Major Presidential Candidates Except the Bern Pledge Allegiance to AIPAC and Israel

Click here for story by Tom Compton US presidential candidates, without the blessings of AIPAC (American Israeli Public Affairs Committee) don't have a prayer of winning in the general elections. Front runners Hilary Clinton, Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump understand this and delivered their "pledges of allegiance to Israel"...

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The Execution March 25, 2016

Please check out the new blog post by Alice Rothchild: http://alicerothchild.com/2016/03/the-execution-march-25-2016/ upcoming screenings and book readings & presentations: Seattle, Storrs CT, Chicago, details coming.... www.voicesacrossthedivide.com Voices Across the Divide: A powerful documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by Alice Rothchild and Sharon Mullally

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UN passes 4 Palestinian-backed resolutions in landmark victory

Some good news: BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- In a landmark victory for the Palestinian leadership, the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday passed four resolutions relating to the occupied Palestinian territory, one of which will draw up a "blacklist" of companies who do business in illegal Israeli settlements.  http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=770836

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Keynote speech by Gideon Levy: What I would tell a visiting congressional delegation

ISRAEL'S INFLUENCE: Good or Bad for America? Washington, DC - March 18, 2016 at the National Press Club Watch the keynote speech by Gideon Levy, a journalist for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, and widely considered the “dean” of Israeli journalism. Levy will outline what politicians, members of Congress and media elites visiting Israel...

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Portland’s socially responsible investments committee recommends putting Caterpillar on city’s ‘do-not-buy’ list

Portland’s Socially Responsible Investments Committee (SRIC) voted – 4 in favor, 2 opposed – at its March 17th meeting to recommend that City funds should not be invested in Caterpillar, citing concern that Caterpillar Corporation violates a number of the City’s socially responsible investment criteria.

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End the Occupation – Municipal and State Divestment Campaigns

www.endtheoccupation.org/ is encouraging municipalities to consider two different models of municipal and state divestment campaigns being tried out in the US. Both “Seattle Divest from the Israeli Occupation” and the Boston-area “Divestment Project” are situated within a human rights framework and see divestment as a moral imperative. Where they differ is in their...

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