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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.
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This Week's News and Commentary
Feb 24, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power


Natives and the blessings of progress, by Abba Solomon


The Empire

The Illusion of Freedom: The Police State Is Alive and Well, by John Whitehead

Did Trump’s New Anti-Drug Policy Prompt the CIA to Move Against Him? by Mark Gaffney

Firestarter: the Unwelcome Return of Tony Blair, by John Wight

How Trump Could Be a Truth-teller, by Robert Parry

Trump, Watergate, Nixon, Rockefeller: the real lesson, by Jon Rappoport

There's a Long History of Presidential Untruths. Here's Why Donald Trump is 'In a Class by Himself'

The “White Helmets” Go to Hollywood, by Rick Sterling

Ron Paul: CIA Weapons Pause In Syria - Are We Backing Off...Or Escalating?

How the Southern Poverty Law Center Faked an Islamophobia Crisis

The Pedophile Story

President Trump Announces Elite Pedophile Ring Investigation


History

The US Becomes an Imperial Power: 1898 and the Great Debate Over Overseas Expansion


Feb 23, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

The Trump-Netanyahu Circus: Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself, by Ramzy Baroud

Barghouthi, Longest-serving Palestinian Prisoner Resentenced to Life in Prison Plus 18 years


The USraeli Imperial Clusterf**k

Three 5-Star pieces from Counterpunch


5 latest fake news stories on Russia by mainstream media (Feb. 11 – 20)

Sahra Wagenknecht for dissolving NATO

Gilad Atzmon on Brexit, Trump and New Left duplicity

Sweden Is Sliding Into Chaos — and the Media Is Applauding, by Vincent DeLarge

"Fuming, Defiant" Mexican Politicians Meet With US Officials Over "Hostile" Immigration Policies

New York Times in Full Panic Mode Over Reports Trump May Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

The Nazis Called it a ‘Rafle’ or Roundup, by Clancy Sigal

Neo-Nazi Leader Vows to Dissolve Rada and Dethrone Poroshenko. Great. Shut up and Do It Already
 
New 'Racism Simulator' Changes the Word 'White' to 'Black' in MSM Stories - With Hilarious Results

French election: Le Pen rising, Macron falling, by Alexander Mercouris

Bill Maher Defends Statutory Rape On Several Occasions: "The Crime Is That We Didn't Get It On Videotape"

Trump as a reflection of contradictions of capitalism, by Boris Kagarlitsk


The Climate Boondoggle

My Battle To Correct The Bad Science Behind The “Climate Change” Frenzy, by John Coleman



Feb 22, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Trump’s clarifying moment for Israel and Palestinians, by Jonathan Cook

Tom Friedman begs Trump to ‘save the Jews’ from themselves, by Jonathan Ofir

UNICEF-Funded Water Pipeline Destroyed By Israeli Forces In West Bank

ISIS Calls For Backup: Israel Attacks Syrian Army Positions Near Damascus

Amazon is Selling 'Holocaust Denial' Books in US, UK Online Stores
(get 'em while you still can)

Trump is putting the crunch on liberal Zionism, by Philip Weiss


The Despicable Empire

The Neo-Cons Back-Door to Trump, by Robert Parry

Rand Paul defends Trump against John McCain, by Adam Garrie

At Least Four Senior Russian Diplomats Have Died Suddenly in the Last Two Months (go figure)

Three-Track Program to Destroy Trump

John Podesta Squirms as He Tries to Explain Pizzagate
 
Trump's bonfire of banking rules could burn us all, by Nils Pratley

US-Backed Neo-Nazi Battalions Prepare For Bloody Crackdown on Pro-Russia Activists in Ukraine

NYT’s Fake News about Fake News, by Robert Parry



Feb 21, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Jews in Iran: a travelogue, by Yakov Rabkin

Elor Azaria sentence: ‘No justice for Palestinians,’ by Jonathan Cook


Female Engineers in Gaza convert the rubble of war into concrete for rebuilding, by Ahmad Kabariti



The Empire
 
Churkin’s Last Interview: ‘Difficult' Year For Russian Diplomats Due to ‘Explosion of Global Instability’ Caused by US

Goose-stepping Our Way Toward Pink Revolution, by CJ Hopkins

The Did-You-Talk-to-Russians Witch Hunt, by Robert Parry

Moscow’s Peace Efforts Are Sabotaged as Washington Aims to Make War With Russia Inevitable

5 facts that prove Lavrov is correct when he says Ukraine is ‘dancing to pipe of neo-Nazis’

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Retreat or Rout? by Gilbert Doctorow

