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Islamophobia and more | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Mazin Qumsiyeh (photo: Carolin Smith)

Ed. note: At the end of this blog post, sign up for webinars on Challenging Islamophobia sponsored by United for Peace and Justice, which is partnering with the Muslim Justice League, the Council on American Islamic Relations [CAIR], and the American Friends Service Committee. Seventy years ago on 9 April 1948, my mother’s friend Hayah Balbisi in school (both at ...

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Indonesia: Lady Gaga, Zionist Agent | GlobalPost

By Patrick Winn Religious figures denounce pop diva’s Jakarta concert as an abomination. Indonesia has only four weeks to brace for a satanic invasion that could forever blacken the nation’s morality. That’s right. Lady Gaga will perform in the sprawling capital, Jakarta, on June 3. But religious hardliners, in line with mainstream clerics who declare her sold-out show “forbidden,” are ...

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Rethinking Zionism | Peter Beinart, Salon.com

… The shift from Jewish powerlessness to Jewish power has been so profound, and in historical terms so rapid, that it has outpaced the way many Jews think about themselves. One hundred years ago, Jews in Palestine lived at the mercy of their Ottoman overlords; Jews in Europe endured crushing, often state-sponsored, anti-Semitism; Jews in the Muslim world were frequently ...

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Occupy AIPAC? Zionism is Weaker Than It Was | Counterpunch

Back in 2004, George W. Bush, full of “political capital” and hell bent on besting his predecessors in beating back the twentieth century, discovered that Social Security was still a “third rail” in American politics. But that was before Democratic victories in 2006 and 2008, and before Barack Obama. Social Security along with other so-called entitlements are now on the ...

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Andrew Levine: Who’s Afraid of the Israel Lobby? | CounterPunch

Seldom has any country been as dependent on another as Israel is on the United States, and never in American history has the United States been as servile towards another country as it is towards this beneficiary of its diplomatic, economic and military largesse. Are geopolitical considerations the decisive factor joining the United States and Israel or is American domestic ...

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