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Josh Ruebner


Josh Ruebner is Senior Principal at Progress Up Consulting and is the author of Israel: Democracy or Apartheid State? and Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace.

Opinion: Blocking aid to Gaza while selling huge amounts of weaponry to Israel makes the US complicit in Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people, writes Josh Ruebner.

11 June, 2021

Comment: While the Biden administration is unlikely to adopt many of HRW's recommendations, this report charts a new course and establishes the goalposts for holding Israel accountable, writes Josh Ruebner.

27 April, 2021

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and Israel but backed by Britain and the US.

23 September, 2020

Book Club: Elizabeth Thompson chronicles a pivotal moment in modern history when Arab nationalists established a representative democracy - and how Western powers crushed it.

25 August, 2020

Comment: Most Jewish-Americans, like Seth Rogen, are still only awakening to the moral and political ramifications of Israel's settler-colonial project, writes Josh Ruebner.

07 August, 2020

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and national rights, writes Josh Ruebner.

30 June, 2020

Comment: Trump's attempt to sanction those investigating US and Israeli war crimes shows a callous willingness to put America and its allies above the law, writes Josh Ruebner.

17 June, 2020

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege relations with Saudi Arabia, writes Josh Ruebner.

23 May, 2020

Comment: Though the Democratic Party is currently in no position to halt annexation, it could spell out the ramifications to Israel should Democrats take control in 2021, writes Josh Ruebner.

13 May, 2020

Opinion: With presidential candidates boycotting its conference and Congressmen publically calling it a hate group, AIPAC may have finally lost the support of the Democratic Party, writes Josh Ruebner

28 February, 2020