SIGN THE PETITION: Tell Legislators to Say NO to the Far-Right American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)
In addition to a host of pro-corporate, anti-consumer and anti-environment laws, dangerous "shoot first" bills, discriminatory voter ID legislation and draconian immigration policies are just some of the laws that have been aggressively promoted by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
If you work with ALEC in any
JERUSALEM — IF Secretary of State John Kerry’s attempts to revive talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority fail because of Israel’s continuing construction of illegal settlements, the Israeli government is likely to face an international boycott “on steroids,” as Mr. Kerry warned last August.
These days, Israel seems as terrified by the “exponential” growth of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (or B.D.S.) movement as it is by Iran’s rising clout in the
Oddly, I find myself more in awe of the word “unimaginable” – what does this mean, for heaven’s sake? – than the “restraint” which the West always begs of Israel when it is flattening villages and cities (along with their occupants) in its various civilisational wars. Besides, if the Nobel Peace Prize can be awarded to Obama – presumably for public-speaking – why not hand the wretched thing to the IDF after another bloody war?
Do you feel dovish most of the time but suddenly hawkish when it comes to Israel? Are you critical of the Democrats for being too centrist but supportive of Likud? Do your liberal ideas apply to every issue except for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
If you answered yes to the questions above, you may be a PEP (Progressive Except on Palestine).