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Don’t be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel “Peace Deal”

    Don’t be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel “Peace Deal”

HUGE breakthrough today,” crowed Donald Trump on Twitter as he announced the new peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deal makes the UAE the first Gulf Arab state and the third Arab nation, after Egypt and Jordan, to have diplomatic ties with Israel. But the new Israel-UAE partnership should fool…

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The Politics of War: What is Israel’s Endgame in Lebanon and Syria?

    The Politics of War: What is Israel’s Endgame in Lebanon and Syria?

On August 4, hours before a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital, Beirut, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, issued an ominous warning to Lebanon. “We hit a cell and now we hit the dispatchers. I suggest to all of them, including Hezbollah, to consider this,” Netanyahu said during an official tour of a military facility in central…

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Looking for an Excuse to Crackdown, Police Departments are Pitting Protesters Against Each Other

    Looking for an Excuse to Crackdown, Police Departments are Pitting Protesters Against Each Other

CHARLOTTESVILLE (Rutherford) –– There’s a pattern emerging if you pay close enough attention. Civil discontent leads to civil unrest, which leads to protests and counterprotests. Without fail, what should be an exercise in how to peacefully disagree turns ugly the moment looting, vandalism, violence, intimidation tactics and rioting are introduced into the equation. Instead of restoring order, local police…

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Chris Hedges: America’s Death March

    Chris Hedges: America’s Death March

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — The terminal decline of the United States will not be solved by elections. The political rot and depravity will continue to eat away at the soul of the nation, spawning what anthropologists call crisis cults — movements led by demagogues that prey on an unbearable psychological and financial distress. These…

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Susan Abulhawa Embodies the Spirit of Palestinian Resistance in Her New Book: Against the Loveless World

  Susan Abulhawa Embodies the Spirit of Palestinian Resistance in Her New Book: Against the Loveless World

Book Review — “I don’t care to be accommodating,” Nahr, the lead character in Susan Abulhawa’s new novel, “Against the Loveless World,” tells us. Perhaps she says this to prepare us or even warn us of what lies ahead. Either way, the statement runs like a thread throughout the entire book. As the pages of…

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Apartheid or One State: Has Jordan Broken a Political Taboo?

  Apartheid or One State: Has Jordan Broken a Political Taboo?

What will it take for the idea of a two-state solution, which was hardly practical to begin with, to be completely abandoned? Every realistic assessment of the situation on the ground indicates, with palpable clarity, that there can never be a viable Palestinian state in parts of the West Bank and Gaza. Politically, the idea…

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John Pilger: Another Hiroshima is Coming, Unless We Stop It Now

  John Pilger: Another Hiroshima is Coming, Unless We Stop It Now

When I first went to Hiroshima in 1967, the shadow on the steps was still there. It was an almost perfect impression of a human being at ease: legs splayed, back bent, one hand by her side as she sat waiting for a bank to open. At a quarter past eight on the morning of…

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Lee Camp: A Dozen Reasons Now is the Time for Housing as a Human Right

  Lee Camp: A Dozen Reasons Now is the Time for Housing as a Human Right

Congress’s inability to actually represent the real-live human beings of America, combined with an economic system that rewards lack of empathy and an excess of greed, has brought us to a dark time when an oncoming tsunami of financial ruin, destitution and evictions towers over our heads, blocking out the sunlight. The impending evictions may…

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New Report Reveals Israel Demolishes Over 2,000 Palestinian Bedouin Homes per Year

  New Report Reveals Israel Demolishes Over 2,000 Palestinian Bedouin Homes per Year

A report published in June of 2020 states that in 2017, 2018 and 2019, the state of Israel demolished over two thousand homes of Palestinian citizens of Israel per year in the Naqab region alone. The report was put together by an Israeli Non-Governmental agency called, “The Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality.”   History The…

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List of Targets Leaked: Israel Fears Worst in ICC War Crimes Investigation

  List of Targets Leaked: Israel Fears Worst in ICC War Crimes Investigation

When International Court of Justice (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, confirmed last December that the Court has ample evidence to pursue a war crimes investigation in occupied Palestine, the Israeli government responded with the usual rhetoric, accusing the international community of bias and insisting on Israel’s ‘right to defend itself.’ Beneath the platitudes and typical Israeli discourse,…

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