Tag: Israel-Palestine

Abby Martin: Gaza’s fight for freedom needs global solidarity

The Empire Files’ Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary “Gaza Fights For Freedom,” a vivid account of the Great March of Return against the Israeli siege of Gaza, and the urgency of global solidarity with the Palestinian struggle.

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Israel’s relentless violence on Gaza met by global silence

A ceasefire has been reached in Gaza after Israel launched a wave of airstrikes that killed 34 Palestinians, including eight members of one family. Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada discusses Israel’s latest bombings, which come after more than one year of weekly, deadly Israeli attacks on non-violent Palestinian demonstrators.

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Gabor Maté on the misuse of anti-Semitism and why fewer Jews identify with Israel

Dr. Gabor Maté, a survivor of the Nazi Holocaust, offers a personal and historical perspective on anti-Semitism, Zionism, and Israel-Palestine.

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Israel votes for occupation, no matter who prevails

Diana Buttu says that whatever the outcome of their election stalemate, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz are “virtually identical” when it comes to the illegal occupation of millions of Palestinians.

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Progressive Democrats vote against BDS, Palestinian rights

House Democrats, including key progressives, have passed a measure condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS). Why are Reps. Ro Khanna, Tulsi Gabbard, and Ayanna Pressley denouncing a global movement for Palestinian rights?

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Cutting through media propaganda on the battle for Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

The corporate media has grossly distorted the battle for Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, which is occupied by extremist Salafi-jihadists funded by Saudi Arabia.

By Ben Norton

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How opponents of UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn advanced a political coup with ‘antisemitism’ smears

A look inside the pro-Israel campaign to smear Jeremy Corbyn as an antisemite and crush the UK Labour Party’s left-wing insurgency.

by Max Blumenthal / AlterNet

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