Phyllis Bennis spoke to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! on May 9, 2023 about the United States’ role in Ukraine’s counter-offensive, and Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza
The US president’s promise to put human rights first doesn’t seem to apply to Israel.
If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime — it’s against U.S. law, too.
Jewish people should defend our heritage and stand up against violent injustices in our name.
Ending police exchanges will help build a world where our ties are of solidarity and common pursuits for justice.
The international movement for Palestinian rights laid the ground for declarations by Amnesty International and other human rights organizations. We must follow up.
The U.S. gives Israel’s military $3.8 billion a year. According to a new Amnesty report, that money funds apartheid.
And why the Biden administration has taken unprecedented action against a company with such deep ties to the Israeli government.
Biden can’t say he’s putting human rights first and then welcome a prime minister who boasts about war crimes to the White House.
There are obvious links between anti-war movements against U.S. militarism and Black Lives Matter activism against police brutality. Is time for activists to join forces?
Pulling out of Israel’s illegal settlements, encouraged by a petition campaign in their home state of Vermont, is consistent with their history — and U.S. public opinion.
Some in Washington may be so glad to be rid of Netanyahu that they’ll welcome his even more hardline successor.
The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here’s what that could mean.
The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible.
The only winner in the perennial confrontation between Israel and Hamas: Benjamin Netanyahu.