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Murtaza Hussain: U.S. News Headlines on Israel-Palestine Show Systemic Bias

A new study calls to attention the need to more critically evaluate the scope of coverage of the Israeli occupation and recognize that readers are getting, at best, a heavily … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

Adam Johnson: 10 of the Most Sociopathic Washington Post Columns

. For casually threatening economic ruin, inciting violence against entire populations, pushing for bombing faceless Muslims, or downplaying racism and child rape, there’s no better outlet than long-time echo chamber … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Joan E. Bauer: On the Road to Jerusalem    

Sabra is Hebrew for cactus flower, prickly on the outside, sweet in the middle.   In Arabic, the word, saber: the virtue of patience & tenacity.   I leave a … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Daniel Burston: What is Zionism?

Zionism is a movement for Jewish emancipation and self-determination that arose in response to the rising tide of anti-Semitism that engulfed Europe in the mid-19th century, which resulted in a … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tim Holmes: Everything you know about Hamas is wrong

Originally posted on Tim Holmes:
Alright, not everything. And no, not you, smart-arse. Still, it’s been alarming to be reminded over the past month just how delusory much western public…

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Myriam Miedzian: Chasm on the Left — Blame Israel vs. Blame Both

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN when I am careful not to utter the words “Israel, Palestinians, Gaza” to a certain number of my leftwing friends and acquaintances. We agree on just … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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