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Ilhan Omar and the Perils of Criticizing Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism continue to plague Rep. Ilhan Omar despite their obvious lack of credibility. While she has had some private support inside the Democratic Party, the attacks levied against her show that the party is struggling to remain both relevant to young voters and connected to Israeli lobbyists in its determination to support imperialism.

Francesca Gomes

March 18, 2019

Ilhan Omar: It’s Not Just About the Benjamins

The Israeli Lobby spends millions to influence U.S. politicians, but the United States’ uncritical support for the state of Israel is not just about AIPAC, it’s about imperialism.

James Dennis Hoff

February 15, 2019

Israel Further Legalizes Apartheid

A new law declares Israel to be the Jewish “nation-state” and defines sovereignty and democratic self-rule as belonging solely to the Jewish people, giving legal status to the active policy of discrimination and segregation that has been going on since the establishment of Israel.

Left Voice

July 25, 2018

Seven Decades after the Nakba, Palestinians Continue to Experience Displacement and Dispossession

“Hold on to the land, get rid of the people” has been Israel’s policy ever since it was established 70 years ago.

Aline Batarseh

May 28, 2018

From the Streets of NYC: Palestine Will Be Free!

Solidarity rallies were held in New York City last week as hundreds showed their support for the Palestinian struggle against Israeli occupation and violence. The rallies were a response to the slaughter of Palestinian protesters at the fence marking the border of Gaza.

Francesca Gomes

May 22, 2018

Massachusetts Activists on Cusp of BDS Vote in Cambridge City Council

Activists in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts have succeeded in forcing the city council to vote on a boycott of Hewlett Packard, one of the largest technology companies aiding the Israeli state’s occupation of Palestine.

Nafis Hasan

April 19, 2018

“We Won’t Participate in the Occupation”: The Israeli Army’s Conscientious Objectors

Sixty-three young people signed a letter stating that they refuse to serve in the military. They denounce the Israeli army as an occupying force.

Left Voice

December 31, 2017

A Childhood in Struggle – My Encounters with Ahed Tamimi

The Israeli filmmaker and activist Dror Dayan met Ahed Tamimi when he was documenting protests in her village. The 16-year-old Palestinian girl was arrested last week by Israeli soldiers and has become an international symbol of the Palestinian resistance. But Dror got to know her as a normal teenager as well.

Dror Dayan

December 30, 2017

VIDEO: Free Ahed Tamimi

Palestinian activist Ahed Tamini, 16, was arrested on December 19 in a night raid to her family's home.

Left Voice

December 22, 2017