Norman Finkelstein speaks in San Francisco, August 23

Tonight in San Francisco, Augusts 23rd, at a fundraiser for Children in the Gaza, Norman Finkelstein was the guest speaker. For those of you who may not be familiar with him, Norman Finkelstein is a professor of Political Theory, the writer of nine books dealing with the Israeli Conflict with the Palestinian People, an American […]

The Children and Women of Gaza

Why is it that we have become so inurred to wars, to bloodshed and slaughter, that our emotions are suddenly awakened by a single scene or an act that is so beyond acceptable, and we are tossed out of our mental paralysis and into a rage where once we just accepted “reality” passing before us, […]

Once again…in the Gaza

    Once again Israel, of the “Most Moral Army in the World”, the “Light for All Nations”, mowed the lawn in Gaza.     Once again Barak Obama, Nobel Prize recipient, Constitutional Law professor, Icon of “even a black person in American can become the president of the “Greatest democracy in the world”, gave the green light to the brutal slaughter […]

THEY LIE

My fellow Americans, I just got in from a demonstration with World Can’t Wait at Powell/Market in San Francisco, protesting the Gaza invasion by the world’s most moral army, the Israeli Defense Force. By the way, I am not making up that moniker. They do themselves refer to their army as such. Yesterday, four ten […]

Gaza-Manufacturing the Lie

Any super power will reach a point where, in order to survive and take care of its own self-interests, somebody else’s self-interests has to be sacrificed…well, a better word would be exploited. Hence the stealing of resources of a country with the attendant crimes of murder through war, murder through the poisoning of the people […]

Book Review: Overcoming Speechlessness by Alice Walker

  Alice Walker’s recent book Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel weaves a collection of horrific tales with the lifelong activist’s wisdom and words of hope. This thin 75 page book (or booklet) is published by Seven Stories Press in 2010. Walker (no relation to me) starts the […]

The Assassination of Alice Walker

Is Israel planning to assassinate Alice Walker? Has Secretary of State Hillary Clinton essentially given Israel the green-light for such an operation? Most people know, Alice Walker (no relation to me) is a national treasure. She is best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning book The Color Purple. Growing up in Georgia, during the Jim […]

Psychopathic Leaders: Are Obama and Netanyahu any better than Assad and Mubarek?

By Kathleen Barry, Today, President Assad spoke on the uprisings in Syria. He attributed them to extremists. But we have been following the Syrian revolution on television and over the internet. When we hear comments like that, preceded by former President Mubarek’s claim that the Egyptian Revolution was provoked by Al Qaeda, we see just […]

Libyan Blood Oil:An Illegal War of Hypocrisy and Self Interest

Libyan Blood Oil:An Illegal War of Hypocrisy and Self Interest By: Solomon Comissiong On March 20th 2011 the US and NATO forces began an aggressive aerial assault on the North African nation of Libya under the disingenuous pretext that it was a humanitarian mission to save civilians from being killed by pro Gaddafi “rebel” forces. […]

Israel video of soldiers attacked on Gaza flotilla an obvious forgery: see video for yourself

source, with videos. The Israeli government’s video showing their soldiers being attacked as they descended from helicopters is a forgery; proven irrefutably from the ship’s structural features in the video being visibly different from the actual vessel, the Mavi Marmara. The proof is explained in the below 3-minute video; with this story developing. Additional ship […]