Bill to Give Israel Billions of Dollars Passes House, Now on to Senate

by Alison Weir, published on Israel/Palestine News, August 1, 2021 While US Citizens go homeless and hungry, Israel receives billions from our government. This bill passed while the eviction moratorium was dropped and then only partially resuscitated  the day before members of congress went on vacation.  US citizens can fend for themselves while Israelis are well supported.    [jb] A[…]

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The Power of Ice Cream

by Patrick Lawrence, published on Consortium News, July 26, 2021 A few years ago I read an article that said Anti-BDS legislation was going to be brought forward in New York State.  I called my local Assemblyman, a Republican named Mark Johns.  The aide who answered the phone was unimpressed with my concerns but 5 minutes later, Mark called me[…]

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At London Israel Demo, Calls to “Burn” Palestinian Villages

by Asa Winstanley, published on Electronic Intifada, June 1, 2021 The original article has numerous links and tweets containing videos and other supporting information.  To see them click the link above.   I just want to establish here that this is happening and Asa Winstanley’s bold reporting definitely does that. [jb] Britain’s leading pro-Israel groups have come under fire after their[…]

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Antisemitism’s Misdirection: Who Gets Hurt?

by Ira Glunts, published on Counterpunch, June 3, 2021 The article by Max Blumenthal linked below gives detailed examples and analysis. [jb] Unfounded or unconfirmed charges of antisemitism made by US pro-Israel organizations which are then parroted by the pro-Zionist US mainstream press, always increase when Israeli actions become so hideous they shame even some of its most dedicated supporters.[…]

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Palestine is a Mirror Into the Contemporary World Struggle Against Imperialism and its Contradictions

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, May 27, 2021 One cannot logically support the liberation of Palestine while simultaneously advocating regime change in Syria and Venezuela and obscene funding for the US military. “Palestinians deserve full solidarity in their ongoing struggle to liberate themselves and their land.” Unity among the people of colonized Palestine has engendered a violent[…]

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Extremism is on the Rise in Israel

by Ariel Gold, April 29, 2021 After neo-Nazis marched in Charlottesville, North Carolina, and then President Donald Trump responded by saying there were “good people on both sides,” people who abhor white supremacism stood up, took notice, and condemned the marchers. Anti-racists would be wise to do the same about the far-right march that took place last week in Jerusalem.[…]

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Biden bombs Iraq and Syria, continues 30-year war to control world’s oil

by Bill Dores, published on Struggle for Socialism, March 17, 2021 It was called the highway of death. On Feb. 26, 1991, U.S. military jets and helicopters rained napalm, cluster bombs and 30mm shells on convoys of Iraqi soldiers and civilian refugees leaving Kuwait. At least a thousand people were burned alive or shot to death while fleeing. U.S. pilots[…]

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