The popular discourse is ignorant of the plight of the Palestinians, their deprivation of land, water, "permits" by the occupier, Israel. It is also ignorant of the restrictions of movement of Palestinians in their own country and outside it. Many do not know about the women who gave birth at checkpoints, or the students who were unable to go to their high school exams because of them. Not surprised that Ehrenreich is the son of Barbara, he is his mother's son. I have always admired her writing and have increased the tips I leave for hotel cleaners because of her.
from the article: Days before Obama visit, NYT publishes pro-Palestinian manifesto