US Sec. State John Kerry and Russian FM Sergey Lavrov at UN Security Council Meeting on Sep. 21 (by Dept. of State)
21 Sep 2016

Spartacus on Deir Ez-Zor Express; Kerry Demands NFZ; Predator Drone Near Convoy

Next Cold War Roundup 9/21/16 The White House blames Russia for attacks on a humanitarian aid convoy. Russia denies and says a US predator drone was flying in the area at the time of the attack. Kerry called for a no-fly zone. Three “Spartacus” countries stepped up to say they

"CODEPINKers join @ArielElyseGold after she disrupted @AmbDermer & chant "FREE PALESTINE!" thru halls of #DNCinPHL!" via CODEPINK on Twitter:
28 Jul 2016

Clinton Delegates Drown Out CODEPINK Activist Who Unfurls ‘Boycott Israel’ Banner

An activist from CODEPINK unfurled a “Boycott Israel” banner during NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s speech at DNC 2016 and was subsequently ejected from the arena.

Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu on CNN. Still from "The Occupation Of The American Mind" (
13 May 2016

Film Review: ‘Occupation Of The American Mind’ Unravels Israel’s Propaganda War In US

The Occupation Of The American Mind is a stunning documentary examining Israel’s public relations war in the United States.

Bernie Sanders delivers remarks on Israel and Palestine
22 Mar 2016

Sanders Declines To Pander To Israel Lobby In Speech Prepared For AIPAC

Bernie Sanders, who was denied the opportunity to address AIPAC remotely, gave a speech in Utah, which sharply contrasted with Clinton’s speech.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the AIPAC Policy Conference, March 2016.
21 Mar 2016

At AIPAC, Clinton Supports Young People On ‘Front Lines of Battle’ Against BDS

Hillary Clinton spoke at the pro-Israel AIPAC policy conference and praised students on “the front lines of the battle” against the nonviolent BDS movement.

Palestinian flags wave during a demonstration for Gaza in Dublin on June 10, 2009. (Flickr / Albert White)
26 Feb 2016

Ruling: Judge Improperly Blocked Torture Testimony At Palestinian American Activist’s Trial

The court ruled a PTSD expert should have been allowed to testify at the trial of Rasmea Odeh, imprisoned Palestinian-American activist facing deportation.

DarkMater, a.k.a. Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, at a Q&A session after a performance. (YouTube Screenshot)
17 Feb 2016

VIDEO: Poetry & Trans Politics With Darkmatter

Trans South Asian art duo DarkMatter, Alok Vaid-Menon & Janani Balasubramanian, are deeply engaged in the connection of art and social justice.

The front cover of the parody edition of The New York Times created by Jewish Voice For Peace and Jews Say No! One top headline includes the news that Hillary Clinton is quitting the presidential race to focus on fighting human rights abuses. (JVP / Jews Say No!)
06 Feb 2016

Jewish Voice For Peace Helps New Yorkers Imagine A More Balanced New York Times

Stories from the activist group’s fake edition of the Times included a Palestinian village awarded the Nobel Peace Prize & Congress debating aid to Israel.

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.

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.”