This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page.
Does Passover have an after-life – life after permanently oppressing another people?
I doubt it.
If Continue →
Media organizations would benefit from fresh faces from a variety of backgrounds; protesters want the Gates Foundation to stop giving money to private prisons; meanwhile, a man is serving a life sentence in prison for lending his Continue →
Three reports arranged chronologically, 1 and 2 from Richard Silverstein, 3 from Ali Abuminah.
Palestinian activist-journalist Majd Kayyal
Israeli Security Services Arrest Israeli Palestinian Journalist, Activist; Israeli Media Under Gag
By Richard Silverstein, Tikun Olam April 12, 2014
I received an urgent message from Jamil Dakwar of the Continue →
On April 15, we wrote about the controversy sparked by Seymour Hersh’s latest article in the London Review of Books, The Red Line and the Rat Line. As in his earlier LRB article, Whose Sarin?, he maintains that the Obama Continue →
After an argument about a leave denied, Specialist Ivan Lopez pulled out a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and began a shooting spree at Fort Hood, America’s biggest stateside base, that left three soldiers dead and 16 wounded....Continue →
We’re in a new gilded age of wealth and power similar to the first gilded age when Continue →
Joint Statement on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day: Israel must heed international calls to respect human rights of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons
Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel Al Mezan Center for Human Rights Physicians for Human Continue →
A ProPublica analysis of recently released data shows that dozens of physicians who received payments from Medicare Continue →
Graffiti of jailed Palestinian Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti in the West Bank town of Kalandia, between Jerusalem and Ramallah. Photo by Bernat Armangue/AP
Barghouti’s release a “priority” for Abbas, says prisoner’s wife
By Michel Abu Najm, Asharq Al-Awsat April 15, 2014
Paris —Palestinian President Continue →
One of the common assertions one finds in Zionist propaganda is that there “was never any Palestine.” Continue →
Without change of leadership throughout, meaningful change could be elusive, critics say.Related Entries April 16, 2014 Continue →
An operation by Ukrainian forces to reassert control over its eastern regions floundered Wednesday in the face of pro-Russian resistance, a day ahead of international talks Continue →
Another U.S. shooting spree has left bullet-riddled bodies in its wake, and refocused attention on violent, right-wing Continue →
This is not something I do very often. The discourse, everywhere I look, surrounding Ukraine is so remarkably one-sided and shallow. I see this among supporters of current US/EU policy and critics. So, when I find an article that Continue →
There are some truly insensitive morons in the United States and the government is pandering to them, as usual. Take places like Silicon Valley, where a great majority Continue →
The Republican Party faces a long-term challenge in presidential elections because it is defining itself as Continue →
“The End Of China’s Coal Boom,” is a new, must-read chart-filled report from Greenpeace. It documents the response of China to the almost unimaginable life-shortening air pollution caused by its rapid growth in coal use.
One of its charts highlights Continue →