Tag Archives: Israel
Not So Much ICE, Boycott Pillsbury, Climate Crisis and Militarism, WAMM Newsletter
Boycott Pillsbury! WAMM Newsletter Volume 39 Number 5 Fall II 2021 Minnesota-based General Mills owns Pillsbury, which operates a factory illegally within an Israeli settlement on militarily-occupied Palestinian land. According to the U.N. High Commission on Human Rights, this places General Mills in violation of international law: UN Security Council Resolution 2334. A “boycott” is […]
Coleen Rowley: What are the Prospects for Peace?
“The U.S. always portrays itself as the greatest force on the planet for peace, justice, human rights, racial equality, etc. Polls tell us that most other nations actually regard the U.S. as the greatest threat to stability. What in your view is the truth here?”
Peacestock Plaza: Northfielders for Justice in Palestine
Founded in 2007,, this citizen activist group in Minnesota educates and acts around the Palestine/Israel occupation issues,
GOD GIVEN LAND: Israel and the Americas, by Susu Jeffrey
“It is Difficult to Argue with God”
Women Against Military Madness Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
“Now more than ever we recognize our solidaruty with people at home and around the world.” Kristin Dooley, WAMM Director
Chris Hedges: America: Land of Make-Believe
“The rhetoric we use to describe ourselves is so disconnected from reality that it has induced collective schizophrenia. America, as it is discussed in public forums by politicians, academics and the media, is a fantasy, a Disneyfied world of make-believe.
Noam Chomsky: US Is a Rogue State and Suleimani’s Assassination Confirms It
“As for what the conflict is all about, the background reasons are not obscure. It has long been a primary principle of U.S. foreign policy to control the vast energy resources of the Middle East.”
The Systems That Silence, The Intercept, by Ali Gharib
The U.S. borderlands have become laboratories for new systems of enforcement and control.
In the Absence of Trust: The Iran Nuclear Deal, History and in the Trump Administration
On May 8, 2018, the United States unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, had this to say about the development: None of us ever trusted the United States. This deal was not based in trust. It was based on […]
Nakba: A Remembrance, A Call to Action
Post-apartheid documents show that Israel offered to help apartheid South Africa develop nuclear weapons.
Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove, by Chris Hedges
The drive to build nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia is led by the half-wit son-in-law of the president, Jared Kushner, who met Tuesday with Salman in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, to discuss “ways to improve the condition of the entire region through economic investment,” according to the White House.
Israel just ‘lost Cronkite’ — the struggle for Palestinian rights at ‘The New York Times’, by Robert Herbst
“Not so long ago, it was fairly rare to hear this perspective. That is no longer the case.”
Break the Silence on Palestine, by Michelle Alexander
I cannot say for certain that King would applaud Birmingham for its zealous defense of Angela Davis’s solidarity with Palestinian people. But I do.
Solidarity Among People: A Response to the New Jewish National State Law
This new law wipes out democracy and equality and establishes that Israel
belongs only to Jews!
Iran in the Crosshairs-Again! Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
It is not clear how insane U.S. policy can get under Trump’s leadership, or that of his warhawk advisors.
Gazans Were “Grass to Be Mowed” Again, But Their Roots Remain Strong
In tragedy, Palestinians’ will to live is not defeated: Instead, the roots of Palestinian identity grow stronger.
Chris Hedges: Max Blumenthal, Dan Cohen on ‘Killing Gaza’
A documentary of Israeli war crimes.
The Defeat of US Imperialism is a Strategic Necessity, not a Single Issue by Danny Haiphong
US imperialism has become a single issue, with many leftists choosing to express solidarity with Palestinians but not for Syrians, Iranians, or Iraqis.