Mark Pocan

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Smoke billows after an Israeli airstrike on Gaza City targeted the Ansar compound on May 14, 2021. Over 120 people have been killed in the Gaza Strip this week. (Photo: Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images)
"I don't believe that Israel—or any country—should receive a blank check funded by American taxpayers to use in a way that violates our values and basic human rights."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Palestinian families evacuated their homes east of Gaza City on May 13, 2021 due to heavy shelling by the Israeli military. (Photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images)
"Palestinians aren't going anywhere," said Rep. Rashida Tlaib, "no matter how...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shakes hands with then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on the latter's visit to Israel on March 9, 2010 in Jerusalem. (Photo: Avi Oyahon/GOP via Getty Images)
"If your response to Israel murdering kids with U.S. weapons is only to express...


Amidst the breathtaking hypocrisy of rabid charges of anti-Semitism - aka criticizing America's complicity with Israeli war crimes - heedlessly leveled against her, often from down-and-dirty bigots, Ilhan Omar is all done apologizing. As African-Americans, progressive Jews and others rally to support her, hear what she says above the ugly din: "When people say, 'You are bringing hate,' I know what their intention is. Their intention is to make sure that our lights are dimmed."