Tagged: US Politics

Beshara Doumani, inaugural Mahmoud Darwish Chair in Palestinian Studies News & Analysis
Brown University

Beshara Doumani, inaugural Mahmoud Darwish Chair in Palestinian Studies

Professor Beshara Doumani has just been appointed the first holder of the Mahmoud Darwish Chair in Palestinian Studies at Brown University.

about 1 week ago
For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary

Palestinian rights advocates say they hold no hope of Joe Biden becoming a vociferous critic of Israel, nor of their ability to have any major influence on him.. But they also say that they have no choice but to deal with Biden

on May 11, 2020
Democratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories News & Analysis
Zack Budryk, The Hill

Democratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories

Democratic senators including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders wrote a letter to Mike Pompeo demanding Palestinians living under Israeli occupation in Gaza and the West Bank receive proper medical aid and funding to combat Covid-19.

on March 31, 2020
I’m Palestinian American, and Bernie Sanders has my vote Op-Eds & Analysis
Nooran Alhamdan, +972 Magazine

I’m Palestinian American, and Bernie Sanders has my vote

Today is Super Tuesday. Here's one Palestinian-American's take on why Sander's deserves the Palestinian vote: "The movement behind Bernie Sanders will not let the suffering of the Palestinian people go unnoticed...That’s why Sanders has my vote."

on March 3, 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
Meet the foreign policy teams shaping the Democratic Party’s views on Israel News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

Meet the foreign policy teams shaping the Democratic Party’s views on Israel

Ever wondered who exactly is advising the leading Democratic candidates on foreign policy? Here’s an in-depth look at what these candidates' foreign policy advisors think about Israel and Palestine.

on February 25, 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
Bloomberg once accused BDS supporters of wanting Israelis to be ‘massacred’ News & Analysis
Michael Arria, Mondoweiss

Bloomberg once accused BDS supporters of wanting Israelis to be ‘massacred’

For years, Michael Bloomberg has been a staunch supporter of Israel. In 2014, he defended Israel's bombing of a UN school in occupied Gaza. Later, he slandered and attacked BDS supporters in New York City, where he served as mayor for twelve years.

on February 18, 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
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