What I Saw in Gaza Changed Me Forever

My true liberation as a Jewish person is bound up with the liberation of Palestinian people. By Ned Rosch, Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism is a powerful collection of 40 essays by Jews from diverse backgrounds. Each describes a personal journey from a Zionist worldview to activism in solidarity with Palestinians and Israelis striving to build a … Read moreWhat I Saw in Gaza Changed Me Forever

Bringing Compassion to Justice: How Would Our World Look if there Was More Compassion and Less Punishment?

By Thich Nhat Hanh, I believe that true justice should have compassion in it. When someone does something harmful or destructive, the destruction is done not only to the person who is the victim, but it is also done to the person who has committed the destruction. We all know that every time we say … Read moreBringing Compassion to Justice: How Would Our World Look if there Was More Compassion and Less Punishment?

Global Military Spending Has Soared to Its Highest Level in Recorded History

By Jessica Corbett, Global military spending reached its highest level since the records began two decades ago, according to a new analysis released Monday—an increase led by the United States and China. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) revealed in its latest annual report that countries around the world collectively poured $1.82 trillion into their militaries … Read moreGlobal Military Spending Has Soared to Its Highest Level in Recorded History

Warnings of ‘Gulf of Tonkin 2.0’ as Trump Officials Blame Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks

“It’s obvious that Bolton and Pompeo are trying to create a Gulf of Tonkin incident with Iran.” By Jake Johnson, Is the Trump administration attempting to concoct a false pretext to justify launching a war against Iran? “We are in grave danger of being sleepwalked into military confrontation with Iran over an incident that is … Read moreWarnings of ‘Gulf of Tonkin 2.0’ as Trump Officials Blame Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks

Anonymous Message To Citizens Of The World II

Greetings citizens of the world. We are Anonymous. By David Cohen, The self appointed political and financial rulers of our world seem determined to destroy the planet with a nuclear war. Most of the people on this earth are naturally opposed to war, it is only a small percentage that keeps this cycle going. The average … Read moreAnonymous Message To Citizens Of The World II

The US Is Spending $1.25 Trillion Annually on War

BY William D. Hartung & Mandy Smithberger, TomDispatch, In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history,topping peak levels reached during the Korean and … Read moreThe US Is Spending $1.25 Trillion Annually on War

French Ambassador Says Trump “Deal of the Century” Is DOA, Calls Israel ‘Apartheid State’

“[Kushner] is so rational, and he is so pro-Israeli also, that he may neglect the point that if you offer the Palestinians the choice between surrendering and committing suicide, they may decide the latter. Somebody like Kushner doesn’t understand that.” — French Ambassador Gerard Araud by Whitney Webb ASHINGTON — In an interview with the Atlantic last Friday, outgoing French Ambassador … Read moreFrench Ambassador Says Trump “Deal of the Century” Is DOA, Calls Israel ‘Apartheid State’

Trump Seeks Carter’s Advice Regarding China’s Rise Amidst US Bankruptcy

Donald Trump has tried everything he can, even colluding lately with the Deep State in its regime change strategies, without achieving the intended results, just to keep his campaign promise of Making America Great Again. Quite the contrary, in fact, as the targets overtly defy every move the US makes, whether in the Middle East … Read moreTrump Seeks Carter’s Advice Regarding China’s Rise Amidst US Bankruptcy

What is the Meaning of Life? (In-Depth Answers)

By Mateo Sol,   We are terrified by the question and at the same time, madly thrilled by it. What is the meaning of life? It’s an age-old, primordial question at the heart of all humanity. What’s the point of going through all this fuss? Why were we born? Why do we die? WHY does … Read moreWhat is the Meaning of Life? (In-Depth Answers)

‘Endless Trip to Hell’: Israel Jails Hundreds of Palestinian Boys a Year. These Are Their Testimonies

Israeli forces detain Palestinian Fevzi El-Junidi, 14, following clashes in the West Bank city Hebron, December 2017. Wisam Hashlamoun / Anadolu Agency By Netta Ahituv,   They’re seized in the dead of night, blindfolded and cuffed, abused and manipulated to confess to crimes they didn’t commit. Every year Israel arrests almost 1,000 Palestinian youngsters, some … Read more‘Endless Trip to Hell’: Israel Jails Hundreds of Palestinian Boys a Year. These Are Their Testimonies