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Parallel Universes: Vietnam and Palestine

Palestine

Not surprisingly, my sixth visit to Vietnam stirred many memories, among them, a recognition of the parallels between the Vietnamese and Palestinian experiences, two peoples who have meant so much to me over the course of my adult lifetime.

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A Terrible Thought

Avi Gabbay

Suddenly, a terrible thought struck me. What if Avi Gabbay really believes what he is saying? Impossible. He cannot really believe all those things. No, no.

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Canada’s Leap Manifesto is not enough

Canada’s Leap Manifesto

Anti-racist Jewish Canadian activist and writer Naomi Klein is one of my heroines because of her resolute opposition in a series of popular books to the gross human rights abuses associated with neoliberalism, corporatism, globalization, war criminality and climate criminality [1-5].

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Taking Stock: One Year After Trump

Donald Trump

To avoid any impression of condescension, I will begin with a humbling root question, “Why have I been so out of touch?” After all, I have become deeply aware in recent years that intellectual elites generally have little understanding of wider public sentiments that animate upheavals and distress in America and several foreign societies.

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Assertions versus Facts

apple

CNN is running a house commercial that on its face is a plea for respect for demonstrable facts. “This is an apple,” a voice says over an image of a bright red apple. “Some people might try to tell you that it’s a banana. They might scream, “Banana, banana, banana,” over and over and over again. They might put “BANANA” in all caps. You might even start to believe that this is a banana. But it’s not. This … is an apple.”

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Pity the Almond Tree

Pity the almond tree, especi...

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‘Peace Through Strength’ Is a Racket

Donald Trump has embraced th...

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Implications of Downing the Israeli Fighter Plane

Israel had gained air space ...

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Can Israel be a Jewish State and a Democratic State? Legalism versus Justice

[Prefatory Note: The book is...

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What the Hell?

What the hell am I? An Israe...

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‘Not Enough!’

Many years ago, right after ...

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