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Forget Putin, Trump is Acting in Every Way Like Netanyahu’s Manchurian Candidate

    Forget Putin, Trump is Acting in Every Way Like Netanyahu’s Manchurian Candidate

WASHINGTON — (Analysis) In the months leading up to the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords, the U.S. has colluded with Israel in a string of policies and decisions that completely undermine the legitimacy of the agreement, not to mention Palestinian claims to justice, freedom and ultimately peace. As these policies unfold, one cannot help…

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Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism a Dangerous and Useful Ploy for Zionists

    Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism a Dangerous and Useful Ploy for Zionists

JERUSALEM — (Analysis) According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, anti-Semitism is defined as “hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group.” This is also how anti-Semitism is understood by people in general. However, the state of Israel and Zionist organizations around the world do not want the term to be defined…

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The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm: US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them

    The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm: US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them

OCCUPIED PALESTINE — (Analysis) This article is not written to support one Palestinian group and/or to criticize another. The writer does not condone Palestinian partisanship and factionalism. The writer strongly believes that this is the time for true open-mindedness and objectivity. The problem at hand is bigger and greater than all Palestinian groups when dealt…

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Starving Off-Camera: In Yemen 20 Million Fuel the Saudi-US-NATO War Machine

    Starving Off-Camera: In Yemen 20 Million Fuel the Saudi-US-NATO War Machine

 The UN estimates that nearly 20 million Yemenis could die of starvation by the end of this year. That’s about 70 percent of the entire population. That horrific number includes more than 2 million children who are already going hungry, including 500,000 who are suffering from severe malnutrition. The people of Yemen have found…

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Trump Trade War on China Likely to Roil World Markets While Spurring China’s Development

  Trump Trade War on China Likely to Roil World Markets While Spurring China’s Development

BEIJING – The United States’ ongoing attempts to wage a trade war on China will likely fail in terms of scuttling the growing East Asian economy’s hopes to improve its manufacturing base, yet many fear that the ongoing trade war between the two will derail world economic growth and ultimately harm all parties involved. Such…

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Trump’s UNRWA Funding Cuts Part of a New Formula to Erase Most Palestinians

  Trump’s UNRWA Funding Cuts Part of a New Formula to Erase Most Palestinians

WASHINGTON — (Analysis) U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to severely cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is another step in what seems to be an attempt by the U.S. and Israel to erase the Palestinian refugee issue. Festering for seven decades, the Palestinian refugee crisis has been an open wound…

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On Labor Day, Where’s Labor? How Did American Workers Lose Their Power?

  On Labor Day, Where’s Labor? How Did American Workers Lose Their Power?

MINNEAPOLIS — (Analysis) Three scenes from America’s class war: In 1897, the president of Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta hired 20 Negro women to work in the folding department of one of the mills. The other 1,400 workers, all white, promptly walked off the job in protest. According the historian Philip S. Foner…

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One-Time Top Turkish Journalist on the Coup, the Repression, and Turkey’s Future

  One-Time Top Turkish Journalist on the Coup, the Repression, and Turkey’s Future

ANKARA, TURKEY — With most of the Turkish media controlled by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP), it is hard for many people to fully understand the internal politics of Turkey. One way to break through this is by listening to Turkey’s exiled journalists like Abdullah Bozkurt. In 2016, Turkey…

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Anti-Semitism Charges Against Jeremy Corbyn are Diversion from Israeli Occupation of Palestine

  Anti-Semitism Charges Against Jeremy Corbyn are Diversion from Israeli Occupation of Palestine

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM — The U.K. Labour Party conference is more than three weeks away and Jeremy Corbyn, true to himself and his principles, has risen above the mud-slinging and continues to fight for the principles to which he has dedicated his entire life. He focuses on issues like social justice; caring for the many…

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US Sanctions Against Venezuela Force Abby Martin’s “Empire Files” to Shut Down

  US Sanctions Against Venezuela Force Abby Martin’s “Empire Files” to Shut Down

LOS ANGELES — Recent sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the Trump administration have forced the Empire Files program, hosted by American investigative journalist Abby Martin, to shut down. The decision to officially announce the show’s end came after blocks on wire transfers originating in Venezuela and sent to the U.S. were recently imposed, thereby cutting…

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