Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Israel

Killing Palestinian journalists and the silence of Israeli Apartheid

Apartheid is not just systemized suppression and wholesale control, it’s a mental attitude of extreme prejudice that leads to and enables inhumane acts of violence, exploitation and humiliation. 

How media reports of ‘Clashes’ mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence

Accurate language in the reporting of Israeli-Palestinian violence is not only a concern for journalists’ credibility – it would also provide U.S. news consumers with a deeper understanding of the conditions on the ground and the deadly consequences.

We need to talk about the Jewish National Fund

To reach the goal of a just and durable peace in Israel/Palestine, it will be imperative to dismantle the JNF, a provocative agent in the dispossession of Palestinians.

After a year of Biden, why do we still have Trump’s...

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump’s foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that Biden would...

It’s time to reassess our relationship with Israel

Biden can’t say he’s putting human rights first and then welcome a prime minister who boasts about war crimes to the White House.

I will not yield my values: Fired AP journalist Emily Wilder...

Less than 48 hours after Stanford College Republicans began to post about me, I was fired.”

‘End the occupation’: Progressives say cease-fire far from enough to secure...

A cease-fire is necessary, but will not alone achieve freedom, justice, and equality for all who live under Israel's apartheid government."

Israel/Palestine coverage presents false equivalency between occupied and occupier

Corporate media have presented Israel’s killing spree as defensive, as a reaction to supposed Palestinian aggression.

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

Princes of peace? Jared Kushner, MBZ and the Abraham Accords

Considering the widespread worry that other countries might want to influence the upcoming American election, it might be worth mentioning how much the UAE has given to Donald Trump over the years, most recently through his son in law.

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.