Category Archives: intolerance

SILENCING DOROTHY THOMPSON: Lessons in Courage for Our Fifth Estate


SILENCING DOROTHY THOMPSON: Lessons in Courage for Our Fifth Estate [This piece was originally posted at Mondoweiss.net which has pictures of Dorothy as well as a video link of her narration of Sands of Sorrow, a 1950 documentary of the plight … Continue reading

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When Occupation Becomes Apartheid


By Gil Maguire Israel’s military occupation and control of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza has gone on almost half a century, since it conquered those territories during the 1967 Six Day War.  While many fear Israel will become … Continue reading

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A RESPONSE TO MICHAEL DOUGLAS: CRITICIZING ISRAEL ISN’T ANTI-SEMITISM


By Gil Maguire Michael Douglas, in his op-ed piece in last Sunday’s LA Times, “Finding Judaism, facing anti-Semitism”, tells a compelling story about his young son encountering an anti-Semite at a hotel pool in southern Europe who shouted insults at … Continue reading

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SELECTIVE VOTING IN THE LAND OF GREATER ISRAEL


By Gil Maguire Can a country that has deprived over a third of its population  of basic civil rights, including the right to vote, for nearly half a century, be called a democracy?  Next week, citizens of Israel, who proudly … Continue reading

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WHY THEY FIGHT: 47 YEARS A SLAVE – TO ILLEGAL ISRAELI OCCUPATION


Palestinians have been waiting for their independence for almost a century.  At the end of World War I, Palestine, which had been a colony of the Ottoman Empire, was occupied by the British army.  Palestine’s population was then 93 percent … Continue reading

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Slaughter on the Golan


SLAUGHTER ON THE GOLAN By Gil Maguire       As recently reported in the media, at least 12 unarmed Palestinian and Syrian demonstrators were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on May 15 and perhaps as many as 22 more on June … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: More on the Transformation of Jeffry Goldberg


Here is an entire thread that I commented extensively on (hijacked might be more accurate).   It is an important development from my earlier piece: https://savingisrael.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=301&action=edit It involves the further metamorphosis of conservative neocon Atlantic commentator and media figure Jeffrey Goldberg.  … Continue reading

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