Archives for May 2022

As More Students, Faculty Back BDS, American Universities Maintain Apartheid Ties

Despite growing calls from student activists for their schools to support the BDS movement, American universities continue to collaborate with Israel.

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TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — This month, City University of New York’s (CUNY) law school faculty unanimously passed a resolution endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement, joining a chorus of American universities advocating for Palestinian rights. Harvard University’s Crimson newspaper endorsed the movement earlier this year, with 50 of

Elon Musk Is Not a Renegade Outsider – He’s a Massive Pentagon Contractor

From its origins in 2002, SpaceX has always been extremely close to the national security state, particularly the CIA. Yet Musk himself continues to benefit from a general perception that he is not part of the system. 

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – Elon Musk’s proposed takeover of Twitter has ruffled many feathers among professional commentators. “Musk is the wrong leader for Twitter’s vital mission,” read one Bloomberg headline. The network also insisted, “Nothing in the Tesla CEO’s track record suggests he will be a careful steward of an important media property.” “Elon Musk

To Times of Israel Writer, Apartheid is OK, Sympathy for Palestinians “Loathsome”

Blaming the Palestinians for the ongoing tragedy of their refugees is not only callous but as outrageous as blaming the victims of the Holocaust for the horrors of the Nazis.

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JERUSALEM – Zionists like to admonish Palestinians by saying that they never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. But, according to Zionist talking points, Palestinians missed several opportunities when Israel was willing to graciously “give” them pieces of their own land. Moreover, it is alleged that Palestinians have missed so many of

Long Marginalized, the Right of Return is Once Again a Palestinian Priority

Palestinian people are, once again, unifying around the Nakba anniversary, insisting on the Right of Return for the seven million refugees in Palestine and the diaspora.

The Nakba is back on the Palestinian agenda. For nearly three decades, Palestinians were told that the Nakba - or Catastrophe - is a thing of the past. That real peace requires compromises and sacrifices, therefore, the original sin that has led to the destruction of their historic homeland should be entirely removed from any ‘pragmatic’

Shireen Abu Akleh and Israel’s War on Journalism, with Lina Abu Akleh

Watchdog host Lowkey speaks to Lina Abu Akleh about her aunt Shireen Abu Akleh’s legacy, and Israel’s ongoing war against the press.

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  The MintPress podcast “The Watchdog,” hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey, closely examines organizations about which it is in the public interest to know – including intelligence, lobby, and special interest groups influencing policies that infringe on free speech and target dissent. The Watchdog goes against the grain by casting

Mark Esper’s Tell-Some Reveals US Plans for War and Terror Against Venezuela

Such is the bipartisan consensus in Washington on Venezuela that carrying out wars, regime-change operations, terrorist attacks and assasination attempts against an elected foreign head of state have been ignored.

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WASHINGTON – A new book from former Defense Secretary Mark Esper has revealed shocking new details about the Trump administration’s war on Venezuela. “A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times” admits that the Trump administration plotted to invade Venezuela and discussed assassinating President Nicolas Maduro,