Tag Archives: Activism

Dysfunction in the US White House

Lawrence Davidson says President Trump presents “progressives” with an opportunity to form a united front and reform the Democratic Party but wonders if party apparatchiks will stand in the way of meaningful reform. Read more [...]

Trump’s assault on human kindness, cooperation and the environment

Trump and envionmental degradation Graham Peebles outlines the grave dangers posed by President Trump and urges people to consistently and creatively engage in coordinated, peaceful protests if Trump and his like are to be cast aside. Read more [...]

American boy, 13, trapped in Israel asks Donald Trump to rescue him

Marianne Azizi writes: The walls Read more [...]

Israeli police turn violent on peaceful anti-corruption protest

Israeli protest, Petach Tikvah, 24 Dec 2016 Marianne Azizi writes: Israeli police Read more [...]

First-ever conference on human rights violations within Israel

Human rights are not optional Marianne Azizi writes: A public Read more [...]

Israel Bailiff’s Office faces billion-dollar lawsuit in US for human rights violations and racketeering

David Weisskopf Marianne Azizi writes: The Israeli Read more [...]

The prevalence of ignorance and the making of ill-conceived policies

Gary Johnson asks What is Aleppo in interview on MSNBC Lawrence Davidson explains how bad policies are made by ignorant politicians whose decisions are based on briefings prepared by knowledgeable analysts but “darkened by cultural, ideological, political and historical preconceptions”. Read more [...]

Seeds of democratic revolution in Ethiopia?

Protesters in Ethiopia Graham Peebles senses in the unrest sweeping across Ethiopia the beginning of the end of the ruling party’s dictatorship, and calls on the Western donor countries  propping up the regime to do the right thing and side with the oppressed people. Read more [...]

Israeli police and social workers refuse to help father find his missing son

Ariel with photo of his son Avraham Marianne Azizi writes: Ariel Formanovski, Read more [...]

Israeli authorities forced to release woman protester from unlawful incarceration in psychiatric facility

Freed Joelle Ben Simon Marianne Azizi writes: Israeli Minister Read more [...]