Articles by Jeff Klein

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 …

  Pro-Israel extremists are continuing their campaign against the teachers and schools in Newton for daring to present a balanced curriculum on the Israel-Palestine conflict.  They are organizing to pack a meeting of the Program and Services committee of the Newton City Council this Wednesday (December 6) at 7:30pm (Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. 2nd fl.).  WHAT YOU CAN DO Please …

In Korea, Who should Really be Afraid?

September 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Originally published in the Dorchester People for Peace Update, September 8, 2017 Pyongyang, North Korea is 6000 miles from Los Angeles. But the US surrounds Korea with dozens of bases housing tens of thousands of US troops – never mind the much larger armed forces …

From the Dorchester People for Peace Update, July 21, 2017 Despite how despicable Donald Trump remains in so many ways, reports that he plans to end US arming of so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels is good for Syria – and good for the US.  While the NY …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 I will not repeat all the other good arguments made against this bill.  Instead, I want to address the claim made by proponents of this legislation – especially State Treasure Deb Goldberg earlier — that …

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