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When it comes to illegal Israeli occupation, actually quite a lot.
On June 24th, after more than nine hours of heated debate in St. Louis on issues from environmental justice to penal reform, the Democratic Party’s platform committee broached one of the party’s most contentious subjects: Israel-Palestine. 1,238 more words
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James Zogby: The Republican document is particularly extreme, even bizarre. Finding opportunities to mention Israel in five different sections, the GOP platform: refers to Israel as “beacon of democracy and humanity”; claims that “support for Israel is an expression of Americanism”; “recognizes Jerusalem as the eternal and indivisible capital of the Jewish state and calls for the American embassy to be moved there; terms the BDS movement “anti-Semitic; “rejects the faulty notion that Israel is an occupier”; and calls for “an immediate halt to all US funding” to entities that admit the Palestinians as a “member state”—singling out the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Poor Jeremy Corbyn. He’s in hot water again.
His latest offense?
Ignoring an invitation from the leader of the Israeli Labor Party…… to journey to Israel to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. 3,001 more words
The former mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, is fired from his radio show for saying Hitler supported Zionism.
Livingstone said last month that “let’s remember when Hitler won his election in 1932, his policy then was that Jews should be moved to Israel. 21 more words