Stories by Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is a senior writer for AlterNet, and the author of Goliath and Republican Gomorrah (Basic/Nation Books, 2009). Find him on Twitter at @MaxBlumenthal. subscribe to Max Blumenthal's feed

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Almost every family in Gaza has been touched by the violence.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Visiting what remains of Shujaiya yields evidence of massacres and stories of impossible courage.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Israeli soliders use live fire and expanding bullets to shatter the legs of West Bank protesters.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Israel's military is enmeshed in civilian society.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In a bid to legitimize Israel’s violence in Gaza, Washington continues a disturbing pattern of baselessly blaming Hamas.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As Gaza body toll mounts, NBC executives crack down on criticism of Israel.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2014, Source: Mondoweiss

They also arrested Abu Khdeir’s uncle and cousins without charges.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The definition of poor leadership.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Rep. Kathy Castor has done nothing for a Tampa teen who was beaten by Israeli cops.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Electronic Intifada

A toxic blend of propaganda, subterfuge and incitement inflamed a precarious situation.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Exposing troubling ties in the U.S. to overt Nazi and fascist protesters in Ukraine.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: MaxBlumenthal.com

Leonardo Lopez is the new darling of the West for leading protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: Mondoweiss

The popular refrain now holds little meaning, except maintenance of the status quo.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

The enlightened public of Israel’s coastal center has turned its back on the Negev Desert.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: Nation Books

A controversial, racist book sparked a national uproar in Israel.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2013, Source: Mondoweiss

Inside the shilling operation for intervention in the nation's capitol.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: Mondoweiss

The threat of a unilateral Israeli strike on Iran if the US does not act on Syria is slowly seeping into American media.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: Electronic Intifada

Lynn Schusterman, the wealthy widow of the oil and gas tycoon and major Israel booster, has begun injecting millions into TFA, the advance guard of the education privatization movement.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A propaganda blitz has successfully convinced Egyptians that since Obama hasn't embraced Gen. Sisi, he's caught up with the Brotherhood.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Security Forum participants expressed total confidence in American empire, but could not contain their panic at the mention of Snowden.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

Uncorroborated turnout estimates of the June 30 protests in Egypt were used to justify the military's actions.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Who is planting anti-Snowden attacks with Buzzfeed, and why is the website playing along?

Posted on: Jun 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Given FBI acknowledgment that it monitors phone calls on a massive scale, with help from the NSA, gov't denials are hard to understand.

Posted on: May 5, 2013, Source: Not Safe for Work Corporation

In the year after Breitbart's death, his heirs have produced a string of grotesque episodes that have embarrassed even their own impossible-to-shame allies on the right.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Amidst a national manhunt, up to 8 million Americans were bombarded with wildly dangerous speculation and anti-Muslim incitement.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

HIghly disturbing behavior by newspaper and Live TV sources in complying with the San Bernardino Sheriffs.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is the Israel lobby’s premier organization outsourcing its assault on Chuck Hagel?

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: MaxBlumenthal.com

Clashes and violent protests between political factions are getting deadly as the December 15 constitutional referendum date draws near.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: The Nation

Philanthropist Nina Rosenwald has used her millions to cement the alliance between the pro-Israel lobby and the Islamophobic fringe.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2012, Source: Al-Akhbar

Key figures in the Israeli government have offered up a famous 'town square' test to determine whether a society is free--and Israel is failing that test.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: Al-Akhbar

A Salafist group in France linked to the Toulouse killings is in an open alliance with neo-fascist figures and extreme right-wing Catholic groups.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: Al-Akhbar

Should Mitt Romney make it to the White House, his Middle East policy and plan for Iran may be as hawkish as that of Bush Junior, thanks to Eliot Cohen.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2011, Source: Nation Books

Max Blumenthal recounts Gingrich's strange, tumultuous rise, fall, and sudden redemption--before perhaps the next fall.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2011, Source: Al-Akhbar

The Israelification of America’s security apparatus, recently unleashed against the OWS, has taken place at every level of law enforcement.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Islamophobic crusade raging across the country is in line with longstanding goals of conservative organizing, and is being used to further the agenda of big business.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The decision to exclude the occupation from the grievances of the July 14 Tent City movement was entirely organic. The key question is why.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Why were America's Islamophobes able to avoid accountability for so long?

Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: MaxBlumenthal.com

Posted on: Jun 28, 2011, Source: Al Jazeera English and MaxBlumenthal.com

Activists say the ship directed at breaking Israel's blockade of Gaza has been damaged in Greek port; exposing Hagee's support for pro-Israel legal group.

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