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"In separateness lies the world's great misery,
in compassion lies the world's true strength."
- The Buddha
 

The One-State Vision and Foundational Principles of a Republic in Historic Palestine

...it is imperative to dissolve the Jewish state of Israel. Such a state, which has no basis other than a fascistic narrative constructed out of paranoia and mythology, has
 no legitimacy in our world. It embodies all of the characteristics that humanity has resoundingly rejected in the last century - colonialism, racism, ethnic cleansing,
 apartheid and genocide. The dehumanization and destruction of a people, along with the dispossession of their land and property, is utterly intolerable. The only feasible
alternative is its replacement by a pluralistic, democratic state that includes the Palestinians as equals. There is no other viable solution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
~ Us vs Them: On the Meaning of Fascism, by Roger Tucker

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This Week's News and Commentary
Aug 20, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

From Richard Spencer to Otto Weininger, by Gilad Atzmon

Charlottesville is moment of truth for empowered U.S. Zionists, by Philip Weiss

Who Interfered More in Our Election, Russia or Israel? by Philipi Giraldi

Here's How Huffpost Reported Bannon Firing

New York Democrat Strongarms Credit Cards to Ban 'Hate Speech,' by David Cole

Israel struck Syrian and Hezbollah arms convoys nearly 100 times in five years, top general says


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

America Asleep, by John Steppling

Neocons Push for 20 Million American Deaths, by Wayne Madsen

If America Was Trying to Start a World War, This Is How It Would Happen

Steve Bannon goes as the military takes over the Trump administration

WaPo Worships Principled, Humanitarian McCain That’s Never Existed

Permanent War, Permanent Failure, by David Rosen

America's Second Civil War, by Pat Buchanan

Most Americans Want Confederate Monuments to Stay, New Poll Finds

Germany’s surging AfD party calls for recognition of Russian Crimea

Did Black People Own Slaves? by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Video of brave black woman speaking about race goes viral

MacNeil/Lehrer Report: the Tedium Twins Debate the Crucifixion, Slavery and Cannibalism




Aug 19, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Israel Continues Its Attack on Palestinian Freedom of Expression, by Richard Hardigan

Editors of ‘Assuming Boycott’ anthology speak out against anti-Semitism controversy at Queens Museum

Zionism's Jewish Enemy: Alan Hart Interviews Professor Ilan Pappe

Rabbi Rosen’s shift from insider to outsider was sealed by Gaza 2014


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

And the winners in the post-Daesh era are.. by Pepe Escobar

People must self-organize and keep up the pressure on their governments if we are to bring about radical change

Russia-gate’s Evidentiary Void, by Robert Parry

Historic Turkey-Iran summit silenced by the media, by Adam Garrie

Imperial Death Spiral, by Rob Urie

Trump’s Outdated Hatred for Iran, by Paul Pillar

Don’t Repeat the Iraq War False WMD Claims with Iran, by Mark Fitzpatrick

Steve Bannon, Unrepentant, by Robert Kuttner

Oliver Stone: "1984 Is Here"

How “Both Sides” Forge U.S. Supremacy: the Nationalistic Hypocrisies of “Violence” and “Free Speech”

Refusing to Learn Lessons from Libya, by James Carden

Julian Assange pardon inches closer as true source of DNC leak may finally be exposed

What the Founders Really Thought About Race, by Jared Taylor

Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s IT hacker officially indicted by a grand jury

The Trials Of Henry Kissinger: BBC 4 Documentary

Bill Still: An Insider’s View of Charlottesville Violence




Aug 18, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Questions for all US citizens, by Mazin Qumsiyeh

Congressional Reps, Top Political Operatives on All Expense Paid Trips to Israel, by Alison Weir

Anglican Cleric Reveals Zionist Techniques in Countering Critics (Video)

Who Keeps Americans in the Dark? by Gilad Atzmon

Al-Araqeeb Village: Palestinian Bedouins Refuse to Surrender 116 Times, by Ramzy Baroud
 
The Israeli right can’t condemn Charlottesville because its whispered policy is, Nakba

Tactics of Organized Jewry in Suppressing Free Speech, by Tony Martin

The Headlines from Palestine

Israeli police raid on hospital over critically wounded Palestinian caught on film


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world, by David McCoy

Barbarian Left, by George Barbarie

Syrians Are Going Home: Western Backed Terrorists Brought Nothing but Weariness, Poverty, Death and Loneliness

“We’ve found our new Iraq — it’s Venezuela”: Julian Assange

Ukraine erects a new fascist statue and America remains silent, by Adam Garrie

North Korea: “Their Health System Sucks,” We’ve Got Medicare, by Michel Chossudovsky

Bathroom Policy Regarding Transgender People, by John Spritzler

Banish Bannon? Trump weighs his options as top aides feud

Julian Assange meets Congressional Trump ally – remains tight lipped

Alasdair MacIntyre: “We are waiting for another.. St. Benedict.”




