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“The Occupation of the American Mind” – Documentary Looks at Israel’s PR War in the United States

Democracy Now Article >>  Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. As we continue our conversation, we go now to an excerpt of—we are speaking with Roger Waters, the famous British musician, founding member of the iconic …

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On Heroism: Forced Troop Worship & Compulsory Patriotism

Hi, The day before the 2014 Veteran's Day, Salon published an articled titled "You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy". Below are some key takeaways: Put a man in uniform, preferably a white man, give him a gun, and Americans will worship him. It is a particularly …

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Palestinian Loss of Land 1946-2010

An old man in Gaza held a placard that reads: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all but I am to blame: I shot a rocket back.” [1] Notes: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/the-war-between-israel-and-hamas-has-its-roots-in-britains-shameful-betrayal-of-the-palestinians-8327052.html

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Palestine 2012 — Gaza and the UN resolution

By Noam Chomsky, December 1, 2012 http://chomsky.info/articles/20121201.htm An old man in Gaza held a placard that reads: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all but I am to blame: I …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future What is the "Road Map" that President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on the eve of the Iraq war, seem so convinced …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future What was the Madrid peace conference in 1991? When the Gulf War ended in 1991 with the defeat of Iraq and the U.S. triumphant …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future This whole thing happened after the famous handshake on the White House lawn. Wasn't that supposed to end the conflict between Israel and the …

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