Tag Archives: Occupation

Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Lockheed Martin F-16C Barak used by the Israeli Air Force. (Photo: Aldo Bidini/ Wiki Commons)

Introduction by Cognitive Liberty Introduction The U.S. President pleads for restraint and peace in the Holy Land while: U.S. weapons manufacture, Lockheed-Martin, sets up shop in Southern Israel. This same U.S. President places an op-ed in Israel’s oldest news paper stating the U.S. is Israel’s “greatest friend.” No mention is made of any form of…more »

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HARDtalk Speaks To Israeli Historian, Ilan Pappé

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Cognitive Liberty recommends reading The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappé for a more in-depth understanding of how the policies put in place and practice, to establish and maintain the state of Israel, have ethnically cleansed Palestine and Israel of indigenous Palestinians. Please help spread the word.

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Armed U.S. Drones Flying Over Baghdad

A picture taken on board a helicopter shows a US State Department helicopter flying over the Iraqi capital Baghdad as it transports US Secretary of State John Kerry on June 23, 2014, in Baghdad. Photo by AFP/Getyt Images

A picture taken on board a helicopter shows a US State Department helicopter flying over the Iraqi capital Baghdad as it transports US Secretary of State John Kerry on June 23, 2014, in Baghdad. Primary mission is to defend Americans on the ground Armed U.S. drones are flying over the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, an…more »

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Stop Violent Intervention In Iraq

”Some atrocities are not past but present.  Those of us who are lucky in living elsewhere should not be inhibited from thinking about them. Victims painfully narrated their experiences so that we may understand.  Often times they do this in the belief that, if the world hears, there will be an outcry an something will be done.”                           ~ Daniel Glover

Take Action Today! Sing the Petition Below! Please become a signatory on this letter opposing violent intervention in Iraq. Those of us who are lucky in living elsewhere should not be inhibited from thinking about them. Victims painfully narrated their experiences so that we may understand. Often times they do this in the belief that,…more »

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Historic UCSC Moment: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions

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Attend Tomorrow Night’s Divestment Hearing! Click here to visit the UCSC CJP’s Facebook page. UCSC Divest Dear Sami, Tomorrow night is a historic moment for Santa Cruz: At 8pm, the UCSC Student Union Assembly will consider a bill put forth by the UCSC Committee for Justice in Palestine (CJP) calling for divestment from companies profiting…more »

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Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger In Africa/Bono Joins In

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Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger in Africa “At the Group of 8 (G8) meetings this past weekend, President Obama and the leaders of the rest of the world’s richest nations abandoned their governments’ previous commitments to donate $7.3 billion a year to end hunger in Africa, after disbursing only 58 percent of…more »

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Remarks By The President At Symposium On Global Agriculture And Food Security

Control food and you control people ~ Kissinger

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. Please have a seat. Thank you. Well, good morning, everybody. Thank you, Catherine Bertini, and Dan Glickman and everyone at the Chicago Council. We were originally going to convene, along with the G8, in Chicago. But since we’re not doing this in my hometown, I…more »

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Dead Are My People: Syria

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Dead Are My People Gone are my people, but I exist yet, Lamenting them in my solitude… Dead are my friends, and in their Death my life is naught but great Disaster. The knolls of my country are submerged By tears and blood, for my people and My beloved are gone, and I am here…more »

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MEKOROT: An Apartheid Adventure

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Say No To Water Apartheid! Support Palestinian Water Rights Today marks the start of the first International Week Against Mekorot, Israel’s state-owned water company that is responsible for implementing “water apartheid” on Palestinians. Mekorot has been responsible for water rights violations and discrimination since the 1950s, depriving Palestinian communities from access to water. It provides…more »

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If We Can Sanction Russia Over Crimea, We Can Sanction Israel Over Palestine

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Sanctions on Russia I’m so delighted that President Obama and Congress are moving to impose sanctions on Russia over its military intervention in Crimea. Regardless of whether one thinks this is a wise or just policy in the case of Russia, this is setting a great political precedent in the United States for considering boycotts,…more »

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