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“We stand here confronted by insurmountable opportunities.” - Pogo (as recorded by Walt Kelly) 

"...but the light will come, there also. For it is the dawn that has come, as it has come for a thousand centuries, never failing. But when that dawn will come,
of our emancipation, from the fear of bondage and the bondage of fear, why, that is a secret."
- Alan Paton, from the last paragraph of Cry, the Beloved Country"

Articles advocating One Democratic State

20th Century

Albert Einstein Quotations Opposing a Jewish State

A Tribute to Albert Einstein

The Only Alternative, by Edward Said

Hannah Arendt: An Anti-Zionist Zionist?

Martin Buber

Sigmund Freud

Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi on the Jews (1938)

Bertrand Russell, Erich Fromm and Isaac Asimov

The One-State Solution, by Edward Said - New York Times


A One State Solution: The Only Way to Achieve Lasting Peace, by Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor

“One State, One Solution,” by Naseer Aruri

A Tale of Two States, by Israel Shamir

"Israel simply has no right to exist", by Faisal Bodi


Israeli Jewish myths and the prospect of American war: "An Interview with Dr Ilan Pappe"

Goodbye and Good Riddance: The End of the Two-State Solution, by Will Youmans


No more two-state solution?, by Ari Shavit

One State: Preparing for a Post Road-Map Struggle Against Apartheid, by Jeff Halper

"Beyond the Two State Solution": On Left anti-Semitism and the special status of Israel, by Joel Kovel

A one-state solution: A unitary Arab-Jewish homeland could bring lasting peace to the Middle East, by Ahmad Samih Khalidi

Tony Judt's article in the New York Review of Books

A Single-State Solution For Israel?, by James O. Goldsborough

Virginia Tilley's article in the London Book Review

The One-State Solution, by Daniel Lazare

Common Sense and the Middle East, by Roger Tucker

Israel Must Choose the Path of Democracy, by Lasse Wilhelmson

Relative humanity: The fundamental obstacle to a one state solution, by Omar Bargouti

Israeli Apartheid Supporters Resist Binational Movement, by Mark Hand

One democratic state might be the solution, by Rifat Odeh Kassis


Two states, too little, too late, by Haim Bresheeth

Disengagement and the Death of the Two-State Solution: A Panel Discussion with Hani Issawi and Yacov Ben Efrat

Michael Tarazi's article in the New York Times

A one-state solution in the Mideast, by Ibrahim Kazerooni

The One State Solution, by Mary Rizzo

Toward a Single State Solution: Zionism, Anti-Semitism and the People of Palestine, by Noel Ignatiev


For an Indivisible and Free Palestine, by Elias Davidsson

A Two-State Solution is No Solution: Thinking Outside the Box on Israel / Palestine, by MAZIN QUMSIYEH

Israel-Palestine: Bankruptcy of the two-state solution, by Peter Brooke

Forum on The Viability of a Two-State Solution to the Israel/Palestine Conflict and Possible Alternatives

The one state solution as the liberation struggle for the Jews, by Simon Jones


The One State Solution, by SANE Staff

Alan Hart: Israeli Militarism and the Necessity of a One-State Solution

Settlers brewing one-state solution

The two-state solution ritual, by Evan Jones


Jeff Halper's statement upon being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Israel / Palestine: The Two State Solution Is Dead (broadcast with Ali Abunimah on Pacifica Radio - mp.3)

Countdown to a "One State Solution?", by Leon Hadar

A Letter To Jimmy Carter

One State or Two?: Rashid Khalidi & Ali Abunimah on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict | Democracy Now transcript

The 1948 Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, by Ilan Pappé

The Argument for One State in Israel/Palestine, by Roger Tucker


One Country: Reviewing an Alternative Vision, by Remi Kanazi

Dr. Makdisi Urges a One State Solution to Palestinians

One-state awakening [the story of Daniel Gavron], by Peter Hirschberg

Solving the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

Israeli Arab group proposes new 'multi-cultural' constitution, Ha'aretz

Time for a bi-national state, by Leila Farsakh

Ordinary Israelis may not appreciate the fact yet, but they need one-democratic-state desperately

Re: message from Gaza: my idea for making one-state a reality


Debating One State in Israel–Palestine, Peled vs Tilley

The Canaan Peace Plan: A spiritually inspired single state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Stephen Lewis

Some Sage Words From Dublin, by Roy Johnston

One State Activism Suggestions, by Amy Hendrickson


Open Letter to Uri Avnery, Noam Chomsky and Jimmy Carter, by Roger Tucker

Two Rebuttals to Uri Avnery's Bed of Sodom, by Virginia Tilley and John Spritzler

