A Palestinian boy runs near Israel’s separation barrier in the city of Qalqilya in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The barrier entirely encircles the city, which is home to more than 55,000 Palestinians. Eric Goldstein – “The Forward” (Israeli publisher) Acting Executive Director, Middle East and North Africa Division When I[...]

The U.S. media and the bi-partisan crimewave in Washington tend to equate the situation referred to as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Problem is, there’s nothing equal about it nor is it a “conflict” no more than a home invader is “in conflict” with the homeowner. The Israeli-Palestinian “conflict” began in 1947[...]

I see TV and online pundits asking the question, Why do Republicans and GOP governors want to take away the $300 a week pandemic unemployment benefits from the residents of their states?I say it’s the ole Master-slave relationship humming right along, working as it always has in America; the plantation-minded[...]

Sen. Sanders: “Let’s be clear. No one is arguing that Israel, or any government, does not have the right to self-defense or to protect its people. So why are these words repeated year after year, war after war? And why is the question almost never asked: “What are the rights[...]

A petition calling for $2,000 monthly stimulus checks has reached more than 2 million signatures. The petition argues the three stimulus checks released over the course of a year have not been sufficient to deal with the financial repercussions brought on by the pandemic. Senate Democrats have been urging both[...]