Articles by Jeff Klein

Palestine-Israel in 2018 Massachusetts Elections

August 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Don’t Forget to Vote on September 4! It’s rare that voters have the chance to weigh in directly on US policy toward Palestine-Israel.  Unlike in New York, Michigan and Minnesota, Massachusetts does not have any candidates who openly champion Palestinian rights and advocate for a radical change in US …

In the flurry of last-minute activity before the end of the Massachusetts legislative session, one item in the proposed bonding bill H.4732 remains in question: SECTION 2A. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Office of the Secretary 7008-1116 For the commonwealth’s local economic development projects; provided that …

When the US Invaded Russia

July 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Amidst the backdrop of increased U.S.-Russian tensions and even talk of war, long forgotten is the time the U.S. actually invaded, explains Jeff Klein. First published in Consortium News Amid the bi-partisan mania over the Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki, fevered, anti-Russian rhetoric in the United …

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Summer 2018 newsletter Now that Donald Trump has withdrawn the US from the Iran nuclear agreement, repeatedly bombed Syria, unreservedly backed every Israeli demand and continued the US involvement in the Saudi-UAE war on Yemen, tensions in the …

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim is running as a “reform” candidate for Massachusetts Secretary of State.  At the recent State Democratic Convention, where he got the party endorsement, Zakim received the support of many progressive delegates, including some members of Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA).  But …

Amid Missiles and Bombs in Damascus 

April 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Originally posted at ConsortiumNews In this special report from the Syrian capital, Jeff Klein describes a people getting back on their feet after the defeat of jihadists in Ghouta, while explosives remain a part of daily life. In Damascus A loud and persistent booming woke …

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