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Israel’s Lies: Henry Siegman

Henry Siegman is another former establishment figure who, while clearing stating facts most of us will know, is effectively going against the tide of the Lobby-driven distortion of reality in … Continue reading

22 January, 2009 · Leave a comment

Operation Unpunished Lead: Eduard Galeano

“To justify itself, state terrorism manufactures terrorists: it sows hate and reaps alibis,” writes Eduardo Galeano, who dedicates the article “to my Jewish friends who were murdered by Latin American … Continue reading

20 January, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Tale Of Two Summits

On Friday, an emergency summit took place in Doha to discuss ceasefire prospects for Gaza. In protest against the war on Gaza, Qatar and Mauritania had suspended ties with Israel … Continue reading

20 January, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Martial State: Picks

As previously noted, Israel has often be described as the “Prussia of the Middle East”, a military attached to a state rather than a state that has a military. (The … Continue reading

18 January, 2009 · 4 Comments

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"