Category Archives: Palestinians

When Jews Act Like Nazis: Israel’s ‘Alt-Right’ is alive and well

Independent journalist Jonathan Cook highlights what is not a new phenomenon at all but has simply re-emerged in recent years under a new flag and different leadership. With Israel’s mainstream political discourse taking on an ever more fascist tone, such groups … Continue reading

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The ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ of Israel’s Citizenship Laws: 7 minutes with Jonathan Cook

In this short video segment, Nazareth-based journalist, author and guide Jonathan Cook helps us understand the history and legally entrenched intricacies of “citizenship” within the state of Israel, vis-a-vis Jews worldwide, Arab-Israeli citizens, and the stateless Palestinians of the Occupied … Continue reading

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Parsing America’s New Military Aid Giveaway to Israel

Award-winning independent journalist Jonathan Cook analyzes and puts in context the latest package of American military aid to what is already by far the strongest and most advanced military in the Middle East. Amounting to $38,000,000,000 over 10 years (beginning … Continue reading

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Has Israeli “democracy” passed its tipping point?

Israeli expulsion law ‘violates all rules of democracy’ Critics fear the new legislation is designed to empty the Knesset of its Palestinian parties by Jonathan Cook  – 24 July 2016 Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, awarded itself a draconian new power … Continue reading

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How Does Israel Get Away With It?

The thoughts of a veteran Jewish-Israeli activist on “Security Politics”, Israel’s “Matrix of Control”, BDS, the one state/two state debate, and more… Jeff Halper is the co-founder and long-time director of the Jerusalem-based Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). In … Continue reading

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No. 1 boy’s name in Israel last year… (wait for it): Mohammed

That’s right. Except it was bumped completely off the official list issued a few days ago by Israel’s Ministry of Interior, who oversee the nation’s population registry. It was just too unwelcome a reminder, especially to Jewish Israelis themselves, that … Continue reading

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Straight Talk on Gaza

With the carnage of Gaza still fresh in our minds — and, indeed, the hostilities now flaring up once again — journalist and writer Sandy Tolan has done us all a huge favor: A few days ago he posted the … Continue reading

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