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Ron Prosor (Israel's man at the UN) wrote an Op-Ed in the Times on March 31 titled The U.N.’s War on Israel . I found it extremely annoying, but after a few deep breaths I managed to channel my ...
by subir
Comment Count 152 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 09:45 AM PDT with 123 Recommends
Israel's Construction Minister Uri Ariel is proposing expanding West Bank settlements to house Jewish immigrants from France (Times of Israel). There is some opposition and the proposal is scheduled ...
by subir
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 08:17 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The House of Commons debate on recognizing Palestinian statehood is striking in both quality and content. I would recommend reading it in full. Perhaps we should send some members of our House of ...
by subir
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 08:02 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Yad Vashem and the Israeli government gave him a "Righteous among the Nations" medal. And then Israeli forces went ahead and killed six members of his extended family in Gaza by bombing their home. ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 05:20 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
My title comes from the name by which William Bradford, Governor of the Plymouth Plantation, referred to one of that colony's neighbors, Thomas Morton, head of the nearby settlement of Merrymount. ...
by FourthOfJulyAsburyPark
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 09:04 AM PST with 23 Recommends
No, this is not news to many on here but civility and kindness is found in few places. When the puritans set foot on the New World, they quickly summed up the red people as savages. The puritans ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 09:22 AM PST with 19 Recommends
When I was a kid, our family would gather at my grandmother's house for Thanksgiving and Christmas. All manner of cousins, aunts, uncles and sundry relatives would descend on a little house in ...
by sexgenderbody
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 02:30 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Rebecca Solnit presents an intriguing metaphor: How can I tell a story we already know too well? Her name was Africa. His was France. He colonized her, exploited her, silenced her, and ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 02:06 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I'm going to put things right on the table for all of you: The issue of the settlers in Palestine must be addressed. No solution for the conflict is possible without taking it to account. The ...
by ForPeaceInPalestine
Comment Count 187 comments on Mon Nov 22, 2010 at 08:51 AM PST with 3 Recommends
As the American government seeks to end the four-decade Jewish settlement enterprise and foster a Palestinian state in the West Bank, the American Treasury helps sustain the ...
by Paleo
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jul 06, 2010 at 11:39 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Nanomachines. Generic "factories". Handwaving. These are the cop-outs used by science fiction writers to bring a Mars colony's industrial base into existence. But the reality isn't so pretty. ...
by Rei
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Jun 16, 2010 at 05:21 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Colonizing another planet isn't just about finding a difficult place to live in. It's not about a technological tour de force . It's about our species continued existence. A one-planet ...
by Rei
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 02:55 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hundreds of billions of stars. Tens of trillions of potentially colonizable worlds, supporting sextillions to septillions of humans researching the truths of the cosmos and the betterment of our ...
by Rei
Comment Count 111 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 10:27 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Virgin made a potentially huge announcement in the scope of human civilization yesterday as ...
by MepReport
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 08, 2009 at 04:54 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Sarah Palin is not the Governor of a state. Sarah Palin is the governor of a Colony. That Colony is Alaska. Alaska is controlled entirely by Exxon Mobile. The people of Alaska gave up their ...
by edscan
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 02:34 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Ample documentation of US torture, summary execution and other crimes during the American-Philippine War 1899-1913 exists but the ...
by IreGyre
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 09:18 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
An event I will never forget, that the media will of course overlook, but which still reverberates with a continuing process of colonization and dispossession;
by jon the antizionist jew
Comment Count 457 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 11:41 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Couple of diaries have been posted on slumdog and how India received it and how the West received it and so on. Coincidentally, for no particular reason, I wrote a post yesterday linking Slumdog, ...
by arramiah
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2009 at 06:35 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Human life is important. We in the progressive space advocacy community believe in the mission of human space precisely because - if cause and effect can be deliberately confused - consciousness is ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2008 at 03:41 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
In one of my previous articles titled; "A Divine History," I gave a snapshot of the rich, royal and magnificent past of African people and the tremendous contributions that people of African descent ...
by 21stcenturywriter
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 11:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend