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Newly Elected Progressives Face Palestine Taboo

By As`ad AbuKhalil on November 14, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

People in the pro-Palestinian community worldwide will be watching to see if any of the new left-wing progressives elected in the midterms will dare speak out—and vote against—the wishes of the Israel lobby. (more…)

Netanuyahu’s Courting of Bolsonaro is the Latest of Israel’s Alliances with Far-right Figures

By Jonathan Cook on November 4, 2018

Photo: Jack Guez

The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential election last week has won Israel a passionate new friend on the international stage. (more…)

A Cruel Choice; Why Israel Targets Palestinian Schools

By Ramzy Baroud on October 29, 2018

Despite living under near constant blockade and military siege, Palestinian children have a much higher literacy rate than in the United States – editorial note (more…)

Breaking the Silence about Israel’s Occupation of Hebron

By Jonathan Cook on October 9, 2018

Ido Even-Paz switched on his body camera as his tour group decamped from the bus in Hebron. The former Israeli soldier wanted to document any trouble we might encounter in this, the largest Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank. (more…)

As Gaza’s Economy Collapses, so Does Any Hope of Peace

The moment long feared is fast approaching in Gaza, according to a new report by the World Bank. After a decade-long Israeli blockade and a series of large-scale military assaults, the economy of the tiny coastal enclave is in “freefall”. (more…)

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