[First published Jan 24/08. Updated Jan 29/08.]
It really does take a whole world to starve a population. But the Palestinians are not to be counted out. This is a brilliant development… and no one describes it better than Jeff Halper: “The people of Palestine have done it again, taking their own fate in their hands after being let down by their […]
[Published on ZNet: http://www.zcommunications.org/znet/viewArticle/16296. Updated Jan 29/08.)
Not sure what else you can call it when the Israelis prevent food from entering, knock out the electricity, other than deliberately starving people to death. The US, Canada, any other forces that could say something seem to be more interested in supporting murder.
The opening episode of CBC’s “The Border” is a good example of the moral complexity that its producers want to present the show’s characters grappling with. The complexity seems to be that not all Muslims are bad and not all Canadians are good. Instead, there are good Canadians like Kessler and bad ones like Mannering, […]
Published on ZNet Jan 5/08 The phrase “defend the border” wasn’t always a metaphor. And it isn’t just a metaphor in many parts of the world, even today: some states do have to worry about overland military invasions.