Posts Tagged ‘lobby’

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

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 […]

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 […]

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