With nothing but poverty, trauma and political strife in the news for the Gaza Strip, the future seems unremittingly bleak. People are resilient, but how much more can they stand?
Some corporations dipping their toes into new modes of campaign funding have been rebuffed by hostile consumer and stockholder reaction, but Chevron doesn't seem to mind.
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.