Dire warning to those that think that the right-wing reactionary reversals we are seeing today, like that mentioned below, those who think this is an aberration, please heed the following: I too was clueless that we could go so radically backward. Look up United States reconstruction after the Civil War. His name escapes me at the moment, Columbia University I think, a professor that is a world noted authority on the subject. That is, if you are not as clueless on the subject as almost all of us are. I am learning recently that reconstruction was a breathtaking time radical social justice. And within 20 years the counter revolutionary forces had virtually completely reverse the good that had been done and that was intended. That is exactly what we see repeating itself now and the evil is just as likely to prevail now as it did then.
SPDF: When the police start acting like a gang A journalist learns that if you photograph Border Policemen committing a felony, you’ll probably end up paying for it.
***** SPDF Day 52-2: Today, almost no one believes that any of the official Arab figures are concerned with Palestine, or its people, or the outcome of the issue.
Most Palestinians restrain themselves, despite Israel’s plunder. Unlike a few individuals, they channel their wrath and loathing into nonviolent action like the BDS and ICC movements.
article. A prominent leader of a Jewish theater company was fired yesterday, after repeated clashes over programming that engaged critically with Israel/Palestine politics. Ari Roth, long-time Artistic Director of Theater J (a project of Washington DCJCC), "will move ahead quickly with plans to create a new group, to be called the Mosaic Theater Company." http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/artistic-director-fired-from-theater-j/2014/12/18/b6404b48-8712-11e4-abcf-5a3d7b3b20b8_story.html