Israel & Palestine

Time to Break the Silence on Palestine

This extraordinary piece from The New Jim Crow author Michelle Alexander may wind up a significant milestone in the effort to force the world to respect the human rights of Palestinians. For more on the controversy raised by Alexander’s piece, read this from legal scholar Marjorie Cohn.  – RR. Martin Luther King Jr. courageously spoke…

Screw Freedom of Speech – Jeb Bush Promises to Use DoJ to Crack Down on BDS Movement

Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada writes: Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush has promised that if he is elected president next November he will deploy the full might of the US Department of Justice to crack down on the movement to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel. “On day one I will work with the…

Max Blumenthal: Palestine’s Rebellion, Israel’s Fascism

Blumenthal laments the sorry state of Gaza and its population, nearly 80% refugees, calling it “a warehouse for surplus humans. For the first time you’re actually seeing a wave of child suicides.”
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Published on Nov 13, 2015

Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal on the current situation in Palestine and the Israeli occupation. This episode covers what is behind today’s rebellion, the rising dominance of far-right, ultra-racist ideology in Israel, eye-witness accounts of the aftermath of the Gaza war, and the Israeli government’s fear of Palestinian resistance.

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and author of the New York Times Best Seller “Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel”, and the recently-published “The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza.”