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Americas Failed Palestinian Policy

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MORE than 160 Palestinians and 5 Israelis are dead, and as the smoke clears over Gaza , the Israelis will not be more secure and Palestinians hopes for self-determination remain dashed. It is time for a significant re-evaluation of the American policies that have contributed to this morass. The failure of Americas approach toward the…more »

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War And Peace Report: Noam Chomsky’s Experience In Gaza

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AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report, as we wrap up today with Noam Chomsky. Nermeen? NERMEEN SHAIKH: Israel and Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed to a tacit truce following days of violence in the Gaza Strip. At least seven Palestinians, including four civilians, have been killed in Israeli…more »

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Urgent Statements Of Support Needed For UC Irvine Student Government

Dear Fellow Human Beings, On Tuesday night, the student government of the University of California, Irvine passed historic legislation demanding divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s occupation and apartheid practices in Palestine. Those practices include the development and maintenance of Israeli settlements, checkpoints, home demolitions, and the apartheid wall (links to legislation and press…more »

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Complicit In Attempted Sociocide In Palestine

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Written by Carol Murry Al Ain Under Curfew The book, Tale from Under Curfew, was written during a writing workshop for the children of Al Ain refugee camp in the city of Nablus in occupied Palestine. They were born in Al Ain after their families were thrown off their ancestral lands that the children have…more »

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Where Is Obama?

A woman's personal items are seen reflected in the mirror during a home demolition in Haris, Palestine.

Home Demolition in Haris, Palestine Written by Carol Murry We were called this morning by our friend who was disabled by a deliberate IDF shot in the back. The IDF were in our neighboring community, his home Haris, to carry out demolition orders on 3 homes. Five of us crammed in a taxi, but had…more »

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‘Tears’ Of Gaza,’ A Documentary Of Human Misery

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A scene from the documentary "Tears of Gaza."

Brief Lives, Violently Extinguished New York Times Critics’ Choice A brutally uncompromising blast of outrage, Vibeke Lokkeberg’s “Tears of Gaza” is less a documentary than a collage of suffering. Dropping us smack in the middle of the Israeli attacks on Gaza in the winter of 2008-9, the film tramples politics beneath the raw weight of…more »

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Peace Is A Poisoned Word

Matt deMaic

Different Perspectives On September 23, 2011, Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, took the podium at the UN General Assembly in New York City after submitting Palestine’s application for full membership in the UN. During the impassioned speech he affirmed that “The goal of the Palestinian people is the realization of their inalienable national…more »

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