The Chosen at work : Darfur aid dollars funding West Bank settlements

(IraqWar) – Persons working with aid organizations assisting the victims of the Darfur conflict have passed on the news that they have confirmed through their contacts in the so called “Save Darfur Coalition” that millions of dollars raised to help the Darfur refugees have ended up in Israeli bank accounts. These accounts help fund programs that include illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Continue reading

Palestinians face more ethnic cleansing – (Updated)

(PressTV) – The Israeli military has issued a new ruling that would allow the mass deportation of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank.

According to the Israeli media, the new order considers anyone caught in the West Bank who does not hold an Israeli permit to enter and reside in the area as an “infiltrator.” Continue reading

Rajmohan Gandhi Commends Non-Violent Resistance

(PoliticalTheatrics) – Rajmohan Gandhi ended his two-day visit to the West Bank on Monday, with a public lecture and discussion at the Friends Boys’ School, Ramallah. Gandhi, who is a research professor at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois, spoke on various issues related to Israeli occupation, which he had been able to witness firsthand whilst visiting. In particular, he spoke of the need to awaken the international community to the reality of life in the Occupied Territories. Continue reading

The Goal of Modern Propaganda: Mythocracy – Cindy Sheehan

“The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.” Jacques Ellul
On Super Bowl Sunday, the reason that I wrote my new book: Myth America: 20 Greatest Myths of the Robber Class and the Case for Revolution, literally hit home.
Since it was the Holy Day of Obligation for our national religion of Football, I headed for my health club because I have always been a heretic. I arrived there a little before kick off, so the club was still occupied, but after kick-off it was deserted. Continue reading

Should the U.S. Military Go to Haiti? – Campaign for Liberty

There is no doubt that the death toll from the earthquake in Haiti will be horrendous. There is no disagreement about the destruction from the earthquake being catastrophic. There is also no disputing that the situation in Haiti is very grave. One thing that must, however, be challenged is the notion that the U.S. military should go to Haiti. Continue reading

MSM: UN expert slams “tragic” international failure in Gaza

(AP) – A UN human rights expert on Wednesday condemned a “tragic failure” by major powers to end Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip or probe alleged war crimes committed during a military offensive one year ago. Continue reading

Israeli Occupation, Colonialism And Apartheid

(PoliticalTheatrics) – The Cape Town, South Africa-based Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) “conduct(s) large-scale, policy-relevant, social-scientific projects for public-sector users, non-governmental organisations and international development agencies,” and disseminates its findings widely. Continue reading