Palestine

On February 16, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Palestine By Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd   Evocative Palestine. Just to think of Palestine is evocative. From the lush orange orchards to the laden olive groves, many examples could be provided to confirm the fact that prior to the creation of Israel,  Palestinian society thrived in all areas of human endeavour.  Renowned for its […]

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The Israeli Connection

On January 7, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Israeli Connection By Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Supremacists in arms When one thinks of Israel today, one immediately thinks of a chain of inseparable  words:  impunity, immunity and deception; a bleak tableau which gives rise to an acrid blue sky laden with ideological chemtrails. No matter the attempt to quiet a synaptic leap […]

Protecting the Children of Gaza

On October 29, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Protecting the Children of Gaza by Clive Hambidge Gianfranco Poggi’s Forms of Power explains with his usual clarity that he found it “difficult to define political power otherwise than with reference to organized violence; it is the command over this resource that allows one group, for example to ‘run things’ over a given territory.” He […]

The UN, Integrated Systems & American Intransigence To Accountability

On May 19, 2013, in Articles, by admin

The UN, Integrated Systems & American Intransigence To Accountability By Clive Hambidge Part 1 Integrated Systems In Wikipedia we find this, concerning an overview of the meaning ‘integrated systems’: “A system is an aggregation of subsystems cooperating so that the system is able to deliver the overarching functionality. System integration involves integrating existing often disparate […]

The American Manifest Destiny

On February 3, 2013, in Articles, by admin

The American Manifest Destiny By Clive Hambidge Killing from afar Americans and their European poodles coiffeured red white and blue in American power salons  are unlawfully targeting, and killing from afar, suspected militants  innocent bystanders, and helpers, labelled “collateral damage,” whilst avoiding more politically toxic body bags containing  returning American “heroes” to military bases and […]

AIPAC: Persuading Americans to break the law?

On January 16, 2012, in Articles, by admin

AIPAC: Persuading Americans to break the law?   By Clive Hambidge   Habituation writes James Austin M.D “means that repeated stimuli yield a decreasing response.” Conversely and importantly he goes on, “Sensitization implies that responses increase when stronger stimuli are repeated.” For in this understanding, “we are addressing the basis of the freshness of vision […]

American Presidents: Romancing A Stone

On December 25, 2011, in Articles, by admin

American Presidents: Romancing A Stone   An American past in an Israeli future for an ever present and brutal occupation By Clive Hambidge     Happy Christmas Mr President or may I call you Barack this Yule Tide? As you know “Christmas is the day that holds all time together” (Alexander Smith) certainly as you […]

O Captain My Captain: America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’

On November 28, 2011, in Articles, by admin

O Captain My Captain:   America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’   By Clive Hambidge   A military conquest “… We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours … When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do will be to scurry […]

Behind The Iron Wall: ‘The plan that never changed’

On November 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

      Behind The Iron Wall: ‘The plan that never changed’  By Clive Hambidge The UN Cultural organisation (UNESCO) voted strongly in favour of membership for the Palestinians. A vote opposed by Israel.  There were 173 countries that voted, 107 in favour, 14 opposing and 52 abstaining.  Great Britain was one of those in […]

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment

On October 23, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment By Clive Hambidge A boy soldier returns home to assuage the ‘righteous indignation’ of Israel, no longer “sensitive [even] to its image of democracy.” Palestinian soldiers and civilians of no blame, who were incarcerated and held in Israeli prisons for resisting the brutal occupation […]