Category: POLITICS

Just Another Spring in Progress? by BN Aziz

Spring Greetings, from BN Aziz April 22, 1019 My corner of New York’s Catskill Mountains is shortly due to explode in green. Today however, it’s brown, beige, russet and auburn:-- a wrapping of spindly trunks with naked branches cascading uphill draws my eyes to the horizon. I wait. My neighbors wait. Landscapers and gardeners wait. ...

Palestinian Youth Movement 2018 Review

WEBSITE Source: https://www.pymusa.com/2018-year-in-review/ Dear Friends and Family of the PYM,We hope this finds you in good health and spirits. We write to share with you some of the highlights of the work we’ve done in 2018, share what we have in store for 2019, and ask for your continued support as we start the new year. ...

Ep. 3 – The Diplomat with Dr. Ali Ajami

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Ep. 2 – The Diplomat with Dr. Ali Ajami

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Amer Zahr: Tell your Senator to vote AGAINST anti-BDS, anti-Palestinian bill TODAY!

TODAY, the United States Senate will consider S.1, a bill proposed by Senator Marco Rubio aimed at punishing Americans who participate in the BDS movement. Established in 2005 by Palestinian civil society to encourage individuals, nations and organizations to boycott Israel over its consistent violations of international law, BDS was inspired by the South African ...

Getting Out The Vote–Field Notes by BNimri Aziz

There’s a big push underway- it appears to be primarily a Democrat plan-- for GOTV. GOTV is not a videogame; it’s the acronym of Get-Out-The-Vote. Behind this drive is the conviction: ‘If registered Democrats will simply get off their butts, drag themselves to the polls and check boxes for everyone running in their party’s column, ...

Concerns Regarding Michigan Marijuana Ballot Proposal

There is an important ballot proposal in Michigan this November, and it’s about legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. I have been asked by several people to opine on how they should vote on this proposal. As a psychiatrist who treats adolescents and young adults, I have my fair share of experience with recreational marijuana ...

I Really Can’t Cast Your Ballot for You, Ma’am by BN Aziz

“The fight of my life…”; ”Republicans take a sledgehammer to Medicare…”; “Triple your impact to STOP…”; “Lowering our chance…”; “What’s at stake? Everything…”; “Last chance…”; “Numbers don't lie…”; “They’re scared we’ll win...”, warns yet another slogan, and on and on. As if to say: “We (the Democratic Party) are scared, and we want you to ...