Nov 4th, 2012
By: Uri Avnery TO A foreigner, like myself, the US election system looks cockeyed. The president is elected by an “electoral college”, which does not necessarily reflect the will of the people. This system, rooted in the realities of the 18th century, has no connection with the conditions of today. I...
In Middle East
May 2nd, 2012
I was recently challenged by a polite academic who claimed to be dumbfounded by the fact that I rejected as absurd his use of the term “Apartheid Wall” to refer to Israel’s security barrier fence. He demanded to know why I objected to the term, and what I thought was a more appropriate name for [...]...