University Students in Solidarity with Gaza: More News

We recently saw that students at the University of Strathclyde had led a successful liberation of their university and won some of their demands in support of the people of Gaza and in condemnation of Israeli atrocities. A similar action at Manchester University, currently underway, is running into some serious opposition from the university administration. […]

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An Unfolding Pattern of Genocide: Notes from Gaza

After a Palestinian rocket attack, Israel’s Interior Minister urged in late September 2008, “the IDF should…decide on a neighborhood in Gaza and level it.” — Dr. Norman Finkelstein, “Behind the Bloodbath in Gaza: Foiling Another Palestinian ‘Peace Offensive’.” Counterpunch, 28 January, 2009 Norman Finkelstein argues in his latest article that we are wrong to assume […]

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Israel: What is being defended? Who is the victim?

David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973), Israel’s first Prime Minister, said: If I knew that it was possible to save all the children of Germany by transporting them to England, and only half by transferring them to the Land of Israel, I would choose the latter, for before us lies not only the numbers of these children but […]

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Message to Obama: From an Undefeated Hamas

Mousa Abu Marzook, deputy chief of the Hamas political bureau, 22 January 2009: …to President Obama we say: the wave of hope that met your election was heavily dampened by your silence on the Gaza massacre. This was compounded by your pre-election statement siding with the Israeli settlers of Sderot. You would do well to […]

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Because They are Dirty Arabs…

An Appropriate Introduction — Noam Chomsky, “Exterminate all the brutes”: Gaza 2009 On Saturday December 27, the latest US-Israeli attack on helpless Palestinians was launched. The attack had been meticulously planned, for over 6 months according to the Israeli press. The planning had two components: military and propaganda. It was based on the lessons of […]

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On which planet does the Associated Press live?

Among the many American “news” sources that offer barely veiled propaganda, the Associated Press is one of the most outstanding for its unfaltering repetition of the official line from Washington, and its careful nurturing of Islamophobia. With partners like Yahoo!, which almost exclusively favours AP in its listing of top news on its default front […]

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