Palestine questions

Questions to ask your pro-Israeli friends

Paul Kinzelman formulates a set of questions which people of conscience can ask Israel’s supporters on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in general and on Israel’s genocidal war against the people of Gaza. More »

Happiness

Corporate capitalism versus human happiness 

Graham Peebles argues that the prevailing paradigm of market fundamentalism, neo-liberalism, globalisation and corporate politics, rather than promote social cohesion and the pursuit of happiness, engender depression, anxiety, greed and disharmony. More »

Britain-Israel

Ridding Britain of Israel’s stooges

Stuart Littlewood says Britons must get rid of the “enemy within” – the Israel flag wavers – before they could bring Israel to account and peace and prosperity to the Palestinians. More »

Netanyahu's ceasefire trick

Netanyahu’s self-inflicted Gaza conundrum

Uri Avnery says the collapse of the ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas may have been engineered by the Israeli secret service, and also helped Netanyahu out of a tight political corner. More »

Prosecute Israel for Gaza war crimes

Israel faces its own evil

Gilad Atzmon argues that on the eve of the collapse of the Gaza ceasefire, Netanyahu faced a dilemma: to lift the Gaza blockade or to end up at the International Criminal Court. More »

Liberal Zionist dilemma

The liberal Zionist dilemma

Lawrence Davidson highlights the contradiction between universal civil and political rights and support for Zionist state. He says that, faced with the choice, most “liberal” Zionists would ditch the veil of liberalism. More »

David Cameron and the Israeli flag

Freedom to live ordinary lives…

Stuart Littlewood argues that while Israel continues to ride roughshod over international law and the will of the international community, Britain’s Conservative-led government continues to regurgitate the same tired old messages. More »

Zionism corrupting US democracy

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

Alan Hart spells out, in an open letter to US President Barack Obama, what it would take for Obama not to go down in history as a Zionist stooge and a joke. More »

Broken promises and broken dreams

Gaza: raw power and the murdering of justice

As the Gaza conflict rages, Stuart Littlewood asks whatever happened to the US-Quartet Agreement, signed by Israel, “to give the Palestinian people freedom to move, to trade, to live ordinary lives”? More »

Israeli losers

The Gaza conflict: losers and consequences

Uri Avnery looks at who has come out worse from the month-long Gaza conflict, and assesses the consequences for Israel domestically and internationally, and for Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. More »

Category: European stooges

Israel’s disingenuous rearguard stooges

Friends of Israel

Stuart Littlewood highlights the “chronic lack of guts, integrity and common sense” in Britain’s and the European Union’s policy towards Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its crimes.

French whore gives Zionism a blow job

Alan Hart writes: I don’t wish to offend readers other than perhaps those of the parties of my headline, but I have to say that it, the headline, was the first thought

Belgian ministry’s fleeting moments of truth about Israel

For a few fleeting moments a Belgian government establishment looked as if it were about to become Europe’s first official body to have a backbone but, alas, it was not to be.

European Football rewards Israeli racism

Kick Israeli racism out of UEFA

Stuart Littlewood wonders how the European football association UEFA can square its commitment to zero tolerance of racism with allowing the under-21 finals to be held in racist, apartheid Israel.

EU-funded Israeli theft

Boycott Israeli goods

Jamal Kanj highlights the European Union’s mealy-mouthed approach to the problem of Israeli colonies, acknowledging that they are “the single biggest threat" to peace while simultaneously subsidizing their produce.

Gaza and after the ceasefire

Israeli soldiers marching

Stuart Littlewood says that, now that the Gaza slaughter is in abeyance, Western politicians will revert to form, fawning at Israeli leaders and rewarding them for their crimes.

Desperately cobbling together a Palestinian state

EU-Israel

Stuart Littlewood views William Hague’s and Catherine Ashton’s professed insistence that Israel return to the 1967 borders against their unwillingness to force Israel to implement UN Security Council resolutions to that end.

Germany must reassess its relations with Israel

Sharon-Hitler

Uri Avnery calls on Germany to ditch its submissive, unconditional support of Israeli governments which is rendered irrespective of the immoral policies and actions of the Jewish state.

Letter to the EU Council of Ministers

Overlapping EU-Israeli flags

Stuart Littlewood asks EU bureaucrats to explain their support of Israel’s crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories – support which contradicts their own undertakings and obligations under international law and the UN