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  • WFP provides vouchers in Palestine
    WFP's ray of hope in Palestine
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is a life-saver to the hungry in Palestine. One of their newer relief programs is yielding some great results.It's a food voucher plan. This helps impoverished families buy food at markets. For poor families...
  • What about India and Pakistan?
    Comparing Israeli-Palestinian Conflict to the Indian-Pakistan Conflict
    Looking back on thelasted bout of violence between Israel and Hamasthis past summer, the amount of attention and devotion the decades-old conflict has received is staggering. As the world struggled to address the Ukraine Crisis, the Islamic State...
  • Dr. Bronner's Zionist Soap
    Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps proudly display "Zionist ideals" on website
    Dr. Bronner's is something of a cultural fixture among health conscious consumers, a bit like the Chuck Taylor AllStar sneaker among presumed "counterculture" types. The company is most widely known for their all purpose soap, and...
  • Twitter Post
    Some liberal Democrats praise Jerusalem synagogue attack
    Tuesday morning saw the attack of a Jewish synagogue by two Palestinian cousins. You would think that it would cause nothing but sadness. Liberal Democrats, who have historically supported those who have been attacked because of their race or...
  • Conflict Kitchen  Uploaded by crazypaco
    Conflict Kitchen Pushes It Too Far - Closed
    In Schenley Plaza next to the University of Pittsburgh, there was a food kiosk that introduced adventurous diners to foods from around the world. The catch is that the countries featured were all considered in conflict with the U.S. - hence the...
  • Beloved Rasmea Odeh, survivor of Israeli torture brutality
    Rasmea Odeh judge in Detroit censors Israelis tortured her to force confessions
    Rasmea Odeh, Israeli torture survivor and beloved human rights leader of Chicago’s Palestinian community, saw her supporters pack a Detroit courtroom Thursday for continuing testimonies and cross examinations of U.S. Citizenship and...
  • Palestinian youth in conflict with Israeli police
    Amnesty International has accused Israel of war crimes
    The Israelis and their wealthy and powerful Jewish lobby worldwide like to paint a picture of themselves as standing on a morale high ground in dealing with human rights issues. However this doesn't appear to be the case to the Palestinians....
  • John Kerry, Barack Obama
    U.S. pledges an additional $212 million aid to the Palestinians
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday pledged $212 million of immediate U.S. aid to the Palestinians, bringing the total to over $400 million. The pledge was made at an international conference in Cairo, where nations and organizations...
  • Food and recovery programs needed for Gaza
    Gaza: food programs stalled because lack of funds
    Hunger is increasing in Gaza because of massive displacement from the conflict with Israel. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is providing food aid, but some programs have been stopped because of low funding.A WFP report says that its regular...
  • Global solidarity among the poor puts an end to economic oppression
    Addressing the economic oppression that underlies the resurgence of racism
    In a recent Time magazine article, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar succinctly explains that we must stop careening from crisis to crisis expressing outrage at violent attacks of police upon unarmed black men like that of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri or...
  • Barbara Lee and Keith Ellison:  a force of progressive grace
    Barbara Lee and Keith Ellison a force of progressive grace
    At Scott's Restaurant at Jack London Square, protesters with signs demanding progressive response politely allowed guests of the Barbara Lee and Keith Ellison to pass. Inside a group of supporters of Barbara Lee had responded to the...
  • Joan Rivers Palestine
    Joan Rivers death mocked on Twitter by Palestinian supporters: 'It's karma'
    News of comedian Joan Rivers' death is the buzz on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, but not everyone had something nice to say. There are countless tweets calling her out for her "you deserve to be dead" comment she made recently about...
  • Gaza
    Rubble bucket challenge bringing awareness to Israel's destruction of Gaza
    The ALS ice bucket challenge has taken the internet by storm, as thousands of people have dumped ice water over their heads and donated to research for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease. As one trend becomes even...
  • Ohioans rally to protest occupation of Gaza and Ferguson
    Ohioans rally to protest occupation of Gaza and Ferguson
    The "currents of solidarity" developing between the residents of Gaza, Palestine and Ferguson, Missouri were expressed on the ground in Ohio on Sunday. Separate protests — planned against Israel's occupation of Gaza and the...
  • Spreading positivity
    Spreading positivity
    “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior,” said Mahatma Gandhi. Supposing this statement is true, its opposite must also be true: your...