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Review of Twenty Two Years to Life by Mohammed Morsi

Rating: 5/5

Twenty-Two Years To Life, without a doubt, has been the best read of 2017 so far.  Usually, I would not tell a book to be the best read outright like this without revealing the factors that lead to such a conclusion, but this book certainly is an exception. 260 more words

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General Strike in Palestine as Yarmulke-Wearing Trump Visits Western Wall

Trump, along with his wife and daughter, have visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem, with the president sporting a Jewish yarmulke–this as Palestinians prisoners are on day 36 of a hunger strike and as people throughout the occupied territories held a general strike in solidarity with the prisoners. 352 more words

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Tulsi Gabbard and the Litmus Test

By Richard Edmondson

Tulsi Gabbard, the US congresswoman from Hawaii who introduced the “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” earlier this year, has been winning a lot of accolades (including on this blog) for her opposition to the war in Syria and US efforts to overthrow the country’s president, Bashar Assad. 1,452 more words

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Funeral Held for 16-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Killed By Israeli Forces

[ Ed. note – What is becoming increasingly clear is that so enslaved to AIPAC are US Congress members, they will go on supporting Israel no matter how many Palestinian youths are shot down by Israeli forces. 1,312 more words

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Statement of Palestine

Norway trade unionists endorses Israel full boycott

Published  РMay 12. 2017

Translation of the Norwegian publications

The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO)  demands that the Norwegian Government adopts a policy that will contribute to the end of the israeli occupation in the West Bank, land grab of Palestinian Territory. 910 more words

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With Palestinians on Hunger Strike, British Medical Journal Devotes Whole Issue to Israel

[ Ed. note – Yesterday the British Medical journal The Lancet published a special edition devoted to “Israel’s achievements in health.” According to an executive summary on the journal’s website: 1,218 more words

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Bernie Sanders Talks Out of Both Sides of His Mouth, Tries to Justify Signing onto UN Letter

Last week all 100 members of the US Senate signed onto a letter criticizing the UN, and particularly the UN Human Rights Council, for seeking to “advance an anti-Israel agenda.” In the above video, Bernie Sanders, probably beloved by more liberals than any other member of the Senate, attempts to justify his decision to add his signature to the letter. 700 more words

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