Alex Kane

Alex Kane is an assistant editor for Mondoweiss and the World editor for AlterNet.

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Sunday, August 04, 2013
AIPAC Flexes Its Muscle on Iran and Egypt
The powerhouse Israel lobby group wants more sanctions on Iran and the continuation of U.S. military aid towards Egypt--and Congress has obliged. Over the past week, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has seen its legislative priorities on U.S. policy in the Middle East sail through Congress.
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Friday, July 12, 2013
The Forever Conflict: Will America’s War on Terror Ever End at Home?
The war on terror has continued to wreak havoc on Americans’ civil liberties. Will this war at home ever be shut down?
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Since When is the Left Embracing Chuck Hagel, a Nationalist, Establishment Figure?
The neoconservative smear campaign against former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel has caused a crop of liberals and progressives to jump to his defense. But others further on the left have questioned whether those interested in a new U.S. policy towards the Middle East should be looking to Hagel to deliver one.
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Thursday, October 07, 2010
The Media's Construction of the 'Ground Zero Mosque'
How did a local story about a proposal to build an Islamic cultural center in Lower Manhattan turn into a national controversy about whether a "Ground Zero Mosque" would be a slap in the face to 9/11 victims?
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Friday, March 12, 2010
Deafening Silence from Corporate Media (on Silent IDF Dinner Protest)
The moving, silent protest March 9 outside the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan as Lt. General Gabi Ashkenazi gave the keynote speech at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces gala was powerful and inspiring.
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Thursday, August 28, 2008
Police Block Veterans’ Access to DNC in Largest Protest to Date
DENVER- A little more than an hour before Sen. Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at Pepsi Center to conclude the evening at the Democratic National Convention, his campaign had an exchange with Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW).
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