Canada Is Not Alone in Its Diplomatic Beef With Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has attempted to bully many governments into refraining from criticism, constituting an attempt to curtail the sovereignty of others by dictating to them what they can and cannot say.

Canada Is Not Alone in Its Diplomatic Beef With Saudi Arabia

The failure of Western allies to rally around Canada in its dispute with Saudi Arabia risks luring the kingdom into a false belief that economic sanctions will shield it from, if not reverse mounting criticism of its human rights

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Why Is the Head of the Teacher’s Union Pushing for Support of Israel?

While teachers care about schools & salaries, teachers union head Randi Weingarten is positioning the teacher’s union to support the state of Israel.

Why Is the Head of the Teacher’s Union Pushing for Support of Israel?

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reports a disconnect between the president of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, and its

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Bullies Win and Freedom Suffers When We Can’t Agree to Disagree

As America has become ever more polarized, and those polarized factions have become more militant and less inclined to listen to—or even allow for the existence of—other viewpoints, we are fast becoming a nation of people who just can’t get along.

Bullies Win and Freedom Suffers When We Can’t Agree to Disagree

What a mess. As America has become ever more polarized, and those polarized factions have become more militant and less inclined to listen to—or even allow for the existence of—other viewpoints, we are fast becoming a nation of people who just can’t get along. Here’s the thing: if Americans don’t learn how to get along—at the very least,

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The US as the Nation State of the Protestant Christian People

What would Israel’s Nation-State Law look like if it was applied to the United States?

The US as the Nation State of the Protestant Christian People

WASHINGTON -- In honor of the shared values between the State of Israel and the United States of America, and the recently passed “Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People” Basic Law, the following bill has been proposed to the U.S. House of

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Intelligence Veterans Plead for Humanitarian Asylum for Julian Assange

Memorandum for: The US Embassies of Ecuador and the United Kingdom, and the U.S. State Department

From: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

Subject: Humanitarian Asylum for Julian Assange

Intelligence Veterans Plead for Humanitarian Asylum for Julian Assange

For six years, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange has been effectively imprisoned without charges at Ecuador’s London embassy. In that time, two international courts and dozens of respected legal and human rights organizations have decried actions of the UK, US and Swedish governments that confine the journalist in what now amounts to torturous

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Venezuela Assassination Attempt: Maduro Survives but Journalism Doesn’t

Political analyst Ricardo Vaz looks at the mass media’s bias with regard to the recent attack and in its long‐term Venezuela coverage.

Venezuela Assassination Attempt: Maduro Survives but Journalism Doesn’t

Venezuela was rocked this past Sunday by an attempted assassination of President Nicolas Maduro, during a public event, using drones armed with explosives. But as more details started to become available, the coverage of the mainstream media actually moved in the opposite direction: one after

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Will the UAE Join China and the EU in Helping Iran Deflect US Sanctions?

The UAE’s potential role in helping Iran deflect US sanctions may not be surprising given the fact that Dubai has long functioned as a key transshipment point for Iran with trade in the year ending at the end of March topping US$16.8 billion

Will the UAE Join China and the EU in Helping Iran Deflect US Sanctions?

Recent Iranian trade figures suggest that the United Arab Emirates, a strong backer of US efforts to squeeze Iran economically, could emerge alongside China as the Islamic republic’s foremost lifeline in seeking to blunt the impact of harsh sanctions.

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