Israelis have been so traumatized by the savage suicide bombing campaigns of Hamas, that it is psychologically impossible for many to acknowledge that it has become an intimate strategic partner of the militant Israeli government.
Last Friday thousands of people marched through downtown Detroit to call attention to City Hall shutting off the water for residents behind on their bills. Meanwhile, General Motors and the city’s two sports arenas, which owe millions in unpaid water bills, have not had their water turned off.
A Palestinian child has tragically been killed every three days for the past 14 years. That bears repeating, since such deaths are rarely, if ever, given any attention in America.
RootsAction and Jewish Voice for Peace ask for your signature on a powerful Open Letter condemning the rampant assault on human rights in Israel and Palestine.
Eccentric Chinese recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao, known for his unusual advocacy stunts, is hosting a free lunch for people struggling to survive in NYC.
A New York City judge sentenced Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan on Monday to three months in jail and five years of probation for elbowing a police officer while he was clearing out a protest in Zuccotti Park. Judge Ronald Zweibel’s decision comes at the end of a trial that sparked widespread anger among Occupy supporters for the circumstances under which McMillan was convicted of second-degree assault. They said McMillan, a graduate student who’s now 25 years old, was simply reacting to an unknown hand grabbing her breast while visiting a March 2012 protest. Officer Grantley Bovell, not McMillan, they said, should have been on trial.
Occupy demonstrator Cecily McMillan was found guilty of second-degree assault following a trial concerning a 2012 altercation she had with the NYPD.