Accelerating Fascism in Israel

Accelerating Fascism in Israel - by Stephen LendmanOccupied Palestinians and Israeli Arabs never had rights in a state affording them solely to Jews. Now even they're at risk as democratic freedoms fast erode on their way to extinction; to wit, free expression, a right without which all others are endangered. It includes free speech, a... Continue Reading →

Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for April 15, 17 and 18

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for April 15, 17 and 18, 2010Thursday, April 15 at 10AM US Central time: Jennifer LoewensteinLoewenstein teaches at the University of Wisconsin and is Associate Director of its Middle East Studies Program. She's also a board member of the Israeli Coalition against House Demolitions-USA branch, founder of the Madison-Rafah... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Infiltration Prevention Bill

Israel's Infiltration Prevention Bill - by Stephen LendmanInternational law protects refugees and asylum seekers, Article I of the 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees calling them:"A person who owning to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is... Continue Reading →

Alarming Racism in Israel

Alarming Racism in Israel - by Stephen LendmanMossawa means equality, the Mossawa Advocacy Center promoting it for Israel's Arab citizens - about 1.5 million, comprising 20% of the population. Established in 1997, it "strives to improve the social, economic and political status of (Israeli Arabs), while preserving their national and cultural rights as Palestinians." It... Continue Reading →

Targeting Activist University of Ottawa Students

Targeting Activist University of Ottawa Students - by Stephen LendmanUntil his early March Board of Directors removal, Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya was Fulcrum Publishing Society (FPS) Ombudsman, the English-language student newspaper at Canada's University of Ottawa (U of O). It resulted from his critical reports, including a preliminary February 23 one for FPS's editorial mistreatment of... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Brave Nuke World

Obama's Brave Nuke World - by Stephen LendmanAt the same time the Pentagon issued its new Nuclear Posture Review, Obama officially ordered the murder of a US citizen, Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki - accused of terrorism and an Al Qaeda connection without evidence.Earlier on February 4, Washington Post writer Ellen Nakashima headlined, "Intelligence chief acknowledges... Continue Reading →

Imprisoning Palestinian Children

Imprisoning Palestinian Children - by Stephen LendmanIn June 2009, Defence for Children International (DCI)/Palestine Section published a report titled, "Palestine Child Prisoners: The systematic and institutionalized ill-treatment and torture of Palestinian children by Israeli authorities."DCI/Palestine "is a national section of the international non-government child rights organisation and movement (dedicated) to promoting and protecting the rights... Continue Reading →

Indoctrinating Israeli Youths to be Warriors

Indoctrinating Israeli Youths to Be Warriors - by Stephen LendmanThe modern roots go back to Zionism's founding at the First Zionist Congress in Basle, Switzerland in 1897, its program being:"Establishing for the Jewish people a publicly and legally assured home in Eretz Yisrael."Five decades later, it was accomplished by dispossessing indigenous Palestinians, denying them the... Continue Reading →

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