Stories by Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is a senior writer for AlterNet, and the award-winning author of Goliath and Republican Gomorrah. His most recent book is The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza. Find him on Twitter at @MaxBlumenthal. subscribe to Max Blumenthal's feed

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

After Paris, politicians and pundits clamor for more force and repression—just as ISIS wants them to.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Israeli statesman was not the peaceful negotiator he's now presented as.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Netanyahu’s comments about the Mufti were much more than a hysterical lie.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A McCarthyite 'underground operation' to silence speech critical of Israel has a wider anti-progressive agenda.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Going to extremes to stifle a growing movement.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

McCarthyist tactics meet Internet technology.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

As pro-Israel extremism reaches new depths with the notorious Canary Mission project, the FBI investigates growing threats against BDS activists.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A tour of the "real Israel" would show members of Congress the ugly truth behind Israel's propaganda.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Before homes are even rebuilt in the ruins of the Gaza Strip, another war looms.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2015, Source: Nation Books

Max Blumenthal's new book looks at Israel's deadly assault on Gaza from last year.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Ed Sebesta discusses his life's work, researching and challenging the neo-Confederates.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Pro-war German media conglomerate Axel Springer is notorious for inciting violence and hatred against leftists and Muslims.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The mayor of Baltimore was right to blame outsiders for causing trouble, but got it wrong.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Hoping to salvage Obama’s legacy and his own reputation, Michael Eric Dyson is lashing out at their most relentless African-American critic.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

One of America's most prominent Islam bashers has a long history of making things up.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Netanyahu has described a suicidal Jewish extremist as his personal hero. Will he follow in his path?

Posted on: Mar 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Documented evidence suggests the UK's MI5 drove a young Muslim man to the brink of madness.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Threats seem to expose a political plot against the NYC mayor and the BlackLivesMatter movement.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hyper-militarized cops here have killed residents with shocking impunity.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Lefty Germans, blinded by collective guilt, have become intolerant and close minded.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Rep. John Conyers wanted to block U.S. funding to neo-Nazis in Ukraine. But the ADL and Simon Wiesenthal Center refused to help.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new documentary whitewashes the U.S. Ambassador to the UN's record of covering for some of the worst human rights abusers.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

John Kerry and Tony Blair are pushing a bizarre disaster capitalist plan.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet writer Max Blumenthal describes what he saw in Gaza following a humanitarian ceasefire from last month.

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:

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.