Israel’s Illegal Settlements: What You Need to Know

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Below are four reports providing essential context to the so-called ‘Israel-Palestine’ conflict Israel got hit with a symbolic blow last week, when the UN passed a resolution criticizing its settlement expansion on Palestinian land as a “flagrant violation” of international law. The measure was finally able to pass because the US decided to abstain from the vote instead of vetoing it, … Read More

Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror

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Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements. Israel’s massive expansion of illegal settlements, built on stolen land and demolished Palestinian homes, is advanced by extreme violence from both the state forces and the settlers.But the attacks on innocent Palestinians by Israeli settlers … Read More

Palestinian Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging

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In the past 10 years, the Israeli government has seized and demolished over 1,100 Palestinian homes in the West Bank, leaving over 5,000 people homeless––half of them children.Enjoying total impunity with the protection of the US Empire, home demolitions by Israel in the West Bank has hit a ten-year high. Over 200 homes have been demolished in 2016 alone, leaving … Read More

Abby Martin Exposes Hillary Chair John Podesta

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With the Wikileaks release of thousands of emails belonging to John Podesta, very little is known about Podesta himself.  While he is treated as just a well-meaning Clinton supporter who has had his privacy unjustly exposed, he is actually one of the most powerful people in Washington, who has operating mostly behind-the-scenes. He’s the chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and was … Read More

Fighting at Standing Rock with AIM Founder Dennis Banks

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A historic gathering is taking place against the Dakota Access pipeline at Standing Rock. Thousands of people, and around 300 Native nations, have gathered to stop Big Oil’s pipeline, which threatens sacred Native grounds and the environment. To give an eyewitness account of this growing movement, as well as essential historical context, Abby Martin interviews legendary Native leader Dennis Banks. … Read More