Posts Tagged ‘lobby’

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

Image Credit: DeSmogUK When Royal Dutch Shell published its annual environmental report in April, it boasted that it was investing heavily in renewable energy. The oil giant committed to installing hundreds of thousands of charging stations for electric vehicles around the world to help offset the harm caused by burning fossil fuels. On the same […]

Israel lobby keeps cracking, as two motheaten lions leave

I don’t know what I’m going to do for copy now that David Harris announced he is stepping down after more than 30 years as executive director of the American Jewish Committee. I’ve relied on Harris, 71, to spout tone-deaf statements about young American Jews and Israel. Here’s my favorite bit– Where did we do […]

Open Borders Lobby: Red States Deploying Police to Southern Border an ‘Insurrection’ that Biden Must Stop

The open borders lobby is urging President Joe Biden to stop red states from deploying law enforcement officers to the United States-Mexico border to help Texas and Arizona officials grapple with a wave of illegal immigration. In a letter, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) President Domingo Garcia is asking Biden to take executive action […]

Ilhan Omar screws the Jewish lobby

Two cheers for Illan Omar By Jonas E. Alexis -June 12, 2021 U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district Ilhan Omar has already burst onto the political scene, and apparently ethnic cleansers and the Jewish lobby in the United States do not like this. Omar has recently upset “nearly half of the Jewish Democratic lawmakers in the […]

Faith-based legislators lobby governments against ICC war-crimes probe of Israel

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Faith-based legislators lobby governments against ICC war-crimes probe of Israel May 7, 2021 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article Saying he is “appalled and shocked” by the war-crimes accusations made by the International Criminal Court against Israel, Josh Reinstein, head of the Israel Allies Foundation […]

Lobby for Foreign Government Continues to Bully State Legislatures

From If Americans Knew The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has been pushing politicians to block the international boycott against Israel, BDS , over Israel’s massive human rights abuses. Two more states have just passed legislation against BDS – Idaho & West Virginia – even though boycotting has long been considered a right for all […]

Jewish dominance of the homosexual lobby

News from the West provides the evidence that a disproportionate number of the most radical elements in the militant homosexual rights lobby are of Jewish origin. . . .Here is an exhaustive list proving, once and for all, that the radical homosexual movement in the United States is a Jewish movement. Jews created it and […]

The fight continues after Israel lobby staves off IHRA debate at NDP convention

The pro-Palestine resolution that passed this weekend at Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP) convention was a significant step forward; the struggle now is to make sure it is implemented and followed, not lost in some bureaucratic abyss as happened to other policy items after the 2018 NDP convention.  However, the dust-up over another proposed resolution […]

NDP boycott resolution marks loss for Israel lobby, win for democracy

Canada’s leading social democrat and sometimes opposition faction, the New Democratic Party, passed a resolution Saturday, “Ending all trade and economic cooperation with illegal settlements in Israel-Palestine,” becoming Ottawa’s first major political group to endorse a partial boycott of Israel.  Over 80% of 2,000 delegates at the NDP policy convention voted in favor, 15% opposed. […]

Fight back when the Israel lobby bullies progressive organizations

This week, a major battle is raging behind the scenes at the New Democratic Party (NDP) around Palestinian rights. As a Jew, I am mighty pissed off at Israel’s defenders trying to hijack my Jewish identity and bully progressives into abandoning our Palestinian sisters and brothers.  The Israel lobby’s latest weapon of choice is the […]

Menendez is defying Biden over Iran because he owes his political life to Israel lobby and Saban

Last week it came out that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez was working to “sabotage” Joe Biden’s effort to return to the Iran deal even if he “risks setting the US on a course toward war with Iran.” And meantime, 70 Democrats in the House have signed a letter telling Biden that he shouldn’t reenter […]

Biden team forgets ‘history:’ Israel and its lobby dissed Obama in ‘borderline offensive’ racial terms–Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes, the former foreign policy aide to President Obama, spoke to Peter Beinart on February 10 about the Israel/Palestine issue in the Obama administration and made some stunning assertions: –Israel and its lobby routinely forced Obama to go over “hurdles” because he was black and they felt he identified with Palestinians. The treatment was […]

Jon Ossoff Victory Proves That the Israel Lobby Still Has an Iron Grip on Democrats

by Jessica Buxhaum Source An analysis by the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs shows the pro-Israel lobby contributes significantly more money to Democrats than Republicans. And those campaign funds appear to be doing their job. Jerusalem — Jon Ossoff’s historic win was presented as defying America’s far-right. His election to office helped flip the Senate […]

AIPAC demands NBC retract report on NSC aide who’s a big donor to lobby group– and NBC complies!

