Posts Tagged ‘lobby’

Israel lobby’s realignment over Ben-Gvir is giving Biden room to criticize

The shocking success of the racist-fascist party Religious Zionism in the Israel election three weeks ago has caused an earthquake inside the pro-Israel lobby in the United States. And that earthquake has allowed Joe Biden to take unprecedented –for him– baby-steps to confront the Israeli government. Source

Biden administration and Israel lobby in a panic following Netanyahu’s far-right election sweep

Israel’s boosters across the political spectrum are panicking over the far-right’s victory in Israel’s election, and the reactions are telling. “We cannot remain silent knowing the enormous impact that the words and actions of Itamar Ben Gvir and Bezalel Smotrich as senior ministers would have on the US-Israeli relationship,” writes Israel lobby stalwarts Dennis Ross […]

Secret document reveals Israel lobby’s dominance of Labour

Originally published at The Electronic Intifada. Labour’s Steve Reed (right) secretly met with Israel lobby donor Trevor Chinn. (UJIA/Matt Crossick/PA Wire) Secret minutes obtained by The Electronic Intifada show just how strongly the UK’s main opposition party has been captured by the pro-Israel lobby. Shadow minister Steve Reed gave a series of extraordinary pledges during […]

Palestinian journalists are under attack by Israel lobby groups for reporting the truth from Palestine

Zionist watchdog groups like Honest Reporting have launched smear campaigns to silence the voices of Palestinian journalists, often causing many of them to lose their jobs. Media organizations have to ask themselves: will they continue to allow such groups to dictate their journalism, or will they dare to be as fearless as the Palestinian journalists […]

Hobby Lobby Owner Cites Christian Faith in Decision to Give Company Away: God Is the ‘True Owner’

The billionaire owner of Hobby Lobby says he is giving away his ownership of the company and cites his Christian faith for the decision. “I chose God,” wrote David Green, 80, in an op-ed for Fox News on Friday. Green founded the arts and crafts retail chain in Oklahoma in 1970 on a $600 loan, […]

How to Make Your House Smell Like a Bougie Hotel Lobby

First impressions are more than just looking good and acting like a fine, young, gentleman (or gentlewoman, or gentleperson). Things have gotta smell good, mate. Your (hopefully enchanting) bodily aroma is your first priority when it comes to passing the smell test, to be sure, but your living quarters are just as important. You know […]

How powerful is the Israel lobby?

The Israel lobby just led an attack on Rashida Tlaib to stop any criticism of Israeli colonization of Palestinian land. What else can it do? It has helped stop the Iran deal and promoted Abraham Accords, bribery of Arab monarchies to normalize Israel and overlook Palestinian human rights. But surely the biggest sign of the […]

CCP Diplomat Tried to Lobby US Lawmakers to Deflect Blame for Causing US’ Fentanyl Crisis

The Chinese regime’s top diplomat has been reaching out to members on the House Intelligence Committee to deflect responsibility for the flow of illicit fentanyl into the United States, according to a GOP lawmaker. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio), a member of the Doctors Caucus and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is among many […]

Rashida Tlaib’s historic face-off with Israel lobby over ‘apartheid’

Rashida Tlaib’s comment that “you cannot claim to hold progressive values yet back Israel’s apartheid government” is turning into a defining moment in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. Leading Jewish groups have attacked Tlaib for supposedly calling for Israel’s destruction. Jonathan Greenblatt of the ADL has said that she is an antisemite. And […]

Rashida Tlaib’s historic face-off with Israel lobby over ‘apartheid’

Rashida Tlaib’s comment that “you cannot claim to hold progressive values yet back Israel’s apartheid government” is turning into a defining moment in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. Leading Jewish groups have attacked Tlaib for supposedly calling for Israel’s destruction. Jonathan Greenblatt of the ADL has said that she is an antisemite. And […]

Rashida Tlaib’s historic face-off with Israel lobby over ‘apartheid’

Rashida Tlaib’s comment that “you cannot claim to hold progressive values yet back Israel’s apartheid government” is turning into a defining moment in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. Leading Jewish groups have attacked Tlaib for supposedly calling for Israel’s destruction. Jonathan Greenblatt of the ADL has said that she is an antisemite. And […]

New bombshell film exposes Israel lobby role in UK Labour Party

Originally published at The Electronic Intifada. Labour national executive member and Israel lobbyist Luke Akehurst, left, intervened to protect suspended right-wing activist Luke Stanger, also pictured, despite credible claims of abuse and harassment. (Al Jazeera) A new cache of leaked Labour documents shows how Israel lobby operatives worked against former leader Jeremy Corbyn from within the UK’s main opposition […]

There’s a long tradition of describing Israel lobby’s power — so long as you don’t criticize it!

