US Secretary of State John Kerry promoted a plan to kickstart Gaza’s economy with sweatshops making zippers and buttons for Israeli designers. This “Initiative for the Palestinian Economy” was drafted by consulting firm McKinsey for Tony Blair.
By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet
Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded The Grayzone in 2015 to shine a journalistic light on America’s state of perpetual war and its dangerous domestic repercussions.