Philip Weiss

Philip Weiss is Founder and Co-Editor of Mondoweiss.net.

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Sanders surely has an understanding that the Democratic base is sympathetic to Palestinians.  (Photo: Bernie Sanders Facebook) Views
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
As Mainstream Comes Down Hard on Palestinians, Sanders Cites Human Rights Violations in Gaza
Not surprisingly, mainstream American politicians were unequivocal in condemning Palestinians for the rocket attacks that went back and forth between Israel and Gaza over the weekend. Below are several statements from Democratic pols and liberal Israel support groups showing that there is no room...
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Buttigieg repeatedly praised Israel’s security arrangements as “moving” and “clear-eyed”, said the U.S. could learn something from them, and blamed Palestinians and Hamas for the “misery” in Gaza. (Photo: Twitter) Views
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
After Gaza Slaughter, Buttigieg Praised Israeli Security Responses as ‘Moving’ and Faulted Democrats for Easy Judgment
Last May, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg went to Israel with the American Jewish Committee and two weeks later discussed his trip with that organization. At the time Israel was killing Palestinian protesters at the Gaza fence– 60 on one day within days of Buttigieg’s visit, getting global...
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Sunday, June 10, 2018
New York Times Teams Up With Israel to Smear Slain Medic Razzan al-Najjar as 'Complex,' Not Innocent
The New York Times on Thursday printed a long article giving credence to Israeli claims that Razzan al-Najjar, the young medic killed by an Israeli sniper a week ago, was not innocent. The article takes at face value Israel’s desperate efforts to taint the young woman, whom the army has previously...
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"In the highly-competitive world of media and film, we can only guess what kind of courage this move has taken, not to mention the potential tensions with Israeli relatives." (Photo:Wikimedia Commons) Views
Friday, April 20, 2018
Natalie Portman Says, Enough!
The Gaza killings have hurt Israel’s image in the world, and tonight the damage got even bigger. In an astonishing move, the Israeli-American film star Natalie Portman, 36, informed an Israeli foundation she would not show up at the awards ceremony for Israel’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize,...
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Monday, March 21, 2016
Trump ‘Has No Business Being President’ Because He Would Be ‘Neutral’ to Israel — Clinton Tells AIPAC
If there was any doubt that Hillary Clinton is running to the right of Donald Trump on Israel, she removed it this morning with a fist-pumping hard-right speech to the Israel lobby group AIPAC that mentioned Israeli settlements just once, in passing, and continually derided the idea of American “...
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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Hillary Clinton Just Lost the White House in Gaza
Famously, Hillary Clinton lost her bid to be president in 2008 six years before the election, when she cast a vote for the Iraq war. Barack Obama, who’d been against that war as a nobody state senator in Illinois, was able to run to her left in appealing to the Democratic Party base, and win the...
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Friday, January 03, 2014
No ‘Breakthrough’ and No ‘Agreement’ in the Middle East, Indyk says (Anonymously)
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Monday, May 13, 2013
Boston Globe’s Groundbreaking salute to BDS Will Bring ‘Fierce Criticism,’ US Campaign says
We're seeing more and more establishment institutions taking pro-Palestinian positions and then getting heat. In recent days the Newseum has folded , and so has the Church of Scotland .
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Thursday, January 03, 2013
Endless ‘Debate over Two-State Solution’ Is Cover for the Real Story, Annexation of West Bank
One of the wiser political observations I've read lately was from Joseph Dana in the National : "the debate about the two-state solution has become an important diversion from discussing the true nature of Israeli colonialism." I've noticed the same thing, from rightwingers and even liberal Zionists: Keep talking about the need for the two state solution, so that no one talks about land policies that have made it impossible.
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