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METRO | Alice Embree : Texas stands with Gaza

Thousands march in Austin protesting the Israeli invasion and demanding an end to U.S. complicity. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 6, 2014 AUSTIN — Thousands convened at the state Capitol in Austin on August 2nd for … finish reading METRO | Alice Embree : Texas stands with Gaza

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Jack A. Smith :
Israel bombs Gaza civilians. Again.

In 2008-2009, Israel virtually crushed the tiny territory and its 1.7 million inhabitants, killing 1,400 Palestinians, while losing only 10 Israeli soldiers. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | July 16, 2014 Once again, Israel has found a … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Israel bombs Gaza civilians. Again.

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David McReynolds : After the Truce in Gaza

Political cartoon by Paul Jamiol / Jamiol’s World / Informed Comment.EdgeLeft:After the truce in Gaza This was not only a victory for Hamas, but also for Israel, which achieved at one stroke a deep division between the two sides of … finish reading David McReynolds : After the Truce in Gaza

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Alice Walker : Why I’m Joining the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

Poet and Pulitizer Prize-winning novelist Alice Walker in Gaza City in 2009. Photo from AP / The Guardian (U.K.).Why I’m joining the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza Pulitzer prize-winning American writer Alice Walker is on board an international flotilla of boats … finish reading Alice Walker : Why I’m Joining the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

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Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 3

Then Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, left, meets Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on March 19, 2006 in Gaza City. Haniya continues to function as Prime Minister, despite having been dismissed by Abbas the next year. Photo from … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 3

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Gaza Freedom Flotilla : Participants Speak Out

Gaza Freedom Flotilla participants Ann Wright and Joe Meadors spoke in Austin about their experiences. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.Col. Ann Wright and Joe Meadors:What really happened on the Freedom Flotilla By Alice Embree / The Rag … finish reading Gaza Freedom Flotilla : Participants Speak Out

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Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 2

A graffiti artist paints the face of a Palestinian child on a wall in Beirut, Lebanon. Image from EPA.Part 2: Breaking the blockadeIsrael and Palestine after the Flotilla By Jack A. Smith / The Rag Blog / July 13, 2010 … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 2

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Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 1

President Barack Obama walkd with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside the Oval Office at the White House Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Photo by Carolyn Kaster / AP.Part 1: Change is in the windIsrael and Palestine after the Flotilla By … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 1

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John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

Justicia en San Juan Copola. Photo from Su Propina es mi Sueldo.Mexico’s Gaza:The long night of San Juan Copala Much as the Israeli government had warned the organizers of the Freedom Flotilla not to set sail for Gaza, the Governor … finish reading John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Gaza Flotilla as Exodus ’47 Revisited

SS Exodus 1947 after British takever. Banner says “HAGANAH Ship EXODUS 1947.” Image from Wikimedia Commons.Is the Gaza flotilla story‘Exodus ’47’ with roles reversed? By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / June 8, 2010 See ‘Kill a Turk … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Gaza Flotilla as Exodus ’47 Revisited

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Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela is shown with The Elders Saturday, three years after launching the group in Johannesburg. Photo from AP.‘The Elders’:Peace leaders, Nobel laureatesDeplore Gaza flotilla attack See ‘German activists contest Israeli version,’ and ‘Media Criticism: Reporting … finish reading Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

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David McReynolds : Gaza ‘Footnotes’ and Israel’s Legacy

“The people were afraid. There was no shouting there. No screaming.” Families look for their relatives after a massacre in the Gaza Strip in 1956. Illustration from Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco.Times’ review of graphic novel suggestsshifting attitude towards … finish reading David McReynolds : Gaza ‘Footnotes’ and Israel’s Legacy

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