

Do all Palestinians have the right to citizenship in whatever state rules historic Palestine? The right of return of Palestinians to their places of origin now in Israel is both well-researched and uncontested in ethics and international law, for instance in many conventions and UN Resolutions.

Tourists stand at the Mount of Olives, overlooking the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's Old City on November 04, 2014.

Anti-slavery, women’s suffrage, anti-Apartheid and, alas, Zionism needed a clear and inspiring end-vision in order to succeed. So does the One Democratic State agenda in Palestine. We believe in a standard liberal democracy, with separation of legislative, executive and judicial powers. We disagree with the view that collectives should have constitutional rights.