Friends of the IDF Lobby Group Secures Forgivable US COVID Loans for Israeli Soldiers

A non-profit organization that supports IDF soldiers received a $2.5 million PPP loan under the guise of a “religious organization,” but adds up to a mere pittance of the continued bonanza of American tax-payer dollars flowing to the apartheid state.

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A non-profit organization that "that provides for wellbeing of the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)" was awarded a $2.5 million forgivable PPP loan by the (Small Business Administration) SBA. The Friends of Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF) is the only organization "authorized to represent the IDF across the United States and Panama" where

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An Open Letter: We are Jews Who Stand with Representative Ilhan Omar

As Jews with a long tradition of social justice and anti-racism, AIPAC does not represent us. #WeStandWithIlhan

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We are Jews who stand with Representative Ilhan Omar. She has been falsely accused of anti-Semitism since tweeting that GOP threats against her and Representative Rashida Tlaib for criticizing Israel were “all about the Benjamins baby.” When asked to clarify who is paying members of Congress “to be pro-Israel,” Omar replied, “AIPAC!” There is

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Saudi Arabia Using Law Firm Tied to Trump to Lobby U.S. for Nuclear Deal

Saudi Arabia has elicited the help King & Spalding, an influential law firm tied to the Trump administration, in a bid to secure US support for a nuclear program.

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for Israe from Saudi Arabial, the next stop in his international tour, at King Khalid International Airport, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP/Evan Vucci)

A law firm that reportedly has advised President Trump’s real estate empire registered last month to lobby the Trump administration as part of Saudi Arabia’s bid for U.S. approval for a civilian nuclear power program, federal documents show. King & Spalding, an international law firm headquartered in Atlanta that reportedly has worked for

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Trumpcare Proves Politicians Are Willing To Challenge The Healthcare Industry

Pragmatic opponents to Medicare-for-all claim it is politically impossible to get a majority in Congress to vote against the health care industry. The House Republicans just proved this argument is unfounded.

In this March 8, 2017, file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans intent on scrapping Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act have a budget problem. As it turns out, repealing and replacing the law they hate so much won’t save nearly as much money as getting rid of it entirely, the goal they’ve been campaigning on for seven years. That means trouble for the federal deficit and for Congress’ fiscal conservatives who repeatedly warn about leaving their children and grandchildren worse off financially. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

 Published in partnership with Shadowproof. The American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) recently approved by the Republican-controlled House is a truly terrible bill. It would cause millions to lose Medicaid coverage to finance a large tax cut for the top 1 percent. There is, however, one small upside for people who support a single-payer health

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Russia’s Largest Bank Paid Podesta Group to Lobby Against U.S. Sanctions During 2016 Election

Sberbank, Russia’s largest banking institution, paid Tony Podesta – brother of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair – 170,000 dollars from March to September 2016 to lobby against Obama-imposed sanctions against Russia.

Tony Podesta, pictured here in 2004 while running the Kerry-Edwards campaign. accepted 170,000 dollars from Sberbank, Russia’s largest banking institution, to lobby against sanctions against Russia. (AP/Jacqueline Larma)

MINNEAPOLIS – Last month, the corporate-owned media, along with much of the U.S. political establishment, was abuzz with what they purported to be the greatest scandal of the fledgling Trump administration. The scandal, of course, centered on Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, whose contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey

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WikiLeaks: Alcohol Industry Bribed Congress To Demonize Marijuana

Newly leaked information reveals that officials in some of the top alcohol companies in America spent money on persuading members of Congress to pay attention to the alleged problem of “marijuana-impaired driving.”

A marijuana plant stands during a press presentation of a legal medicinal marijuana harvest in the La Florida municipality of Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Planting, selling and transporting marijuana is usually illegal in Chile and carries prison terms of up to 15 years. But the law allows medical use of marijuana with the authorization of several ministries.

When one compares the effects of marijuana to alcohol, there really is no competition. To begin with, alcohol is responsible for approximately 88,000 deaths in the United States each year and marijuana 0. In addition, people can die from overdosing on alcohol but it’s nearly impossible with marijuana. Salon relays that while alcohol use damages

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