Nowhere to go

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Nowhere safe to go in Gaza, says Oxfam as staff member’s refuge gets hit 01.13.2009 | Oxfam For immediate release An Oxfam worker and her family escaped a certain death after an Israeli rocket hit a house they were sheltering in during the early hours of this morning. Following a night of heavy shelling in Gaza City, our staff member and her family saw their refuge destroyed at 7:15 this morning, when a rocket launched by the Israeli army landed

Well-researched and argued overview

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Israel’s Appetite for Destruction 01.12.2009 | By David Seminara David Seminara is a former American diplomat, currently serving as a Senior Program Officer at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The views expressed in this article do not represent those of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Israel’s violent assault on the Gaza Strip and the repugnant complicity of the United States in sanctioning Israel’s actions undermines America’s already diminished moral authority in the world, damages the West’s ability

Chavez on Obama and Gaza

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Obama Gaza’s only hope: Chavez 01.11.2009 | The Herald Sun By AFP VENEZUELAN President Hugo Chavez has accused Israel of being the “murder arm” of the US and says Gaza is in Barack Obama’s hands. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has accused Israel of being the “murder arm” of the United States and says the solution to the Gaza crisis is in the hands of Barack Obama when he becomes US president in 10 days. On announcing Venezuela’s first humanitarian aid


On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

When Israel expelled Palestinians: What if it was San Diego and Tijuana instead? 01.14.2009 | The Washington Times By Randall Kuhn Randall Kuhn is an assistant professor and Director of the Global Health Affairs Program at the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He just returned from a trip to Israel and the West Bank. “Think about what would happen if for seven years rockets had been fired at San Diego, California from Tijuana, Mexico.” Within hours

Disgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer denies sleeping with Michael Ignatieff while at Harvard Law: "I wouldn't touch such a cheap whore with a barge pole"

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Statement by Michael Ignatieff, Leader of the Official Opposition, on the situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip 01.11.2009 | I am greatly concerned by the deepening violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip and the fear and suffering on all sides that this mounting instability has caused. The Liberal Party of Canada unequivocally condemns the rocket attacks launched by Hamas against Israeli civilians and calls for an immediate end to these attacks. We affirm Israel’s right to defend

Eric Margolis on Hamas & the Arab World

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Who and what is Hamas? 01.13.2009 | The Real News By Paul Jay Eric Margolis: Hamas is more of a threat to corrupt Arab regimes than to Israel Hamas and the Arab world 01.14.2009 | The Real News By Paul Jay Eric Margolis: Egypt is a corrupt dictatorship that’s afraid of Hamas Pt. 2

Sieg Heil!

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Pro-Israel Rally Attended by Big-Time NY Dems Descends into Calls for ‘Wiping Out’ Palestinians 01.13.2009 | AlterNet By Max Blumenthal Attendants of a rally joined by Sen. Chuck Schumer and Gov. David Paterson in support of Israel’s attacks on Gaza went far beyond the pale. Watch Max Blumenthal’s exlusive video of the rally on the right-hand side of the screen. On January 11, an estimated 10,000 people rallied in front of the Israeli consulate in midtown New York in support

In search of sane Canadian Jews

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Israel makes pianist feel ‘ashamed of being a Jew’ 01.09.2009 | The Province By Canwest News Service Toronto — Physicist Ursula Franklin and concert pianist Anton Kuerti were among Jewish Canadians speaking out yesterday against Israel’s attack on Gaza. They said the bombing of the Palestinian population was a “horrendous” assault and called for an immediate ceasefire and a lifting of the blockade. “Israel’s behaviour makes me ashamed of being a Jew, and Canada’s servile support of the United States’

Academics Against Murder

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 in News.

Dear President-elect Obama 01.12.2009 | The Daily Star | Listen to the Article via Open Letter Editor’s note: The following is a letter addressed to US President-elect Barack Obama calling for the United States to change its policies vis-a-vis the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, especially in light of Israel’s current onslaught against the Gaza Strip. It was signed by more than 900 academics, most of them based in the United States, and made available to The Daily Star by the campaign’s

Even the disgusting Der Spiegel acknowledges that protesters overwhelmingly oppose Israeli massacre

On Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 in News.

EUROPE TAKES TO THE STREETS 01.12.2009 | Spiegel Tens of Thousands Demonstrate For and Against Israel It was a weekend of protests across Europe. Thousands of people gathered to voice their condemnation of the ongoing Israeli offensive in Gaza. However, many other Europeans, particularly in Germany, turned out to declare their support for Israel. It was a weekend of protest in Europe, with people across the continent hitting the streets to give voice to their feelings about the ongoing violence

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