Marcy Winograd: The California legislature’s patronage of the Israel lobby comes at a time when Israel is losing support among Democrats.
The Occupation of the American Mind is a 2016 film that asks the question: why are American politicians and mainstream media such a reliable conduit for Israeli propaganda compared to other countries?
Gary Corseri: One aspect of our current problems not mentioned here is the conundrum of living in a shrinking world with an expanding population.
Vijay Prashad: What troubles Tel Aviv are the steps that would come after this resolution, particularly from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Murray Polner: Dov Waxman’s Trouble in the Tribe is a fair and thorough account of a growing schism between American Jews who refuse to remain silent about Israeli policies they find objectionable and the well-known Israel Lobby.
Abba Solomon: This documentary film aims to explain why United States media, in contrast to most of the world’s, omit the Palestinian story, and thus why US public opinion favors Israel so markedly.
Cassandra Dixon: After a breakdown in mediation between the State of Israel and the Palestinian villages of Massafer Yatta, Israeli authorities destroyed 24 homes in the South Hebron Hills. Palestinian Homes Demolished
War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification, by Jeff Halper, Pluto Press n his necessary, dystopic book, Jeff Halper shows how Israel’s choice of warfare in 1948 — what Abba Eban in 1949 called choosing the doctrine of “established fact” over “prior consent” — has led to the “Jewish State” being in the […]
Abba A. Solomon: The freedom that Jewish refugees from the Russian empire found, in the Lower East Side, was both the freedom to be a Jew, and the freedom to be more than a Jew.
Nora Lester Murad: Between the stabbing and lynching and stoning and demolishing, some people are appealing for calm. But sadly, when things are calm the most we can hope for is more talk about more talk.
Gareth Porter: The background to the leak of the US negotiation stance on Iran shows how Obama has made himself dependent on Israeli approval of a deal.
Steve Hochstadt: Twenty feet high, sunk deep into the ground, topped with barbed wire, the Israeli walls of separation prevent movement, separate people and interrupt that very life.
Vijay Prashad: Despite abuses from the Israeli government, the U.S. political class is fully supportive of its acts in Gaza.