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The Mourning Has Begun

The skies are gray with humanity,

powerful, frightening, a storm beyond the natural course of our lives.

In the comfort of home,

some homes, ours, yours, we haven’t direct connections with theirs … 122 more words

Poetry

EU slams ‘occupying power’ Israel over plans to demolish Bedouin village in West Bank

The European Union has delivered a public diplomatic rebuke to Israel, which plans to demolish 42 homes in a Bedouin village in the West Bank that are expected to make way for Jewish settlements, accusing it of breaking the Geneva Convention. 15 more words

Palestine

Top 5 PowerPoint Mistakes

Working for a government agency, and just living on planet Earth, I have suffered through  PowerPoint presentations that could be listed as war crimes. Here are some tips on how to use PowerPoint in ways that don’t violate the Geneva Convention. 229 more words

Humor

Juan Cole | Why Is Acknowledging Israeli Apartheid a Shock?

Many of those 720,000 were deliberately expelled by militant Zionist paramilitaries or by terrorist groups such as the Stern Gang and the Haganah. They have grown to millions now, many of them still living in squalid camps, in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. 921 more words

Human Rights

Why govt may not support move to declare Pakistan a 'terror state'

New Delhi, Feb 21: A move to declare Pakistan as a terror state will be opposed by the Union government citing diplomatic reasons. A private member’s bill had been moved in the Rajya Sabha recently seeking to declare countries such as Pakistan as terror states. 55 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Waterboarding, or tea and crumpets?

“But God is love.”  Yes Elohim is love, but that hardly qualifies you for either a Nobel Peace Prize or an honorary degree from the institute For contextual Correctness – jelly bean.   310 more words

Politics