Aug 17, 2017

Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Racial supremacy and the Zionist exception, by David Lloyd

Vertical apartheid, by Eyal Weizman

Why I am leaving Israel, by Ronit Dison

Israel's Coming 6th war on Lebanon, by Franklin Lamb
  
Pressure builds on Booker, Gillibrand to get to Yes on Israel Anti-Boycott Act (for sake of 2020)


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

US defense secretary threatens war with North Korea, by Peter Symonds

Charlottesville and the Big Truth, by John Spritzler

Damning Investigation Shows Big Pharma Bribed 68,000 Doctors to Push Deadly Opioids

Germany supports the Chinese-Russian peace plan for Korea, by Adam Garrie

Economist who coined BRICS term says group's performance exceeds expectations
 
Syrian army finds UK and US chemical agents at depots captured from terrorists

Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal if US implements more sanctions

The Endless Hazing of Trump by Sanctimonious Frauds, by George Neumayr

Trade Wars Lead to World Wars, by Paul Goncharoff

Reducing Middle East tensions? Saudi-UAE moves hint at willingness to engage with Iran, by James Dorsey




Aug 16, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Sponge rounds, rubber bullets, and tear gas — how Israel’s non-lethal munitions can kill

The curious tale of Israel’s short-lived courtship of North Korea

Freemasonry: Mankind's Death Wish, by Henry Makow


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

US remains poised to attack North Korea, by Peter Symonds

Hillary Clinton Promised Wars, Too, by James Carden

50 years ago: Summer of Love, Summer of War
(We were right on both counts but, alas, it came to nothing - Mordor prevailed.
Now it's collapsing under its own weight)


The 16 Year War in Afghanistan: Headlines Tell the Story, by Ralph Nader

The Thankless Task of ‘Saving’ Trump, by Paul Pillar

Architect of NSA’s surveillance program William Binney: Russiagate is a complete lie! (Video)

Gone Are the Ties That Bind: We All Live in a Cut-and-Paste World, by Abbe Mowshowitz

Trump's Lunatic CIA Director: US Must Counter Russia, Iran and Hezbollah in Venezuela

Libyan Faction Leader Haftar Travels to Moscow, Asks for Military Aid

Fascism Here We Come: the Rise of the Reactionary Right and the Collapse of “The Left,” by Anthony DiMaggio
 
Don’t be Fooled, the CIA was Only Half the Problem in Syria, by Steven MacMillan

Assange Hammers America on Selective Outrage Over US Backing for Ukraine's Neo-Nazis




Aug 15, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Why Israel and Saudi Arabia are United Against Al Jazeera, by Robert Fisk
 
Roger Waters: ‘We’re living in 1984’ (Video)

Chomsky still believes in the old Israel. I did too, once upon a time, by Danaa Marec

"Anyone But Bibi", by Uri Avnery

'Being in Time': a Revolutionary Leftist review by Roy Ratcliffe

Nasrallah: Hezbollah Stronger in Every Way than During 2006 Victory over Israelis


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Liberals and neo-cons are vastly more dangerous than the US far-right, by Adam Garrie

How Obama, Trump Had Their Wings Clipped, by Andrew Spannaus

Charlottesville “Unite the Right” Organizer Was Occupy Wall St. Activist & Obama Supporter!

NYT: US "Ally" Ukraine Is Source Of North Korean Missile Engines, by Tyler Durden

Julian Assange, a Man Without a Country, by Raffi Khatchadourian

NATO double think on war games reaches brain-dead condition, by Finian Cunningham

North Korea’s trillion dollar mineral and gold industry (Video)

Whether India or Elsewhere, To Give in Would Be to Let Them Win, by Colin Todhunter

A Brain Is a Terrible Thing to Wash, by John Dietrich

McMaster ‘Detonated’ Over Memo that Warned of Political Warfare Effort Against Trump

CIA head Mike Pompeous-ass says ‘Iran, Hezbollah & Russians’ involved in Venezuela

Warning from ex-CIA and FBI counterterrorism analyst: 'The government is going to kill' Trump, by Thomas Lifson

Bluefin Tuna at the Brink, by Robert Hunziker




Aug 14, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Why does Israel keep the bodies of Palestinians?

'Ten Myths About Israel' by Ilan Pappe, Review by Ludwig Watzal

Remembering Mahmoud Darwish (Video)

What is it like being a journalist in Israel?


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Trump’s Shallow Thinking on ‘Terrorism’, by Paul Pillar

North Korea: Fire, Fury and Fear, by Pepe Escobar

What Threat? by Frank Scott

Turkey to end support for anti-government terrorists in Syria, by Adam Garrie

The Clintons, Trump and White Backlash, by Rob Urie

Brazil: Call to actions of solidarity with Venezuela and against foreign interference in the whole continent

Debunking the myths about weapons deliveries to the Ukraine, by the Saker

The brutality of the Korean War made General MacArthur “vomit” (Video)

The Gulf crisis produces snail-pace social change and a dangerous arms race, by James Dorsey

German FDP leader calls on Germany to recognise Russian Crimea; end sanctions on Russia

Are People Really Stupid? by Fred Russell

George Orwell and Mohammed Atta Were Here, by Linh Dinh

 
The Culture Wars Updated, from Peter Myers

Climate of fear at Google: employees who challenge leftist narratives on diversity

USS Gerald Ford has no Urinals - to suit Trans minority rather than Hetero majority

Google & Facebook introduce Censorship, to stop Populist Revolts like Trump & Brexit




Aug 13, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Nearly 50 U.S. Senators Want to Make It a Felony to Boycott Israel, by A. Raihan

Promised Land: Shattered Lives (Video)

Handicapping Israel’s 6th War on Lebanon, by Franklin Lamb

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters tells RT why he is censored by MSM

Education and Ideology, by Lawrence Davidson

Israel's Notorious, Illegal 'Security Wall' (Video)

Toronto newspaper: Zundel deserved to die in agony, by Michael Hoffman


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Russia-gate’s Fatally Flawed Logic, by Robert Parry

The Europeans have 90 days to save the nuclear agreement with Iran

China says it will defend North Korea in event of US invasion, by Alexander Mercouris

DNC Fraud Suit Exposes Anti-Democratic Views in Democratic Party

Terrorism for Profit, by Robert Koehler
 
A New Angle in Abu-Jamal’s Case, by Dennis Bernstein

Is the American Empire Worth the Price? by Pat Buchanan

Pyongyang can miniaturize, so let’s move on to what’s important: David Wright

Nuclear-Powered Cars, Tesla, Al Gore, Solar Power, Elon Musk, and More, by Fred Reed

Tyranny at Nuremberg, by Paul Craig Roberts

The Terrorism of Moral Indignation, by Luciana Bohne
 
US Navy team starts building maritime ops center at Ukrainian base

Natural Language, by George Monbiot




Aug 12, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Does It Really Matter If Netanyahu Ends Up Behind Bars? by Neve Gordon

The Headlines from Palestine

Gaza Three Years after the War: Ten Critical Observations

The Holocaust of Truth, by Gilad Atzmon

International Law and equal rights should be the focus for Palestine solidarity


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Democratic Demagogues and ‘The Better Deal,’ by James Petras

China warns USA: “Try to overthrow North Korean regime” and China will retaliate

Federal Prosecutor Investigating Visa Fraud in Wasserman Schultz’s District Shot Himself in Head

Google is the Engine of Censorship

Russian Federation Sitrep, by Patrick Armstrong

One Third of British People Want to See Tony Blair Tried as a War Criminal Over Iraq, New Poll Finds

Bring Me the Head of Jeff Bezos, by Israel Shamir

Turkey BLASTS US and EU sanctions against Russia, by Adam Garrie

Deep State Rewards James Comey With Millions Of Dollars In Post-FBI Compensation

Venezuela: Target of Economic Warfare, by Joyce Nelson

What the FBI Raid On Paul Manafort’s Home Really Means (Hint: Trump Family Next?)




Aug 11, 2017


Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

War on BDS is Now a War on American Democracy, by Ramzy Baroud

The Collapse of the American Myth – an Opportunity for the Israeli Left, by Yoav Litvin

Open Letter to Emmanuel Macron from Israeli historian Shlomo Sand

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Hits out at Musicians for Crossing Israel ‘Picket line’ (Video)

US Foreign Policy, World War II, Jewish-Zionist Power, and More: Mark Weber on Video

Palestinian professor speaks out after having speech cancelled under pressure


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack, by Patrick Lawrence

German Bombshell Bestseller Exposing CIA Media Control Blocked in US (Ulfkotte)

Western leaders have history of pandering to Washington’s whims, by Shane Quinn

US Anti-Russian Sanctions: A Bad Looney Tunes Remake, by F. William Engdahl

The Russia-Did-It Certitude Challenged: Interview with ex-Amb. Craig Murray

The ruthless neo-colonialists of the 21st century

Siemens CEO defends Russia against the hysteria of big European government

Pentagon Chief Threatens End of North Korea, 'Destruction of Its People,' by Jason Ditz

