September 14, 2001: The Day America Became Israel

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), Popular Resistance. -

The rubble was still smoldering at Ground Zero when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to essentially transform itself into the Israeli Knesset, or parliament.  It was 19 years ago, 11:17pm [...]

Group That Helped Draft Anti-BDS Laws In US Didn’t Disclose Grant From Israel

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss. -

There’s been a lot of talk about foreign governments intervening in our political process over the last few years, but some stories certainly don’t permeate mainstream discourse. A case in [...]

Better To Launch Balloons Than Die In Silence

By Ahmed Abu Artema, Electronic Intifada. -

In recent weeks, the tension between Palestinians in Gaza and Israel’s forces of occupation has increased. Israel has used the launching of incendiary balloons by Palestinian youths as a pretext [...]

Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

By Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada. -

Israel’s bombing of the besieged Gaza Strip must be met with an “urgent and comprehensive military embargo,” the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee stated on [...]

Lebanon: Inconvenient Truths About Syria, Iran, Hezbollah And The Shia ‘Street’

By Danny Sjursen, AntiWar.com. -

There’s been a lot of nonsense passing as truth in post-blast Lebanon reporting. Most centers around alarmism about Hezbollah’s nefarious influence, the West’s "opportunity" to destroy it, and [...]

Over 40 Protests Across The UK On #StopArmingIsrael Day Of Action

By The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. -

Hundreds have taken to the streets in dozens of towns and cities to call for an end to the UK’s complicity in Israel’s oppression of the Palestinian people, on the 6 year anniversary of the end [...]

Pressure On Netanyahu Mounts As Israel Bombs Gaza Again

By Steve Topple, The Canary. -

Embattled Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been facing pressure at home and abroad amid his government’s continued bombing of the Gaza strip. With protests in both Jerusalem and the [...]

Israel Cuts Fuel, Gaza Goes Dark

By Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada. -

The Gaza Strip’s only power plant shut down on Tuesday after Israel stopped the transfer of fuel to the territory. The halting of fuel transfers is among a series of collective punishment [...]

On Bombs And Bombings

By Caitlin Johnstone.   -

For a full week now the Israeli army has been bombing Gaza, a population that is about to run out of fuel for its only power plant due to a years-long Israeli program of deliberate siege [...]

The UAE Deal Is Really About Opposition To Iran

By Finian Cunningham, RT. -

The “historic” agreement for normalization of ties between the United Arab Emirates and Israel is being presented as a noble effort by the Gulf Arab states to fend off further annexation of [...]

Palestinians Reject ‘Cheap Publicity Stunt’ By Israel And The UAE

By TRT World. -

Reactions to the disputed deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, which is aimed at normalising relations between the two nations, from Palestinians abroad and the occupied Palestinian [...]

Anti-Occupation Activists Find Their Place In Israeli Protests

By Oren Ziv, +972 Magazine. -

The growing presence of Israeli anti-occupation protesters has been one of the most notable aspects of the wave of demonstrations that started on July 14 outside the Prime Minister’s Residence on [...]

15 Lessons From 15 Years Of BDS

By Alys Samson Estapé, The Electronic Intifada. -

July marked the 15th anniversary of the launch of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Much has happened over those years. Here are 15 lessons I’ve learned on the journey to [...]

UK Students Fighting For Universities To Cut Ties With Israeli Apartheid

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss. -

Apartheid Off Campus is a newly-formed student network fighting to sever the ties between UK universities and the Israeli occupation. “University students are in a powerful position to [...]

The Forgotten History Of The Jewish, Anti-Zionist Left

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

Anti-Zionists argue that this brutal reality is not just the product of a right-wing government or failure to effectively procure a two-state solution. Rather, it stems from the modern Zionist [...]