Democrats and Republicans Agree to “Honor the Tropes”

February 14, 2019

Washington has fallen in love with a new insult designed to protect the interests of one of their favorite lobbies. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary has elected the word “trope” as the most abused word of the week. Here is a selection of its repetitive use: Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic...

Ilhan Omar Feels the Heat over AIPAC Tweet

February 12, 2019

Is the crime of criticizing Israel and the AIPAC lobby an open and shut case in the US? A new controversy around anti-Semitism in politics has blown up in America. The story began with complaints concerning a new member of Congress, Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, a young...

Recognize Palestine Before You Leave Office, Mr. Obama

January 11, 2017

The road to Israel’s security runs through Arab hearts, and the road to Palestinian liberation runs through Jewish hearts. The time to recognize Palestine is now. Dear President Obama, You have sent me many lovely emails over the past eight years, to the extent where I have a folder named...

The World This Week: John Kerry Tells Hard Truths to Israel

January 01, 2017

In a historic speech, John Kerry all but admits that the most right-wing government in Israeli history has buried his cherished two-state solution. Even as the world rung in the New Year, attacks in Baghdad and Istanbul left many dead. An elected representative in the United States who likes...