Why Venezuela Has Not Been Defeated

Introduction Over the past half-decade, a small army of US analysts, politicians, academics and media pundits have been predicting the imminent fall, overthrow, defeat and replacement of the Venezuelan government.  They have been wrong on […]

AIPAC Folds Its Tents for Another Year

Another AIPAC conference has ended in Washington. Another four days of tub-tumping, chest-beating and rapturous standing applause has ended. Another four days of deceit and delusion has ended. Another four days of fervent declarations of […]

On the Meaning of Sumoud

In his poem “I Come from There,” Mahmoud Darwish distinguishes himself as the poet of resistance, insistent that he could make “a single word: Homeland” stand for Palestine, the place where he will always be […]