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Stone Men
by Andrew Ross

Author and activist Andrew Ross surveys the contributions of Palestinian labor to the building of Israel.

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Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel

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Andrew Ross
April 2019

Andrew Ross is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University and a social activist. A contributor to the Nation, the Guardian, the New York Times, and Al Jazeera, he is the author of many books, including, most recently, Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel, Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal, Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City, and Nice Work if You Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times. He lives in New York.

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