Incarcerated inside Israel: Palestinians tortured and isolated

On August 14, 2012, in Articles, by admin

Incarcerated inside Israel: Palestinians tortured and isolated By Graham Peebles Detention without trial, the presumption of guilt, denial of family visits, solitary confinement, torture, violent interrogation and denial of access to appropriate health care – such is the Israeli judicial system and prison confinement experienced by Palestinian men, women and indeed children. Currently there are, […]

In Remembrance of Cluster Bomb Victims Worldwide

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In Remembrance of Cluster Bomb Victims Worldwide The CMC begins its one-month count down to the Third Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions today, by remembering the tens of thousands of people whose lives have been changed forever by the damage cluster bombs cause. This weekend marks the sixth anniversary of […]

The Know-Nothing Candidate

On August 14, 2012, in Articles, by admin

The Know-Nothing Candidate by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – The Know-Nothings, Then and Now There is a universal phenomenon that I call natural localism.  The majority of people, wherever they might live, are affected by this condition.  It results in limited knowledge–knowledge of what is local and ignorance (often breeding fear) of what is not […]

History on a Billboard—Fanaticism on the Ground

On August 3, 2012, in Articles, by admin

History on a Billboard—Fanaticism on the Ground  By Lawrence Davidson    Part I – History On A Billboard For the past few weeks, those taking local trains from New York City’s wealthier suburbs into Manhattan have encountered a succinct billboard history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The lesson comes in the form of four aligned maps […]