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James J. Zogby
By James J. Zogby - Aug 15,2022
Twenty years ago when Congress passed the bipartisan McCain-Feingold bill on campaign finance reform, many celebrated what they hoped would be a new era in US politics. There were limits set for individual contributions and those of political action committees.
By James J. Zogby - Aug 08,2022
Fifty years ago this July, Israel assassinated Ghassan Kanafani, by planting a bomb in his car killing him and his 17-year-old niece.
By James J. Zogby - Aug 02,2022
The Biden administration’s approach and media coverage given to the president’s visits to Israel/Palestine and Saudi Arabia were starkly contradictory.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 25,2022
My conflicted feelings about the Fourth of July were a long time in the making. In eighth grade I won a citywide speech contest, delivering remarks on patriotism to an audience including my proud parents.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 12,2022
Maya Berry, executive director of the Arab American Institute, was in the Middle East earlier this month with her children. In the region for work-related meetings, she had taken them to her ancestral home in Lebanon.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 04,2022
Though the January 6th congressional hearings may be important for the historical record, detailing the facts behind the insurrection that attempted to violently overturn the 2020 election, it may also be an exercise in futility.First, we already know the essentials of what happe
By James J. Zogby - Jun 27,2022
Last week, Mary Lou McDonald, the president of the Irish republican/socialist party, and leader of the opposition in the Irish Parliament, addressed a European Union conference.
By James J. Zogby - Jun 20,2022
While the GOP’s internal battle revolves around Trump and Trumpism, the conflict playing out among Democrats is between moderates and progressives and comes in two distinct forms.The first is between candidates seeking to broaden the party’s appeal beyond its “base”, and those wh
By James J. Zogby - Jun 14,2022
It is difficult to find the words that adequately describe our feelings on first learning of the massacre of 19 children and two teachers in Texas last week.
By James J. Zogby - Jun 06,2022
In addition to the predictable battles that will take place between the Republican and Democratic parties, this year’s US primary election contests are featuring significant struggles being waged within both parties.On the Republican side, the internal conflicts are not ideologic

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