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So Who's Pro-Hamas? (Part 1)

Welcome to Part 1 of my startling exposé into the murky underside of the supporters of The Palestine Solidarity campaign. Following my own personal investigation across many pages on social media outlets, I am excited to present a snapshot of just what the supporters of the campaign, from many different ethnicities, backgrounds, races and religions think about the conflict, and Israel in general. 250 more words

International Relations

Treyger Denounces Anti-Muslim Flyers Found in Bensonhurst Building

Police are investigating anti-Muslim flyers calling members of the religion “terrorists and bastards” that were apparently left in a Bensonhurst apartment building, City Councilman Mark Treyger said Tuesday. 695 more words

The essence of the matter

In a recent radio interview on NPR’s “Here and Now,” David Folkenflik, NPR’s media correspondent based in New York, discussed the difficulties of reporting the news from the Middle East. 595 more words

Blog Postings

48 pictures of something I wish wasn't there

In 2011, I visited Ramallah in Occupied Palestine’s West Bank to attend a TEDx conference.

I walked in the shadow of the wall that separates the West Bank from Israel. 74 more words

World Issues

Offensive Speech.

Is it alright to be offended? Absolutely. Then is it okay to be offensive? Now what do I mean by okay in that sentence? Do I mean it is a positive act, or do I simply mean you should come to no harm for saying things others take offense to? 377 more words

Want to start a war? Just mention the Middle East.

People are being killed by the hundreds in Gaza while the rest of the world viciously debates who’s right and who’s wrong.

Meanwhile, it seems little is actually being done to save lives on the ground. 69 more words

World Issues