This composite image shows left to right Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,  and Ayanna Pressley, four newly minted member of Congress. Mintpress News Image  | AP
Palestine/Israel

On Israel-Palestine, Four Newly Elected Progressives Vary in Willingness to Walk the Walk

The temptation of political expediency and help from powerful special-interest lobbies often prove too much for many candidates turned members of Congress.

 

Yemen Starvation
The Forgotten War

Starving Off-Camera: In Yemen 20 Million Fuel the Saudi-US-NATO War Machine

Within days of starting the war, Saudi Arabia imposed a total land, air and sea blockade, along with targeting vital agriculture and food supply infrastructure that sustains life for the 29 million Yemenis — all of which constitute war crimes under international law.