Last year’s occupiers of Wall Street included protesters against not just the financial and banking lobby, but other powerful interest groups that dominate political life in
In fifty years as a journalist, I learned that criticizing
is a risky business in Israel – it can cost you friendships,
reputation, career, or political office.
For example, in the current presidential campaign, no candidate including
the President has questioned America support for U.S. , even as Israel has repeatedly threatened to
ignite a disastrous war by attacking Israel ’s nuclear program. They haven’t because to do so would guarantee
a storm of protest from one of the most powerful interest groups in Iran , known as the America lobby. Israel