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PHOTOS: 'Flood Wall Street' Protesters Assemble In New York

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

A day after the People's Climate March filled the streets of New York, a smaller group of protesters are engaging in non-violent, direct action agains...

Gaza: This Is No Life

Karl Schembri | Posted 09.29.2014 | Impact
Karl Schembri

Every 6-year-old in Gaza is now living through the third war in their life. Aside from the risks they face of being injured or killed, one cannot begin to fathom what this means for their long-term mental health and well-being.

'They Cry When They Shoot Us'

Howard Schweber | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Howard Schweber

A few weeks ago I was watching Israelis reacting with shock and horror to the idea that Israeli Jews could have kidnapped a Palestinian boy and burned him alive. I was shocked by their shock: Have they really not been listening to themselves for the past 20 years?

Cuba

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Suarez

In many ways the embargo, what the Cubans call "El Bloqueo," "the Blockade," is increasingly honored in the breach.

Collective Punishment or Not, Gaza Blockade Illegal

Noura Erakat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noura Erakat

Israel's blockade of Gaza is illegal irrespective of the manner in which it is imposed because a blockade is an act of war and an occupying power cann...

Daily Life in Gaza: Loss, Despair, and Hopelessness

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amnesty International

The root of the current suffering is the loss of opportunity and the inability of Palestinians in Gaza to produce for themselves.

The Forgotten Battle Which Won The American Revolution

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Revolutionary War lasted a lot longer than most of us realize. Begun in 1775, the war didn't end for six long years, and wasn't fully resolved for another two. The Battle of the Chesapeake, in particular, deserves to be remembered.

Erdogan: Fake Friend of Palestinians

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In the past week the world witnessed an amazing performance by a government leader that even the most accomplished Hollywood actor could not match! T...

Resentment Seethes in Gaza

Christopher Alessi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Alessi

Since the militant Palestinian group Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip in 2007, Israel has imposed a crippling economic blockade, sealing its borde...

View From Within a Blockaded Osh Neighborhood

J. Lee Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
J. Lee Jacobson

It took many tries to get ahold of my Uzbek friends in Osh this evening, making me worry about their well-being. Finally, I was able to reach them at their home number.

Gaza Blockade: Unarmed Protest A Palestinian Approach? (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Eyal Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Four days after Israeli commandos stormed a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip, killing nine passengers and igniting an international ...

End the Siege on Israel

Fadi Elsalameen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fadi Elsalameen

It should be clear to both Israel and the United States by now that the siege of Gaza has failed to accomplish its goals. Israel has failed to weaken Hamas, free Gilad Shalit or even put an end to arms smuggling.

Israel's Blockade of Gaza: What Items Are Allowed In?

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Howard Schweber

It would be very interesting to hear a response from the Israeli government in the form of an actual list of excluded items other than the now-permitted soda, juice, jam, spices, shaving cream, potato chips, cookies and candy.

Dismantling Israel's Myths

Dahlia Scheindlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dahlia Scheindlin

Certain perspectives on the flotilla, Gaza, and Israel have taken on mythological proportions but have little logical force. Here are some myths, dismantled.

AFTER THE MASSACRE: The Global Impact of the Gaza Flotilla Crisis

Phyllis Bennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Phyllis Bennis

AMSTERDAM-- Israeli commandoes murdered nine humanitarian aid workers in international waters. Nine were Turkish citizens; one a U.S. citizen. They w...

Unprecedented! 54 House Dems Call on Israel to End Siege of Gaza

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Fifty-four House members are defying AIPAC and calling on President Obama to lift the deadly blockade of Gaza..

The Israel/Gaza Face-Off in Los Angeles

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Monday night, in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of Israel's Operation Cast Lead that killed 1,400 Gazans, and in solidarity with the 1,400 in...

Drug Addiction On The Rise In Gaza

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ivan Karakashian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinians struggling to cope with the Israeli blockade of Gaza and the trauma of war are turning to painkillers and tran...

Waxman Attacks Winograd on Israel; Ignites a Political Firestorm

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

That Rep. Waxman and Rep. Harman stress her devotion to Israel as the catalyst for her re-election underscores to what extent their policies focus on the welfare of Israelis and not Americans.

Turkey's Delay Tactics in Opening the Border with Armenia

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

While some people are dismissing Pres. Obama's solemn campaign pledge to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, Turkish leaders have taken the president's promise very seriously.

Israel Allows Gaza To Export Valentine's Day Flowers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KEREM SHALOM, Israel — Israel is relaxing its blockade of the Gaza Strip to let through 25,000 carnations headed to Europe for Valentine's Day. ...

Turks Create False Impressions To Block Obama's Promises

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Informed that Obama intends to carry out his promises, the Turkish government is anxious to conclude an agreement to block Congress from taking a stand on the Armenian Genocide.

Law Professor: Iran Should Sue U.S. in World Court to Stop Threats of Attack

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

2008-07-28-prof.jpg Professor Boyle notes that the lawsuit itself could force the commencement of real negotiations between the U.S. and Iran, as it did in the Libyan case.