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Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza—Debunked

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:28am
Noura Erakat

Israel claims that it is merely exercising its right to self-defense and that Gaza is no longer occupied. Here’s what you need to know about these talking points and more.

‘The Tank Shells Fell Like Rain’: Survivors of the Attack on UNRWA School Report Scenes of Carnage and Destruction

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:03am
Sharif Abdel Kouddous

At least sixteen Palestinian refugees seeking shelter were killed, more than 200 were wounded.

How One Piece of Paper Destroyed Your Right to a Trial

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:09am
Peter Van Buren

According to a recently declassified Justice Department white paper, the president can serve as judge, jury and executioner.

Newborn Infants Die Without Necessary Medical Care in Gaza’s Overwhelmed Shifa Hospital

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:03am
Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Two weeks of conflict made crossing borders too difficult to arrange in time. They may have had a chance if they had gotten out.

No, Millennials Are Not All Libertarians

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:28pm
Alex Holt

Young Americans’ fondness for high-tech innovation could suit our need to shake up the political system.

On Israel-Palestine and BDS: Chomsky Replies

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:44pm
Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky responds to Yousef Munayyer, MJ Rosenberg, Nadia Ben-Youssef, Ran Greenstein and the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel.

How America Changed the Meaning of War

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:11am
Jonathan Schell

After 9/11, the US invented a new kind of borderless, pre-emptive warfare, plunging the world into an endless cycle of violence.

Ukraine: Anvil of the New Cold War

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:21pm
Tom Hayden

To understand the present crisis over downed Malaysian flight MH17, we need to look at the roots of the new Cold War.

The Future Is Not Ours, and Neither Is the Past

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:50am
Tom Engelhardt

At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.

Massacre in Shejaiya

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 7:07pm
Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Nearly ninety people were killed by Israeli forces today, most of them in one of Gaza’s poorest and most crowded neighborhoods.

Eight Members of One Family Killed in Their Home as Israel’s Attack on Gaza Continues

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 10:20pm
Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Over 77 percent of the dead are civilians. Every day brings more stories of incomprehensible anguish and loss.

Could the Tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Have Been Avoided?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:31pm
James Carden

Western sanctions against Russia have done nothing to curb Putin’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, and may in fact have turned a regional dispute into an international crisis.

Why a Win for Anti-Choice Protesters Might Also Strengthen Workers’ Rights to Strike

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:00am
Moshe Z. Marvit

The Roberts court has expanded First Amendment protections to such an extent that strikes, pickets, and boycotts should be protected as free speech.

Death and Destruction in Gaza as Israel Launches Ground Invasion

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:15pm
Sharif Abdel Kouddous

More than 240 Palestinians have been killed in air strikes, nearly 77 percent of them civilians, including almost fifty children.

The Iraq That Washington Built

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:55pm
Dahr Jamail

“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”

LIVE: Netroots Nation 2014

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:00pm
The Nation

All the action from this year’s conference

If Congress Won’t Raise the Minimum Wage, These Cities Will

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:03pm
Agnes Radomski

Since June, San Diego and Los Angeles have passed a trio of minimum wage increases. Which city will be next?

The War on Gaza and the Cycle of Impunity

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:48pm
The Editors

If Israel is not brought to justice, it will commit the same crimes again and again.

Yes, Mr. President, the Border Kids Are Refugees

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:44pm
Michelle Goldberg

The 52,000 unaccompanied children who have shown up at the border are fleeing gang violence and have valid claims to asylum.

When Will the Justice Department Take On Amazon?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:41pm
Steve Wasserman

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.