Archives for March 2023

The Glaring Hypocrisy Surrounding Bezel Smotrich’s Genocidal Comments

Bezalel Smotrich has never hidden or disguised his opinions or violent tendencies, and neither his hate-filled opinions nor his violent past has stood in the way of his meteoric rise in Israeli politics.

Bezalel Smotrich Feature photo

A recent talk in Paris by Israeli Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich raised eyebrows when he claimed that there are no Palestinian people. In fact, he said that he himself was a real Palestinian, which is a funny thing to say given that his surname, Smotrich, is the name of a town in Ukraine. Golda Meir, prime minister of Israel in the early

The Banking Crisis, Housing Insecurity and Preparing for the Coming Economic Collapse With James Fauntleroy

Discover the precarious state of the banking system and the need for regulatory reform in this incisive interview with James Fauntleroy, a regular contributor to the Revolutionary Blackout Network, as he discusses the potential for a catastrophic economic crisis.

Lee Camp James Fauntleroy

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the 50 billion dollar injection to Credit Suisse highlights the precarious state of the banking system. While the banks claim that they are too big to fail, the reality is that the people who suffer the most when banks collapse are ordinary Americans. The rich can protect themselves by moving their money into

Israel’s Humiliating Expulsion from AU Summit Exposes Its Failed Diplomacy in Africa

As geopolitical spaces open for countries in the Global South more countries are daring to challenge the hegemony of colonial powers, including Israel.

Israel Africa Feature photo

The scene of Israeli Ambassador Sharon Bar-Li, along with other Israeli delegates, being escorted out of the opening ceremony of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on February 18, was historical—in a few seconds, the very moment that was meant to crown twenty years of Israeli diplomacy on the African continent turned to represent

Indonesia’s Betrayal of Palestine: Hosting Israel in Under-20 World Cup

Israeli human rights activist Miko Peled argues that by recognizing Israel, Muslim countries are betraying the Palestinian cause.

Indonesia Israel U-20 World Cup

As though someone was trying to prove me right, a few days after I published the article “By Recognizing Israel, Muslim Countries Are Betraying the Palestinian Cause,” I received a message from friends in Indonesia. The piece talks about the seemingly unstoppable movement within majority Muslim and Arab countries pushing towards normalizing

Cheap Algerian Gas vs Rightwing Ideology: Will Italy Change Its Position on Jerusalem?

Netanyahu has two main demands from Italy: not to vote against Israel at the United Nations and, more importantly, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Italy Israel Feature photo

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Tel Aviv for Rome on March 9, he was flown to Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv by a helicopter because anti-government protesters blocked all the roads around it. Netanyahu’s visit was not met with much enthusiasm in Italy, either. Pro-Palestine activists in downtown Rome organized a sit-in under

Title VI Complaint Filed Against George Washington University Over “Hostile Environment of Anti-Palestinian Racism”

Discrimination against Palestinians at George Washington University is an institutional problem deeply rooted in the administration and powerful entities that support it.

Pro-Israel Groups At George Washington University Wield Power Against Palestinians

Last month, a Palestinian rights group filed a federal complaint against George Washington University (GW), alleging the institution allows discrimination against Palestinians to persist unabated on campus. Palestine Legal filed a federal complaint with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, demanding it