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The Blind Alley of J Street and Liberal American Zionism

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

What does J Street's motto "Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace" really mean? That question calls for grasping the context of Zionism among Jews in the United States -- aspects of history, largely obscured and left to archives, that can shed light on J Street's current political role.

Running Off to War

John Feffer | Posted 01.24.2014 | World
John Feffer

I wish the non-violent movement in Syria had succeeded in displacing Assad. I wish that this struggle against a dictator had not devolved into a bloody civil war and a transnational conflict. I have my doubts about what will come out of the current struggle. But I also resist the narrative of the Syrian war as simply a magnet for extremists.

A Short Vocabulary Lesson for Sen. Lieberman (With Some History Thrown In At No Extra Charge)

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

People who label Nidal Malik Hasan a "terrorist," like Joe Lieberman has done, literally don't understand the meaning of the word. How can they protect us from it if they don't even know what it is?

Rahm Emanuel: Barack Obama's Sarah Palin?

Jeff Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Gates

Known in DC as a pro-Israel hardliner, he joins Pelosi in bringing to the Middle East peace process a record of support for Tel Aviv's targeted assassinations of Palestinian political leaders.