The next two posts about Ward Churchill…

…will consist of, first, the closing arguments for both sides of Ward Churchill’s wrongful termination suit, and second, the jury’s verdict. The trial was supposed to have ended yesterday (Friday, 27 March, 2009), on the 15th day of hearings. However, given bad weather, and some overtime, closing arguments are not likely to be heard until […]

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The Genocide Apostles’ Creed

How Israeli leaders and Rabbis have justified disproportionate violence and even outright holocaust against the Palestinians of Gaza, both before, during, and after Israel’s war against the people of Gaza from Dec. 27, 2008 to January 20, 2009.

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Online Documentaries of the Israeli Occupation

Now being shown on 1D4TW, the complete collection of videos for: Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority Synopsis from the filmmakers: A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Unlike any other film ever produced on the conflict — ‘Occupation 101’ presents a comprehensive analysis […]

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Gaza, West Bank: Settlements and Borders

The Crossing Borders Project by photojournalist Susan Brannon is part of a thesis project in the Israel/Palestine region. It features women’s organizations in Aida Refugee Camp, A’mir Refugge Camp, and Ramallah who take photographs of their lives around borders. Her blog was started in June of 2007 and the larger work is now about 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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Blackbird: Battles over a browser

O Blackbird! sing me something well: While all the neighbors shoot thee round, I keep smooth plats of fruitful ground, Where thou may’st warble, eat and dwell. — Lord Alfred Tennyson Continuing from the last post on the subject of Blackbird, a new Internet browser ostensibly designed to cater for African American interests, it seems […]

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Selectively Outraged, Half Humane, All American (1.7)

When the subject matter in more than just a few “isolated” incidents turns to using white phosphorous to burn civilians in their homes in Fallujah bombarding civilian populations in Iraq with cluster bombs delivered by artillery shells using shells coated with depleted uranium that then cause thousands of cancers and birth defects among civilians bombing […]

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