Tagged: Lobbying

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
Sheldon Adelson to donate $100m to Trump and Republicans, fundraisers say News & Analysis
Peter Stone, the Guardian

Sheldon Adelson to donate $100m to Trump and Republicans, fundraisers say

Billionaire and staunch supporter of all things Israel, casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson is expected to donate 100 million to reelect Trump and other conservative republican politicians. What else does Adelson fund? Silencing free speech on college campuses.

on February 11, 2020
Pro-Israel Democratic Super PAC to Air Attack Ads Against Bernie Sanders News Roundup
Lisa Lerer and Sydney Ember, New York Times

Pro-Israel Democratic Super PAC to Air Attack Ads Against Bernie Sanders

The Iowa caucuses are tonight and Bernie Sanders is leading the polls in the Dem primary. His criticism of Israel's occupation is increasingly popular. But AIPAC-linked group Democratic Majority for Israel is spending thousands on anti-Sanders attack ads.

on February 3, 2020
How is AIPAC Shaping American Politics? Op-Eds & Analysis
Rose Aguilar, KALW

How is AIPAC Shaping American Politics?

Every year, the conference draws US politicians from both parties, but this year, several Democratic presidential candidates are skipping the event. According to Senate and House records, AIPAC spends $3.5 million a year lobbying federal lawmakers.

on April 3, 2019
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