One state solution not abortive and dangerous illusions - Answer to Uri Avnery by Ilan Pappe

The Reality of Israel: by Nizar Sakhnini

Issa Khalaf: A Futile Plea for a Two State Solution

The One-State solution: my interview with Ali Abunimah, by Laila El-Haddad

Al-Masri and Barghouthi Call for One State

One state, not two, is the solution - By Khalid Amayreh

An Excellent Commentary on the Public Debate: ONE or TWO STATES with Avnery & Pappe, Gush Shalom Forum, May 8, Tel-Aviv (with one caveat)

Several One Staters Respond to Prof. Finkelstein's [and Neumann's] Two State Arguments: An Exchange Across the Net

A political marriage of necessity: a single state of Palestine-Israel, by Ali Abunimah

One State is Not Snake Oil: A Discussion - Michael Neumann, John Spritzler and the Editor

The mirage of the two-state solution: which all agree is impossible to achieve, by George Bisharat (SF Chronicle)

Israelis, Palestinians in one-state vision, by Ali Abunimah (Boston Globe)

Prism of Peace: The Failure of the Israeli Left and the Two-State Solution, by Remi Kanazi

One-state solution "gaining ground" UN envoy admits, by Ali Abunimah

The endless trail of red herrings, by Zahir Ebrahim

Answering my critics, by GERSHON BASKIN (Jerusalem Post)

One country, one state (Electronic Intifada)

The Saker interviews Jonathan Cook from Nazareth

Hamas prisoner's vision: 1 state for 2 people (Ynet)

The "One State Solution" is the best solution, by Joel Bainerman


[thispage has been neglected since the former website went into a coma on 8/6/07, butI'm going to update it as of today, Christmas Eve, 12/24/08, startingwith something I wrote earlier today]

The Editor responds to an article by Bernard Avishai deploring the depredations of the Hebron settlers

Israel begins its much announced assault on Gaza - what is next?, by the Vineyard Saker

One-state solution gains supporters

In the face of Israel's latest onslaught, the only option for Palestinian nationalism is to embrace a one-state solution

Obama's Historic Speech: Democracy Not Partition, by John Whitbeck

Forget the two-state solution: Israelis and Palestinians must share the land - equally, by Saree Makdisi

A one-state solution for Palestinians and Israelis, by Ghada Karmi

From the ashes of Gaza, by Tariq Ali


Despite It's Military Might, Israel is a Weak and Dying State

An Open Letter From Anti-Zionist Jewish Youth in Canada

Gaza, History Matters

The One-State Solution -  By Muammar Qaddafi | NYT

Sharpeville 1960, Gaza 2009, by Haidar Eid

The Great Fear of Israel's Leaders, by John Spritzler

Controversial Bestseller Shakes the Foundation of the Israeli State

Why the Only Solution for Jews and Palestinians is a One State Solution, by Elie Elhadj

Culture of resistance vs. defeat, by Haidar Eid

Neturei Karta International Orthodox Rabbis For A Single State Solution

Israeli Elections: A Significant Step Closer to Fascism, by Omar Barghouti 

Four Solutions

Plea from an Israeli: Choose life!, by Deb Reich

Fearing One State Solution, Peres Serves Pablum to Washington, by Franklin Lamb

On Israeli election day, Peres sees the 'one-state' momentum and tries to stop it, by Philip Weiss

One Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, by John Collins

Bishop Attallah Hanna: a Palestinian Christian Hero, by Iqbal Tamimi

The Two-State Solution and the Ruin in Gaza, by Virginia Tilley

A Democratic State: In Palestine, and the U.S.A., by Frank Scott

The Case Against Israel's "Right to Exist", by Roger Tucker

'A Case for the One-State Solution', by Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid-Southern California

One-State Supporters Make a Comeback, by Helena Cobban

Why one state works, by Lama Abu Odeh

Moving Beyond Two States, by Miko Peled

Israel-Palestine is already a de facto single state, by Antony Lerman

"Two State Solution" Equals Racism: Palestinians and Jews CAN Live Peacefully as Equals in One Democratic State, by John Spritzler

Nakba - Not a Dirty Word, by Amaya Galil

    I stopped at this point because there were getting to be so many of them - the trend is clear, an exponential increase in serious consideration of One State. Now it's just a matter of time, but we have to keep the pressure on.

Another Collection of Articles here

Transcript of the debate between former Knesset Member Uri Avnery and Ilan Pappe: “Two States or One State” (Gush Shalom)

...Ilan Pappe - opening words