Tagged: AIPAC

Finally, Somebody Dares to Hit Back at AIPAC News & Analysis
Yoana Gonen, Haaretz

Finally, Somebody Dares to Hit Back at AIPAC

AIPAC spends tens of millions of dollars promoting a right-wing agenda. Bernie was entirely justified when he announced he would not appear at AIPAC's annual conference because the organization provides a platform for those who oppose Palestinian rights.

on March 2, 2020
What does AIPAC do? Infographics

What does AIPAC do?

Deadly military aid to Israel? Check. Clamping down on your right to boycott? Check. Support for a violent military occupation? Check. This is how AIPAC, which is hosting its annual conference in DC starting today, operates.

on March 2, 2020
Sanders says AIPAC gives platform to ‘express bigotry,’ won’t go to conference News & Analysis
Eric, Cortellessa, Times of Israel

Sanders says AIPAC gives platform to ‘express bigotry,’ won’t go to conference

Bernie Sanders is expected to be the Democratic pick to face Trump in the 2020 race for office. And yesterday he made it clear he won't stand for bigotry targeting Palestinians.

on February 24, 2020
‘They’ve incited hate’: The Democratic congresswoman taking on AIPAC News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

‘They’ve incited hate’: The Democratic congresswoman taking on AIPAC

“They’ve incited hate through their speech. They’re trying...to intimidate and bully members of Congress from speaking out.” In an exclusive interview, Congresswoman Betty McCollum spoke to +972 Magazine about her decision to call AIPAC a "hate group" after the Israel lobby group attacked her over her Palestinian human rights advocacy in Congress.

on February 14, 2020
House Democrat: AIPAC Is A Hate Group That Weaponizes Anti-Semitism News & Analysis
Jessica Schulberg, HuffPost

House Democrat: AIPAC Is A Hate Group That Weaponizes Anti-Semitism

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), an outspoken critic of Israel’s occupation of Palestine, accused the influential lobby group American Israel Public Affairs Committee of being a hate group that weaponizes anti-Semitism to silence dissent.

on February 13, 2020
Will Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren attend the AIPAC conference? News & Analysis
Michael Arria, Mondoweiss

Will Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren attend the AIPAC conference?

Last year activists and progressive groups called on 2020 Democratic candidates to skip the annual AIPAC conference in Washington DC. Here's how these candidates responded when asked if they'll #SkipAIPAC this year.

on February 10, 2020
These Democratic Insiders Want to Keep the Party from Moving Left on Israel-Palestine News & Analysis
Alex Kane, the Nation

These Democratic Insiders Want to Keep the Party from Moving Left on Israel-Palestine

More Democratic voters are becoming critical of Israel's occupation and party reps are increasingly open about Israel's oppression of Palestinians. But this new group is out to ensure the Democratic party remains wholly committed to Israel no matter what.

on December 16, 2019
How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics Op-Eds & Analysis
Nathan Thrall, The New York Times

How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics

The growing prominence of the B.D.S. movement — and the backlash to it — is widening fault lines from college campuses to Capitol Hill.

on April 3, 2019
Right-Wing Donor Adam Milstein Has Spent Millions Of Dollars To Stifle The BDS Movement… Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, The Intercept

Right-Wing Donor Adam Milstein Has Spent Millions Of Dollars To Stifle The BDS Movement…

Adam Milstein, A real estate millionaire and prolific donor to right-wing, pro-Israel causes, had a busy few days on Twitter this month. In one tweet, he accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of being a “terrorist.”

on April 3, 2019
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