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‘Disappointed’ AIPAC targets Gillibrand for removing her name from boycott bill

(Note:  The following first appeared this morning in Mondoweiss, at http://mondoweiss.net/2017/08/disappointed-gillibrand-removing/.)

At two town halls late last month, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand promised to reconsider her co-sponsorship of Senate Bill 720, the Anti-Israel Boycott Act, after a number of her constituents raised free speech concerns, to rousing applause, seemingly without dissent. 709 more words


Israel Lobby Pays the Political Piper, by Jonathan Marshall

There are two open secrets about Israel that both journalists and people in government are reticent to talk about. Israel has a substantial nuclear arsenal, and it has a highly effective lobby in Washinton. 380 more words


Why my vote for Corbyn on June 8, will *not* be an endorsement of the Labour candidate

By Daniel Margrain

On May 4, 2017, the free weekly newspaper, Barnet Press, reported on the announcement of the three Labour candidates who are to contest the seats in my area at the forthcoming General Election. 2,642 more words


Israel embassy scandal sign of panic, as much as influence

Revelations about the activities of an Israeli embassy staff member have been headline news in the British media over the last few days. There might be more to come – the Al Jazeera Investigations programme on which the stories have been based is aired over four nights starting Wednesday. 939 more words


Israeli Plot To "Take Down" Tory Minister Makes UK Headlines

An Israeli Embassy official in the UK, Shai Masot, has been captured on undercover film talking about “taking down” the Deputy Foreign Secretary, Sir Alan Duncan, because he is “doing a lot of problems”. 432 more words


Selection of the Next DNC Chairperson: Making the Right Decision for Shameful Reasons

The selection of the next chairperson of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has enormous implications for the future of the party. There is currently a strong movement within the party to select Rep. 584 more words