Posts Tagged ‘lobby’

UN religious freedom monitor working with Israel lobby

Ali Abunimah Power Suits 13 August 2019 Ahmed Shaheed, the UN rapporteur on freedom of religion, is adopting biased definition of anti-Semitism promoted by Israel lobby. (UN Geneva) The United Nations expert charged with monitoring religious freedom around the world is being accused of ignoring Israel’s systematic violations of the rights of Palestinians to observe […]

For the anti-China lobby Hong Kong unrest is a godsend

The initial proximate cause of the unrest in this semi-autonomous former British colony – as those who’ve been following this crisis will know – was controversy over the city’s authorities attempt to introduce an extradition bill that would have meant those accused of crimes on or involving mainland China, and who had fled to Hong […]

Feeding the Israel Lobby: Congress gives Israel what it wants

Commentary by Philip Giraldi on some of the latest legislation on behalf of Israel By Philip Giraldi, reposted from Unz Review If you have been wondering when the twenty Democratic aspirants for the presidency will begin a serious discussion of American foreign policy in the Middle East, where Washington has been bogged down in both […]

Palestinian professor hits back at Israel lobby attacks

Aiming to expose and loosen the influence of the Israel lobby on U.S. campuses, Palestinian-born professor Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi has sued San Francisco State University (SFSU) in federal court for illegal retaliation for her political speech, and in state court for breach of contract and employment discrimination.   Her supporters have issued a call for […]

“Ten ways the Israel lobby ‘moves’ America” Grant F. Smith

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from Related Posts Nobel laureate Smith has been repeatedly smeared as anti-Semite, but remained dedicated to anti-Zionism As we noted the other day, the Palestinian solidarity community is reveling in the fact Celebrate George Smith, humble scientist, supporter of Palestinian rights (and winner of the Nobel Prize) Three […]

Juan Guaidó’s Regime Change Lobby

John McEvoy examines the ins and outs of Juan Guaidó’s team and their shady connections. After Juan Guaidó declared himself Venezuelan president on 23 January, the opposition leader immediately sought to legitimise his parallel government by garnering international support. The US, most European states, and large parts of Latin America moved swiftly to recognise Venezuela’s […]

Tech Billionaires, Outsourcing Lobby Finance GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway

A handful of tech billionaires, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Indian outsourcing lobby are financing a green card giveaway plan that has already passed the House with support from 140 House Republicans and 224 House Democrats. Last week, the majority of House Republicans and Democrats — led by Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and […]

Head of Israel lobby group exposed by undercover film resigns

Asa Winstanley Lobby Watch 3 July 2019 The Israel Project’s Josh Block has stepped down. (Al Jazeera) The CEO of one of America’s most influential Israel lobby groups has stepped down, amid reports of a funding crisis. Though unacknowledged in the reporting, Josh Block’s resignation as head of The Israel Project comes less than a […]

Canada adopts Israel lobby’s contested definition of anti-Semitism

Nora Barrows-Friedman Power Suits 28 June 2019 Canada could make it easier to criminalize supporters of Palestinian rights. Issam Rimawi APA images Canada has announced that it will formally adopt a definition of anti-Semitism that could characterize Palestinian rights campaigning as anti-Jewish bigotry. The definition is contained in the Canadian government’s new strategy to “combat […]

Berlin Jewish museum director forced out by Israel lobby

Riri Hylton Lobby Watch 20 June 2019 Europe’s largest Jewish museum, in Berlin, came under attack from Israel and its lobby for tweeting an article about Jews and Israelis who oppose Germany’s crackdown on support for Palestinian rights. (Mariano Mantel) The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin was forced to resign last week following pressure […]

Trump’s climbdown on Iran is a defeat to the Israel lobby

Since Donald Trump decided not to attack Iran Thursday, it has been stated again and again that the American people don’t want another war in the Middle East. NPR says so, PBS says so, the Washington Post says the Congress is “war-weary,” the Times notes the considerable support Trump has gotten from Republicans; and even […]

Israel lobby to take frosh Congressional Dems to Israel, some refuse trip

The members-elect of the 116th Congress pose on the East Front Plaza of the Capitol on Nov. 14, 2018. Mandel Ngan / AFP – Getty Images At least 23 out of 59 freshmen Democrats in the House will be traveling on an all-expenses-paid trip to Israel in August. But 14 won’t be attending the Israel […]

How to Lobby Washington to Death: A business model from hell and the war in Yemen 

A springtime wedding in Northern Yemen’s Al-Raqah village took place in April 2018, a moment of reprieve from the turmoil and devastation of that war-torn country, a moment to celebrate life, love, and the birth of a new family. From the tents constructed for the event, music flooded into the village and, as at any good […]

As the Israel lobby in the US weakens, its UK counterpart grows more fearsome

For decades it was all but taboo to suggest that pro-Israel lobbies in the United States like AIPAC used their money and influence to keep lawmakers firmly in check on Israel-related issues – even if one had to be blind not to notice that that was exactly what they were up to. When back in […]

How the LGBT lobby is brainwashing Australian children

March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments Over the past 30 years, Australians have attempted to reverse years of historical and social understandings surrounding gender and biology, as the ‘gender revolution’ continues to transform cultural normalities and institutions at breathtaking speed. Behind this push for ‘tolerance and equality’, lies billionaire lobbyists and corporate industry sponsors who […]

Israel lobby rebuts Omar’s claims about its immense influence by exerting its immense influence

     In response to criticisms made by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar that US political leaders have too much allegiance to Israel and its lobbying groups, House Democrats have put forward an entire House resolution in accordance with demands made by AIPAC and the Anti-Defamation League. “The backlash [over Omar’s comments] continued on Monday, as the Anti-Defamation […]

Israel lobby funders back breakaway British MPs

Asa Winstanley Lobby Watch 27 February 2019 Six MPs who quit Labour for the new group are still with Labour Friends of Israel. The Times/News Licensing A multi-millionaire pro-Israel lobbyist is funding the UK Parliament’s new Independent Group, it was revealed this week. Others are likely to follow. David Garrard told newspapers he had already […]

Christian Zionist lobby makes its case to Washington’s liberal Jews

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 6,004 other followers Source Article from Related Posts Jewish leader’s zoo story is a parable of Zionist fragility Two days ago, David Harris of the American Jewish Committee tweeted a parable: At a Larry Wolf became […]

Jewish Lobby Turns On Trump

dave December 30, 2018 @ 10:51 pm Demystifying 9/11: Israel and the Tactics of Mistake By Alan Sabrosky -June 27, 201101451 “I am also absolutely certain as a strategic analyst that 9/11 itself, from which all else flows, was a classic Mossad-orchestrated operation. But Mossad did not do it alone.” By Dr. Alan Sabrosky Many […]

Angela Davis Is Latest Black Target Of Israel Lobby

Angela Davis Is Latest Black Target Of Israel Lobby Above Photo: Angela Davis (Columbia GSAPP) Statement written by Angela Davis The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute has canceled its annual gala at which iconic Black scholar and activist Angela Davis was to receive a prestigious human rights award. Randall Woodfin, the mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, expressed his “dismay” at the decision, which […]

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