Posted in Settlements, United States, tagged Americans for Peace Now, Arab American Institute, Barack Obama, Churches for Middle East Peace, Donald Trump, Foundation for Middle East Peace, Israel, Israeli Settlements, Jim Zogby, Lara Friedman, Mae Elise Cannon, Mitchell Plitnick, Palestine on November 28, 2016|
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Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon of Churches for Middle East Peace hosts Jim Zogby of the Arab American Institute, Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now and myself for this discussion about the end of the Obama era and the prospects of a Trump administration for Israel and Palestine.
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Posted in Apartheid, One-State Solution, tagged Ali Abunimah, Americans for Peace Now, apartheid, BDS, Benjamin Netanyahu, Churches for Middle East Peace, Dani Dayan, Electronic Intifada. Warren Clark, Irving Moskowitz, Israel, J Street, Jeremy Ben-Ami, Jewish Voice for Peace, Judea, Knesset, Lara Friedman, New York Times, Occupied Territories, Palestine, Rebecca Vilkomerson, Samaria, Sheldon Adelson, United Nations, West Bank, YESHA Council on July 27, 2012|
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The head of the Yesha Council has stated the obvious–the settlers have won. In this week’s piece at Souciant, I examine his op-ed and its implications. Ultimately, until progressives, leftists and liberals can find some common ground to work together, there will be no solution until a cataclysmic event decides it. The right is marching steadfastly toward institutional apartheid, and if the left doesn’t get its act together, they will shift the terms of the discourse and the politics yet again, to everyone’s detriment.
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