Category Archives: Background & Analysis

Reform Judaism and the challenge of Zionism

Reform Judaism and the challenge of Zionism from Mondoweiss by Yakov M. Rabkin   Rabbi Outcast. Elmer Berger and American Jewish Anti-Zionism, by Jack Ross. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2011, 233 pp. Rabbi Elmer Berger was often seen as a heretic. A graduate … Continue reading

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Israel Law Center behind harassment of flotilla funded by homophobic End Timer Pastor John Hagee

Israel Law Center behind harassment of flotilla funded by homophobic End Timer Pastor John Hagee from Max Blumenthal by Max Pastor John Hagee is a major financial supporter of Shurat Hadin, the Israel Law Center behind the legal campaign against the Gaza Freedom … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson’s racist views about African Americans

I was right about Saqi and Jefferson’s writings: praise be to me (Thomas Jefferson’s racist views about African Americans) from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Minutes after expressing my doubts about the reasons for publishing of Jefferson’s writings in Arabic … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/23/11: Feeding Resistance: Food Not Bombs Members Arrested in Orlando for Serving Meals Without a Permit

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, June 24 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “POLITICS” Michigan Residents File Lawsuit Challenging Emergency Law Installing Unelected City Managers from Democracy Now! | … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/24/11: Tomgram: Jonathan Schell, The War on the Word “War” from TomDispatch – Blog by Jonathan Schell

INDEX (stories follow) You Can Go Home Now from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Obama announces a partial withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, June 24 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Key … Continue reading

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Palestine Israel Apartheid News: 6/22/11: Gaza Freedom Flotilla 2 getting ready to sail

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Wednesday, June 22 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Schivone: A Moment Before Boarding the Next Flotilla from The Only Democracy? by Gabriel Matthew Schivone Gaza Freedom Flotilla 2 getting ready to … Continue reading

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Ted Rall: Sexual Freedom: The Next Frontier

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Sexual Freedom: The Next Frontier from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall No One Should Be Judged Because of How They Have Sex If slavery was America’s original sin, Puritanism was its original curse. In recent years the United States has … Continue reading

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America de Pie: 6/21/11: Hope in the Andes: What Ollanta Humala’s Victory Means for Peru

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell Mexico: femicides continue as “drug war” turns 40 from World War 4 Report blogs by Weekly News Update US Congress set to OK Colombia and Panama … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/22/11: Carbon Emissions Record, Food to Double in Price

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) Stewart Figures out what Rupert is Up To from Informed Comment by Juan Jon Stewart explains what Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Cable News thinks it is actually about, and it has nothing to do with fair … Continue reading

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Reporting Gaza, June 2011

Reporting Gaza, June 2011 from ‘Just World News’ with Helena Cobban by Helena The Gaza Strip is a heavily urbanized sliver of land, some 30 miles long, that nestles against the southeast corner of the Mediterranean and that for many reasons– including the … Continue reading

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