Entries by Razan Al Marzouqi

Israeli-Palestinian peace requires wholehearted cooperation between leaders

On Oct. 23, a series of terror attacks were launched, culminating in the Nov. 18 attack on a synagogue in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof. What the attack in Har Nof taught us is that temporary solutions only guarantee peace until citizens lose patience with a static situation. The answer to long-term peace lies […]

Choking on injustice

It seems as though I’m back at the keyboard too soon. It seems as though history can repeat itself within the course of a few weeks. Speaking of history, it’s time for a lesson. I’m told to “trust the system.” Apparently, it’s supposed to stand for truth, justice and the American way (or some crap […]

Ferguson protests continue throughout downtown Los Angeles

  Nearly 300 protesters engaged in a second day of demonstration Tuesday night throughout the  downtown Los Angeles area in response to the non-indictment of Darren Wilson in the fatal August 9 shooting of Michael Brown. The protest originated at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Crenshaw Boulevard, approaching the southeast border of the USC University […]

Protesters of the Ferguson decision should think twice before acting

Dark smoke cloaked the town of Ferguson, Missouri last night. Storefronts and cars went up in flames. Rioters threw rocks, batteries and bottles. Thieves waited until chaos was in full force and looted any business that wasn’t already burning. Bedlam in Ferguson was the result of a much-awaited decision on the indictment of officer Darren […]