As Obama tours Southeast Asia to strengthen his alliances against China, Gazans are being killed and maimed by the hundreds, with the possibility of an incredibly bloody Israeli invasion. The United States still wields tremendous power internationally; its actions and inactions have direct consequences in international conflicts.
Shamus Cooke What a joke. President Obama surely knows there is zero chance that his Middle East peace talks will succeed, even with the deck stacked in his favor. All of the main actors are on the U.S. payroll: Israel, Egypt, and Jordan get billions in foreign aide, while the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has proven [...]
Christine Gauvreau National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Occupations Speech by Christine Gauvreau, representing the National Assembly to End the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Occupations, at the January 10 Let Gaza Live rally at the White House. I am here today because if the U.S. antiwar movement does not embrace [...]
Shamus Cooke Yet another Israeli-led and U.S.-backed massacre is taking place as the world watches in horror. The western media, desperately trying to peddle the puny rockets of Hamas as bullying, does journalistic back flips in avoiding the utter carnage brought down by the much more powerful — U.S. made and paid for — Israeli [...]
Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees Urges Labor/Education Boycott Of Israel, Divestment Of Bonds Stocks
Union urges immediate boycott following Gaza university bombing Appeal, Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees, 30 December 2008 The following appeal was issued on 29 December 2008: The Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees condemns in the strongest possible terms the bombing today of the campus of the Islamic [...]