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White guilt, the SWP, and Zionism

During the nineteen-seventies, Britain’s Socialist Workers Party took the place of the Communist Party. That is, it occupied the role of neutralising opposition to the ruling order. Drawing solely from my own experience, I could describe the party supporting union bureaucrats’ manoeuvres to defeat strikes; stirring up nostalgia for world war II in order to […]

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Philanthropy 2.0: Problem or Solution?

This article by Glenn Ashton was originally published at SACSIS.org.za under a Creative Commons License * * * * Warren Buffett has pledged to give away the bulk of his fortune to philanthropic causes. Bill and Melinda Gates are prominent benefactors. In South Africa, Patrice Motsepe has joined the club. Russia has Vladimir Potanin. These […]

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Apologising for Nothing

Nazir Ahmed was suspended from the Labour Party for claiming that a “Jewish conspiracy” was responsible for his conviction for dangerous driving. This led another Muslim, Usama Hasan, to make a groveling apology in the Guardian for Muslim “anti-semitism”. He says he helps run charities which encourage dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians – on equal […]

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Dear Pope Francis RE: The Holy Land, Dorothy Day, John Lennon and Vanunu

“If I have accomplished anything in my life, it is because I wasn’t embarrassed to talk about God.”-Dorothy Day   In 2005, during my first of seven trips to both sides of The Wall, I was inspired by Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower, Mordechai Vanunu to pray not just to God, but to Dorothy Day for […]

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@netanyahu @whitehouse Why It Is Apartheid in Israel Palestine

During February and March over 250 cities sponsor Israeli Apartheid Week events such as rallies, lectures, cultural performances, music shows, films and workshops that raise awareness of Israel’s Apartheid policies toward the indigenous Palestinians and in support of the Nonviolent Palestinian led call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli Apartheid policies and violations […]

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Rethinking South Africa

This article by Mazin Qumsiyeh was originally published in Countercurrents * * * * I did some research with South African scientists on gerbils and had worked briefly in the 1980s against apartheid in South Africa. I have also been talking and reading about South Africa for the past thirty years as a model for […]

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Keeping Hope Alive

Erdogan Nails It and US Replies…

And what is objectionable is US Policy that supports and sustains the ideology of Zionism, which presupposes a particular people are superior and thus entitled to legally owned Palestinian property…. On Wednesday at a United Nations conference in Vienna that was to encourage dialogue between the West and Islam, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted, […]

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SYRIA: SHAMSEIN REPORT: FEBRUARY 23, 2013

Posted on February 23, 2013 by Libya 360° SHAMSEIN Report # 3: Nusra Takes Credit for Damascus Carnage, Golan Developments, Is Lebanon Next? Eretz Zen SYRIA: SHAMSEIN REPORT 1 and 2 Der’a the Armor and the Tear EP 01 and 02 River to Sea Uprooted Palestinian   The views expressed in this article are the […]

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Zero Dark Thirty: Fantasy Based on Fiction

  Jews dominate Hollywood today: The Jewish presence in Hollywood is a historic fact, a majority of the producers and directors are Jews while the Writers Guild is practically 70% to 100% Jewish” The Jewish Post And Opinion, December 6th , 1974 How many facts about Usama bin Laden are there in this film…? ZERO […]

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Israel instructs Obama: “Iranian and Syrian Sanctions are Not Painful Enough!”

    ….impose an international blockade now!  Franklin Lamb Beirut Al-manar Graphics by Alex On 3/26/2013 Iran is expected to meet with other world powers in Astana, Kazakhstan to discuss its nuclear program. Discussions that the occupiers of Palestine fervently hope will not be successful. It is toward this end that their key demand this […]

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Vanunu's FREEDOM of SPEECH Trial and My Life as a Muckraker 2005-2010

Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blowers Latest Message and 2nd annual Global Day of Action

Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower, Mordechai Vanunu recently wrote to Ms. Oddveig Vevik Skotte: ABOUT MY CASE About my case now, I served the full sentence, even if it was an injustice. I am demanding my total freedom that could be only by leaving Israel for the free world. Israel continues to punish me. They arrested […]

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Oscar Preview 2013—Part 2: The Leni

LANCE BOYLE: “Good evening, and welcome to Part 2 of WTFN’s pre-Oscar special presentation from our West Coast Studios in Los Angeles. I’m Lance Boyle and back with me is move critic Miriam Kale. (to Miriam). Miriam, on last week’s show you told us that Lincoln will likely take the Oscar for Best Picture, but […]

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Portland Dissidents See Hope in Atzmon

Scott Free, February 2013 Portland, Oregon,  has at different times witnessed outpourings of activism directed at Justice and Social change:  Central American Solidarity, South African Solidarity, Anti-War activism and demonstrations, demonstrations and calls to end racist violence in Portland, many demonstrations and activism against sitting Presidents, calling for impeachment and prosecution,  all by dedicated volunteers […]

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The Mass Murder of Russian Christians and the Destruction of their Churches, by Dr Lasha Darkmoon

STALIN’S JEWS (See here) The other day I received a polite email from one of my many critics. He was less than satisfied with a controversial statement I had made in one of my articles. He had detected what appeared to be a serious discrepancy in what I had written about the Bolshevik Jews who […]

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Will Washington grasp the hand being offered by the Iranian people?

Will Washington grasp the hand being offered by the Iranian people? Franklin Lamb Tehran Graphics by Alex Truth be told, this American observer has attended his share of international conferences and has traveled in more than 70 countries. But never has he visited such a complex, evolving, striving and energized society, populated by idealistic people […]

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A Culture of Violence

American gun owners and the National Rifle Association (NRA) have been called “gun nuts” (a variation on “crazies”). Discussions of guns and who owns them or lobbies for them arise every time there’s a mass murder, like that of the children in Connecticut recently. Leading the discussions on the major American news networks are reports […]

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Satan’s Secret Agents: The Frankfurt School and their Evil Agenda

Satan’s Secret Agents: the Frankfurt School and their Evil Agenda Based on an original article (see here) by Timothy Matthews. Edited and presented with pictures, captions and additional material by Lasha Darkmoon. “GOD  IS  DEAD! . . . BEHOLD, I GIVE YOU THE SUPERMAN!” — Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra Let’s begin by considering the […]

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US officials confess to targeting Iran’s civilian population

Condemned by every syllable they utter….. Franklin Lamb TehranAl-Manar Graphics by Alex     February 8, 2013TTehran — Azadeh, a graduate law student from Tehran University, on the sidelines of Iran’s Third Annual Hollywoodis (www.hollywoodism.orghttp) reminded her interlocutors, of the obvious damming admissions last week by two US politicians: “It would be a defense lawyer’s […]

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IDF Corruption Case Explodes

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. ~Jacob Bronowski In the aftermath of the elections in Israel, only one person is laughing hard. On January 11, 2013, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert gave an interview to Channel Two’s “Friday’s Studio.” He accused Netanyahu of spending $3 Billion on “hallucinated adventures that […]

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Facebook: Give US Some Truth, Free Vanunu and Yoko Ono’s 80th

“Listen to the art…enjoy the show”-Yoko Ono… On the third and final day The Artwork of John Lennon has been offered [fourth time in ten years] for purchase on Park Avenue, in Winter Park, Florida, the Facebook Cause Free Mordechai Vanunu with over 8,800 Members launched the petition: HELP FREE VANUNU and Yoko Ono’s 80th […]

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“Satisfied” Assad Says Syrian Army Took Lead “what the Syrian army achieved in the last few weeks will come to light soon.”

   “Satisfied” Assad Says Syrian Army Took Lead  Local Editor Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stressed that the Syrian army took back the lead on the ground, noting that the foreign-backed armed groups suffered severe blows.On the settlement in Syria, Assad said that the US was “not ready for the solution,” asserting that Geneva agreement was the only […]

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Qatar Leaks: The Business of Foreign Affairs

  British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s cat, sits on a table in a room in Downing Street where a meeting between Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani was shortly due to take place at 10 Downing Street in central London on 22 January 2013. (Photo: […]

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“We are integrating into a burning house”

Public anger over the Rothschild backed assassination of the honourable Martin Luther King, forced the corrupt and compromised U.S. regime to inaugurate a special day set aside to commemorate the man they murdered on April 4th, 1968. For today is Martin Luther King Day and few, if any, will be able to stomach the rank […]

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Journalist BLOCKED and CENSORED by TIME WORLD!

Two days ago, this reporter posted the following comment at the TIME WORLD article, Iran: Khamenei’s Ban of Nuclear Weapons Binding | TIME.com: In April 2010, Iran hosted a conference in Tehran on nuclear disarmament and sixty countries were represented but NOT the USA! Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued a statement delivered at […]

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America’s Part in “5 Broken Cameras”

The Palestinian-Israeli-French production of “5 Broken Cameras” is a 2011 documentary film co-directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy Davidi. “5 Broken Cameras” is also an Oscar contender for best documentary and an eyewitness account of non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village that has been encroached upon by Israeli-only settlements [all the […]

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Lebanese “Practical” Route for Palestinians

“The Impractical Route for Palestinians”  Ibrahim Al-Amin, the editor-in-chief of Al-Akhbar,  visited Jacques (not his real name), a christian Warmonger, in his  secluded apartment in the Dora area of Beirut,  Ibrahim Al-Amin, Ibrahim asked Jacques for help in getting fake “documents for members of a Palestinian family who fled from the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus… wanting […]

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Watershed Speech at the Opera, Tipping Point or Turning Point?

  Damascus Notes…  Watershed Speech at the Opera, Tipping Point or Turning Point? Franklin LambAl-Manar   Damascus– Easy walking distance from this observer’s hotel near the city center, the Damascus Opera House, the site of yesterday’s Presidential address, was inaugurated in May of 2004 by the President and his wife, completing a project of his […]

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In valiant fortitude

In valiant fortitude Soraya Boyd   Unlawfully pincered between harsh collective punishment and base military aggression The tear bedabbled faces of innocent children in constant lacrimation Afforded no respite cling desperately to their progenitor for safety and protection   Incessantly tossed and trounced in a criminally virulent sphere Innocent children lead daily lives carved in […]

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Will Al-Nusrah Front Announce Islamic Emirate for Yarmouk Palestinian Camp?

Franklin Lamb Al-Manar Notes From Damascus   Perhaps the next time this observer responds to a request from a graduate student somewhere who writes to him seeking help with research for a Masters or Doctoral thesis on the subject of Palestinian refugees In Lebanon and Syria and the effects of the current crisis in Syria […]

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Will Syria Go on Offense at The Hague?

Franklin Lamb Al-manar A “legal intifada” appears likely for more than just the Palestinians a Maison d’Avocats, Damascus Even before the historic 139 to 8 vote of the UN General Assembly on November 29 of this year which opened up a plethora of legal remedies for Palestinians, a “legal intifada” — to borrow a phrase […]

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