With the question of whether Israel is committing genocide in Gaza now before the International Court of Justice, the Biden administration has struck a tone of glib dismissal. The administration’s posture of indifference strains credulity.
How do we balance our desire to stop the fighting with the need to address the roots of the conflict? For 75 years, diplomats, well-intentioned Israelis and Palestinians and government leaders around the world have struggled to bring peace...
I just don’t think it will bring us any closer to a better position, Yonatan Zeigen, whose mother, Vivian Silver, is a hostage, said. Vengeance is not something to build foundations on. It is not a strategy. How many dead Palestinians will be enough?
Before October 7 Gaza received some 500 trucks of food and other supplies every day, including 45 trucks of fuel to power the strip’s cars, water desalination plants and bakeries. Women, children and elderly people are being killed – no one is spared
The text of the writer’s speech as she received the 45th European Essay Prize on September 12..."What’s happening in India is not that loose variety of internet fascism. It’s the real thing. We have become Nazis."
Deadly weather in 2005. KKK run out of town in 1923. FBI informers mess up in 1973. The telephone industry discovers women workers in 1878. TV news is ready for prime time in 1963. Frederick Douglass frees himself in 1838. Ethnic cleansing in 1838.
Sense of fear deepens as Indian politicians stoke misogyny with talk of freedom to marry 'white-skinned' Kashmiri women. At present everyone in Kashmir is being immensely subjugated. But women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege.