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A VIsit to Khuza’a — Gaza: Whole Villages Have Been Wiped Off the Map

by Dr. MONA EL-FARRA Dr. Mona El-Farra, Director of Gaza Projects, is a physician by training and a human rights and women’s rights activist by practice in the occupied Gaza Strip. Counterpunch      August 13, 2014 I’m writing now from my home, but I still feel dizzy from shock and nauseated by the sights and smells […]

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An Interview with Richard Falk on the Crisis in Gaza — UN Specialist for Palestinian Rights Suspects Israel Committed War Crimes

by KEN KLIPPENSTEIN Ken Klippenstein is a journalist based in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He can be reached via twitter @kenklippenstein or email: kenneth.klippenstein@gmail.com Counterpunch      August 13, 2014 Richard Falk is an American professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University. He just completed a six-year term as United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights. […]

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Israel’s Zim Line and San Francisco’s Shame — On Eve of Protest, a Betrayal Remembered

Jeffrey Blankfort Jeffrey Blankfort is  a journalist and radio host currently living in Northern California. He can be contacted at jblankfort@earthlink.net Counterpunch      August 13, 2014 Over the years there have been scores of demonstrations in front of Israel’s San Francisco consulate and dozens of marches and rallies in the city’s streets protesting Israel’s recurring, pre-planned, […]

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Hundreds of scholars say they won’t engage with University of Illinois unless decision to block Salaita is reversed

Corey Robin Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin and Fear: The History of a Political Idea. Mondoweiss       on August 14, 2014 In the last 24 hours, sociologists and scholars of composition and rhetoric […]

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Quiz: Who Said This? Hillary Clinton or Benjamin Netanyahu?

By Glenn Greenwald August 13, 2014 “ICH” – “The Intercept” -  – Leave your scores in the comment section: 1) “Israel has a right to defend itself. The steps Hamas has taken to embed rockets and command-and-control facilities and tunnel entrances in civilian areas, this makes a response by Israel difficult.” 2) “Israel did what it […]

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