Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why actions must always speak louder than words.

Words: US condemns shelling of UN-run school in #Gaza, where 15 died http://t.co/zixBtLsf0j — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 30, 2014 Actions: !! MT @DannyNis: Pentagon approved immediate transfer of 120mm mortar rounds, grenades, other weapons from US bunkers in … Continue reading

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President of the Canadian Green Party channels Mark Regev.

Paul Estrin is the President of the Green Party of Canada. He recently shared his thoughts on the current fighting in Israel and Gaza. I thought his comments were worth going over in some detail, if only because they’re so … Continue reading

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The Times amplifies Israeli propaganda.

  And what The Goldstone Report found the last time Israel fired on hospitals in Gaza, and then accused Hamas of using them as military bases: ‘The Mission did not find any evidence to support the allegations that hospital facilities … Continue reading

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War crime in Afghanistan.

Al Jazeera America on how a U.S. backed paramilitary unit carried out the extrajudicial executions of three men in Alizai, a village in eastern Afghanistan, on June 1st 2014. Mohammad, Nasrullah and Fazaldin, as they were known, had been detained … Continue reading

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Owen Jones on having empathy for the devil.

In an article in Sunday’s Guardian, Jones writes about why he doesn’t think demonizing Israelis for supporting their governments current onslaught in Gaza is particularly useful. He says: ‘For those who want peace – including an end to the occupation … Continue reading

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Ex-NYT editor Jill Abramson on how flak and ‘anti-terrorism’ help discipline corporate media.

She didn’t quite put it in those words, but it’s essentially what she’s saying: that the U.S. government would contact the New York Times and tell them that publishing this, that or the other story would ‘help the terrorists’. And … Continue reading

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David Cameron spoke to Benyamin Netanyahu today. Here’s what was said.

From the Gov.uk website: ‘The Prime Minister spoke to Prime Minister Netanyahu earlier this evening about the situation in Israel. The Prime Minister strongly condemned the appalling attacks being carried out by Hamas against Israeli civilians. The Prime Minister reiterated … Continue reading

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