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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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Ali Abunimah & Gilad Atzmon at the OK Corral

The recent open letter Granting No Quarter: A Call for the Disavowal of the Racism and Antisemitism of Gilad Atzmon, apparently written by Ali Abunimah, has come as a shock to many people, including yours truly. Not only have the Zionists colonized Palestine and subjected them to a permanent campaign of genocide, but as anyone who has been paying […]

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The Last Americans

December 28th 2012 marks the 122nd Anniversary of the U.S. massacre of Native Americans at Wounded Knee. The United States of America was founded upon genocide, amassed a fortune from slavery and now sustains its weakened edifice through rape and armed robbery. Its presidents, with a few honourable exceptions, were Rothschild appointed stooges: obedient, homicidal […]

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Broadbent’s broadside hints at short shelf life for a Mulcair-led Opposition

UPDATED WITH RESULT Soon, the New Democratic Party will have a new leader. Whether it will have any meaningful political future is another matter. I’ve already shown that a Thomas Mulcair victory would formally complete the Israelization of Canada’s national political parties, thereby depriving voters of their last Canadian electoral option. Lamentably, many delegates to […]

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Karimovs Cash In

UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond’s visit to Tashkent on 28 February was not covered in any UK mainstream media that I can find, which is peculiar, given the media’s obsession with covering anything to do with “Our heroes” in Afghanistan. It was not really the kind of visit the state would want to publciise, with […]

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She Strikes For Us All

As our honourable sister Hana al-Shalabi of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad enters the 35th day of her hunger strike to protest Israeli ‘administrative detention’, or to give it its proper name: kidnap and false imprisonment. Palestinian prisoner affairs minister Issa Qaraqaa announced that Hana, 28, is in critical condition and was taken to hospital to […]

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Just Say No – the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Just back from the annual United Nations happy-clappy session about drug prohibition in Vienna, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.  I was there as part of the delegation from Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a global campaign of serving and former police officers, lawyers, judges, intelligence officers, customs officers and prison governors, all with years of […]

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In Denial – the politics of global warming

The term “holocaust denial” is defined as follows by the American Anti-Defamation League: Holocaust denial is a contemporary form of the classic anti-Semitic doctrine of the evil, manipulative and threatening world Jewish conspiracy. It was this doctrine that was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the Holocaust. What is on the surface a denial of […]

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How Zionism Infiltrated The United States

Mark Bruzonsky, a Jewish, American Scholar and Journalist, has been a key member behind the scenes of the Israeli Palestinian peace initiative in the 1980s, meeting with Former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and with Palestinian officials. In this exclusive interview with Press TV’s Autograph, Mr. Bruzonsky talks about the challenges and missed opportunities he witnessed […]

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A Modern St George and a Tribe of Dragons

A modern St George vowed one day to save his people from the ravages of a tribe of dragons. These monsters had been setting fire to towns and villages throughout the land, and if something wasn’t done soon, there would be none of his people left to save. Of course St George knew very well that not […]

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Israel’s Willing Executioners: AIPAC Invades Washington

by James Petras and Robin Eastman Abaya Introduction:  A Week of National Humiliation: From March 4th to March 9th, 2012, 13,000 militant Israel Firsters, took over “political Washington”[1] and imposed a foreign regime’s (Israel) political agenda to the rousing applause and appreciation of their captive vassal US legislators and executives who crowded the halls and […]

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Afghanistan: Mainstream Media Awakes

This morning Sam Kiley, Sky News’ security correspondent, stated bluntly that the large bulk of Afghan heroin and opium production is controlled by members of the Karzai government. That is a simple truth, and I have been publishing it repeatedly on this blog for the last six years, but it runs absolutely contrary to what […]

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Obama And Netanyahu Meet At The White House...WASHINGTON - MAY 18:  U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (L) in the Oval Office of the White House May 18, 2009 in Washington, DC. The two leaders are expected to discuss issues related to the Palestinian peace process and a new strategy on relations with Iran. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Netanyahu v Obama – What next?

The headline over an article in Ha-aretz by Bradley Burston on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s poker game with President Obama was If Obama wins in November, is Netanyahu in trouble? That’s a question I’ve had in my own mind for quite some time and it begs another. What, really, worries Netanyahu most – the prospect […]

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Permission to examine “Jewishness”

In-fighting is characteristic of progressive movements.  On the right things are much easier.  They want a “survival-of-the-fittest” society, small government, low taxes, no safety- net, no brown-skinned people crossing our borders,  the right to unlimited profits un-hampered by any oversight or regulations, the right to claim foreign natural resources and to take advantage of cheap […]

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I’m So Glad We’ve Got Gilad

The attack on Gilad Atzmon by the UK Palestine Community Network, relayed on Ali Abunimah’s blog, is a depressing reminder that an influential section of Palestinian opinion has accepted the narrative about Israel-Palestine preferred by most (supposed) pro-Palestinian Jews. That is, of course their right. There is an argument for saying that Zionism is a […]

