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Julia Conley, staff writer
"In the face of unfounded fear, racism, and violence, courageous action is necessary."
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"Israel is isolating itself even further as an apartheid state," says CODEPINK
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
President-elect Donald Trump jokes with retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn at a rally on Oct. 18 in Grand Junction, Colorado. (Photo: George Frey/ Getty)
'This is the least experienced president in American history,' said Foreign...


Calling Israeli detention of Palestinian kids as young as 10 "state-sponsored child abuse," Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) has introduced a bill to ban Israel from using any of its bloody billions in U.S. "aid" to pay for "a gross human rights violation against children.” The bill, which would also fund treatment for kids, was welcomed by rights advocates; for former child prisoner Ahed Tamimi, it offers "Palestinian kids and our families a glimmer of hope (after) so many decades of darkness."