Russia Hacks the World

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by John Feffer The email trove that WikiLeaks released on the eve of the Democratic National Convention has all the hallmarks of a dirty tricks campaign. The messages reveal, among other things, that the Democratic National Committee tried its best… Continue Reading  

How Israel Is Turning Anti-Occupation Activists into Dissidents

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by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man Israel’s parliament is expected to pass the so-called “NGO Law” in the coming days, a piece of legislation meant to stigmatize left-wing and human rights organizations in Israel as agents of foreign powers. The law singles out… Continue Reading  

Blackballed by AIPAC?

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by Jim Lobe In my 30 years as the Washington DC bureau chief for Inter Press Service, only one institution has denied me admission to their press or public events. That was the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) shortly after the… Continue Reading  

The Turkish Defense of Democracy

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by Mitchell Plitnick The Turkish government and its leader, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have only themselves to blame for both the widening protests gripping Turkey, and the negative, sometimes distorted, global perception of what they’re doing to their people.… Continue Reading