Stories by Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is a senior editor of the Grayzone Project at 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. Follow him on Twitter at @MaxBlumenthal. subscribe to Max Blumenthal's feed

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Branded as a fascist for his anti-Muslim crusading, Geert Wilders finished second in recent Dutch elections.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The newest Israeli human rights abuses raise severe questions about the country's claim to be a democracy.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A Turkish police insider claims Erdogan's politicized firings created a massive security void.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A Muslim chaplain describes how Cuomo’s exploitation of her image resulted in a harsh online backlash that drove her to depression.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Emails obtained by AlterNet show extensive lobbying by the American Jewish Committee for legislation against the BDS movement.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The anonymous PropOrNot is calling for investigations of websites including Wikileaks and major progressive publications.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

While defending Bannon, Dershowitz called Black Lives Matter an anti-Semitic group and smeared Rep. Keith Ellison.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Posing as a non-political solidarity organization, the Syria Campaign leverages local partners and media contacts to push the U.S. into toppling another Middle Eastern government.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Created by Western governments and popularized by a top PR firm, the White Helmets are saving civilians while lobbying for airstrikes.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Islamophobic workplace intimidation figures into the background of another mass shooter conveniently painted as a jihadist.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Liberty Roundtable and its racist sister show have previously hosted David Duke and Donald Trump Jr.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The pro-cop, Trump-linked movement’s main Facebook community is a cesspool of racist rants and violent threats.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Officially remembered as a moral giant, Wiesel provided cover to the invasions and occupations that have devastated the Middle East.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New revelations raise questions about the FBI’s role in shaping Mateen’s lethal mindset.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pro-Trump provocateur Milo Yiannopolous exploited the Orlando massacre to paint Muslims and liberals as the greatest threat to gays.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

By carefully managing the release of information, law enforcement appears to be shaping a politically convenient storyline.

Posted on: May 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

School administration implies that a student is antisemitic for challenging organizers of a pro-Israel campus event.

Posted on: May 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

William Kristol and his allies are outraged that the vicious tactic they generated has been turned against them.

Posted on: May 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Inside the pro-Israel campaign to crush Labour’s left-wing insurgency.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What can happen when you try to educate Congress about Israel’s escalating human rights abuses.