Dems vote against Palestinians, Cornel West says they reenact their indifference to ‘these Negroes’ during Jim Crow

From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article by Philip Weiss was published by Mondoweiss on July 10, 2016.


In the continuing saga of the presence of Palestine in the Democratic Party platform, Clintonites on the platform committee yesterday voted down any reference to settlements and occupation and the misery of Gaza in the draft document. Progressives booed and shouted about the influence of AIPAC, the Israel lobby group, and a dozen stormed out of the hall in Orlando, FL, CNN reports.


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