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A Palestinian protester kicks a tear gas canister back at Israeli security forces during clashes at a protest against the nearby Jewish settlement of Kdumim, in the West Bank village of Kfar Kadum, near Nablus June 29, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Peace process ‘clinically dead’

The Palestinian Authority is reverting to old oppressive tactics as its raison d’être is increasingly questioned, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah A visibly nervous Palestinian Authority (PA) has been clamping down on dissent following the cancellation earlier this week of a planned visit to Ramallah by Israel’s deputy prime minister, Shaul Mofaz. Mofaz is widely […]

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The Paedophilia Problem In British Police.

Is there an institutional problem of paedophilia in the British Police Force and is that why many escape serious prosecution? The problem in the British Police with paedophilia in their ranks has been a story that has been bubbling around for quite some time, but the mainstream media and judiciary has buried each and every […]

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Dear Presbyterians: Why it is Apartheid

On Thursday, the largest Presbyterian group in the United States rejected a proposal to divest from Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola Solutions, three of many companies that enable and sustain the ongoing 45 years of Israel’s Military Occupation of Palestine. The Presbyterian General Assembly voted 333-331 with two abstentions, to reject the divestment but  affirmed a […]

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Arafat’s Assassin Admits

Dramatic Development after Swiss laboratory finds poisoning signs in Arafat’s belongings On July 3, 2012, Al Jazeera published a report of the Institute of Radiation Physics at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland that claimed to have found significant traces of polonium in samples taken from Arafat’s personal effects, including his trademark keffiyeh. In other […]

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“Judge-Led” Bullshit

The hopelessness of New Labour as a vehicle of change is underlined by their fixation with “judge-led” inquiries into anything that crops up. Remember the Hutton whitewash? Will a senior judge really recommend the fundamental reform of casino banking in the City of London and the careers of the banking squillionaires he undoubtedly knows so […]

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Shared Values

Following on from yesterday’s post, here is a tiny everyday example of those shared US/Israeli values Dianne Feinstein was on about. Courtesy of the Guardian. Meanwhile another 47 people are killed by a truck bomb in Iraq and over 200 maimed. A slightly larger toll than usual in a single incident so it actually made […]

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This is Not Pork

  This is not pork,” said William Daroff, Vice President for Public Policy for the Jewish Federations of North America.[1] He was referring to the fact that the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded 97% of its 2012 allocation for nonprofit grants to Jewish organizations.  According to Daroff, the DHS makes the allocations based […]

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