An Unlikely Dramatic Hero, Poet Taha Muhammad Ali

by Jonathan Cook, published on Mondoweiss, March 14, 2017 Taha Muhammad Ali is an unlikely dramatic hero. His arms shake with age and infirmity, his legs occasionally buckle, and he often appears lost on stage, as if adrift in a vast expanse of sadness. But for an hour the story of this Palestinian poet has a vice-like hold on our […]

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What Kind of Jew Is Shlomo Sand?’

Documentary by Bruce Robbins, Posted on YouTube, by  Mondoweiss, April 28, 2020 Bruce Robbins, an English literature professor and political theorist at Columbia University, has long been active in the effort to bring democracy to Israel and Palestine. His latest effort is a documentary titled, “What Kind of Jew Is Shlomo Sand?” that he publishes today and that is embedded […]

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With Oil, Water and Iran as Targets, US on Brink of Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

by Whitney Webb, published on MintPress News, February 27, 2019 WASHINGTON — A new bill recently introduced in the Senate, along with its companion bill in the House, would result in the United States government recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over Syria’s Golan Heights, which has been occupied by Israel since 1967. The territory was later annexed in 1981, but the international […]

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