Home > Columnists (page 3)

Columnists

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.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

The Epic Women’s March in Boston and at Yale

WOMEN’S MARCH 2017 BOSTON: We have a dream and the dream is now… By Wenda and George Gantz Whatever the media and the pundits may say, last Saturday was a day of joyful unity and commitment in Boston. Goodwill and kindness were the ONLY behaviors we saw, shared by all ages and all groups including many families and children and ...

Read More »

Last Ditch Effort to Free Leonard Peltier

  We failed.  Obama’s Justice Department formally notified Peltier’s lawyer no clemency would be issues.  Another mark on his “legacy”. In front of the White House, shown on Democracy Now! by Stanley Heller This is it.  Somehow we’ve got to reach President Obama in the next day and convince him to give Peltier clemency.  The good news is that Obama ...

Read More »

Beating ISIS in Mosul Won’t Heal Deep Iraq Divisions

*** Fighting ISIS is a coalition stretching from U.S. soldiers to Kurdish militias *** Iraq government is dominated by Shia sectarians *** No alternatives to unfair Iraqi government are on the horizon *** ISIS will fall, but another version will arise if injustices remain   The offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, has been going on since mid-October.  It ...

Read More »
I footnotes