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Max Blumenthal

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Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Huffington Post, the Independent Film Channel, Salon.com, Al Jazeera English and other publications. He is the author of the bestselling book Republican Gomorrah. His new book, just published, is Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel (Nation Books).


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Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.

In a bloody career that spanned decades, he destroyed entire cities and presided over the killing of countless civilians.

A continuing conversation about Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel.

It’s deploying all its resources to fight the growing world movement against the occupation.

A trip through the Negev Desert leads to the heart of Israel's national nightmare.

For Syrian refugees in Jordan’s Zaatari camp, arguments about international law ring hollow.

Forced into retirement by Brotherhood pressure, renowned left-wing Egyptian journalist Hani Shukrallah discusses the government’s project to control the media.

State Assemblyman Dov Hikind was deeply involved in the Jewish Defense League, which the FBI listed as a “violent extremist Jewish organization.” Other officials should be questioning him, not the college.

The polls were a rebuke to Netanyahu, and the “centrist” Yesh Atid did very well. But far-right extremists are steadily gaining strength.

Islamophobia hurts us all…


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