Award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Huffington Post, Salon.com, Al Jazeera English and many other publications. He is a writing fellow for the Nation Institute. His book, "Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party", is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller.
With the enthusiastic participation of Israeli teenagers and egged on by cheering civilian bystanders, on July 26, Israeli police demolished 45 buildings in the unrecognized Bedouin village of al-Arakib, razing the entire village to the ground to make way for a Jewish National Fund forest. Max Blumenthal’s eye-witness report serves as a further demonstration that Israeli youth are raised to embrace racism and hatred instead of justice and democracy.