Tag Archives: Palestinians
This new law wipes out democracy and equality and establishes that Israel
belongs only to Jews!
The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria.
Palestinians are not merely a ragtag collection of refugees; they are a people purposefully kept from their homes by an army of occupation.
Or How to Feel Like a Jerk in Mombasa
Eliminating war does not involve eliminating anger or conflict; it involves disassembling a complex industrial institution that goes to great lengths to create wars and far greater lengths to arm others so that when they become involved in conflicts much more damage is done.
While the charges being appealed deal with minor problems on her immigration application, the truth is this is a political trial about U.S. Empire. The U.S. government is acting viciously, spending millions of tax dollars targeting a victim of Israeli military torture.
No Exit in Gaza: Broken Homes and Broken Lives …the plight of the Awajahs opened a window onto what an entire society was facing, onto what it’s like to live with an interminable war and constant fear. The Awajahs’ story shines a spotlight on what Palestinians in Gaza have endured for years on end. By Jen […]
“There is no place in the prison of Gaza safe from Israeli sadism.” By Noam Chomsky AlterNet 09 August 14 ReaderSupportedNews.org Amid all the horrors unfolding in the latest Israeli offensive in Gaza, Israel’s goal is simple: quiet-for-quiet, a return to the norm. For the West Bank, the norm is that Israel continues its illegal […]
‘We have no dignity, no pride; we are just soft targets, and we are very cheap. Either this situation really improves or it is better to just die.’ With its latest offensive, Israel’s objective is simple: to return to the status quo. An IDF paratrooper takes aim in Gaza as part of Israel’s Operation Protective […]
“One of the cardinal lessons of international conflict resolution is that two warring parties will not be interested in a peaceful settlement if they believe continuing to fight is worth more than negotiating.” By Mel Gurtov PeaceVoice August 5, 2014 John Kerry faced this truth as he struggled to broker something more meaningful in Gaza […]
Yes, how many times can a man turn his head Pretending he just doesn’t see? The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind The answer is blowin’ in the wind. By David Swanson warisacrime.org 05 August 2014 There’s a wide and mysterious chasm between the stated intentions of the Israeli government as depicted by the U.S. […]
BY ED FELIEN Southside Pride August 4, 2014 Gaza has been Arab since the dawn of civilization. The city of Gaza was the home of the Philistines at the time of Moses. It was an Egyptian city with an Egyptian religion and social customs. According to the Torah the Arabs wouldn’t let the Jews pass […]
“You don’t see this on American television.” Watch the video here. HuffPost Live | By Chris Branch Posted: 07/24/2014 11:04 am EDT Updated: 07/24/2014 11:59 am EDT Jeremy Scahill joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss his expose for the Intercept on the way the U.S. government handles its terrorist watchlist database. During the interview, host Alyona […]
from Bill Sorem PRO About 1,500 people of many ethnic groups and many faiths gathered at 44th and Central in North Minneapolis to rally in support of the Palestinian people on the day Israel invaded Gaza with army troops. The death toll at that time was estimated at 274 Palestinians, mostly children and women and two Israelis. The […]
While the eyes of the world are riveted on Syria, settlers continue to colonize Palestinian land. Violence is perpetrated against Palestinians as a form of ethnic cleansing as the U.S., Israel’s biggest supporter, turns a blind eye. By Liza Burr WAMM Newsletter October 2013 — In an article published in the June/July 2013 issue of […]
The Treason of the Intellectuals “These liberal warmongers, 10 years later, remain both clueless about their moral bankruptcy and cloyingly sanctimonious. They have the blood of hundreds of thousands of innocents on their hands.” By Chris Hedges Posted on Mar 31, 2013 truthdig.com The rewriting of history by the power elite was painfully evident as the nation marked the 10th […]
Elites Will Make Gazans of Us All Illustration by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges Posted on Nov 19, 2012 truthdig.com Gaza is a window on our coming dystopia. The growing divide between the world’s elite and its miserable masses of humanity is maintained through spiraling violence. Many impoverished regions of the world, which have fallen off the economic cliff, […]
Recently I Wrote A Letter ©June, 2012 by Alice Walker alicewalkersgarden.com Recently I wrote a letter to Yediot publishers declining an offer they’d made to publish my novel The Color Purple. Though the letter is self-explanatory there have been many erroneous and curious interpretations of it. Many media outlets requested interviews, among them the BBC, CNN, […]