Posts Tagged “Rahm Emanuel”

Illinois Politicians pursue new trend with Arab Americans

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Illinois Politicians pursue new trend with Arab Americans

Illinois Politicians pursue new trend with Arab Americans For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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Teen killings in Chicago parallel killings in Palestine

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Teen killings in Chicago parallel killings in Palestine

Teen killings in Chicago have raised questions about Israel’s similar polices in Occupied Palestine, and the biases of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel who has refused to address his abuses not only of African American rights but also his civil rights assaults against American Arabs in Chicago By Ray Hanania More than 13 months ago, a…

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War rages between U.S and Arab World Airlines

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War rages between U.S and Arab World Airlines

Three of America’s top airlines — American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Airlines — have launched a campaign to block the commercial services of Qatar Airways, Emirates Airlines  and Etihad Airways which provide direct flights to popular destinations in the gulf, such as Dubai. They complain the Arab airlines receive subsidies from their governments, but they are silent about subsidies…

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Podcast: Aftab defends Mayor Emanuel; Sonia Khalil on her election

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Podcast: Aftab defends Mayor Emanuel; Sonia Khalil on her election

Podcast: Talk of the Town Radio with host Ray Hanania on YahalaVoice.com Friday 3:30 PM CST Chicago time, on www.YahalaVoice.com (and second half broadcast on 1450 AM Radio (4-4:30 PM CST) At the top of the show, we speak with guest Salman Aftab, an influential Muslim American activist in Chicago politics describes why he supports…

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new Ad misses his real problem

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new Ad misses his real problem

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel published a new campaign advertisement that tries to soften his hardened public image that so many voters dislike. But the Ad, which stresses that he’s not perfect and addresses some of his issues, misses the mayor’s real problem. By Ray Hanania Photo by txgr74 Mayor Rahm Emanuel looked at his polling this past week…

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel stumbles in re-election bid

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel stumbles in re-election bid

Rahm Emanuel has been Chicago’s most anti-Arab mayor, for no real reason. On Tuesday, February 24, many American Arab voters and activists celebrated Emanuel’s failure to win the 50 percent of the votes he needed to win re-election and that he has been forced into a run-off against pro-Arab Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. It’s the first time in Chicago…

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