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I was recently introduced to the acronym "TSINO" - "Two-Stater in Name Only." This is someone who claims to support the international consensus for a diplomatic resolution of the Israel-Palestine ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 11:27 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Obama Administration has broadcast that since Benjamin Netanyahu announced that there will never be a Palestinian state so long as Netanyahu remains Prime Minister of Israel, the US may end its ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 09:28 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
In the wake of the Israeli election - in which now re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu spectacularly unmasked himself and his supporters as diehard opponents of a diplomatic resolution to ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 02:02 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .Talk of an oil glut and a potential further price drop seems to be growing. ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 08:05 AM PST with 8 Recommends
It’s been two months since a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Gaza was agreed to following Israel’s 51 days ...
by Cal3bg
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 08:26 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
In her autobiography, My People Shall Live: The Autobiography of a Revolutionary , Leila Khaled, the renowned Palestinian revolutionary and freedom fighter, explained that "the supreme objective of ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 117 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 08:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has officially banned Palestinians from traveling on Israeli-run public transportation in the West Bank, according to a new report by Haaretz , Israel’s ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 208 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 08:37 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
On the evening of 7 October, after a basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Israeli team Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Palestinian-American Nerdeen Kiswani was ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 02:35 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Numerous sources in Israel-Palestine are reporting that an Israeli settler ran over two young Palestinian girls with a car, killing 5-year-old Enas Shawkat and injuring the other, outside a ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 183 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 08:56 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
A new phase is developing in the US Palestinian solidarity movement: Block the Boat. In organizing theory, activists often emphasize the importance of formulating what they call an "escalation ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 11:34 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
$8 million per day. This is the total of US tax dollars which go to Israel every single day on average. This is simply an extrapolation of the $3 Billion (with a B) which is guaranteed to Israel, ...
by anyman
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 10:11 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Below please find a brief exchange between myself and my friend C.A. in response to the current bombardment of Gaza. It was inspired by an Andrew Sullivan post showing Democrats are less likely to ...
by amyzex
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 03:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's interesting to note the subtext in the Petraeus resignation controversy, that the FBI investigation was the result of his paramour "blowing" the affair: The F.B.I. investigation that led to ...
by Shaun Appleby
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 04:18 AM PST with 48 Recommends
In 1995, while on a visit to the West Bank, naturalized American citizen Azzaz Rahim was arrested by Palestinian Authority intelligence officers. He was taken to a prison in Jericho, where he was ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 11:34 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Torah: Genesis 12:1 to 17:27 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27 to 41:16 The Lord said to Abram: “Go from [lech l'chah] your country, your people and your father’s household, to the land ...
by Navy Vet Terp
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 05:57 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
There are very few media outlets that seriously cover the Israel/Palestine issue with reporters on the ground and uncensored discussion. One of the best sources is the program ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 11:42 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I read somewhere recently, perhaps in Rolling Stone Magazine, that rap music was never the cause of violence, obscenity and despair in the ghetto -- but rather only its symptom. Did the ghettos of ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 08, 2009 at 10:59 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Each year, I mark the anniversary of Paul Wellstone’s death by remembering him and something he stood for. Today, I am headed for Washington, D.C. to participate in the national conference put ...
by Jonathan Tasini
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 25, 2009 at 11:39 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Richard Goldstone, whose UN Report alleging Israeli (and Hamas) war crimes in the Gaza Conflict last winter, has responded vigorously to PM Netanyahu’s accusation at the UN that the report ...
by Ray Blake
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 03:57 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
IMHO, one of the great victories for the progressive netroots campaign for not just "more" Democrats, but "better" Democrats was the success of Donna Edwards in knocking off Al Wynn for a ...
by pragprogress
Comment Count 137 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2009 at 09:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends