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Why Opposing Zionism Is Not Anti-Semitic: The Christian Roots of Zionism

JERUSALEM — Naftali Bennett once stated in an interview with Mehdi Hassan that, according to the Bible, Palestine — or, as he calls it, Israel — belongs to the Jewish people. Palestine is referred...

From Judaism to Fascism: How Zionists Turned Their Backs on Their Own Culture

WASHINGTON — In late June of this year, New Scientist blandly reported that the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) had “used a swarm of small drones to locate, identify and attack Hamas militants,” the first...

Did Business Insider Censor My Lab Leak Article?

WASHINGTON (Substack // Alex Rubinstein) — Demonstrating the mainstream media’s aversion to publishing alternative foreign policy views, my contract with Business Insider was put in the shredder before they published a single word of mine...

Hedges: Kucinich Memoir Is a Moving Account of a Battle Against Corporate Power

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — “The Division of Light and Power,” by Dennis Kucinich, like Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” is a gripping, moving and lucidly written...

Carlos Lazo: The Cuban American Leading the Charge to Transform US-Cuba Policy

Carlos Lazo and a small band of Cuban Americans are on a 1,300-mile pilgrimage from Miami to Washington, D.C., to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba. Despite the blistering summer heat and occasional death...

Lee Camp: America’s Impressive History of Bioweapons Attacks Against Its Own People

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — The Biden Administration, the mainstream media and pretty much all the politicians in our country continue to throw fuel on the Sinophobia fire initially stoked by former President and current Mar-a-lago...

Who Will Stand Up for Palestinian Activists? The Brutal, Tragic Murder of Nizar Banat

OCCUPIED PALESTINE — The inexcusable, tragic murder of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat,– the fierce critic of the Palestinian Authority, or PA, whose “health deteriorated” mysteriously last week while he was in PA custody —...

Lipstick on a Pig: Why Biden is Fawning over Israel’s New Government

When former US President Barack Obama used an old cliché to denigrate his political opponent, the late US Senator, John McCain, he triggered a political controversy lasting several days.  “You can put lipstick on...

Bennett’s Fragile Hookup with the Zionist Left Offers Little Promise for a Post-Apartheid Israel

BIR AL-SABA, PALESTINE — Jumaa Alzbarqa served as a member of the Israeli Knesset for two years. He heads the office of the National Democratic Alliance, or Balad, in the southern city of Bir...

On ‘Conflict’ ‘Peace’ and ‘Genocide’: Time for New Language on Palestine and Israel

On May 25, famous American actor, Mark Ruffalo, tweeted an apology for suggesting that Israel is committing ‘genocide’ in Gaza. “I have reflected and wanted to apologize for posts during the recent Israel/Hamas fighting...

Where Infrastructure Means Prisons: A Drive into the Naqab and the Illusion of Israeli Democracy

THE NAQAB, PALESTINE — As I was preparing to leave Palestine, I found it harder to fall asleep. I spent the last few days in Jerusalem, mostly walking between the neighborhoods of Sheikh Jarrah...

Chris Hedges: Julian Assange and the Collapse of the Rule of Law

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice.This why we are here tonight.  Yes, all of us who know and admire...

On the Politics of Victory and Defeat: How Gaza Dethroned the King of Israel

How did Benjamin Netanyahu manage to serve as Israel’s longest-serving Prime Minister? With a total of 15 years in office, Netanyahu surpassed the 12-year mandate of Israel’s founding father, David Ben Gurion. The answer...

Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating...

Anti-Anti-Imperialism: Gilbert Achcar’s Leftist Imperialism with Caveats

NEW YORK — Academic Gilbert Achcar, in an article appearing originally in The Nation and picked up by New Politics, proves by his own example that what he calls “progressive democratic anti-imperialists” are not...

‘Mowing the Grass’ No More: How Palestinian Resistance Altered the Equation

JERUSALEM — The ceasefire on May 21 has, for now, brought the Israeli war on Gaza to an end. However, this ceasefire is not permanent and constant Israeli provocations anywhere in Palestine could reignite...

Chris Hedges: “Dying for an iPhone”

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — Revolution.  The working class is increasingly bereft of rights, blocked from forming unions, paid starvation wages, subject to wage theft, under constant surveillance, fired for minor infractions, exposed to dangerous...

Rinse and Repeat: Will Biden Make Normalizing Relations With Cuba a Priority?

HAVANA — Silvia from Miami, Eduardo from Hialeah, Abel from Lakeland. The names pour in on the donations page for “Syringes to Cuba” as Carlos Lazo promotes the campaign on his popular Facebook livestream....

An Opportunity That Can’t Be Passed: On Blinken’s Historic Meeting With Palestinian Activists

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — In an unprecedented and welcome move, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with four grassroots Palestinian activists in Ramallah yesterday. The four activists were Hadeel Qazzaz from Gaza, Aref Husseini...

Lee Camp: How to End the US Prison State Quick and Easy

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — A few weeks ago I covered the mind-blowing facts about American prisons that should make anyone and everyone rethink/detest/abhor the entire institution. Now, I want to examine the reasons people find...