Haaretz writer Gideon Levy outlines the most effective method to stopping Israel’s occupation of Palestine; scientists may have found a battery that “lasts forever”; meanwhile, the anti-Semitism crisis in the U.K.’s Labour Party may have actually been manufactured by the Israel lobby. These discoveries and more below.

Boycott Is the Only Way to Stop the Israeli Occupation Aluf Benn’s proposal for Israel’s left to establish a base of domestic support for its positions is hopeless considering the brainwashing and increasing extremism of Israel’s society.

A Europe of Donald Trumps? Last week, as Donald Trump was sweeping the Acela primaries and beginning to campaign in California and Indiana, I was taking a long-planned family trip to England and France.

What Can the U.S. Learn From Switzerland, a World Leader in Apprenticeships? Two years ago, President Obama set a goal for the United States to “double and diversify” apprenticeships, bringing the “earn while you learn” model to more Americans.

Obamacare: The Neoliberal Model Comes Home to Roost in the United States — If We Let It Abundant data substantiate that the failure of Obamacare has become nearly inevitable.

GOP, Democrats Must Adapt or Die The 2016 presidential election feels less and less about Republicans and Democrats and more and more like a battle of the powerful who benefit from the status quo versus the ones disenfranchised by it.

Did Scientists Stumble on a Battery that Lasts Forever? Researchers studying nanowires have found a battery material that can be recharged for years, even decades.

Doctor Ready to Perform First Human Head Transplant Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero is set to perform a two-part human head transplant procedure he dubs HEAVEN (“head anastomosis venture”) and Gemini (the subsequent spinal cord fusion).

What Apple Has to Fear from China No company wants to report that its sales have declined. But when you’re Apple, which has consistently seen its revenues grow for more than twelve years, it’s not just bad news but a serious kink in a joyful narrative of boundless possibility.

The Incomplete, True, and Wonderful History of May Day The real meaning of this day has been obscured by the designing propaganda of both American and Russian governments. The truth of May Day is totally different.

Your Brain Limits You to Just Five BFFs The number of people we can have meaningful contact with is limited by the size of our brains. Now this group seems to be subdivided into layers, say anthropologists.

Obama Administration Proposes Up to $40 Billion in Military Aid to Israel The Obama administration has proposed an unprecedented military funding package to Israel that could top $40 billion over 10 years.

Democracies End When They Are Too Democratic And right now, America is a breeding ground for tyranny.

Your Future Starts Here. Or Here. Or Here. To sell themselves, colleges try to stand out. But often, their marketing efforts look practically identical.

Claude Shannon, the Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100 James Gleick, the author of “The Information,” said, “It’s Shannon whose fingerprints are on every electronic device we own, every computer screen we gaze into, every means of digital communication. He’s one of these people who so transform the world that, after the transformation, the old world is forgotten.”

Supreme Court Grants FBI Massive Expansion of Powers to Hack Computers Intelligence committee senator said he plans to introduce bill to block expansion to ‘rule 41’ on warrants for suspects who hide their location, set for December.

The Sinister, Secret History of a Food That Everybody Loves Call it the curse of the potato.

Who Will Debunk The Debunkers? In 2012, network scientist and data theorist Samuel Arbesman published a disturbing thesis: What we think of as established knowledge decays over time.

Bernie Sanders and His Supporters Should Do What the Democratic Party Won’t: Advocate for Candidates of Color By focusing on supporting progressive leaders and organizations of color, they could make a mark that lasts long beyond 2016.

How Israel Lobby Manufactured UK Labour Party’s Anti-Semitism Crisis Last year, socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn won the leadership of the UK’s Labour Party by a landslide. Since then, there has been a steady flow of claims by Israel’s supporters that Corbyn has not done enough to combat anti-Semitism.

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