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.”
A bill before Congress could potentially hand over an unprecedented amount of “emergency” military aid to Israel, a serial human rights abuser. Clauses in the bill would green-light secret arms deals – and kill civilians.
Israeli forces have surrounded Gaza City, Attack ambulances, Latest casualty figures, humanitarian update, incidents in Gaza and West Bank, Israel: “Nothing will stop us,” US government’s broad support.
“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.”
Is this water apartheid? Recent viral videos show Israeli Civil Administration overseeing as Israeli soldiers and workers fill Palestinian water wells with cement – in the middle of a sweltering summer. Was this a fluke, or part of a massive, discriminative strategy on Israel’s part? The answer will become clear as we sift through the evidence.
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)
RFK Jr has taken on the U.S. government, big pharma, and the CIA. But on Israel-Palestine, he toes the Israel establishment line, repeating virtually all of its most fallacious talking points. (part 2)
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)
A detailed annotation of the errors and omissions that mislead readers on a profoundly important issue…including little-known information about Presidents Eisenhower, Reagan, and Bush Sr., who each had moments of clarity on this issue, and called out Israel for its abuses.
Well-funded group wants politicians to compromise, but its CEO says “there is no middle ground” when it comes to Israel. Her husband, also connected with group, had been a supporter of former terrorist leader Menachem Begin. The Israel lobby is once again using its fundraising ability to keep the Democratic Party rightwing on Israel — and the media isn’t mentioning any of this