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Never ending Nakba

As Ilan Pappe has said, most Israeli Jews have no idea of what they did to the Palestinians in 1948. (He also said that those who do know don’t think that what was done was wrong). But that’s only the tip of an iceberg of ignorance. Because of the mainstream media’s complicity in Zionism’s suppression […]

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Show is Over? ‘EU doomed even if Greece opts out’

Greece is edging even close to the Euro exit door – after the latest talks to form a government failed. There’ll be more on Tuesday, but markets have already been dropped in reaction, while other EU nations are scrambling contingency plans. The second-largest party in Greece is the latest to refuse to join a coalition […]

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EU statement on the Middle East – complicity, duplicity and hypocrisy

The section of the EU statement concerning “heeding the aspirations of the people in the region” appears to juxtapose those of “the Palestinians for statehood” with “those of Israelis for security” because the Palestinian need for security is never mentioned in EU pronouncements. Yet the statement considers security to be “a crucial element for lasting […]

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