Category: Middle East

United Electrical Radio & Machine Workers of America: United Electrical Condemns Attacks on Palestinian People

Working people need and deserve, instead, a foreign policy based on diplomacy, peace, and international solidarity

Alice Rothchild: The Nakba Continues

It is up to the international media, governments, human rights and grassroots organizations, and communities all over the world to make this story different this time

Hanan Ashrawi: U.S. Backing Has Given Israel License to Kill & Maim Palestinians

Israel’s latest assault on Gaza is turning life in the besieged territory into “sheer hell,” aided by U.S. military and diplomatic support

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Bernie Sanders: The U.S. Must Stop Being an Apologist for the Netanyahu Government

Over more than a decade of his right-wing rule in Israel, Mr. Netanyahu has cultivated an increasingly intolerant and authoritarian type of racist nationalism

Rashida Tlaib: ‘How many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?’

Rep. Tlaib called out U.S. involvement in Israeli violence during this powerful floor speech

Sarah Aziza: Can Palestinian Lives Matter?

George Floyd’s death penetrated the American imagination. Now Palestinians fight for the right to be human. Will the world see them?

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Maureen Clare Murphy: Why Israel won’t win in Gaza

The will of a colonized people for liberation and self-determination cannot be crushed by military force, by siege, or any new technology from Israel’s innovative labs of oppression

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Juan Cole: Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Israel bombs Palestinian Refugees from Israel in Gaza, 50% of them Children

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Ryan Grim: As Israel Attacked Gaza, It Heard Something New: Opposition from Congress

Zionist fears of Democratic dissent have turned stale for years. The latest House speeches show that’s changing

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Maha Nassar: Protests by Palestinian citizens in Israel signal growing sense of a common struggle

What could result is a new type of Palestinian mobilization, one that belies the idea of a fragmented people and unites all Palestinian people in a joint struggle

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