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Israeli Apartheid Week and Ken O’Keefe

The students at the University of Kent have received this, there is significant pressure to cancel my speaking engagement this Friday. Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you today with regards to an event that has been organised by the Kent Palestine Solidarity Group as part of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) which will feature Ken […]

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Israel’s Goebbelian Ploy

No justification for war or sanctions on Iran The hysteria over Iran’s nuclear capabilities having reached such a stage as to call for immediate bombing of its nuclear facilities – this hysteria is a red herring, a smokescreen deliberately and insidiously being whipped up by Israel to turn away the world’s gaze from its vicious […]

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A spotlight on Palestinian painter, Bissan Rafe

Palestinian Folkloric Fairy Tales Hit Asia and Europe Art Scene “Someone once described my work as emotive and powerful without the need for jargon yet criticized that my politics use art as its tool; to which I simply replied: ‘Politics are the opinions or sympathies of a person, the total complex of relations between people […]

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Gingrich’s “Invented People” & A Collectivist Distortion of History

  Newt Gingrich’s recent comments that the Palestinians are an “invented people”, while technically correct, is nothing new to the Israel Palestine discourse. The argument has a long history of usage amongst those who seek to distort the history of mass ethnic cleansing and human rights abuse against Palestinians by Israeli Zionist forces. However, the […]

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Zionist Bullying in the West Coast Co-op Movement

Several articles on deliberation.info have described the power of Zionism in corrupting progressive groups in Britain, e.g. Laura Stuart’s A Victory for Bullies Everywhere(2012). It’s the same in the USA. In the summer of 2009, just as the west coast co-operative movement was gearing up to adopt a resolution boycotting Israeli goods, there was a […]

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The Writing on the (Apartheid) Wall

History has proven that the more recent the wall, the faster the collapse of the regime that built it. 1803: Rothschild funded British invaders conquer the land of India and build the Salt-Tax or Salt-Hedge wall across the country. 137 years later, the British are defeated and retreat. 1830: Rothschild funded French invaders conquer Algeria […]

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Jerusalem for Us All

An album by international artists to benefit the GLOBAL MARCH TO JERUSALEM – NORTH AMERICA We are pleased to announce the release of “Jerusalem for Us All,” a new compilation album to benefit the Global March to Jerusalem – North America (GMJ-NA) featuring the music of renowned international artists. The GMJ-NA is an independent and […]

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The ADL, Gilad Atzmon & Free Speech

Gilad Atzmon, well known Jazz activist has been touring the US recently promoting his Book – ‘the Wandering Who’ and talking about Israel and Palestine. Yet some people have determined that Gilad Atzmon is not kosher for the general public, and he is not fit to talk, or be even listened to. The ADL (Atzmon […]

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‘Wandering Who?’ Reading Group 2

On 6th March the ‘Wandering Who? Reading Group’ in Brighton met again (see First Report), this time to discuss Chapters Two (‘Credit Crunch or Zio Punch) and Three (‘Zionism and Other Marginal Thought’) of Gilad Atzmon’s book. ‘How did America allow itself [to] be enslaved by ideologies inherently associated with foreign interests?’ (p. 26) This […]

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AIPAC, Israel and Possible Attack on Iran

Gilad Atzmon is a talented jazzman who joins us to talk about his new book The Wandering Who? and offers candid commentary on Zionism, Israel, the US and much more. Atzmon was born in Israel, and started to question his government after compulsory service in the Army. American jazz led him to learn the saxophone, […]

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We Are All For Diversity – But Not That Kind – Not Yet Anyway

There are faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges who are anti-Zionists, that is, they oppose the chauvinistic, Jewish-supremacist colonization of historical Palestine and the 44-year dehumanization of Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories. Yet like faculty at most American Colleges and Universities they mostly remain “in the closet” out of fear of being smeared […]

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Victory for the Israel lobby bullies

Craven Liberal Democrats dump human rights champion Jenny Tonge It was no surprise to read in The Guardian on 29 February that Baroness Jenny Tonge, a Liberal Democrat peer who has given unstinting support to the Palestinian struggle for freedom, had been sacked after declaring that Israel would not last for ever. She rejected an […]

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Is the Angry Arab an Anti-Racist Racist?

We have noticed that As’ad Abu Khalil (AKA Angry Arab) is critical of our writer Gilad Atzmon, whom he labels as an anti Semite and a racist. Angry Abu Khalil failed to substantiate his accusations against Atzmon. Needless to say we also have never found a single anti-semitic or racist argument or statement in Atzmon’s […]

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Rich Siegel CD Release Event – New York

Rich Siegel CD Release Event “The Way to Peace” Featuring bassist Cameron Brown Special guest appearance, saxophonist/author Gilad Atzmon Friday March 16, 2012,  @ 7:00PM, The Duplex, 61 Christopher Street @ 7th Avenue, New York City, $15 cover buys copy of CD, 2 drink minimum Gilad Atzmon will be signing copies of his new book […]

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