The platform shows the limits of party politics while corporate and military interests dominate both parties — and the necessity of social movements to challenge those limits.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the significance of the escalating tensions between President Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the threat to Iran negotiations.
IPS’ New Internationlism project joins the call of Jewish Voice for Peace, Metro DC Chapter to proclaim to the Prime Minister of Israel, “You Don’t Speak For Me!”
Benjamin Netanyahu will lobby Congress from the same podium where President Obama gave the State of the Union at the invite of John Boehner. Phyllis Bennis and Michael Tomasky join MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss why.
The Israel lobby is responsible for its fair share of catastrophes–but the Iraq war is not among them.
Putting Israeli interests ahead of American interests begins to backfire.
Efforts to restrict my commentary on the Palestinian statehood bid show that when ideas can still turn into action even – or especially – when someone tries to squelch them.
Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak was in Washington — again — last week, but Israel’s top diplomat, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, is nowhere to be seen. What’s up with that?