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Jewish Voice for Peace Targets CNN Over Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Firing in Sunday Paper

December 9, 2018           |                                       

ATLANTA – This morning CNN executives woke up to an ad chastising the network in the popular Sunday edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which reaches over 900,000 people. In the paper of record, in CNN’s hometown, activists sent a powerful message in support of Professor Hill and in protest of his firing. Marc Lamont Hill […]

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Bomb Threats Force Evacuation of CNN Offices

December 7, 2018           |                                       

NEW YORK — Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation of CNN’s offices in New York. Police said a man with a southern accent called CNN just after 10 p.m. Thursday and said five bombs had been placed throughout the facility inside the Time Warner building at Columbus […]

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CNN: U.S. Making Plans To Sail Warship Into Black Sea

December 5, 2018           |                                       

CNN has reported that the United States is making plans to sail a naval warship into the Black Sea, a move that comes with tensions remaining high between Ukraine and Russia. The channel reported December 5 that U.S. military officials have asked the State Department to notify Turkey of possible plans for a ship to […]

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In what has been described as potentially the biggest story of the year, the Guardian’s Luke Harding (11/27/18) reported last week that Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, held a series of secret talks with WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. These meetings were said to have occurred inside the Ecuadorian embassy between 2013 and 2016. […]

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Photo Source Library of Congress | CC BY 2.0 The U.S. media haven’t been shy about lionizing the late President George H. W. Bush in their reflections on his life and legacy. This behavior is hardly surprising; we saw the same worship of the late Republican Senator John McCain via the erasure of any discussion […]

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CNN has fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill for a speech he gave on Palestinian rights at the UN. The speech can be found here. You can protest this outrageous firing at this petition site. And here is a link to his book, Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and […]

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In a move decried by critics as blatant suppression of dissent and an attack on all who advocate for the rights and dignity of the Palestinian people, CNN on Thursday fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill for daring to denounce the oppression of Palestinians and endorse “a single secular democratic state for everyone” over the failed […]

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CNN on Thursday afternoon fired its commentator, Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill, after right-wing defenders of Israel objected to a speech Professor Hill gave at the U.N. on Wednesday in defense of Palestinian rights. CNN announced the firing just twenty-four hours after Hill delivered his speech. Hill’s firing from CNN is a major victory […]

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Only Donald Trump Can Make a Martyr Out of CNN

November 29, 2018           |                                       

Only Donald Trump Can Make a Martyr Out of CNN Arctic Drilling Is “Ecocide on an Incredible Diversity of Wildlife” Senate Challenges Trump on Yemen War Gay Emancipation Goes to Market Trump’s Fans Loved the Tear-Gas Assault at the Border Families Are Still Being Separated at the Border “Throughout the world, CNN has a powerful […]

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The killing of eleven Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Oct. 27 was a chilling reminder for American Jews that anti-Semitism is not a relic of their parents’ and grandparents’ generations, but a real, even fatal aspect of American life that was merely hidden from view. The Anti-Defamation League reported a 57 percent increase in […]

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Iranian Refugee Raises $700,000 For Victims Of Synagogue Massacre

October 30, 2018           |                                       

An Iranian refugee who gained political asylum in the United States has raised over $700,000 for the synagogue in Pittsburgh where a gunman killed 11 Jewish worshippers this weekend. Shay Khatiri, 29, told media on October 30 that after the anti-Semitic rampage, he started an online fundraiser to collect donations for the Tree of Life […]

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WASHINGTON — Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on Friday in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. They covered the vehicle […]

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WASHINGTON — Police intercepted suspicious packages addressed to actor Robert DeNiro and former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday, and investigators said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN. X-rays showed that the package recovered in Manhattan addressed to DeNiro, who has been critical of […]

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In the world of major environmental disasters, the 2010 explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig has grabbed a lot of media attention. It’s understandable; the explosion killed 11 people, spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and economically paralyzed communities along the Gulf Coast. However, as CNN reports Tuesday, another […]

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