Chaos in Jerusalem is a Warning of Things to Come

By Jonathan Cook Among Palestinians and Israelis, the recent upsurge in violence has been variously described as the children’s, lone-wolf, Jerusalem and smartphone intifadas. Each describes a distinguishing feature of this round of clashes. The steady erosion of Fatah and Hamas’ authority during the post-Oslo years, as the Palestinian factions proved incapable of protecting their […]

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Chris Hedges: Bernie Sanders Abandoned Palestinians And The Oppressed Of The World By Supporting AIPAC

Chris Hedges gives an inspirational and enlightening speech to the Green Party of Orange County, California. Hedges addresses how despite claiming to stand up for the oppressed, Bernie Sanders has betrayed his purported values by turning a blind eye to the Israeli oppression of Palestinians. Continue reading

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On the Intifada’s Distinction and Uniqueness

By Lama Khater It has reached its twentieth day and vigour is still its clearest characteristic. It is still clawing its way through the boulders that stand in its difficult path, so all predictions of surrender and disappointment are invalid. The Jerusalem Intifada is like none of the past intifadas, even though it is still […]

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Recasting the Rules over Palestine: An Intellectual Intifada in the Offing

By Ramzy Baroud My first stop, after living for 22 years in a refugee camp in Gaza, was the city of Seattle, a pleasant, green city, where people drink too much coffee to cope with the long, cold, grey winters. There, for the first time, I stood before an audience outside Palestine, to speak about […]

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