Tag Archives: Palestine

Comments on an Israeli propaganda video

Israel has one response to critics like historian Ilan Pappe, author of “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine,” attack the book and its author as frauds, the object being to kill the book and destroy its author. That is the only purpose … 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

Posted in George Polley, Indigenous people, Israel, Justice, Palestinian people, Peace, Settler colonialism, Settler Societies, Zionism | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When reality stares us in the face, face it

On March 14, 2014 journalist Alison Weir published a book “Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the US was used to create Israel.” To date it has received 289 reviews, 79% of them 5-star reviews. One reader … Continue reading

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How Not to Win Friends and Influence People: ignore them and talk about yourself

In April of this year, Rabbi Alissa Wise of Jewish Voice for Peace gave a talk at a Christian pro-Palestine conference, Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), held in Vancouver, BC. FOSNA’s goals are (1) to promote awareness and understanding of … Continue reading

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The Butcher of Tel Aviv

      Photo on the right of bombed out home in Rafa, Gaza, dated Aug. 21, 2014, is by Wissam Nassar / The New York Times. The other day on Facebook I ran across a post calling Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin  Netanyahu … Continue reading

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When is a child not a child? To Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s when the child is Palestinian

Jerusalem (AFP) – Under a photo of a glowering Benjamin Netanyahu, “Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday vowed harsh retribution against Hamas, the Islamist rulers of Gaza, after a mortar round fired from the Palestinian territory killed an Israeli … Continue reading

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An Old Man and a Young Man in Gaza – A Poem by Heathcote Williams

Rest in Peace Mohammed Abu Khadr This magnificent poem by English poet, actor and awards-winning playwright Heathcote Williams is a stunning revelation of the evil that lies at the heart of modern Israel and the Zionism from which its founders sprang. … Continue reading

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