Tidbits - September 3, 2015 - Unions and BDS; Farm worker Rebellion; Cornel West; Solidarity Confinement Victory; Drones in Dakota; lots of announcements...

Reader Comments: U.S. Trade Union Support for BDS; Pacific Coast Farm Worker Rebellion; Cornel West - Sanders, Trump and BLM; Selma - Site of National Dumping; North Dakota Legalizes Drone Strikes; Solidarity Confinement Victory in California; Israel, Iran; Sex Trade, Sex Workers and Amnesty International; Announcements: - New App for Worker Rights; Charleston, Chicago, Brooklyn, Bay Area, New York

Top Jewish Leaders Back Iran Deal in New York Times Ad; 340 Rabbis Back Iran Deal in Letter to Congress

Nathan Guttman; Jewish Telegraph Agency
The Jewish Daily Forward
Prominent Jewish Americans, including former officials of AIPAC, in a full-page ad in the New York Times,urged Congress to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -the agreement between Tehran and six world powers. Many of the signers have devoted decades to building and enhancing Israel's security and strengthening the US-Israel alliance, designed to counter claims by some on the American right that no supporter of Israel could endorse the agreement.

Tidbits - August 20, 2015 - Immigrant Dreams; Julian Bond; Bernie Sanders and #BLM; The Nuclear Bomb; Haiti; Third Reconstruction; Attack on Portside Servers; and more...

Reader Comments: Remembering and Honoring Julian Bond; Immigrant Dreams Deferred; Bernie Sanders and #BlackLivesMatter; The Nuclear Bomb, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Anti-Nuclear Movement; Black Activists and Palestine; Exonerate Ethel Rosenberg; Humanitarian Occupation of Haiti; Social Security; An Urgent Request form May First/People Link (they host Portside's servers)

Israel’s Willful Blindness to the Growing Settler Violence

Shlomi Eldar
“Every society has its radical fringes. But today we need to ask ourselves: What is it in the public atmosphere that allows extremism and extremists to walk freely in broad daylight?” asked Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at an Aug. 1 protest rally in Jerusalem, following the July 30 stabbing murder of a teenage girl, Shira Banki, at the Gay Pride parade, and the July 31 torching of the Dawabsheh family’s West Bank home and the murder of their toddler son, Ali.