The pro-Palestine movement appears to be growing




Fig. 1. The ruins of a terminal at the Gaza airport. Image by Said Khatib (Agence France-Presse) on September 9, 2018, via the Times of Israel,[1] fair use.

Leigh Ann Caldwell and Marianna Sotomayor, “Bipartisan House coalition advances Ukraine aid,” Washington Post, April 19, 2024,

Jared Malsin and Nancy A. Youssef, “Biden Weighs More Than $1 Billion in New Arms for Israel,” Wall Street Journal, April 19, 2024,

Danielle Paquette et al., “House approves Ukraine, Israel aid bills,” Washington Post, April 20, 2024,

Barak Ravid, “U.S. expected to sanction IDF unit for human rights violations in West Bank,” Axios, April 20, 2024,

Times of Israel, “Israel aghast as US said poised to sanction IDF unit with history of abuses,” April 21, 2024,

Emanuel Fabian, “‘I will always carry the pain’: IDF intel chief Aharon Haliva resigns over Oct. 7 failure,” Times of Israel, April 22, 2024,

Claire Parker, “Report says Israel has not provided evidence of widespread militancy among UNRWA staff,” Washington Post, April 22, 2024,

Carla Bleiker, &lquo;Pro-Palestinian protests spread at US universities,” Deutsche Welle, April 23, 2024,



Donald Trump
Coup attempt


Fig. 1. Cartoon by Ben Jennings, January 24, 2024, via the Guardian,[2] fair use.

Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, “Meadows, Giuliani and other Trump allies charged in Arizona 2020 election probe,” Washington Post, April 24, 2024,



Fig. 1. The spectre of Death, in the form of a large skeleton, rises with the smoke and flames of the burning Asch Building during the Triangle fire, as people jump and fall to their death. Artist unknown, from International Ladies Garment Workers Union Photographs (1885-1985) at The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.0.

I think my question is how this rule banning noncompete agreements[3] survives a U.S. Supreme Court bent on at least rolling back, if not dismantling entirely, the “administrative state.”

Taylor Telford, “The FTC banned noncompetes. What that means for workers and companies,” Washington Post, April 24, 2024,

  1. [1]Times of Israel, “20 years after its opening, destroyed Gaza airport embodies grounded peace hopes,” September 12, 2018,
  2. [2]Ben Jennings, “Ben Jennings on Donald Trump’s progress along the Republican nomination trail – cartoon,” Guardian, January 24, 2024,
  3. [3]Taylor Telford, “The FTC banned noncompetes. What that means for workers and companies,” Washington Post, April 24, 2024,

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