Sharing and inequality

Sharing – the alternative to inequality and collapse 

Graham Peebles explains why redistribution – or sharing – of resources, skills and knowledge is the sensible alternative to the prevalent neo-liberal model, which is promoting inequality and destroying social cohesion. More »

Binyamin Netanyahu and Ed Miliband

UK opposition leader falls for Zionist propaganda

Stuart Littlewood reminds us of UK opposition leader Ed Miliband’s broken promise – that he would visit the occupied Palestinian territories – and views his decision instead to regurgitate Israeli propaganda. More »

Pollution in Delhi

Filthy, deadly mayhem in India

Graham Peebles highlights the debilitating effects of pollution in India, arguing that it is time to end the official corruption and complacency that is turning India into the world’s biggest sewer. More »

Burst bubble

Why the Palestinian-Israeli talks bubble burst

Uri Avnery examines the myths, the comprehensive lack of understandings and the fears of the alternatives to a world of make-believe surrounding the failed US-mediated talks between Israel and the Palestinians. More »

Israeli serpent

Israel the unprincipled entity

Jamal Kanj says American spinelessness towards Israel – once described by a French diplomat as a “shitty little country” – is responsible for the collapse of so-called “peace” talks with the Palestinians. More »

BBC Israel Public Inquiry

BBC misreports John Kerry on talks failure

Nureddin Sabir detects the hands of Zionists behind the BBC’s misreporting of US Secretary of State Kerry’s statement, to downplay his blaming of Israel for the failure of talks with the Palestinians. More »

Israeli theft of Palestinian rights

The reality behind the Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jonathan Cook argues that, with the imminent failure of the Israeli-Palestinian talks,“the era of wishful thinking may finally be coming to an end – and that will be progress in itself”. More »

Israeli bullying

Threats from Palestine’s nasty neighbour

Stuart Littlewood views Israel’s threatening response to Palestinian moves to join international organizations as they’re entitled to, and wonders what entitles the squatters to threaten the indigenous people from exercising their rights. More »

Sheldon Adelson

Zionist billionaire eyes US presidential purchase

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. More »

Zionism is racism

Rosenberg’s conundrum: Zionism vs reality

Lawrence Davidson says, contrary to Michael Rosenberg’s defence of a racial Israel, “Zionism… has to go – for the sake of the Palestinians and... for a more promising future for the Jews”. More »

Tag: West Bank

US plans “Gazafication” of the West Bank

Apartheid Wall and Cages

Jonathan Cook argues that in the current US-sponsored talks with Israel, “the Palestinian leadership is being cajoled into an agreement that would destroy any hopes of a viable Palestinian state”.

Arabs reward Zionist aggression

The so-called “Middle East peace process” may be about to start moving, but in the wrong direction. On 29 April, Sheikh Hamad bin Jasim al-Thani, the Qatari prime minister and foreign minister,

The Gaza blitz: winners and losers

Gaza winners and losers

Uri Avnery assesses the winners and losers from the latest Israeli blitz on Gaza and argues that the obvious, unequivocal conclusion to draw is that Israel must talk directly with Hamas.

Israel’s sewage war

Settler_sewage_in_Wadi_Fuqeen

The illegal Jewish settlement of Beitar Illit regularly opens its sewage tanks on to the farmlands of the Palestinian village of Wadi Fuqeen, ruining crops, contaminating the water and endangering health.

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.

Tear gas in Bethlehem and bombings in Gaza

Israelis attack Bethlehem with tear gas

Not content with trashing Gaza, the Israeli occupation army – “the most moral army in the world" – is taking it out on Bethlehem, invading the town and firing tear gas at

Still weeping for Gaza

Haniyeh and Musallam

Stuart Littlewood assesses the deteriorating situation in the occupied Palestinian territories – the living conditions in Gaza and a president , Mahmoud Abbas, seen as illegitimate and an Israeli stooge.

Ramallah protests ominous for Israeli occupation

ramallah

Uri Avnery argues that Israel’s strangulation of the Palestinian economy means that a “Palestinian Spring” targeted at the Israeli occupation may come sooner rather than later.

Checkpoints and house demolitions

Palestinian land loss 1946-2000

Our special correspondent shares her experience of the Israeli-occupied West Bank where she saw the Apartheid Wall, new Jews-only roads and an ambulance being turned back at a checkpoint.