Bernie Sanders is not only taking on the Washington establishment in his campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, he is also challenging many of the received truths that make up the ideological foundations upon which its power rests.
With Palestinians raging against Israel’s encroachments on their rights, faith and lands, many have seen the premise of a third Intifada. And yet this Palestinian resistance bears the features of a grander, broader movement - one which stands against fascism.
The Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory began in 1967, and since then the people of the West Bank, especially the young haven’t had the hope of a bright future and decent life, American political scientist Norman Finkelstein told RT.
Violence by both Israelis and Palestinians cannot be stopped by involving more police and army; it can only be done through peaceful negotiations, Ofer Cassif, from the Department of Political Sciences at the Hebrew University told RT.
Anybody still laboring under the misconception that we live in a world underpinned by international law, democracy, and human rights has some explaining to do when it comes to the plight of the Palestinians.