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In which a BBC Radio 4 guest compares Israel to a drug addict

Hosted as usual by Paddy O’Connell, the March 22nd edition of BBC Radio 4’s weekly current affairs programme ‘Broadcasting House’ (available here) included Lib Dem MP Menzies Campbell and actor David Schneider among its guests. 966 more words

BBC

Philadelphia Police Pay $11.1 For Wrongful Shootings

I was reading this article with a list of wrongful shooting lawsuits settled by the state. “Good,” you say, “Make them pay.” As if this is justice. 363 more words

Police

PayPal Must Pay $7.7M For Processing Transactions In Violation Of U.S. Sanctions

Each year, PayPal processes billions of dollars in transactions. Apparently some of those payments didn’t exactly sit well with the U.S. government and now the company must pay $7.7 million for violating certain sanctions. 201 more words

How US Taxpayers Subsidize Israeli Settlements

http://www.mintpressnews.com/how-us-taxpayers-subsidize-israeli-settlements/203674/

NEW YORK — As U.S. taxpayers prepare to send to Israel another $3.1 billion of their earnings, plus loan guarantees, discounted weaponry and other perks, two campaigns aim to shed light on organizations funding the Israeli occupation by their own initiative — and at taxpayer expense, no less. 1,213 more words

Daily News

News Flash: Opposing Israeli Policies is Not the Same as Opposing God

This week, Republican extremist Dr. Laurie Roth wrote on the right-wing blog site Barbwire.com, “Anyone or anything connected with the God of the Holy Bible will be attacked and bypassed by Obama and his progressive robots…Obama is most certainly against Netanyahu because he represents the Jews and Israel and won’t be intimidated into giving away more land…” 594 more words

Dean Walker

The Shores That Stayed Lost: Reviving Southsun Cove

Southsun Cove was the very first zone added to the game all the way back in November 2012. It opened with the evocative name “The Lost Shores,” a term that still holds true based on how often settlements are overrun by mobs (literal mobs, not just the term) of crazed karka. 1,736 more words

Analysis

BH: Israeli election result

this morning (sunday 22nd), 9.54-9.57am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes in its review of the papers (with david schneider and menzies campbell) a discussion which takes it for granted that Netanyahu’s election was a bad thing … 80 more words