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The Gary Null Show – 08.09.17

Update on events happening in Venezuela and the Trump’s and Washington’s role to instigate regime change by destabilizing the country   Eva Golinger is a Venezuelan-American attorney who served briefly as a foreign policy advisor to the late Hugo Chavez.  Using Freedom of Information Act requests she continues to document the close relationship between the radical right factions in Venezuela and the …

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Chuck Spinney – How Israel Killed the ‘Two-State Solution’

The radical Israeli settlers in the West Bank city of Hebron present what is certainly a candidate for being the ugliest face of Israel’s creeping annexation of the West Bank. And, the expansion of settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem has reached a point that renders the so-called Two State Solution an impossibility. The situation also recalls what General Yigael Yadin, Israel’s …

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Ben White – The University Where Israeli Soldiers Train on Campus and Shoot Palestinian Protesters

There can’t be many universities around the world where an occupying army has built a firing range on campus. But that is the reality for Palestine Technical University in the West Bank. Since October, the Tulkarm campus has been under repeated attack by Israeli forces, with student demonstrations suppressed by rubber-coated metal bullets, tear gas – and even live ammunition. …

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William James Martin – Zionism And The Birth Of Israel

In pondering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and in discussions I have had, I have found that very few people actually have a basic understanding of the conflict nor could they provide a definitions of the conflict even in rough approximating terms. Thus one sometimes hears that it is all about Arab/Palestinian ‘terrorism’ and suicide bombings and the ultimate goal of the …

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JONATHAN COOK – Youtube Becomes Israel’s New Battleground Against Palestinians

Once it fell to politicians and diplomats to solve international conflicts. Now, according to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, responsibility lies with social media. Tzipi Hotovely, Israel’s deputy foreign minister, headed off to Silicon Valley to meet senior executives at Google and its subsidiary YouTube late last month. Her task was to persuade them that, for the sake of peace, …

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Charlotte Silver – Number of Palestinian children in Israeli prisons doubles

Marah Bakir, 16, was leaving school in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood on 12 Octoberwhen she was shot and injured by Israeli police. They allege she intended to stab an officer. However, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights reported that Marah had been walking with a friend when they were harassed by an Israeli who accused her of being a “terrorist.” Witnesses said …

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Why The Status Quo Is Doomed: Income Stagnates, Costs Rise

Even if nothing else doomed the status quo, the widening gap between household incomes and costs will push the corrupt contraption over the cliff by itself. The status quo (whatever you wish to call it) requires “growth” to sustain itself–growth in consumption, spending, sales, debt, asset valuations, profits and of course taxes, and ultimately all of those “growths” depend on household …

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Alan Hart – Yes, Jews Are The Victims – Of Zionist Propaganda

My headline takes me back 35 years to the day when I had a remarkably frank (honest) conversation in Tel Aviv with then retired Major General Shlomo Gazit, the very best and the brightest of Israel’s Directors of Military Intelligence. I put to him my conclusion that “It’s all nonsense.” I meant and said that contrary to the assertions spewed …

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Outrage from Within and Without over Netanyahu Speech at Think Tank with Clinton Ties

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set to address the Center for American Progress (CAP) Tuesday afternoon, progressive groups and figures—as well as its own staff— are expressing outrage that the influential, Clinton-tied think tank would provide a platform to a proven enemy of human rights and peace. Organizations including the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation picketed the …