Monthly Archives: August 2014

How I Became a “Self-Hating Jew”

Sometimes you have to ask questions.

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Netanyahu’s Tunnels-to-Kindergartens Propaganda

One of the most important strikes in the propaganda war for Israel in the last month was dealt by the New York Times and CNN when they ran long pieces giving credence to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that … Continue reading

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Ignoring Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi Storm Troopers

You might think a story about modern-day Nazi storm troopers attacking a European city without mercy would merit front-page coverage in the U.S. press, but not when the Nazi paramilitaries are fighting for the U.S.-backed Ukrainian government and are killing … Continue reading

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The Empire Reaps the Jihadist Whirlwind

For more than three decades, the U.S. has deployed Islamic fundamentalist surrogates to fight its imperial wars in Muslim lands. Now, the world’s most successful jihadists have turned on their former masters – and will soon go after the Gulf … Continue reading

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Life in Occupied Palestine

Anna Baltzer, a Jewish American with the International Women’s Peace Service, documents the human rights abuses perpetrated by the Israelis.

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Edward Snowden in His Own Words

Dispatched to Moscow, famed portrait photographer Platon captured a never-before-seen side of Edward Snowden for WIRED. In this riveting montage, the elusive whistleblower explains the thinking behind his decision to reveal the extent of domestic surveillance being conducted by US … Continue reading

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Wailing for War at the Western Wall

Dan Cohen reports from a recent pro-war prayer vigil held at Jerusalem’s Western Wall where young Israeli Jews spouted racist, hyper-violent rhetoric directed at Palestinians. “Kahane was right,” one young woman chanted, while another man said, “We have God. God … Continue reading

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Gaza’s Children: The Psychological Trauma of Catastrophe

By Louisa A. Lamb Within the last ten years, Israel has provoked three offensive movements against the Palestinian territory in Gaza: Operation Cast Lead, which began at the end of 2008 and 2009, Operation Pillar of Defense, which last eight … Continue reading

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Pepe Escobar: NATO is Desperate for War

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is desperate; it is itching for a war in battlefield Ukraine at any cost. NATO secretary-general Anders “Fogh of War” Rasmussen arrived in Kiev practically foaming war in his mouth, ready to lay down the … Continue reading

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If Palestinians Were Human Beings

By Shourideh C. Molavi Today the struggle for people of conscience appears to be less about convincing people that Israel is committing war crimes against Palestinians or grossly violating international law. Instead the struggle has become about convincing the world … Continue reading

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