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Leading Israeli Newspaper Blames October 7 Deaths on Zionist Military

by Betsy Piette, published on Workers World, July 15, 2024 On July 8, Haaretz, considered Israel’s most influential daily newspaper, published the results of its thorough, in-depth investigation into what actually took place when Hamas attacked Israeli settlements just outside of Gaza on October 7. Their long report concluded that on that date, Israel’s army employed the “Hannibal Directive” —[…]

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The Biggest Obstacle to Free and Fair Elections in Venezuela is the US

by Roger Harris, published on Counterpunch, May 22, 2024 For all the hullabaloo about “free and fair elections” in Venezuela by the US government, its sycophantic corporate press deliberately ignores the elephant in the room – namely, the so-called sanctions designed to make life so miserable that the people will acquiesce to Washington’s plan for regime change. As Foreign Policy[…]

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The Distortion of Campus Protests Over Gaza

How the Right Has Weaponized Antisemitism to Distract from Israel’s War by Helen Benedict, published on Tom Dispatch, May 2, 2024 Helicopters have been throbbing overhead for days now. Nights, too. Police are swarming the streets of Broadway, many in riot gear. Police vans, some as big as a city bus, are lined up along side streets and Broadway. Outside[…]

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Lessons From China

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, April 17, 2024 Socialist China is a powerful economic and diplomatic rival to the United States. Its success must be studied so that liberation may be possible and to prevent the declining U.S. from doing even more damage to humanity.  On a daily basis the corporate media, members of Congress, and courtier pundits[…]

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Rebuttals to NYTimes and Tom Friedman’s Racism and Ignorance

Rebuttal #1 (Racism): Tweet from Ahmed Eldin, a response to “Understanding the Middle East Through the Animal Kingdom” by Thomas L. Friedman, February 2, 2024, New York Times pic.twitter.com/iPi5IwaETP — AHMED | أحمد (@ASE) February 4, 2024 Rebuttal #2 (Ignorance): by Richard Rubenstein, published on Counterpunch,  February 2, 2024, in Response to “A Titanic Geopolitical Struggle Is Underway” by Thomas[…]

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Genocide, Sex Extortion, and a Peoples Movement

by Mazin Qusiyeh, writing in Bethlehem, Occupied Palestine, published on Popular Resistance, January 26, 2024 What is the story with UNRWA? If Israel succeeds in liquidating the Palestinian cause, will the whole globe be at risk of a global war that ends humanity? And what does sex extortion and people movement have to do with it? Read on for this serious[…]

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Book Review: Dissecting Israel’s Big Lie(s) “The Hundred Years War on Palestine” By Rashid Khalidi

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, January 5, 2023 Book Review: “The Hundred Years War on Palestine,” A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance 1917-1921 by Rashid Khalidi, Picador 2020 “There were no such thing as Palestinians…they did not exist. ” Former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, 1969. I was raised in a working-class Jewish home in South Florida[…]

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Struggling to Break the Gaza Blockade

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, November 22, 2023 Miles of semi-trailer trucks are lined up on the Egyptian side of the Rafah Crossing, waiting to deliver water, food, medicine and other essentials to Gaza. Longtime peace and justice activist Sarah Flounders recently traveled to Egypt with a delegation to push for opening the Rafah Crossing to let[…]

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Salute Students Who Fight Genocide

Editorial from Workers World, November 23, 2023 The mass revulsion at Israeli terror in Gaza has unleashed a conflict on U.S. college campuses, where student activists confront not only pro-Israel students, but also college administrations and wealthy donor alumni who have targeted student groups that oppose Israel’s genocidal attack. Confrontations have disrupted many campuses, including at public colleges, where nearly[…]

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Israelis Keep Hurting Their Own PR Interests By Talking

by Caitlin Johnstone, published in Caitlin Johnstone’s Newsletter, November 13, 2023 One problem Israel keeps running into is how the institutionalized dehumanization of Palestinians which keeps the apartheid state operational also causes Israelis to say things that non-Israelis will find extremely shocking, which hurts Israel’s PR interests. We saw this illustrated in a recent New Yorker interview with Daniella Weiss,[…]

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