Finance as Warfare: the IMF Lent to Greece Knowing It Could Never Pay Back Debt

Paul Joseph Watson makes an offer journalists can’t refuse, by Adam Garrie

The West’s Moral Hypocrisy on Yemen, by Jonathan Marshall

Grousers on Parade, by Clancy Sigal


Misc

Fukushima: a Lurking Global Catastrophe? by Robert Hunziker



Feb 20, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Netanyahu's Hysterical Rhetoric on Iran Seeks to Divert Attention From West Bank Settlement Building

The Headlines: Funeral in Tulkarem for Palestinian man killed by Israelis because he got wrong cab going to last chemo session

Israel and the UN Are Allies in Colonial Endeavors, by Ramona Wadi

The emergence of the Just Jew, by Yoav Litvin


The Empire

The Stakes for Trump and All of Us, by Paul Craig Roberts

Trump Dreams vs Trump Reality – Hopes Still Permitted! by the Saker

Against All Odds, by Israel Shamir

Obama’s Domestic Terrorism Manual Vows To Overthrow Trump, by Sean Adl-Tabatabai

Time To Really Drain The Swamp, by William Jurs

The End of Michael Flynn (Video)

Internal Secession and the Road to Ruin: Two Countries, by Fred Reed

Why Does Congress Accept Perpetual Wars? by Andrew Bacevich

A new poll shows some NATO members trust Russia more than NATO

2017: The Year American Diplomacy Curled up and Died, by Riley Waggaman

Behavior of Scientologists and Liberals Eerily Similar, by Pete Vanderzwet

DHS Insider: CIA And Mossad Behind DC Pedo Ring, by Sean Adl-Tabatabai

Moreno set to win first round of Ecuador’s presidential election. Assange is safe

A Tragic Day For Russia Haters Everywhere, by Paul Kaiser



Feb 19, 2017

It's finally time to put one of these at the top. I have been skeptical about anthropogenic global warming since reading a couple of articles by two solar scientists about fifteen years ago. Now it looks like confirmation is finally coming in. So cheer up everybody! Now all we really have to worry
 about are the lunatics in power - Demoblicans, Republicrats, same deal, just rival political brothels.


Democrats’ Real Global Warming Fraud Revealed, by Dennis Avery

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power


Comfort the afflicted, by Mazin Qumsiyeh

The Empire

Is This Washington’s Last Chance to Finish Its Middle East ‘Hit List’? by  William Wedin

Three from Counterpunch


Lavrov Tells It Right to Pence’s Smug Face: Russia Will End US-Led World Order
 
Top 3 lies told by Insane McCain at the Munich Security Conference, by Sergey Gladysh

Expect 911 False Flag And Hell On Earth Under Trump, by Edmondo Burr

Jay Sekulow: Soft coup underway in United States. “Obama should be held accountable”

Pablo Escobar’s Son: “Dad Worked For The CIA Selling Cocaine,” by Sean Adl-Tabatabai




Feb 18, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Trump’s One-State Option, by Neve Gordon

The Headlines: Palestinian, 25, dies after being shot by Israeli troops on his way to his last chemo

US Ambassador Contradicts President Trump on Two-State Solution to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Albert Einstein’s advice to Jared Kushner, by Michael Smith

‘Settlers are free to take what they want’: Palestinian landowners fear for the worst as land-grab law is passed, by Sheren Khalel


The Empire

The Trump Presidency: RIP, by Paul Craig Roberts

Blood in the Water: the Trump Revolution Ends in a Whimper, by Mike Whitney


Trump Caves on Flynn’s Resignation, by Robert Parry

Is The Intelligence Community At War With Trump? by Daniel McAdams

A Dangerous Hysteria on Russia, by James Carden

American Political Dialogue Lacks All Sincerity, and Violence Is Already Filling the Void

Republicans Stall Trump Agenda. Use Media Attacks As Excuse

A suspicious pattern is emerging for how the White House handles its most controversial plans

Why is Russia ALWAYS seen as the enemy? (Video)

Is Trump Insane? This Psychiatrist Says No Way.

Mosul will be completely 'destroyed' in battle to liberate it from Isis, senior Iraqi politician warns

Americans Don't Trust Anymore, and That's a Big Problem, by S. Zito

Donald Trump is inspiring a new generation of Mexican nationalists, by Andrew Korybko


Misc

Feb 17, 2017


Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Exactly who is it that is in ‘Denial’? by Gilad Atzmon

Trump says he’s ‘happy’ with one-state outcome, ringing in a new era

Palestinians express mixed reactions to Trump’s shift from two-state solution, by Sheren Khalel

Donald Trump meets Netanyahu, washes hands of Israel-Palestine conflict, by Adam Garrie

Israeli leaders read Trump’s words as a permission slip, by Jonathan Ofir

Israel interferes in our politics all the time, and it’s never a scandal, by Philip Weiss


