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More sobering news is that Israel’s traditional stronghold over the country’s Jewish communities is faltering—and quickly so. (Photo: Screen shot / Twitter) Views
Good News from Washington: AIPAC, Israel Losing to Progressive Democrats
T he age of total dominance of Israel over the US Congress is likely over, and hopefully, this time, for good.
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Public opinion toward Israel and Palestine is shifting. (Photo: Stop the War UK) Views
The U.S. Struggle for Justice for Palestine Begins a New Chapter
The past several months have been exhausting for everyone, but the people of Palestine need support now more than ever. This is the time to escalate our activism, not let it fade away.
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While there are a number of principled souls serving in Congress, for too many Members raising money and getting reelected become ends in themselves. (Photo: AIPAC/Screengrab) Views
Is AIPAC Losing Its Grip on Democrats?
AIPAC made no secret of their displeasure with elected officials who were supportive of Palestinian rights and often threatened Members of Congress that if they didn’t back off, they would be defeated.
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Among some of the most powerful Democrats in the House, Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16) (far left) was just defeated in a primary; Rep. Steny Hoyer (MD-5) (center), the House Majority Leader; and Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28) (right), chair of the House Intelligence Committee, all have received massive support from the weapons industry and pro-war lobbyists. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
The Democrat's Hawkish, Dead-End Foreign Policy Is Also Very Bad Politics
Is the party finally willing to recognize the failures—both morally and politically—of its pro-war stance?
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Bowman’s victory against an entrenched incumbent came on the heels of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 2018 unseating of 10 term Congressman Joseph Crowley in the nearby 14th District of New York. (Photo: Bowman for Congress) Views
What Jamaal Bowman's Historic Win Represents for the Palestinian People
For decades, the pro-Israel lobby was able to carry the day in Congress because Members feared the repercussions of criticizing Israel. That tide is turning.
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"The last-minute nature of the announcements—and the lowering of AIPAC's own standards to accept pre-recorded videos from the candidates—gives a glimpse into AIPAC's frantic scramble to save face," said Dani Moscovitch of IfNotNow, "and is a sign of the growing weakness of the pro-occupation establishment." (Image: Screenshot/AIPAC) News
'Gross': Just Days After Winning Progressive Applause for Vow to Skip AIPAC, Klobuchar and Buttigieg Make Last-Minute Reversal
Jewish-led advocacy group IfNotNow said it was disappointed though not wholly surprised given that both Democrats "have been distinguished by a stated desire to be seen as progressive alongside a demonstrated refusal to stand up to the corrupt establishment."
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'Watershed Moment': Joining Warren and Sanders, Centrist Democrats Klobuchar and Buttigieg Agree to #SkipAIPAC
"Because of grassroots pressure, the tide is turning."
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Jewish Activists Demanding 2020 Democrats #SkipAIPAC Arrested at Biden Headquarters
"Biden wants to lead the Democratic party, even as he plans to attend AIPAC's annual conference and perpetuate this broken status quo. We won't stand for that."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on October 28, 2019. News
'Political Courage': Sanders Will Not Attend AIPAC Conference Over Concern for 'Basic Palestinian Rights'
"You can support the Palestinian and Israeli people without supporting leaders or organizations that oppose the freedom and liberation of the Palestinian people."
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Representative Rashida Tlaib (L) and Representative Ilhan Oma. (Photo: Mondoweiss)  Views
Political Upheaval Over Tlaib and Omar Shows the Power of BDS
The 56 percent majority of Democrats who believe in punishing Israel in aid for its unending gobbling of Palestinian land is gaining numbers as we speak.
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