Posts Tagged “politics”

U.S.-Israeli Shared Values: Religious Fundamentalism and War Crimes

By |

U.S.-Israeli Shared Values: Religious Fundamentalism and War Crimes

On Monday Religious Jewish and Christian fundamentalists celebrated the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem while Israeli forces fired live ammo at unarmed women, children, journalists, first responders and bystanders for being near the barbed wire fence that separates Gaza from Israel. From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, to withholding money from the United Nations…

Read more »

Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system

By |

Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system

Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The sole remarkable “result” of the parliamentary elections in troubled Lebanon is that it did happen- and it was competitive. A country of 4.5 million citizens hosting a million and a half Syrian and Palestinian refugees is nonetheless capable of…

Read more »

Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor

By |

Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor

Democracy for America endorses Abdul El-Sayed forMichigan Governor On Thursday, national progressive organization Democracy for America announced their endorsement of Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign for Governor of Michigan. Founded by former DNC Chair Gov. Howard Dean, Democracy for America has nearly 70,000 members in the state of Michigan. “Democracy for America members could not be more…

Read more »

Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

By |

Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics Breaking: Abdul El-Sayed’s statement on Anti-Muslim Bigotry By Ray Hanania A recent BuzzFeed investigation, titled “A Republican Running For Governor In Michigan Is Using Unfounded Conspiracy Theories Against A Muslim American Rival,” found that Patrick Colbeck, a Ted Cruz and Sean Hannity-endorsed GOP candidate for Governor, targeted…

Read more »

Mordechai Vanunu: Nuclear Whistleblower or Tool?

By |

Mordechai Vanunu: Nuclear Whistleblower or Tool?

Last week Adam Raz wrote for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, “Thirty years after the espionage case that rocked Israel and exposed its nuclear secrets, it can be asked whether Mordechai Vanunu is actually tool in the hands of vested interests.” The top three definitions of “tool” at the Urban Dictionary are: A guy with a hugely over-inflated ego, Someone whose…

Read more »

Podcast: Arab radio on the Oscars, Census and more

By |

Podcast: Arab radio on the Oscars, Census and more

Podcast: Arab radio on the Oscars, Census and more Radio host Ray Hanania talks with listeners in Detroit, Dearborn, Chicago and around the country on “Fight back” on the monthly radio show “Yalla! Fight Back” broadcast on the 2nd Friday over every month. Listeners discuss the bias of the Academy Awards and the the hypocrisy…

Read more »