The Rest of the Empire


Did Trump Just Blink? 'Soft' Coup Attempt Reveals the Power Behind the Throne, by John Chuckman

These are the top 8 moments from yesterday’s kick ass Trump press conference

Tulsi Gabbard Exposed the Lies That Perpetuate Washington's Immoral Wars, by Ann Wright

Top Russia Scholar Stephen Cohen:  Kremlin-Baiting President Trump (Without Facts) Must Stop (Podcast)

Audio: John McCain Discusses National Security With Russian Hackers

Trump says ‘America first,’ by Serge Halimi

Peter Lavelle DESTROYS the neo-liberal movement in the US and Europe (Video)

Factory Outlet, by George Monbiot
[on education]

The Great Draining Begins: Trump Purges State Department's 7th Floor 'Shadow Government'

Federal Court: FBI Hid Evidence Saudi Arabia Orchestrated 9/11

Weapon of Genocide: US Confirms It Used Depleted Uranium in Syria, by Richard Brandt

Vladimir Putin knows that terrorist armies receive “covert and direct support from certain states”

MSM fake news feeding frenzy to take down Trump, by Rick Moran

Dysfunction In The White House, by Lawrence Davidson

You Reap What You Sow: Right-Wing Fanatics Force Ukraine Into ‘State of Energy Emergency




Feb 15-16, 2017

Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Netanyahu & Trump, by Mazin Qumsiyeh

Israel’s Vision for the Future is Terrifying, by Ramzy Baroud

When Israel and Britain Celebrate the Historical Trauma of Palestinians

US-Israel relations: Is Trump backing down? by Jonathan Cook

The Empire

The Swamp Strikes Back, by Pepe Escobar

NSA Whistleblower: Agency Illegally Recording Trump’s Phone To Oust Him
‘He will die in jail’: Intelligence community ready to ‘go nuclear’ on Trump, by David Edwards

Berto Jongman: Hundreds of Pedophilia Arrests Across US Connected to Washington DC Pizzagate

President Trump and the Runaway Judiciary: The Founders Have Provided the Remedy, by Steve McCann

This is the neocon “hit list” of people in the Trump Administration that are targeted for removal

A Chat with Joshua Frank on Trump, Russia and US Intel: “The Goal of Impeachment,” by Andrew Smolski

Washington’s ‘European Project’ Is Disintegrating Before Our Eyes, by Matthew Allen

Disqualify “The White Helmets” for an Oscar

Russian Foreign Ministry announces plan to combat fake news

Trump Says Intel Agencies, Media Are Using Fake 'Russia Connection' to Cover-up Clinton’s Crimes


(Feb 15)
'Michael Flynn’s resignation - US establishment coup’

In a Time of Executive Orders, Upholding Truth is a Revolutionary Act, by Nozomi Hayase

The Left’s Alinsky Plan to Destroy the Trump Administration, by Joel Pollak

Worst Joke Ever?  U.S. Spy Chief Gives Saudi Prince Highest Award for “Fighting Terrorism,” by Mike Whitney

Here's How the Trump Presidency Will Play Out, by Pepe Escobar

An Eminent Psychiatrist Demurs on Trump’s Mental State

No wall could hurt Mexico as much as NAFTA has, by Mark Weisbrot

Dresden 1945: The Devil's Tinderbox, by Charles Lutton




Feb 14, 2017

The Criminal Lunatics in DC and the Main Stream Media Want a War with Russia!

Russia & America Good Will Association: Antidote 32 from Vladislav Krasnov

These 8 neocons are gearing up to destroy President Trump and “Make America Bomb Again”

The West is Finished, But Why? by Andre Vltchek

Trump’s Ties to the Past and the Resurrection of the Left, by James Petras

Talking With the Russians Instead of Plotting Their Demise? Trump's Cabinet Is Obviously Compromised
 
Symbolic Seduction: Women’s Rights, Partisan Politics, Ethnocentrism and “American Narcissism,” by Edward Curtin

Trump Will Ignite a War With Iran, Which Will be Great News for ISIS, by Patrick Cockburn

Neoliberalism and the New World Order, IMF-World Bank “Reforms”, The Role of Wall Street, by Michel Chossudovsky

5 reasons Ukraine will soon cease to exist, by Adam Garrie

The Numbers Don't Lie: The NYT Is Dying, And Digital Subscriptions Won't Save It
[RIP JYT]


Is/Pal, Zionism, Jewish Power

Colonial Settlers Continue to Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

New Report by Breaking The Silence: “The High Command”

Israeli govt and its supporters admit the fight to defeat BDS has failed, by Omar Barghouti

The Economic Exploitation of Palestinian Political Prisoners




 

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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