Mark LeVine is Tikkun's longest serving contributing editor. He is a musician and professor of history at the University of California Irvine. His latest book is "Impossible Peace: Israel/Palestine Since 1989" (Zed Books, 2009).
Bring on the samba bands, puppeteers and turtle people; let's turn Ramallah into Seattle! Nothing short of a massive influx of activists ready to put their bodies on the line will challenge the terror of tanks and suicide bombers.