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USA Thwarts Israeli Attack on Iran

In two carefully coordinated events, the USA put an end to Israel’s plan to attack Iran. On March 28, 2012, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak publicly praised himself and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: The decision [to cancel the attack] was the result of contacts between the [Israeli] Defense Ministry and the Pentagon.” At that moment, […]

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The Zionist Cuckoos in Christianity’s Nest

  If you are as puzzled as I am how a true Christian could possibly be taken in by Zionism, a short paper on the phenomenon is available from Sadaka http://www.sadaka.ie/Articles/Papers/PAPER-Christian_Zionism.pdf. “The destiny of the Jewish people is to return to the land of Israel and reclaim their inheritance promised to Abraham and his descendants […]

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Deir Yassin Day 2012

The 64th anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre, April 9th 1948 Commemorations: The General Union of Palestinian Students & Deir Yassin Remembered (UK) Monday April 23rd London Moment of Commemoration led by Abu Ashraf Deir Yassin resident, aged 8, April 1948 Deir Yassin Remembered (US) Monday April 9th Deir Yassin Memorial 9 Mile Point, Geneva, […]

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I Left My Heart in Palestine – 2012

The Phil Monsour Band performing I left my heart in Palestine Brisbane in 2011. The song is on the new album Ghosts of Deir Yassin to be released April 2012. I Left My Heart in Palestine Standing at the checkpoint You were coming home from work Our eyes met we laughed about how the soldiers […]

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‘The War on Trevor’ UK tour

with variations on a theme by Joseph Haydn Beat poet adventurer strays beyond the bounds of singer songwriter’ MOJO Haunting tunes & striking lyrics… yearningly pretty &  bittersweet.’ The Independent An incandescent new presence with superior lyrics.’ The Guardian Lovely, poetic, with poise and bite wrapped in a protest singer’s conscious. ’Daily Mail The War […]

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Israel secures Azerbaijan Airbases for Iran War

The Israelis have bought an airfield,” an official said, “and the airfield is called Azerbaijan.” said senior ‘un-named’ US officials The past two days has seen conflicting reports emerging regarding Israel allegedly securing 4 airbases in Baku, in Azerbaijan. If true this would significantly enhance Israel’s ability to wage war on Iran. Baku is less […]

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Futile posturing at the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit

US President Barack Obama says he is pushing for “a world without nuclear weapons.” Disingenuously lumping together the nuclear-armed state of North Korea and nuclear-weapon-free Iran, Mr Obama claimed that a “new international norm” was emerging to deal with their “intransigence”. Perversely turning a blind eye towards the West’s double standards and special allowances for […]

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The Fight Against Fascism in Brighton and the South Coast

by Jay Knott, with input from Francis Clark-Lowes Tony Greenstein is a campaigner for the unemployed, the homeless, etc.. He’s been involved for decades in helping the poor in England’s progressive capital, Brighton. He is also involved in more complicated issues like anti-fascism and Palestine solidarity. He follows Lenni Brenner’s discovery that the Nazis co-operated […]

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The Massacre of the Afghan 17 & the Obama Cover-Up

The March 11 Massacre of the 17 Afghan citizens, including at least nine children and four women, raises many fundamental issues about the nature of a colonial war, the practices of a colonial army engaged in a prolonged (eleven-year) occupation and the character of an imperial state as it commits war crimes and increasingly relies […]

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Engaging Gilad Atzmon: The Video

Israeli-born Gilad Atzmon, one of Europe’s finest jazz musicians, was in Washington, DC in mid-March for the first time at the end of a multi-city North American grassroots tour to discuss his recently published and highly controversial book, The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics. As Atzmon was speaking on the East Coast […]

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Fools Gold – Tungsten Bars

I first heard about this story some years ago, but little evidence existed at that time. Essentially that America had created a load of fake gold bars and sold them onto the world market. Well to be clear,  they were gold plated with Tungsten in the middle. The reason being is that Tungsten has a […]

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Kandahar and Toulouse: A Tale of Two Cities

  ‘Western civilization? I think it would be a good idea.’ Mahatma Gandhi The US army staff sergeant Robert Bales, who shot dead Afghani civilians on their home two weeks ago, has now been formally charged with 17 counts of murder. Aside from the heartbreaking tragedy of this incident, it’s clear that, in the West, […]

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