U.N. human rights investigator Miloon Kothari has now apologized for criticizing the “Jewish lobby.” But Israel advocates including Alan Dershowitz, Stu Eizenstat, JJ Goldberg and Bari Weiss have long acknowledged the power of the Israel lobby in forming U.S. policy, and said it expresses the goals of the Jewish community. Source

Donna Edwards’s defeat affirms the fact, Israel lobby’s power comes from the Benjamins

If you had any question why Joe Biden went to Saudi Arabia and destroyed his own credibility by making friends with the murderous Crown Prince, AIPAC and the Democratic Majority for Israel gave you the answer Tuesday night. In a House district in Maryland just over the D.C. line, they spent more than $6 million […]

The Israel lobby and Labor in Australia

Even as Australia elected a Labor Prime Minister who opposes BDS and rejects the apartheid label for Israel, the country’s Israel lobby is moving further to the right, agitating against PM Anthony Albanese and backing the conservative coalition in politics. No matter what concessions Labor gives the lobby it will always oppose it. This is […]

Open Borders Lobby Begs Biden to Quickly End Title 42, Unlocking Waves of Illegal Immigration

The open borders lobby is begging President Joe Biden to more quickly end Title 42, a move that would almost certainly unlock waves of illegal immigration at the United States-Mexico border. 

Biden Gives Stump Speech Blaming ‘Gun Lobby’ And Republicans For Mass Shooting in Uvalde

Joe Biden on Tuesday used his bully pulpit to deliver a nakedly political stump speech blaming gun rights and Republicans for the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Biden insisted the shooting could have been prevented if everyone had just listened to him and banned “assault weapons.”

Transgender lobby group rep. claims: ‘Bodies are not inherently male or female’

Photo Credit: Magda Ehlers/Pexels LONDON (The Christian Institute) — A senior employee at Stonewall has claimed that bodies are not inherently male or female. Kirrin Medcalf, head of trans inclusion at the controversial LGBT lobby group, made the comments during an employment tribunal hearing when he was asked, “You define women as anyone, including men […]

Fearmongering and intimidation by Canada’s pro-Israel lobby

Zionist lobby groups in Canada have been on an anti-Palestinian rampage in the last two weeks. Source

Meet “Solutions Not Sides,” the Israel lobby group infiltrating British schools

Last month British actor-turned-Twitter-troll Tracy-Ann Oberman ate humble pie. She apologised for libelling academic and activist Philip Proudfoot and was forced to pay out large sums of money in the legal settlement.

How the Israel lobby helped bring down Jeremy Corbyn

One year ago we released this short film over at The Electronic Intifada. It’s had more than 73,000 views on YouTube alone since then. “How they brought down Jeremy Corbyn” summarises more than six years of my reporting, exposing the manufactured “Labour anti-Semitism crisis” which caused so much damage to the Corbynist movement in the […]

Institute for Curriculum Services: How an Israel Lobby Group Infiltrated US Education

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA  — In 2018, the Virginia Coalition for Human Rights (VCHR) successfully stopped the state from adopting textbook edits made by the Institute for Curriculum Services (ICS), a pro-Israel “educational” institution. The ICS promotes itself as improving the accuracy of K-12 instruction on Judaism and Jewish history in the United States. Yet, backed by the […]

Marvel star Mark Ruffalo joins opposition to Israel lobby campaign against Lowkey

Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo is the latest big name from the world of arts, music and culture to sign an open letter to Spotify in support of Lowkey, and against the Israel lobby. Ruffalo is most famous for playing the Hulk in Marvel Studios’ Avengers films. But he’s also […]

CopBlocker Records in Court Lobby Despite Threats from Armed Goon

In October of 2021, nine peaceful people were arrested at a well-attended New Hampshire executive council meeting. It started when armed state goons approached activists Frank “Footloose” Staples and Terese Grinnell and requested they to follow them to a partitioned area in the back of the room. Once out of sight of the packed audience, the […]

US War Lobby Fuels Conflict In Russia, Ukraine, And Syria

[embedded content] Col. Doug Macgregor, An Ex-Pentagon Advisor, On How The US War Lobby Fuels Conflict From Ukraine To Syria. Washington, DC, He Says, Is “Occupied Territory. It’s Occupied By Corporations, By Lobbies.” Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the […]

US war lobby fuels conflict in Russia, Ukraine, and Syria: ex-Pentagon advisor

Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan; Trump’s failure to act on 2016 campaign anti-interventionist rhetoric, only to surround himself with neocons; and the ongoing, overlooked US military occupation of Syria after the decade-long CIA dirty […]

A More Aggressive Israel Lobby Is Coming in 2022

By Philip Giraldi Those Americans who dare to challenge the strangle-hold that Israel and its friends have over US foreign policy will likely find themselves targeted even more aggressively in the upcoming year. Two weeks ago the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), widely reckoned to be the largest and most powerful component of the […]

Israel lobby pushes US Congressman to tone down criticism of Israel

The Israeli lobby has pushed US Congressman James McGovern of Massachusetts to tone down his criticism of the occupation over its decision to ban six Palestinian human rights groups, Mondoweiss reported on Monday. Last week, McGovern said that he had “seen no evidence up to this point that would justify” Israel’s effort to ban six […]

Rep. McGovern describes ‘hostile’ response by Israel lobby to his support for Palestinian human rights groups

Rep. James McGovern of Massachusetts, a leading voice on human rights in the Congress, said last week that he has “seen no evidence up to this point that would justify” Israel’s effort to ban six leading Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist-linked. McGovern had written to Secretary of State Tony Blinken last month and called […]

Mapped: Europe’s Fossil Fuel-Backed Hydrogen Lobby

Above Photo: Hydrogen is being heavily promoted by the fossil fuel industry as a climate solution. Andy Carter. Behind the push for hydrogen lies a sprawling network of lobby groups, PR firms and consultancies, many of them funded by oil and gas companies. Hydrogen has shot up the European legislative agenda in recent years, with […]

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