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Challenging AIPAC’s Abuse of Taxpayers Money

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

AIPAC_Poster_ImageGlobal Exchange is hosting a series of blog posts from allies who are headed to the Move Over AIPAC conference taking place in Washington, D.C. this weekend, May 21-24, to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East. The following post was written by Omar Barghouti, author of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS): The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights.
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Obama Should Follow His Own Advice on the ‘Moral Force’ of Non-Violence

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

us_empire-blood_history_0-325x248Given that President Obama daily authorizes the firing of hellfire missiles and the dropping of cluster bombs in places such as Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, it was awful odd seeing him wax eloquent this week about the “moral force of non-violence” in places like Egypt and Tunisia. But there he was, the commander-in-chief of the largest empire in history, praising the power of peaceful protest in countries with repressive leaders backed by his own administration.
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