Jerusalem repression

Israel’s model of political despair in Jerusalem

Jonathan Cook says Israeli policy in Jerusalem and the rest of the occupied West Bank is turning the Palestinian-Israeli conflict into an “unmanageable colonial conflict that risks heading towards religious conflagration”. More »

Guernica

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

Israeli soldiers at Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem: The Unholy City

Uri Avnery says Israeli policies in Jerusalem – ethnic cleansing, neglect, oppression, provocation – have created an explosive situation in the city, which is now a hostile environment for inhabitants and tourists. More »

International Criminal Court1

Prosecute Israel – or let the people decide

Jamal Kanj says the Palestinian Authority must use the momentum of European recognitions of Palestine as a state to take Israel to the International Criminal Court for its violations of international law. More »

Kheir al-Din Hamdan

Israeli politicians inciting murder and mayhem

Uri Avnery argues that the actions of irresponsible Israeli politicians – from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Minister of Home Security Yitzhak Aharonowitz – is paving the way for a Palestinian uprising. More »

Ed Miliband and Labour's Jewish donors

Will British Jewish funders’ blackmail backfire?

Alan Hart offers advice to the UK Labour Party’s erstwhile Jewish donors, who are allegedly ditching the party because Ed Miliband condemned Israel and supported recognition of Palestine as an independent state. More »

Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks, preacher of Israeli hasbara

Stuart Littlewood explains why a recent speech made by former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has left him wondering whether he's an instrument of God or just another preacher of Israeli hasbara. More »

Chickenshit

Chickenshit Netanyahu

Uri Avnery examines the tense and contradictory US-Israeli relationship, and argues that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is exploiting the dysfunctional US political system to destroy the chances of peace. More »

Jonathan Djanogly

Jonathan Djanogly, example of UK’s Israel stooges

Stuart Littlewood examines the behaviour of an Israel flag waver in the UK parliament, Jonathan Djanogly, one of the “dirty dozen” lawmakers who voted against recognising Palestine as an independent state. More »

Gaza prison

How Israel is turning Gaza into a super-max prison

Jonathan Cook argues that the Palestinians’ humanitarian needs and their right in international law to resist their oppressor are being sacrificed to make the enforcement of Israel’s occupation more efficient. More »

Tag: Corruption

America’s special interest problem

Anti lobby demonstration

Lawrence Davidson argues that only popular action can free United States legislators from the shackles of special interest groups, or lobbies, that have hijacked and corrupted US foreign and domestic policies.

Watch: Cashing in on the “War on Terror”

There’s big money behind war. Since 2001, the “War on Terror” has done little to end global violence and has cost a staggering USD 4.4 trillion. So, who actually benefits from its

Listen: Will Nuri al-Maliki’s departure diffuse Iraq’s crisis?

On 14 August Nuri al-Maliki agreed to step aside as Iraqi prime minister, clearing the way for Haydar al-Abadi, the deputy speaker of parliament, to form a government. A divisive figure from

Corporate-state corruption in India

Truth about India corruption

Graham Peebles examines the scale of corporate and state corruption in India, which is enriching the few super rich, impoverishing the vast majority and turning the country into a failed state.

Now is the time to clip the wings of Australia’s Zionist lobby

Former Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s exposure of the Zionist lobby’s stranglehold on Australia’s body politic could be the beginning of the end of the lobby in that country, but that will

Watch: Australia’s man of principle exposes Zionist lobby power

“Extreme right-wing” pro-Israel lobbyists wield “extraordinary” and “unhealthy” influence on Australia’s policy towards Israel and the Palestinians. These are the word of former Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr. Speaking on Australian TV

Zionist billionaire eyes US presidential purchase

Sheldon Adelson

Uri Avnery examines how big money is corrupting US and Israeli politics, and highlights the role of American Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson who is now considering his next US presidential purchase.

Time to target Britain’s Israel-first MPs

UK Zionist MPs

As Britain gears up for the general election, Stuart Littlewood calls on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement to name and shame members of parliament who have sold their souls to Israel.

Americans waking up to Israel’s hemorrhaging of their tax dollars

Slowly but surely, Americans are waking up to the paradox of their government spending more and more of their tax dollars on Israel while cutting public expenditure, allowing the country’s infrastructure to

Angela Merkel reaffirms German servility to Israel

The world is changing for Germany. German exports are falling, German goods are no longer seen as synonymous with reliability and durability, and the German political establishment is viewed with contempt in