How Palestinian resistance tore down the Green Line long ago

Israel's consolidation of a single regime unwittingly enabled Palestinians to rebuild their national fabric between the river and the sea. Now, despite their physical dispersal, Palestinians have never been more connected. The post How Palestinian resistance tore down the Green Line long ago appeared first on +972 Magazine.

Jan. 6 Committee Has Requested Alex Jones Texts, Sandy Hook Parents’ Lawyer Says

The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol building has asked Mark Bankston, a lawyer representing parents of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, to hand over text messages and other phone data from right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. On Thursday, Bankston revealed that the committee has contacted him regarding the messages, which he had received during the defamation trial that was brought against Jones by the parents of Sandy Hook victims. The committee has not yet announced the request for the data. Jones was found guilty of defaming the parents of…

Report: Jan. 6 Committee Finds Connections Between Militias & Rally Organizers

The House select committee investigating the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021, has reportedly uncovered evidence that shows that there was coordination between two white supremacist militias during that event — and that those militias may have also coordinated with organizers of the “Stop the Steal” rally that proceeded the attack on Congress. That connection could have implications for former President Donald Trump, whose inner circle was also in regular contact with event organizers, using untraceable burner phones to have conversations in the days leading up to the January 6 rally. Hugo Lowell, a congressional…

Oath Keepers Founder Arrested on January 6 Sedition Charge

Stewart Rhodes, the leader and founder of the extremist far right militia the Oath Keepers, was arrested on Thursday for his role in planning the January 6 attack on the Capitol. He is the first person to be charged with seditious conspiracy in relation to the attack. Rhodes, an army veteran and former lawyer, founded the extremist militia in 2009. The group specializes in recruiting veterans, soldiers and active police officers. Rhodes and the Oath Keepers played a major role in the coup attempt, as members of the group were among the most heavily equipped with paramilitary gear in the…

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