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The Teamster Connection: Apartheid Israel and the IBT

Joe Allen CounterPunch
Many U.S. unions have longstanding ties to the State of Israel. What is the Teamster connection? Author Joe Allen uncovers ties going back to Israel's founding, Hoffa, organized crime and gun-running to the new state from Detroit and Cleveland.


We Are Conquerors: Biographing Ben-Gurion

Adam Shatz London Review of Books
A bio of Israel's first prime minister by a leading Israeli journalist views Ben Gurion as not only a committed Zionist but an early advocate of "Greater Israel" and, like those succeeding him, a steadfast enemy of rapprochement with Palestinians.
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