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Articles by Jeff Klein

Stop Sending Murder Weapons to Israel!

December 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jeff Klein On December 4 this year, a Palestinian boy, Ali Abu Alia, was shot and killed by Israeli security forces as he watched a protest in his West Bank village of al-Mughayer. Unarmed villagers were demonstrating against  the confiscation of their farm lands …

Americans Have Always Been “Suckers” for War

September 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jeff Klein Previously published in CounterPunch Trump’s reported comments about the dead soldiers of World War I as “suckers” and “losers” has caused a well-deserved uproar. We may never know whether Trump actually said those things, but the sentiments are certainly in line with …

Reinventing law enforcement in Boston

June 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Many people who hear calls to “defund” or “abolish” the police may have the impression that these are demands to eliminate law enforcement altogether.  That is incorrect. The intent is to reinvent law enforcement in a …

I have told this story before, but in the present crisis it is worth repeating. Some years back Dorchester People for Peace was trying to build a coalition to cut the military budget, recruiting a variety of people-of-color-led organizations in Boston to work on a …

by Jeff Klein The Israeli government is getting ready to formally annex large swaths of the occupied West Bank, apparently with the assent of the Trump administration. This action would culminate decades of settlement building, land seizures and dispossession of Palestinians in the territories where …

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