Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Palestine

US press horrified by Trump’s “shoot migrants in the legs” but...

The Jupiter-sized blind spot of US media managed to report without mentioning that this procedure, of shooting people massing on the border in the legs has over the past 18 months become the routine Israeli policy.

Foreign aid that costs an arm and a leg – literally

The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.

The Palestine marathon

The right to freedom of movement should be inalienable and inextricably linked to the right to be safe in one’s own home, the right to farm one’s own land, the right to fish in the sea.

Elections don’t make Israel a democracy

Let’s not forget that the right to vote is only granted to 60% of the total population and only one third of Palestinians who live under Israeli rule.

Gaza is already unlivable: A response to Israel’s deadly airstrikes targeting...

Israel launched its heaviest airstrikes on the region since 2014, targeting scores of buildings, including the TV station Al-Aqsa TV. Israeli airstrikes also reportedly hit dozens of homes.

Do bullies always win?

Trump's bullying worked with Canada, has half-worked with Iran and North Korea, but has had nothing but malign impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Meet Ahed Tamimi, 17-year-old West Bank activist jailed for 8 months...

Known to some as the Rosa Parks of Palestine, Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians and people around the world last year.

The great return march and the women of Gaza

“Women will always be in the front lines of our national struggle.”

After latest Gaza slaughter: Open an investigation, end the occupation

The occupation must end, and those responsible for the slaughter must be held accountable.

Killing Gaza

Terrified Palestinian families huddled inside their homes as Israel dropped more than 100 one-ton bombs and fired thousands of high-explosive artillery shells into Shuja’iyya.

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”