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Commenting on Phyllis Bennis’ Awful Article on Syria

by Stanley Heller I was enraged after seeing Phyllis Bennis’ article on Common Dreams.  Here are some of her paragraphs and my comments in boldface.  Her piece is called “Trump, Syria, and Chemical Weapons: What We Know, What We Don’t, and the Dangers Ahead”.  She begins: Let’s start with what we don’t know. Experts remain uncertain what chemical(s) were involved ...

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Netanyahu and Trump | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Mazin Qumsiyeh (photo: Carolin Smith)

Trump and Netanyahu are equally rhetorically divisive and inciting -- Trump stating that Palestinians are taught to hate, and Netanyahu claiming that, like the Chinese who come from China, Jews come from Judea and are therefore not colonized are equally absurd.

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Joyce Rawitscher, Words of Remembrance

Joyce Rawitscher and her husband George Rawitscher

"In this horribly divided world in which we live, it is not too late to teach our children and have our children teach us how wonderfully interrelated all creation is." And there it is, once again, just to reassure us, Joyce’s beautiful smile.

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Glenn Beck Goes Back to Crazy on George Soros

by Stanley Heller Glenn Beck was at the top of the far right world six years ago. He had a TV show on Fox that was regularly viewed by 3 million people.     He held a rally in DC that attracted 100,000 people.  He had a string of top selling books.   But times changed, he supposedly got sick and wackier conspirators ...

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