Tag Archives: Israel Palestine

The Untold Story of Christian Zionism’s Rise to Power in the United States, by Whitney Webb

Netanyahu described CUFI as a “vital part of Israel’s national security.”

Israel just ‘lost Cronkite’ — the struggle for Palestinian rights at ‘The New York Times’, by Robert Herbst

“Not so long ago, it was fairly rare to hear this perspective.  That is no longer the case.”

Focus: Gaza | Keeping Hope Alive for All Gaza’s Children: Dr. Mona Qasim El-Farra } WAMM Newsletter

On a Sunday afternoon in November, Dr. Mona El-Farra spoke with an audience in Minneapolis via Skype from Manchester, England,

Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP, and Israel Occupation

“If we can’t say a word about TPP, if we can’t talk about Medicare-for-All explicitly, if the greatest prophetic voice dealing with pending ecologically catastrophe can hardly win a vote, and if we can’t even acknowledge occupation… it seems there is no way in good conscience I can say, ‘Take it to the next stage,'” [Cornel] West declared before the assembly.

Richard Falk> The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike

The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike By Richard Falk     Thursday, 03 May 2012 10:10     MWC News Traveling below the Western Radar Can anyone doubt that if there were more than 1300 hunger strikers in any country in the world other than Palestine, the media in the West would be obsessed with the story? It would […]

Noam Chomsky: The Imperial Way

Noam Chomsky: The Imperial Way by Noam Chomsky   15 February 2012    TomDispatch via truthout.org Sailors direct aircraft on the flight deck of the carrier USS John C. Stennis, in the North Arabian Sea, January 10, 2012. (Photo: Tyler Hicks / The New York Times) ALSO SEE:  “Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective In the […]

Noam Chomsky> “Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective

“Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective Tuesday 14 February 2012  Noam Chomsky   TomDispatch via truthout.org  (Photo: abbyladybug) Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated — Japan’s attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, for example.  Others are ignored, and we can often learn valuable lessons from them about what is likely to lie ahead.  Right now, […]

Israeli Intransigence On Palestine Isolating Both The U.S. And Israel

Israeli Intransigence On Palestine Isolating Both The U.S. And Israel Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | Posted by Sherwood Ross     by Sherwood Ross  The U.S. and Israel “now looked trapped together, weakened and dangerously isolated” during the Arab Spring over Israel’s intransigence on statehood for Palestine, an article in The New Yorker magazine charges. “A more creative Israel would […]

Israel intercepts sole remnant of flotilla heading for Gaza with first-hand account of boarding

Israel intercepts sole remnant of flotilla heading for Gaza Elite naval troops take control of the Dignite-Al Karame after it refuses to heed calls to change course. By Amira Hass and Anshel Pfeffer The Israel Navy on Tuesday intercepted the last remaining member of a flotilla of boats which had intended to reach the Gaza Strip, after […]