OUTKA: Checking education for Palestinians

November 17, 2011
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem “Ulysses,” extols the reader “To follow knowledge like a sinking star/Beyond the utmost bound of human thought.” To be a Palestinian university student, however, is to be limited in that quest, for how can one follow knowledge when there is a checkpoint in the way? Simply put, being a »

Mumallah and Outka: A perversion of justice

January 25, 2011
For two and a half years, Karen Sullivan played an integral role in the Twin Cities Anti-War Committee (AWC). She chaired meetings, made friends, and put in long hours into getting the work of the organization done. Her colleagues were sensitive to her privacy, refraining from further inquiry once they learned that she had a »