Execution of Palestinian Exposes Israel’s Military Culture

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth It might have been a moment that jolted Israelis to their senses. Instead the video of an Israeli soldier shooting dead a young Palestinian man as he lay wounded and barely able to move has only intensified the tribal war dance of the Israeli public. Last week, as the soldier […]

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The End of the American Empire

By Ambassador Chas W. Freeman The End of the American Empire Remarks to East Bay Citizens for Peace, the Barrington Congregational Church, and the American Friends Service Committee Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs 2 April 2016, Barrington, Rhode Island I’m here to talk […]

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Trump’s Self-Inflicted Fall

By Ralph Nader Donald J. Trump is done. He will not be the Republican Party’s nominee for President. He will not receive the requisite number of 1237 delegate votes to secure a majority going into the Republican Convention in July. Last June, I wrote a column predicting that Trump would give the GOP nightmares, but […]

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Israel’s War on the People of the Negev

By Bilal Daher Forty years after the Land Day strike announced by Palestinians in the territories occupied in 1948, the issue of land is still very strongly present today, in 2016, and there is still a conflict ongoing between the Palestinians owners of the land and the Israeli authorities. After confiscating the overwhelming majority of […]

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Three Thoughts on the Murder of Abed al-Fattah Yusri al-Sharif

By Or Amit I. Don’t call it an execution When I hear the word “execution”, I think of Adolf Eichmann, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy and other men who had committed capitals offenses and were tried, convicted, and put to death through the legal system. Abed al-Fattah Yusri al-Sharif was not executed. He did not […]

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Thousands March on 40th Land Day to Protest Decades of Land Grabs (VIDEOS)

Thousands of Palestinians across Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory marched Wednesday to commemorate the 40th Land Day, protesting decades of Israeli land grabs. “Palestinians are entitled to their land and they will give up not one inch,” Hamas official Yehya Mousa said at a rally in Gaza City to remember the Palestinian protests against […]

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