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The ‘left-wing anti-Semitism’ hoax

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24.10.2020

We are now only ten days away from the US presidential election.

Like it or not, the election affects us in the UK almost as much as those in the US. Such is the influence that the US has had on British policy for decades.

The news recently broke that Trump’s dying campaign has received a boost of $75 million, reportedly to be used for attack ads against his rival, Democrat candidate Joe Biden.

This eye-watering donation came from Israel lobby financiers Sheldon and Miriam Adelson. Sheldon Adelson is a casino magnate, who according to Forbes has a net worth of more than $32 billion.

The Adelsons may be the world’s largest single funder of the Israel lobby. They work closely with the State of Israel and are fans of the hard-right racist government of Benjamin Netanyahu.

They have pumped untold millions into pro-Israel propaganda groups, mostly in the US.

But like any rich donor to politics, the Adelsons expect a return on their investments. Adelson is Trump’s biggest donor, and since 2016, he’s pumped hundreds of millions into his presidential election campaigns and into Republican races for Congress.

In return for all this, Adelson has found Trump very willing to agree to his fanatically anti-Palestinian demands.

READ: BDS victory as US university strikes down pro-Israel resolution

As Phil Weiss at Mondoweiss recently explained, the Adelsons’ latest donation to Trump was widely reported, but few reported on: “The Adelsons’ number one issue, Israel, or the........

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