Posts Tagged ‘lobby’

Woman’s Entire Personality Just Sassy Hobby Lobby Signs

MIDWEST CITY, OK—According to sources close to local woman Winona Sharp, the woman’s whole personality is made up entirely of Hobby Lobby signs with sassy sayings on them. From signs reading “All I Need Is a Whole Lot of Coffee and a Little Bit of Jesus” to tin placards with the witty phrase “Wash your […]

Fightback Against Israel Lobby’s Antisemitism Smear Of UK Academics

The question, raised by the petition and letter of complaint, is whether universities like Glasgow will continue to submit to such attacks on academic life under the cover of false or evidence-free claims of anti-Semitism. Glasgow, Scotland – Hundreds of international scholars have begun a fightback against pro-Israel lobbyists who have been scoring increasingly high-profile […]

After Corbyn, Israel lobby turns its guns on UK academia

The Jewish Chronicle warns that the dismissal of Prof David Miller is ‘just the beginning’ The Israel lobby appears to be readying for a campaign to root out leftwing academics in the UK critical of Israel’s continuing oppression of the Palestinian people – echoing its efforts against the previous leader of Britain’s Labour party, Jeremy […]

David Miller is a test case for Israel lobby – #28

Click image to sign the petition. Some updates on last week’s leading story, the firing of Professor David Miller at the insistence of Israel and its lobby. Share First of all, a new petition in support of Miller started only two days ago has already been signed by more than 17,000 people. It calls on […]

Racial Justice Vs. The Israel Lobby: When Being Pro-Palestine Becomes the New Normal

October 6, 2021 From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley. (Photo: video grab) By Ramzy Baroud There is an unmistakable shift in American politics regarding Palestine and Israel, a change that is inspired by the way in which many Americans, especially the youth, view the Palestinian struggle and the […]

After success against Corbyn, Israel lobby ousts UK scholar

Britain’s pro-Israel lobby gained another important scalp last week after a prolonged campaign of intimidation finally pushed a major UK university into firing one of its lecturers.  Bristol University dismissed David Miller, a political sociology professor, even though an official investigation had concluded that accusations of antisemitism against him were unfounded. Research by Miller, a […]

The Israel lobby’s crushing win on Iron Dome

There’s been a lot of consternation among Palestine advocates over political roller-coaster ride in Congress last week. First, in an unprecedented show of power, pro-Palestinian members of Congress managed to stop the Democratic House leadership from slipping $1 billion of military funding to Israel’s Iron Dome program into a bill to fund the government. So […]

Opinion | Gavin Newsom and the Revenge of California’s ‘Anger’ Lobby

The specifics are almost perverse. But there’s a larger story to be told here, too, and one flush with irony. The recall was originally a progressive reform, part of a suite of tools given to the voters of California 110 years ago by a governor determined to wrench power out of the hands of wealthy […]

Could Channel 4’s landmark Israel lobby investigation have been been made today?

Peter Oborne and his team knew their film would come under attack, so supported it with a detailed written report. (Channel 4) I just re-watched an episode of Channel 4’s Dispatches series which I still consider to be a landmark piece of British television. Airing in November 2009, Inside Britain’s Israel Lobby was produced by […]

How politicians and lobby groups tried—and failed—to co-opt legitimate concerns over low traffic neighborhoods

Image Credit: DeSmogBlog The surreal months of the UK’s first pandemic lockdown heralded a grim new reality. Away from the frontline devastation faced by key workers, stay-at-home life was characterized by fear, loss, and unfamiliar confinement. Against the backdrop of rising COVID-19 cases and shuttered shops, gyms, and restaurants, in May 2020 the government made […]

Hobby Lobby loses 11-year battle to stop trans woman using the bathroom

US retailer Hobby Lobby has been fined for blocking a transgender woman employee from using its women’s bathroom for 11 years, following a court ruling that is a first for transgender people in the state. The 51-year-old employee, Meggan Sommerville, had worked at the same Hobby Lobby location in Illinois for almost 23 years, but […]

Syrian/Palestinian voices censored by Zionist lobby and rise of gatekeeper community — The Wall Will Fall

Posted on August 15, 2021 by Zara Ali Marouf is outspoken about the white supremacy and orientalism among even the supposedly independent media and does not shy away from calling it out. His voice is becoming more and more important as the instruments of power in western media and social media ratchet up their censorship […]

Nina Turner was hurt in closing weeks by flood of negative Israel lobby ads that didn’t mention Israel

Michael Arria is on vacation, so I’m pinch-hitting this week — Phil Weiss. Two narratives on the Cleveland-Akron state of mind… Two narratives are playing out in the aftermath of the dramatic race in a northeast Ohio congressional district that the establishment Democrat, Shontel Brown, won by 5 points on Tuesday night after trailing to […]

Italian priest says rape accusations against him part of plot by radical Jewish lobby fighting the Church

By NewsRuAugust 6, 2007 Anno DominiTranslated from the Russian Father Gelmino, suspected of sexually harassing teenagers, claims that Jews who hate the Christian church are behind the campaign against him. The priest has connections with the political elite of Italy, so his words served as a pretext for a scandal. The priest leads a community […]

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 […]

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