On Wednesday, Mother Jones and NBC News reported that a top Biden national security aide who is an expert on Russian cyber had given over half a million dollars to AIPAC in recent years through a family foundation. And the aide’s husband is on the AIPAC executive council in Baltimore. AIPAC is of course the […]

Why the Israel lobby fears Robert Malley

President Biden’s commitment to re-entering the Iran nuclear deal—formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA—is already facing backlash from a motley crew of warhawks both domestic and foreign. Right now, opponents of re-entering the deal are centering their vitriol on one of the nation’s foremost experts on both the Middle East […]

Far-Right Polish Politician Who Denounced ‘Powerful US Jewish Lobby’ Appointed Deputy Minister of Education

A marcher in Warsaw carries an antisemitic sign at a protest against the restitution of property stolen from Polish Jews during the Nazi occupation. Photo: Agencja Gazeta/Maciej Jazwiecki via Reuters. A far-right Polish politician who accused “the powerful Jewish lobby in the USA” of attempting to swindle money “that is not due to them in […]

53 Jewish Groups Lobby Biden to Adopt Israel-Centric Definition of Antisemitism

Renegade Editor’s Note: The Progressive Israel Network is obviously a controlled opposition organization, which only disagrees with the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations on how best to support Israel and fight “anti-semitism.” By Alison Weir Jewish Insider reports today: “Jewish groups lobby Biden on IHRA’s working definition of antisemitism.” The IHRA definition is […]

Lobby Group Sues Apple To REMOVE Telegram From App Store For Allowing ‘Hate Speech’

A lobbyist group is suing Apple in an effort to get free speech messaging platform Telegram removed from the app store, claiming that it allows ‘extremists’ to spread ‘hate speech’. Telegram has seen a surge in users since Twitter and Facebook permanently suspended President Trump. Last week the service gained more than 25 million new […]

‘Thoughts and prayers to the NRA’: Reviled gun lobby group files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Image Credit: AJC.com “Thoughts and prayers.” “The NRA’s claimed financial status has finally met its moral status: bankrupt.” —NY Attorney General Letitia James That is what many opponents of the National Rifle Association wryly stated in response to news that the pro-gun lobby group had officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday in the […]

Powerful Jewish lobby demands Gab to be Outlawed and its CEO to be Arrested for Terrorism

    First the poor Twitter and Facebook guys moved to Parler but someone hacked Parler, who knows who hacked it but it definitely wasn’t the right-wingers hacking their own website, for sure it was liberals or Antifas… then they banned Parler from Amazon. Now the poor guys moved to Gab and now they want […]

The Role of the Israel Lobby in Jon Ossoff’s Ascendance

Renegade Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this article do not always reflect the beliefs of the editor (esp. re: John Lewis). Pictured: Democratic Majority for Israel Facebook post congratulating “Senator-elect Jon Ossoff on your victory in Georgia! DMFI PAC was proud to support your candidacy, and we’re thrilled that the first Millennial in the […]

Business Lobby: Amnesty Is Good for CEOs and Government

An amnesty would generate more taxes for the government and more cheap workers for businesses, according to a pitch from a construction executive and various Koch network activists that sidelines the interests of American employees. 00

Israeli Lobby Calls for Trump to be Immediately Removed from Office

    The Anti-Defamation League, a prominent Israeli lobbying organization, is demanding that Donald Trump be immediately removed from office over the Capitol Hill riots. Why this foreign nation plays such a prominent role in American politics is anyone’s guess. Haaretz: The Anti-Defamation League has called for U.S. President Donald Trump’s removal from office on […]

‘NYT’ covers up Warnock flipflop under pressure from Israel lobby

The New York Times just ran a lengthy profile of the Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democratic candidate for the Senate in Georgia, that is propaganda for the Israel lobby. With a headline announcing that Warnock “Doesn’t Shy From ‘Uncomfortable’ Truths,” the article portrays Warnock as a bold progressive and covers up one of the big […]

US Jews need to stop Biden from reentering Iran deal — Israeli tells Israel lobby group

An Israel lobby group associated with the Democratic Party gave a platform to an Israeli to say that American Jews “betrayed” Israeli Jews by not opposing the Iran deal in 2015, and American Jews need to take an “active role” in trying to prevent the Biden administration from returning to the deal. Writer Yossi Klein […]

The ‘Israel’ Lobby at the University of Sydney

By Tim Anderson – The American Herald Tribune Documents released under freedom of information law show that an ‘Israeli’ organization has, over many years, privately contributed millions of dollars to the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences [FASS]. A sub-branch of the ‘Israeli’ World Zionist Organization [the Fund for Jewish Higher Education] […]

Woke Corporations Who Supported BLM Lobby Against Ban on Chinese Slave Labor

Nike, Coca-Cola and Apple, three corporations that vehemently supported the Black Lives Matter movement after the death of George Floyd, are lobbying against a US ban on imports of products produced by Chinese slave labor. The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which is awaiting a green light from the Senate, bans the import of goods […]

Eyeing simpatico White House, J Street readies to lobby for Iran deal reentry

NEW YORK — Roughly four years ago, J Street was on the outside looking in as the newly inaugurated Trump administration began to draft its foreign policy agenda. This would eventually include appointing an ambassador to Israel who called members of the liberal, pro-Israel lobby “far worse than Kapos,” a reference to Jews who were […]

Israel Lobby’s Latest Way to Extort Money from US Taxpayers

Cumulative US Foreign Assistance to Israel 1949-2020: $295 billion. This doesn’t include additional aid to Israel for intelligence support and other covert funding. Data from Congressional Research Service adjusted for inflation. (Source) New bill would give Israel a veto over US arms sales… Cumulative US aid to Israel is three times the amount the US […]

Top Pentagon adviser says ‘Israeli lobby’ funds officials who want war

Douglas Macgregor, a top adviser to President Donald Trump’s new acting defense secretary, routinely blames “the Israeli lobby” and “neocons” for pushing the United States into wars. Trump last week in the wake of his loss in the presidential election to Joe Biden purged senior staff at the departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security […]

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