Monthly Archives: January 2012

[poem] Rains white phosphorus here

Rains white phosphorus here from Mondoweiss by Lillian Rosengarten Rains White Phosphorous Here 1/17/12 Travel with me to the land of sad oranges. Here children play in refugee camps. Grey, grey the buildings along the narrowest streets. Stench of garbage, cesspools of sewage … Continue reading

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The predictable aftermath of the anti-CAP smear

The predictable aftermath of the anti-CAP smear BY GLENN GREENWALD Sheldon Adelson, Jonah Goldberg, Haim Saban  (Credit: Reuters/aei.org) I’ve written several times about the coordinated smear campaign to brand writers at the Center for American Progress as “anti-Semites” in order to punish them for defying … Continue reading

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Max Ajl, “One State, Two States: Who is the subject of Palestinian liberation?”

Max Ajl, “One State, Two States: Who is the subject of Palestinian liberation?” from Mondoweiss by Today in Palestine Max Ajl, “One State, Two States: Who Is the Subject of Palestinian Liberation?” In Finkelstein’s explicit demands to water down the struggle lies a … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Defend Iran!

Freedom Rider: Defend Iran! Wed, 01/25/2012 – 02:04 — Margaret Kimberley oil and resource wars | Iran | Republicans | Democrats Printer-friendly version   by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley “Americans can expect to see a presidential address within the next … Continue reading

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State of Obama: Immunity for Wall Street

State of Obama: Immunity for Wall Street from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford President Obama had hoped to put on a big show – a huge con, really – at his State of the Union … Continue reading

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SOTU and a Destabilized Middle East

SOTU and a Destabilized Middle East from Informed Comment by Juan President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address treated the Middle East at several points, underlining the unusual importance of this region to the United States. Obama began by celebrating the end … Continue reading

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Assassination has been a trusty tool in Zionism’s rightwing movement

Assassination has been a trusty tool in Zionism’s rightwing movement from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss Swedish diplomat Folke Bernadotte, murdered by Zionists in 1948 The suggestion by Atlanta Jewish Times publisher Andrew Adler that the Mossad assassinate Barack Obama has been justly condemned … Continue reading

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an Israeli connection

an Israeli connection from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) “One aspect of Newt Gingrich’s much-scrutinized history with his second wife Marianne Gingrich that does not seem to have been much noted is this: During much of … Continue reading

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Tale of Sodomy and Torture in Occupation Prison

Tale of Sodomy and Torture in Occupation Prison from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Haaretz this week noted that the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel has brought suit before the Israeli Supreme Court on behalf of a Palestinian … Continue reading

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Obama’s Real Israel Problem

Obama’s Real Israel Problem from Blog to End the Occupation by Josh R. Bennis US Campaign Steering Committee member Phyllis Bennis published a strong piece in the L.A. Times calling for equal rights for Palestinians and Israelis as the basis for a change in U.S. policy to resolve the … Continue reading

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