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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Shocking Origins of the Jeffrey Epstein Case

    Hidden in Plain Sight: The Shocking Origins of the Jeffrey Epstein Case

Despite his “sweetheart” deal and having seemingly evaded justice, billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested earlier this month on federal charges for sex trafficking minors. Epstein’s arrest has again brought increased media attention to many of his famous friends, the current president among them.  Many questions have since been asked about how much Epstein’s…

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The Roots of Evil: Right-Wing Israeli Settler Group Accuses Palestinians of Land Theft

    The Roots of Evil: Right-Wing Israeli Settler Group Accuses Palestinians of Land Theft

Jerusalem — In a move designed to shock Israeli settlers in the West Bank into action, activists from the right-wing settler organization “Regavim” hung Palestinian flags along the main West Bank settler roads last week.  Regavim claims that there is a Palestinian take over of Area C and that the Israeli government is not doing…

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The Untold Story of Christian Zionism’s Rise to Power in the United States

    The Untold Story of Christian Zionism’s Rise to Power in the United States

The largest pro-Israel organization in the United States is not composed of Jews, but of Christian evangelicals, with a total membership of 7 million, more than 2 million more members than the entirety of the American Jewish community.  Members of this organization, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), met in Washington on Monday, attracting thousands of…

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“Go Forth and Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad

    “Go Forth and Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE — While Israel tries to portray a friendly face to the outside world, internally it is promoting racism and violence at levels that are more alarming than ever before. A course to prepare young high school students traveling overseas to be good “ambassadors” stands in contrast to racist policies and the advancement of…

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How the Third Temple Movement in Israel Rebranded Theocracy as “Civil Rights”

  How the Third Temple Movement in Israel Rebranded Theocracy as “Civil Rights”

JERUSALEM — In a troubling trend that continues to be overlooked by international media, the Temple Activist movement that seeks to destroy the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem and replace it with a Third Temple continues to advance its agenda. The movement’s forward progress is largely thanks to its successful…

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In Israel the Push to Destroy Jerusalem’s Iconic Al-Aqsa Mosque Goes Mainstream

  In Israel the Push to Destroy Jerusalem’s Iconic Al-Aqsa Mosque Goes Mainstream

The iconic golden dome of the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque, located on the Temple Mount or Haram el-Sharif, is the third holiest site in Islam and is recognized throughout the world as a symbol of the city of Jerusalem. Yet, this ancient site that dates back to the year 705 C.E. is…

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UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer Becomes One of Assange’s Most Vocal Advocates

  UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer Becomes One of Assange’s Most Vocal Advocates

On May 9, UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer, visited WikiLeaks founder and journalist Julian Assange at Belmarsh Prison, where he is currently serving a 50-week prison sentence for a minor bail violation. Melzer was accompanied by two medical experts who specialize in the examination of possible victims of torture as well as the documentation…

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How the Coup in Venezuela and the US Housing Crisis are Inextricably Connected

  How the Coup in Venezuela and the US Housing Crisis are Inextricably Connected

The United States economy is organized such that all commodities, including both weapons and housing, drive the lion’s share of profits upward, into the pockets of a wealthy elite class, at the expense of the masses of working people who generate those profits through their labor power. The functioning of this system in the interest…

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Massive Embezzlement Scandal Threatens Juan Guaido’s Political Future

  Massive Embezzlement Scandal Threatens Juan Guaido’s Political Future

The political party of Juan Guaido — Voluntad Popular (Popular Will) — was never all that popular to begin with. The sixth largest political party in Venezuela, Popular Will is heavily financed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Now, a recently exposed embezzlement scandal in Colombia risks to further alienate the party…

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Amid Sudan’s Brutal Crackdown, Trump Admin Appoints Envoy Who Helped Worsen War in South Sudan

  Amid Sudan’s Brutal Crackdown, Trump Admin Appoints Envoy Who Helped Worsen War in South Sudan

KHARTOUM, SUDAN — Late Thursday evening, less than two weeks after murdering more than 100 civilian protesters, Sudan’s ruling military council tried to save face by telling a group of international reporters that those responsible for the slaughter had “deviated” from the official military plan to disperse protesters. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, spokesman for the…

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