Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

America’s Prisons Are Outrageously Unjust

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America’s Prisons Are Outrageously Unjust
Even a cursory review of our prison system reveals the outrageous inhumanity to which hundreds of thousands of prisoners, especially young adults, are subjected to, many of whom are imprisoned for non-violent crimes, sometimes for life.

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How Did We Get To This Dire State Of Affairs?

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How Did We Get To This Dire State Of Affairs?



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The Pandemic Of Racism In America

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The Pandemic Of Racism In America
The rage, desperation, and determination which continue to bring tens of thousands of Americans to the streets in protest against racism and injustice hopefully will be just the beginning.

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'It’s Time To Tame Erdogan

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During his nearly 20 years in power, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has violated human rights in his own country of Turkey and destabilized and exploited others in order to promote his nationalist agenda abroad.

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Do Not Squander The Last Vestiges Of A Fading Opportunity

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Do Not Squander The Last Vestiges Of A Fading Opportunity

Dear President Abbas;

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The Last Chance For A Viable Two-State Solution

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The Last Chance For A Viable Two-State Solution

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The Republicans’ Treasonous Betrayal Of The American People

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The Republicans’ Treasonous Betrayal Of The American People

There is nothing that Trump says or does that will surprise me anymore, no matter how shocking or outrageous.

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The Pandemic Underlines America’s Ingrained Racism

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The Pandemic Underlines America’s Ingrained Racism

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A Portrait Of A Ruthless Dictator

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Israel And Palestinians: Architects Of Their Own Destruction

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As Israel celebrates the 72nd anniversary of its independence, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to simmer as neither side seems to have learned anything from their seven decades-old conflict, and dramatic changes on the ground are readily dismissed. Charges and counter-charges against one another continue unabated as if everything was frozen in time. Israelis and Palestinians remain intensely distrustful of one another and blame the other for the lingering impasse.

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