Staffers are saying, “I’ve never seen such a disconnect between where voters and constituents are and where Congress is, and that’s saying something because there’s always a disconnect,” and “This is the most I’ve ever seen people unified behind an issue and actively calling.”
Category: Progressive Except Palestine
Israel engages in these attacks every four or five years; it calls them “mowing the lawn operations”. Amnesty issues press releases & reports, then blames “both sides”…. A blatant double standard covers up Israel’s crimes against humanity… Amnesty was founded by an Israel partisan…
“Heat, water, electricity for children, for the elderly, for the sick – these are President Putin’s new targets. He’s hitting them hard. This brutalization of Ukraine’s people is barbaric.”
The repeated promise by US officials that Israel would never get a visa waiver until it stopped discriminating against Arab American visitors turned out to be worthless.
Longtime journalist Chris Hedges offers a partial inventory of Israel’s documented human rights abuses of Palestinians – massive abuses that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. chooses to ignore: the crimes of apartheid, and the targeting and torturing of civilians, to name a few. As Hedges reminds us, to support this Israel is to “justify the unjustifiable”; and to protest Israeli policy is “a political death wish.” (part 3)
Longtime journalist & former Middle East bureau chief Chria Hedges provides a brief but powerful description – much of it firsthand – of Palestinians’ devastation at the hands of Israel. He then provides proof that this is exactly what Israel’s founders had in mind. (part 1 pf 3)
Supreme Court Justices Abe Fortas, Stephen Bryen, Louis Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg are known as ‘liberals’ and ‘progressives,’ but all have histories of being closely connected to a state long known for a deeply discriminatory system… and at times of taking actions that benefited that state
Following in the footsteps of Kenneth Roth and Sarah Margon, another highly qualified candidate for a prominent post, James Cavallaro, is withdrawn for criticizing Israel.
The ADL wants ‘socially conscious’ Jewish investors to keep investing in Israel, even though it’s not socially conscious to do so… ADL head says Jewish community should use its power, as with the cancellation of Kanye West, despite what some consider an unfair double standard… ADL may ultimately have an uphill battle as growing numbers of Jewish Americans consider Israel an apartheid regime
For years, Hollywood bigwigs have been using their outsized influence to keep the facts about Israel’s violent occupation hidden behind a veneer of victimhood. They have framed Israeli brutality as ‘self-defense,’ while demonizing pro-justice entertainers and the peaceful Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement.