Category Archives: Settler colonialism

President-elect Trump and Israel

If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to put himself, his family and the rest of the United States in IS’s terrorist sights, he could hardly have found a better way than sending Jewish attorney David Friedman to Israel as his Ambassador. … Continue reading

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Does Israel have a future?

Israel is a settler nation, a nation created from cleansing the natives from the territory they sought to occupy. Israel became a nation in 1948, a homeland for Jews in the ancient land of Israel, a land where they could … Continue reading

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The Ugly American

In 1958, Eugene Burdick and William J. Lederer wrote a book that became a multi-million copy bestseller for its exposé of American arrogance, incompetence, and corruption in Southeast Asia. The book’s title, “The Ugly American” became iconic for the way … Continue reading

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