All Views Articles for 2014-07-31

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Robert C. Koehler
The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War
I’m thirsty. Indeed, I’m overwhelmed by thirst, thinking about those who lack access to clean water. I’m thirsty for a different world. “In Gaza, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lack water,...
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An IDF armored brigade operates near the Gaza border on July 27 (Photo: flickr/Israel Defense Forces) Amy Goodman
A Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace
The Israeli assault on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip has entered its fourth week. This military attack, waged by land, sea and air, has been going on longer than the devastating assault in...
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Nick Surgey
Utility Trade Group Funds ALEC Attack on Americans Using Solar
As the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) prepares to meet in Dallas this week, the Center for Media and Democracy has uncovered new evidence that Edison Electric Institute (EEI) -- the...
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Mariam Elba
‘If Not Now, When?’ — Jewish-American Peace Activists Organize to Oppose War on Gaza
Over the past few weeks as the Israeli offensive in Gaza brings more and more tragic consequences for Palestinians, there have also been large solidarity demonstrations throughout the world calling...
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Mona El-Farra
A View from Gaza: We're Still Alive (Whatever That Means)
I’m still alive. I don’t know what this means, but I can say that most of the time I can still walk and do some work with people who need help. It all depends on my luck. And here, for people living...
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A man provides a fingerprint in Jonglei, South Sudan to show he has received sorghum, oil, and lentils in exchange for road construction work as part of the Catholic Relief Services led Jonglei Food Security Program. (Photo: flickr/USAID) Nick Turse
China, America, and a New Cold War in Africa?
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
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A market in the Shujaiya district of Gaza City was attacked by Israel yesterday; at least 17 people were killed. (Ashraf Amra / APA images) Rania Khalek
Israel Uses Palestinians as Human Shields but US Lawmakers Condemn Hamas
Both houses of the US Congress are considering passing a resolution that condemns Hamas for using human shields despite not having any evidence to prove Hamas is employing this tactic. Over the last...
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The United States is not Atlas, and the U.S. president is not a Helmsman. (Photo: Wikipedia) John Feffer
Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
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