Gil Hoffman

BBC lets right-wing Israeli write for its website

Nureddin Sabir says that far from toning down its pro-Israel bias following mass protests, the BBC has allowed a right-wing Israeli journalist to peddle the Israeli view on Gaza. More »

Ben-Gurion airport

Hamas pricks Israel’s soft under-belly

Stuart Littlewood recalls that long before Hamas’s rockets closed Ben-Gurion airport – itself built on stolen land – Israel had destroyed Gaza’s airport, built with international aid and destroyed without a whimper. More »

Israel vs USA

US plays decisive role in Israel’s attack on Gaza

Jonathan Cook argues that Israel’s deception on Gaza aside, of greater concern should be the Obama administration’s decision to back Israel to the hilt and the US media’s silence on the matter. More »

Dead child in Gaza

Slaughter: Israel’s new “self defence”

Stuart Littlewood debunks the weasel-worded excuses dished out by UK Prime Minister David Cameron and his newly-appointed foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, in defence of Israel’s blitzkrieg in the Gaza Strip. More »

Competition

Competition corrupts minds and actions

Graham Peebles examines the harmful impact of competition on the individual and society, and argues that for social harmony and justice to prevail, cooperation and sharing must replace competition. More »

Israel Hamas relationship

Israel’s ambiguous relationship with Hamas

Uri Avnery views the absurd propaganda surrounding the current Israeli aggression against Gaza, and examines Israel’s relationship with the Hamas movement, which is more ambiguous than Israelis would have us believe. More »

BDS

Seize the moment! Boycott Israel

Stuart Littlewood calls for comprehensive sanctions against Israel and its Western mouthpieces and stooges – as well as against media such as the BBC which consistently fail to challenge Zionist disinformation. More »

William Hague friend of Israel

Exit Agent William Hague

Stuart Littlewood says the recently-resigned UK foreign secretary, William Hague, was waving Israel’s flag to the last minute, and holds little hope that Hague’s successor, Philip Hammond, would be any better. More »

Israeli adult teaches a child how to use a gun

Why the Israelis are repetitively violent

Lawrence Davidson examines the reasons for the persistently violent behaviour of Israelis, arguing that this pathological disposition to violence will have grave consequences for Jews unless they take a stand against Israel. More »

Strategy

Wanted: new strategy for Palestinian resistance

Alan Hart argues that Palestinian violent resistance to Israel is counterproductive and that Palestinians must dissolve the Palestinian Authority and thereby expose Israel and make it responsible and accountable for the occupation. More »

Category: Americas

US plays decisive role in Israel’s attack on Gaza

Israel vs USA

Jonathan Cook argues that Israel’s deception on Gaza aside, of greater concern should be the Obama administration’s decision to back Israel to the hilt and the US media’s silence on the matter.

US Presbyterians must ditch Israel’s stooges

Presbyterian Church USA

Stuart Littlewood urges US Presbyterians to follow J. Willard Marriott's advice and review their friendships and ditch those whose purpose, through intimidation, is to blunt Christian decency and undermine freedom of action.

Timid US Presbyterians let Israel off the hook

US Presbyterian Church and Israel

Stuart Littlewood scolds US Presbyterians for their failure to take a firm stand against Israel for the crimes it is committing and in which the Presbyterian church confesses to being complicit.

Jews find special favour with employers in the American South

American, out of work and looking for employment? If the answer is yes, then you had better claim that you are a Jew the next time you apply for a job. Far

The mess in Iraq

Iraq and the Bush legacy

Lawrence Davidson argues that to understand the disastrous present and the likely horrid future in Iraq, it is critical to acknowledge the past actions of the Bush administration and the neo-conservatives.

America’s repugnant Republicans

Republican devolution

Lawrence Davidson examines the bigotry characterizing US Republicans, and how this leads them to see their positions and actions as right and good, and those of their opponents as wrong and bad.

Maya Angelou, Rachel Corrie and the struggle for justice

American author, historian and civil rights activist Maya Angelou died today at the age of 86. Angelou is best known for her 1969 memoir of growing up in the racist US south, entitled I

DePaul University students vote to divest from apartheid Israel

Hats off to the students of DePaul University in Chicago, USA. According to the university students’ newspaper, Depaulia, a majority of students approved in a referendum a resolution calling for divestment from

Barack Obama’s acceptance of the Israeli narrative

Israel vs USA

Uri Avnery explains why President Barack Obama’s apparent decision to let Binyamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas “stew in their own juice” is tantamount to acceptance of the Israeli narrative.

The role of the intellectual

The intellectual

Lawrence Davidson explains, with examples, “why the independent-minded, outspoken intellectuals demanding moral integrity and responsibility from those in power are so rare, be they Jewish or gentile”.