Posts Tagged ‘right’

Elections reveal a seismic split within Israel’s right

Once the ascendant elite, the settler movement’s political power is on the decline. By Meron Rapoport Israeli security forces guard as Jews tour the Palestinian side of the old city market in the West Bank city of Hebron, June 15, 2019. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90) While political analysts wonder if we have come to the […]

Netanyahu might be on his way out, but Israelis remain firmly right wing

Voters might be weary of Netanyahu’s decade-long reign, but the numbers show that the vast majority of Israelis remain consistent in their voting habits. Israelis protest against a joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony in Tel Aviv on April 17, 2018. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90) The cashier at an organic food shop in Tel Aviv was a burly man […]

Netanyahu says right-wing, Haredi factions to operate as bloc in coalition talks

Right-wing and ultra-Orthodox political leaders rallied around Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreeing to present a united front ahead of coalition talks after they jointly came up short of winning enough seats in Tuesday’s elections to form a new majority government. Netanyahu met at his office Wednesday with United Torah Judaism party heads Yaakov Litzman and […]

Blue and White is Right all over

With 92% of the votes for the Israeli parliament counted, the picture is quite clear and unsurprising. Although it looks like a “tie” between the right-wing Likud and the centrist Blue White, the meaning of it is a right-wing government no matter what.  Here are the results in order of seat numbers, according to Haaretz: […]

Trump: Democrats Hellbent on Eliminating ‘God-Given Right to Self-Defense’

President Trump has slammed “radical” Democrats for trying to take away guns from law-abiding Americans. During his September 16, 2019, rally in New Mexico, Trump warned of “radical left Democrats” who are hellbent on pushing regulations, higher taxes, and restrictions on free speech. He also warned that “left-wing Democrats want to confiscate your guns and […]

Austria’s far-right faction elects leader ahead of national elections

Austria’s far-right party on Saturday formally elected Norbert Hofer to lead it into national elections later this month. Hofer took over the Freedom Party (FPOe)’s leadership in May after Heinz-Christian Strache resigned, both as party head and Austrian vice-chancellor, in the wake of the “Ibiza-gate” corruption scandal. That scandal brought down the government, a coalition […]

As Israeli elections near, the right wing is polling ever stronger

On Tuesday, Israel will be going to elections for the second time this year, since the failure to create a government in the wake of the April elections. Today, Friday, is the last day for polls to be published. The law prohibits polls from the end of the last Friday before elections. Although the major […]

Women petition High Court for the right to serve as tank crew in IDF

Two women filed a High Court petition Tuesday demanding the right to serve in combat roles as tank crew members when they are drafted into the army in March 2020. In their petition, Or Abramson and Maayan Halbershtat argued that “failure to integrate women into combat roles is a violation of their right to equality.” […]

Trump still wants peace: Iran ‘Inching’ Toward Right Conditions for Talks, Pentagon Chief Says 8/9/2019

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Iranian cleric says people in Kashmir must stand for their right

Iranian cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Nouri-Hamedani has urged Kashmiri people to firmly stand for their right, assuring them that the Islamic Republic will support them in this regard. The Indian-controlled Kashmir has been the scene of protests and military crackdown and restrictions since early June, when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a surprise […]

Pro-Israel, anti-Iran Deal donor holds a fundraiser for Biden, insists he’s to the right of Obama on Palestine

On September 5, Democratic donor and American Jewish Congress president Jack Rosen held a fundraiser for Joe Biden at his Manhattan home. Rosen is known for being an adamant supporter of Israel and a critic of the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal. In an interview with Jewish Insider’s Jacob Kornbluh, Rosen said he trusted Biden’s judgement […]

Court Affirms Citizens Have The Right To Defend Themselves Against Police Brutality

A court case was decided this month by an appellate court in New Jersey which affirmed that citizens are allowed to defend themselves against police brutality. The court’s decision involves the case of Darnell Reed, 33, who was beaten to a bloody pulp by officers during an arrest in 2013 in which he faced multiple charges. A […]

Establishment Right and Left Call for COINTELPRO 2.0

Op-Ed by Kurt Nimmo Both heads of the two-headed establishment political hydra want to resurrect COINTELPRO, the FBI’s illegal subversion program, in response to speech they oppose and want outlawed. In August, The Verge (owned by liberal Vox Media and founded by former CIA asset Markos Moulitsas) and the National Review, the failing neocon journal […]

Blaming Bosnia for ‘alt-right’ and mass shootings is both ignorant and wrong

Yet that is precisely what Murtaza Hussain of the Intercept has done in a piece published over the weekend, playing the guilt-by-association game to find a common thread to Anders Breivik’s 2011 rampage, the Christchurch mosque shootings in March this year, and even the El Paso mass shooting in Texas last month.  Hussain’s argument is […]

‘Be Right Back’: Chicken Sandwich Fallout Descends on America

The new chicken sandwich will ‘Be Right Back’ according to Popeyes. As if Black Friday wasn’t enough, look out for this disturbing trend of year-round ‘micro retail rioting’ at a drive-through near you. Police in Houston, Texas responded to a call earlier this week at a Popeyes restaurant where a male suspect “pulled a gun […]

Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu’s Re-Election Plans?

OCCUPIED LYDD, PALESTINE — Matan Kahana — a retired IDF colonel, fighter pilot, and former soldier in Israel’s notorious murder squad, Sayeret Matkal — is now running for a seat in the Knesset with Naftali Bennett’s New Right Party. He is a “religious Zionist,” which is a designation used by fanatic religious-Zionist settlers who roam […]

Why Are Jews Leading The Alt-Right & ‘White’ Nationalist Movements?

“The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.” — Vladimir Lenin, Jewish Communist revolutionary in Russia Anybody who has been paying attention over the past five years can see the hidden hand at work in the so-called Alt-Right and “White Nationalist” movements. While the media drones on about “white supremacists” and […]

German far-right party ousts regional leader for membership in extremist group

The far-right Alternative for Germany party has expelled one of its regional leaders following a lengthy standoff over her support for a group described by intelligence officials as extremist. Alternative for Germany (AfD) said a national party tribunal decided Wednesday to boot Doris von Sayn-Wittgenstein because of “behavior damaging to the party.” Von Sayn-Wittgenstein resigned […]

Kasich: I don’t see a path to beat Trump right now

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who unsuccessfully ran for president in 2016, has said that he does not see a path to beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary. In an interview on Wednesday with CNN, Kasich said that while he doesn’t see a path right now, “that doesn’t mean there wouldn’t […]

The Israeli right stopped talking about occupation, and that will hurt it at the polls

Netanyahu has joined forces with religious radicals who have stopped talking about Palestinians and are instead pushing a homophobic and sexist agenda. It may just might seal his political doom. By Meron Rapoport Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman visit the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank […]

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