Last week Roger Waters performed in Munich following a campaign to cancel his concert backed by the city’s mayor, Dieter Reiter, who accused Waters of anti-Semitism. Waters punched back from the stage at Munich’s Olympic Hall: “I believe all people, all of us, all of our brothers and sisters, all of our fragile globe, whatever their ethnicity or religion or nationality deserve the same basic human rights under the law.”
Yesterday, Israeli police recommended indicting Benjamin Netanyahu in two separate corruption investigations that have been dogging the Prime Minister for years. Last February, Jonathan Cook wrote for Mondoweiss that the scandals “shine a rare light on the corrupt nexus between Israel’s business, political and media worlds, compounded by the perverse influence of overseas Jewish money.”
The Israeli military needs your help! It is holding a contest to choose a “celebratory logo” to mark the Israel Defense Forces’ 70th birthday. To be honest, the choices are not very exciting. But don’t worry, we have ideas!
Carlos Latuff imagines Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman being outmatched by her latest opponent, Mother Palestine.
Virtually the entire establishment has lined up behind him, Obama aides are quietly cheering, Anne-Marie Slaughter finally got what she wanted, Brian Williams found the images of war “beautiful,” and the few Democrats who have challenged Trump, notably Chris Murphy of Connecticut, are hedging by the second, under the glare of Chris Matthews.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is out of step with his own people when he opposes sanctions on Israel’s conduct. A cartoon by Carlos Latuff.