"Many Americans, whether consciously or unconsciously, actually pride themselves on their ignorance. It reflects their break with the overly complicated intellectual tradition of "old Europe". It's also a source of satisfaction that they have a president [George W. Bush] who's no smarter than they are. They could be happy under totalitarianism, might well come to prefer it, and may be helping to advance it in the United States."-- William Blum in his book "Freeing the World to Death"
There are not "two sides." There is one occupier, one ethnic cleanser, one apartheid state, one home demolisher, one land confiscater. Before there was Hamas, Fatah, the PLO or any other group, there was land theft, ethnic cleansing & massacre of indigenous Palestinians.
The picture and text are reminiscent of controversial (and real) photos of Sderot squatters(Originally the Palestinian land known as Najd whose residents are now refugees in Gaza)sitting on a hilltop to watch the Israeli Air Force conduct air raids on the Strip.
A doctored 'screenshot' of The Times of Israel's homepage, purporting to show the Israel Air Force raids on the Gaza Strip being screened on a beach in Tel Aviv. (screen capture)
The underline of the “story” reads: “Finally, IDF supporters will have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite game in an ideal environment. Hundreds of thousands of fans are expected to gather on the beach tonight and enjoy the warm summer evening while counting the F-16 strikes on the nearby coastal city of Gaza.”

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Havana's Historian Calls to Break Knowledge Barriers


Havana, Cuba, Feb 17.- The Havana's Historian, Eusebio Leal, called on Friday to break the knowledge barriers to increase the academic exchanges in order to protect the existing desire for peace in many parts of the world.

It would be an additional pressure to keep the peace and virtue, Leal said during a conference at the Congress University 2012, which met for five days in Cuba with about 3,500 delegates from 65 countries.

Leal compared the current crisis in the great centers of power with the one Roman Empire lived during the third century when their armies could not contain the unrest of the peoples they enslaved.

Leal said that currently social networks limit the movement of knowledge on the Internet, referring to laws in the USA and Europe that seek to control the network.

The relationships in academia are intense, because you can share visions, Leal added, and then called to take care that the world of knowledge will not be overrun by consumption. (Prensa Latina).

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Supporters of Palestine must always relate today’s massacres to the original sin of colonization of the land which Israel has claimed for its own and the dispossession of its indigenous people.





Israel makes lots of money each time it creates a massacre of Gaza where it tests its many weapons on civilians. According to the new Israeli documentary, The Lab, and interviews with past generals who are now major arms dealers, Israeli arm exports increase by $2 billion per year every time there is an attack on Gaza where weapons are "tested".
2003:The Plan for Genocide in Gaza and Judaization in Galilee-- Israel has made it clear it has no intention of turning Gaza and remnants of the West Bank into any kind of Palestinian state. A senior Israeli analyst stated bluntly in 2002 that Gaza would serve as “the penal colony” of Israel, its “Devil’s Island, Alcatraz.” This Palestinian prison is already completely surrounded by electric fences on land and sea access is blocked by the Israeli navy. A 100-meter strip on the Egyptian border, where Palestinian houses were systematically destroyed, will be maintained and controlled by Israel, and Egypt will be bullied into assisting in the policing of the prison. To activate this plan in full, the settlers had to be moved out of harm’s way. Ran HaCohen wrote in early 2004: “There is thus no reason for Israel to sit inside of Alcatraz, with its endless poverty and water shortage, unemployment and hopelessness; let the prisoners run their own lives while we sit safely all around it and watch the prisoners perish”.



“Every time they have a cease-fire, but then everything comes back: the siege, the closures,” said Wedad al-Jarba, who was at the hospital, where her two-and-a-half-year-old grandson, Maher, was being admitted with a skull fracture. Israel “never agreed on anything real,” she said.
"Jews always run off with their money once they have bankrupted a nation"

Zionist Holocaust



The fact that some two thirds of the hated Jewish Councils (Judenrat) were Zionists, tells us something about Zionism, remembering that Zionists were only a small minority of European Jewry.

In Amsterdam as in Warsaw, in Berlin as in Budapest, Jewish officials could be trusted to compile the lists of anti-Zionist persons and of their property, to secure money from the deportees to defray the expenses of their deportation and extermination, to keep track of vacated apartments, to supply police forces to help seize Jews and get them on trains, until, as a last gesture, they handed over the assets of the Jewish community in good order for final confiscation. They distributed the Yellow Star badges, and sometimes, as in Warsaw, ‘the sale of the armbands became a regular business; there were ordinary armbands of cloth and fancy plastic armbands which were washable.