Terrorism and the Question of Humanity

On November 17, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Terrorism and the Question of Humanity By Brenda Heard On 15 November, The New York Times published an article entitled “Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten.”  It highlights the disparity between the global solidarity expressed for Paris following the deadly 13 November attacks and the lack thereof expressed for Beirut after it […]

Cultural and Conflict Resolution

On November 1, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Cultural and Conflict Resolution by Lawrence Davidson Part I – Culture for Coexistence There is a new British organization called Culture for Coexistence the aim of which is to end to the cultural boycott of Israel – an effort that is relatively effective in raising public awareness of oppressive Zionist policies – and replace it […]

The Ideologue’s Tunnel Vision: Dangers of Zionist Blinders

On October 26, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Ideologue’s Tunnel Vision: Dangers of Zionist Blinders by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Ideologues An ideologue is someone who sees the world in the limiting terms of a doctrine or dogma. It is limiting because the human world does not operate or evolve according to any one dogma. Therefore ideologues must wear blinders […]

The Iran Agreement and Israel’s Claim to Speak for the Jews

On August 26, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Iran Agreement and Israel’s Claim to Speak for the Jews – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson Part I – American Jewish Opposition to the Iran Agreement On 13 August 2015 the New York Times (NYT) carried a front page article entitled “Donors Descend on Schumer and Others in Debate on Iran.” The article opened […]

Peace and the Ideology of Greed and Division

On August 26, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Peace and the Ideology of Greed and Division by Graham Peebles We all want peace, don’t we? Peaceful relationships and communities; an absence of violence and conflict: a World at Peace. This is surely everyone’s heartfelt desire. Without peace nothing can be achieved, none of the subtler essential needs of our time, such as feeding […]

Anzacs and War – Considering a Syrian Perspective

On July 14, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Anzacs and War – Considering a Syrian Perspective By Susan Dirgham Introduction Australians have had a connection with the people of Syria since the First World War, when the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, or “Anzacs,” fought in Greater Syria under the Imperial Forces. Syria was then part of the Ottoman Empire, but beyond […]

Criminalizing Criticism: A Zionist Project

On June 11, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Criminalizing Criticism: A Zionist Project by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Some Historical Background From the 1920s on into the 1990s, the Zionists controlled the storyline in the West on the Israel-Palestine conflict. This meant that their version of history was the only version as far as most of the people in the West […]

Resilience & Resistance A Palestine Cause

On May 28, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Resilience & Resistance A Palestine Cause By Clive Hambidge & Soraya Boyd Resilience There are many definitions of resilience. One such is “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of threat.” In the face of Israeli persecution and contrary to international normative law, Palestinians have […]

 

Resisting Israeli politics

On March 25, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Resisting Israeli Politics by Brenda Heard Six months prior to the upcoming UK general election, the Board of Deputies of British Jews published its “2015 General Election Jewish Manifesto.” This forty-page document urges both existing and prospective members of the UK Parliament to support various “policy asks” and to “champion these causes.”  The Manifesto was […]

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

On March 9, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes by Graham Peebles Besieged by civil war, poverty and violent repression, huge numbers of people are risking their lives making the hazardous journey from Tripoli or Benghazi across the Mediterranean to Italy. Crammed into unsafe, poorly maintained vessels, thousands of vulnerable men, women and children are leaving their homes in search […]