Tony Kushner appeared on The Laura Flanders Show to discuss the upcoming election, Hollywood politics, and the conflict between Israel and Palestine. (YouTube)
02 Feb 2016

VIDEO: Hollywood, Socialism And The Israel/Palestine Conflict With Tony Kushner

Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner talks Hollywood, socialism, & the Israel/Palestine conflict. Plus: A Hungarian feminist hip-hop art gallery for Roma.

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Secretary of State John Kerry Admires Lake Geneva, French Alps. January, 2014. (Photo by Dept of State)
01 Feb 2016

Saudi-Backed Opposition Sends Rebel Leader Designated as Terrorist To Geneva

Next Cold War Roundup 2/1/16 Syrian Peace Talks After delays and controversies, the Geneva 3 Syrian peace talks are proceeding, despite many experts’ doubts that they would ever get started or produce any useful results.  The Saudi-backed High Negotiating Committee arrived in Geneva after receiving some assurances from the US

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A "supermoon" full moon hangs over Efrat, an illegal Israeli settlement in Palestine, which is lit by street and house lighting in this August 11, 2014 photograph. (Flickr / Yair Aronshtam)
30 Jan 2016

Airbnb Is Renting ‘Illegal’ And ‘Criminal’ Homes In Apartheid Israel’s Settlements

An expert on Palestinian human rights warned that using Airbnb ”facilitates the commission of the crime of establishing settlements.”

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In this March 31, 2015 photograph, a Rohingya refugee in a colorful headscarf sits in front of her tent in a refugee village in Bangladesh. (Flickr / European Union / Pierre Prakash)
28 Jan 2016

Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide Is Aided By Friends In High Places

The U.S. States supports Myanmar, despite atrocities against its Muslim minority, in hopes of accessing its oil and putting increased pressure on China.

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Sheldon Adelson at a June 19, 2010 press conference in Hong Kong. (Wikimedia Commons / Bectrigger)
19 Dec 2015

Sheldon Adelson Buys Las Vegas Review-Journal, Wants To Buy Election Next

The casino magnate’s strategy from Israel: buy media, use that media to promote a right wing agenda, and hope the public votes according to what they read.

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File: An oil tanker catches the rays of the sun in the Bosphorus strait, Istanbul, Turkey on May 24, 2013. (Flickr / Mr Hicks 46)
10 Dec 2015

How ISIS Oil Flows Through Turkey And Israel On Its Way To Europe

Daesh insists it isn’t deliberately selling oil to Israel, but the “black gold” ends up there nonetheless while the terrorists make millions.

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File: In this June 7, 2011 photograph, a woman wearing a keffiyeh over her mouth waves a Palestinian flag under the watchful eyes of armed Israel Defense Forces soldiers at a demonstration on the West Bank. (Flickr / Palestine Solidarity Project)
02 Dec 2015

Google Denies Israel’s Claims That It Will Allow Censorship Of Palestinian Videos

Google says the meeting with Israel was merely “one of many that we have with policymakers from different countries to explain our policies.”

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"Dozens of mourning people captured during civil service in remembrance of November 2015 Paris attacks victims. Wesern Europe, France, Paris, November 15, 2015" by Mstyslav Chernov - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
01 Dec 2015

Who Is Buying ISIS Oil?

Putin claims Turkey’s attack on a plane in Syria was retaliation for bombing ISIS oil destined for Turkey. But how is ISIS selling oil in the first place?

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Donald Trump waves as he speaks at CPAC on February 10, 2011. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
23 Nov 2015

Donald Trump Misremembers Israeli 9/11 Story, Blames Muslims

When Donald Trump claims 1000s of Muslims cheered 9/11, he’s rewriting a real incident that actually involved 5 Israelis.

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In this April 25, 2006 photograph, three Palestinian teenagers are blindfolded as they are detained at a West Bank checkpoint. (Flickr / Kashi Halford)
11 Nov 2015

‘Israel Has Declared War On Palestinian Children’ (VIDEO)

Israeli peace activist Miko Peled explains what media coverage misses about the recent uptick of violence in Jerusalem and the occupation of Palestine.

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