Issues / Human Rights
"I would assert that the only public event that is appropriate for George W. Bush — and others of his administration — to attend would be in The Hague, standing trial for war crimes," she says.
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.
Thousands of undocumented immigrant students who work hard and play by the rules are being denied the fruits of their labor.
Netanyahu kept the focus of Congress and the U.S. media squarely where he wanted it—on Iran, away from Palestine, settlements, assaults on Gaza, violations of international law.
Domestic terrorism has been quickly ruled out of the killing of three young Muslim students.
Many eligible undocumented immigrants aren’t seeking deportation relief.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the multiplying crises on the ground across the Middle East, including developments inside Palestine, between the U.S. and Israel, and within the U.S. Jewish community.
Two Israeli soldiers were killed yesterday in retaliation for the killing of six Hezbollah fighters, including a son of a revered leader and an Iranian general.
No matter who wins the election next month or whatever military force is raised and thrown against Boko Haram in the future, it is likely that the insurgency will continue.
"It's a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances," she says.