Archives for 12月 2018



Israeli Draft Protest

Mea Sha’arim, Jerusalem - “Nazis, Nazis,” that’s what I thought I heard. I was driving down the main road near Jerusalem's Ultra-orthodox Me’a Sha’arim neighborhood where hundreds of young Haredi Jews were blocking the road. Dumpsters were burning and the traffic came to a halt. I jumped out of the car and ran to see what was happening. I asked a



MintPress Fundraiser

After the October 11th, 2018 Facebook and Twitter purge of over 800 activist sites and pages -- many of which were partner sites with MintPress -- we believe our days as an independent journalism organization on authoritarian social media platforms are numbered. Since 2012, MintPress News has been at the forefront of exposing the dangers of the



President Donald Trump’s announcement of an imminent withdrawal of US troops from northeastern Syria summoned a predictable paroxysm of outrage from Washington’s foreign policy establishment. Former Secretary of State and self-described “hair icon” Hillary Clinton perfectly distilled the bipartisan freakout into a single tweet, accusing Trump of



Patrick Cammaert | Yemen

HODEIDA, YEMEN -- Dutch Major General Patrick Cammaert chaired a joint UN committee in Hodeida, Yemen on Wednesday to monitor the truce between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis that was put into place on December 18. A UN monitoring team, led by Cammaert, arrived in the port city on Monday after traveling from the Saudi-controlled city of


爵士萨克斯管吹奏者和作家吉拉德·阿特蒙(Gilad Atzmon)最近被伊斯灵顿镇议会(Islington T […]

Gilad Atzmon

Jazz saxophonist and writer Gilad Atzmon was recently banned from playing at an assembly hall in Islington, a borough of London, by order of the Islington Town Council. This came about as a result of an e-mail from one person – Martin Rankoff – saying nothing more than that if Atzmon was going to be at the venue on December 21 he would give a



Richard Burr | Mark Warner | Russiagate

Grayzone Project -- On December 17, two reports detailing ongoing Russian interference operations commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee were made public. They generated a week’s worth of headlines and sent members of Congress and cable news pundits into a Cold War frenzy. According to the report, everything from the Green Party’s Jill