Israel’s 60th Birthday


Latuff: Fatah and Hamas by Dave
August 24, 2008, 1:31 pm
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Latuff on Fatah, Hamas and Israel

Latuff on Fatah, Hamas and Israel

Latuff on Gaza, Fatah, Hamas and Israel

Latuff on Gaza, Fatah, Hamas and Israel

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The Killing of Georgians by Dave
August 18, 2008, 1:31 pm
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Is Israel Finished? by Dave

I completely agree that the Israeli Governments reckless warmongering and refusal to negiotiate a lasting peace with the Palestinians will continue to cause both peoples to suffer and will ultimately unravel the Zionist dream of a majority Jewish State.  Olmerts justification of the Israeli State seems to be that its the only place where Jews can fight for their lives.  Its also the only place where they need too – thanks to his Government and the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians.  From the Jerusalem Post (thanks Ann):

As Israel prepares to celebrate its 60th birthday, the respected Atlantic Monthly magazine is keeping the champagne firmly corked.

Splashed across its forthcoming May front cover is the question, “Is Israel finished?”

In his 12-page article, Jeffrey Goldberg, an award-winning journalist and American Jew who made aliya and served in the IDF, asks a series of follow-up questions: “How can Israel survive the next 60 years in a part of the world that gives rise to groups like Hamas? How can Israel flourish if its army cannot defeat small bands of rocketeers? Does the concentration of so many Jews in a claustrophobically small space in the world’s most volatile region actually undermine the Jewish people’s ability to survive?”

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Imperial Geography: Palestine by Dave

 Great short film on the history and geography of the Israel-Palestine conflict by David Barsamian.

The battle over Palestine is one of the most intensely geographic conflicts in the world. Yet most people know nothing of the area and what factors make it so intensely important to the imperialist powers. David Barsamian takes a look at the maps to provide a sweeping history of the current and historic forces that are shaping the so-called “Holy Land,” sacred to three of the worlds great religions, a land drenched not with holy water but holy oil.



Rainin’ in Paradize by Dave
March 24, 2008, 1:10 am
Filed under: Art, Israel, Music, Palestine, USA, Video, War | Tags: , , , ,

‘In Palestina, too much hypocricy, This world go crazy, it’s no fatality’

Watch an alternative video here and an interview here.

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Latuff on Gaza: Western Logic by Dave
March 11, 2008, 2:36 pm
Filed under: Art, Carlos Latuff, Cartoon, Gaza, Illustration, Image, Israel, Israel@60, Palestine, War, War Crimes

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Nakba60: Sands of Sorrow (1950) Palestinian Arab Refugee Camps by Dave

Sands of Sorrow (1950); On the plight of Arab refugees from the Arab-Israeli war. Dorothy Thompson speaks on the refugee problem. Refugees live in tents in the Gaza Strip, are given blankets and food by Egyptian soldiers, and receive flour from UNICEF. A Lebanese priest conducts services. Refugees work as plumbers, carpenters, tailors, and shoemakers in the city of Jerusalem. Doctors vaccinate refugees against disease. Shows the squalid living conditions in refugee camps, starving children, and emphasizes the hopeless condition of the refugees. Producer: Council for the Relief of Palestine Arab Refugees; Creative Commons license: Public Domain.