Mersiha Gadzo | 30 November 2017
"The level of unrestricted access to water enjoyed by those residing in Israel and Israeli settlers demonstrates that resources are plentiful, and that the lack of sufficient water for Palestinians is a direct result of Israel's discriminatory policies in water management,” says a 2013 report Water for one people only quoted in Mersiha Gadzo’s article for Al Jazeera.
Stuart Rees | 30 November 2017
The 100-year anniversary of one of Great Britain’s great betrayals is upon us this month, writes Professor Stuart Rees for New Matilda.
Jonathan Cook | 30 November 2017
There is more than a little irony in Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to attend a “celebration” dinner this week in London with his British counterpart, Theresa May, marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration.
Don Hazen | 31 August 2017
United States public intellectual and foundation executive Colin Greer reminds us that former president George W. Bush created intense trauma for Americans before the current president Donald Trump arrived.
Keith Breene | 31 October 2017
Not long ago, liberal democracy was regarded by many as not just the best form of government, but the inevitable form of government. At the end of the Cold War, Francis Fukuyama famously called the end of history: democracy had won, everything else had failed. In 2017, that view looks naive. New research warns that democracy’s fan base is shrinking, especially among younger people.