So what does President Macron have up his sleeve? by Thierry Meyssan

South Korea calls for dialogue not war

Justice Department Offers Plea Bargain to Hillary, Noted Clinton Author Reports


History

Truman, A-Bombs, and the Killing of Innocents, by Sheldon Richman



Aug 10, 2017
The New Know-Nothings In Congress, by Philip Giraldi

Shall We Fight Them All? by Pat Buchanan

Google’s new search protocol is restricting access to 13 leading socialist, progressive and anti-war web sites
(Time for a social media campaign to direct people to these sites and to find a substitute
search engine, like DuckDuckGo, a quality search engine with a silly name)


Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart
(even the JYT can't ignore it any longer)

Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Ernst Zündel: A Lover, not a Hater, by Michael Hoffman

Noam Chomsky: Israel would use nuclear weapons to keep refugees from returning, by Philip Weiss

Review of 'Gaza Girls, Growing up in the Gaza Strip', by Eve Mykytyn
 
Netanyahu's Message to the World: Accept Israel as It Is, Occupier and Settler, by Aluf Benn

The Temple Mount crisis ended Trump’s Palestinian honeymoon

The State of Israel on the nature of poetry, by Yarden Katz

The Sexual Decadence of Weimar Germany, by Lasha Darkmoon


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

North Korea or Iran...Where Will Trump Attack First? by Ron Paul

Stefan Molyneux speaks with fired Google employee James Damore (Video)

Imagine What Would Happen if China Decided to Impose Economic Sanctions on the USA?

Devastating toll of hunger on US school children, by Patrick Martin

Grotesque Logic for Venezuela, The Cuban Revolution and the Second Road of Ana Belén Montes

'Nations Substitution': Witnessing the 'Biological Extinction' of Europeans

Dr. Helen Caldicott: Callous US Training Policies Led to Killing of Iraqi Civilians




Aug 9, 2017
Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

Zionism is apartheid, and worse, by Jonathan Ofir

Israeli Forces Detain Nearly 880 Palestinians in July - Palestinian NGOs

Today in Palestine: The Headlines

‘Pummeled’ at town hall, Sen. Wyden says Israel Anti Boycott law is needed because ‘movement has grown’


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Ecocide and the Psychotic 0.5 Per Cent, by James Heddle
(I'm skeptical about climate change being primarily anthropogenic yet the effect is the same)

A New Twist in Seth Rich Murder Case, by Joe Lauria

Polls: US Is ‘the Greatest Threat to Peace in the World Today’

Trump’s Deceptive Drive to Kill Iran-Nuke Accord, by Paul Pillar

You Cannot Begin a Crime in Good Faith, by David Swanson

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The Great Hysteria

Trump Considers Prolonging Afghan War to Secure $1 Trillion in Untapped Mineral Deposits
 
US sanctions against Russia intensify conflict with Europe, by Peter Schwarz

Will the Federal Civil Service Defend Us? by Ralph Nader

China gets its way on North Korea despite resistance in Washington

Peak White Man, by Linh Dinh

Fire McMaster, by Justin Raimondo

Iran hawks, Bannon loyalists booted in White House purge




Aug 8, 2017
Israel, Zionism, Jewish Identity Politics

McMaster solidifies power at NSC — and supports Iran deal, sees Israel as occupier

70 years on, Palestinians are Still Locked in the Same Position, by Rima Najjar

If you can’t say ‘equal rights,’ I can’t work with you, by Robert Cohen

Dershowitz and Chomsky agree on one thing, by Philip Weiss

First Violent Attack Against Jazz Audience, by Gilad Atzmon


The Decline and Fall of the USraeli Empire

Here Are the Major Scandals that Took Place When Robert Mueller Was FBI Director

Rosenstein on Russiagate: no ‘fishing expeditions’; Grand Jury subpoenas ‘normal’; no indictments pending

US Foreign Military Bases Aren’t ‘Defense,’ by Thomas Knapp

Interview: Dennis Kucinich On Why Single-Payer is Inevitable, by Michael Sainato

Tillerson Threatens Regime Change in Venezuela

Australia Begins Questioning Its Geopolitical Alliance With the US, by Greg Maybury

The NYT’s Grim Depiction of Russian Life, by Gilbert Doctorow

Ambassador Kislyak: America Is an 'Unhealthy Society', Its Behavior 'Shameful'

RT CrossTalk: Re: Wasserman Schultz

Judge Jeanine: Why do we let them get away with it? (Video)

Twitter All Atwitter over Twit Chelsea Clinton's Tweet






Boycott, Divest, Sanction
  Global BDS Movement

These ‘Israelis’ will never debate any truth a Palestinian or other puts forth to them…. always deflect and distract. Why? Because they know,
 as they always have known and will forever know, they are living on stolen land and borrowed time.
Comment on “WAFA Issues Report on Incitement and Racism in Israeli Media”




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