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Why Do People Hate Jews? Rabbi Sidesteps Question

Controversy has hit a school near Leipzig, Germany where an entire 9th grade class is reportedly under investigation for openly displaying respect for Adolph Hitler and posting photos of themselves giving Nazi salutes and what-not on social media. In mainstream media reports on the story, parents and authorities are referred to as being “horrified” over […]

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The Dirty Dozen MPs who want to prolong the Palestinians’ misery…

The Dirty Dozen MPs who want to prolong the Palestinians’ misery… Where is their ‘common humanity’? In the local newspaper where I used to live somebody wrote in demanding to know why local MP Jonathan Djanogly was one of the 12 who voted to deny Palestinians their statehood and right to self-determination in the recent […]

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Oligarchy and Zionism - Part 5

Oligarchy and Zionism – Part 5

Fifth part of a documentary produced by Béatrice Pignède, with footage shot by Jonathan Moadab, Sylvia Page, Jean-Sébastien Farez and Saber Farzard. Music by Gilad Atzmon. Click below for other segments of the documentary: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

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Protecting the Children of Gaza

Clive Hambidge Military Power, according to Gianfranco Poggi’s Forms of Power explains with his usual clarity that he found it “difficult to define political power otherwise than with reference to organized violence; it is the command over this resource that allows one group, for example to ‘run things’ over a given territory.” He goes on, […]

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Oligarchy and Zionism - Part 4

Oligarchy and Zionism – Part 4

Fourth part of a documentary produced by Béatrice Pignède, with footage shot by Jonathan Moadab, Sylvia Page, Jean-Sébastien Farez and Saber Farzard. Music by Gilad Atzmon. Click below for other segments of the documentary: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

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UK MPs blow a ‘raspberry’ at Netanyahu and his serfs

Debate to recognise Palestine statehood UK MPs blow a ‘raspberry’ at Netanyahoo and his serfs Despite all the veiled threats and the loony posturings of the pro-Israel lobby, Parliament voted 274 to 12 on Monday to recognise Palestine as a State. The motion, as amended, read: “That this House believes that the Government should recognise […]

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Which way will UK Parliament jump on Palestinian recognition?

Which way will the UK Parliament jump when it votes on Palestinian recognition? On Monday the House of Commons in London will debate and vote on a parliamentary motion to unilaterally recognise the State of Palestine. A positive result could have a tremendous influence on the state of play in the Palestinians’ struggle for freedom. […]

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New Horizon Conference: Meeting of minds in Tehran

The 2nd conference “New Horizon: the International Conference of Independent Thinkers” was held in Tehran, September 29–October 1 2014, including over 30 journalists, writers and academics from around the world presenting papers and arguing issues of world geopolitics, with a focus on the Middle East. I represented Canada, along with University of Lethbridge Globalization Studies […]

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Palestine’s Last Chance

Is this Palestine’s last chance? Ever since I began taking an interest in the Palestinians’ struggle – nearly ten years ago – those brave people have been cursed with rubbish leadership that has taken them steadily backwards instead of forwards… leadership that studiously ignores Palestine’s friends outside, fails its people inside and allows its territory […]

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The Gaza Medical Aid Scandal

The Gaza medical aid scandal: Suffer, little children…. What do our clueless politicians care? The indifference shown by Messrs Obama and Cameron to the slaughter and unimaginable destruction that Israel – the self-styled “only democracy in the Middle East” with “the most moral army in the world” – inflicted on Gaza a month ago is […]

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The Wandering Who – FULL

I thought it’d be interesting to resurrect this chat with Gilad Atzmon, three years after I edited it, and see how many of the themes discussed have grown in relevance since 2011. The pernicious role of zionist lobbies and their appetite for war. Another Gazan massacre. Palestinian statehood – and possible access to international tribunals. […]

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Gazans were slaughtered. The EU has no comment

Of course, we are aware of the European Union’s commitment to the full and effective protection of Human Rights everywhere. After all, The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union (EU) “for over six decades [of contribution] to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe”. So, when […]

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Guns of August II

Cease-fire and its reasons The piping-hot stage of the Ukraine crisis was over with signing of Minsk cease-fire agreement. It is far from clear how long the cease-fire will last, and whether it will morph into stable peace; still this pause provides a chance to review policies and strategies of the sides. The first part […]

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UK Independence Party hugs another Friend of Israel

Desperate for its first seat in Parliament UK Independence Party hugs another Friend of Israel The UK Independence Party (UKIP), which hopes for a big breakthrough in next year’s general election, has been wining and dining potential Conservative defectors one of which has actually come across. Last week Douglas Carswell stepped down as MP for […]

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Not Silence but Gloating over Galloway

WHY THE SILENCE OVER THE ASSAULT ON GEORGE GALLOWAY? – asks Peter Oborne in an article in The Telegraph. British MP George Galloway was recovering on Saturday after being attacked in the street in Notting Hill, west London, and taken to hospital and treated for a suspected broken rib and bruising to his head. He had been posing […]

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Transference of Evil: Netanyahu, a Creature without Morality or Mercy

This is a calculated response to transfer the evil to the victims of Israel’s superior power, to blame Hamas, the government of the people, for their own slaughter. It is indeed an intended deception to cloak the true intention that every living Gazan man, woman and child was and will be for the rest of […]

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Free Palestine? First we must free ourselves from the Enemy Within

Western leaders ‘nobble’ the International Criminal Court Free Palestine? First we must free ourselves from the Enemy Within Was anyone surprised to hear that the International Criminal Court is under pressure not to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza? The British government wouldn’t even vote for the UN Human Rights Council’s proposal to launch an […]

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Israeli Soldier's Warning: "You're Next!"

Israeli Soldier’s Warning: “You’re Next!”

This passionate plea for resistance from an Israeli soldier to the world to stop Israel is not addressed to the Palestinian people, because it is clearer than ever now, after the genocide in Gaza, that even the most barbarous repression is unable to snuff out their will to survive and continue their struggle for justice […]

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The Holocaust™/Anti-Semite© Card

The Holocaust™/Anti-Semite© Card, Don’t Leave Home without it!   Adverts occasionally sneak into blogs disguised as comments. We realize what they are and simply scroll over them. I found this one, posted by someone who signs ‘LeseMajeste,’ appended as a comment to the Holocaust Triptych article initially published elsewhere. I realized immediately that it actually […]

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