Posts Tagged ‘rightwing’

Rightwing video says New Israel Fund supports ‘foreign agents’ who persecute Israeli soldiers

The rightwing Israeli Jewish group “Im Tirtzu” has published an incitement video, featuring Adi Shosberger, who has recently called soldiers near the Gaza fence ‘terrrorists,’ and an activist from ‘Machsom Watch’ (‘Checkpoint watch’) who tells an Israeli soldier “you are a disgrace”. The video frames these actions as a conspiracy of the progressive New Israel Fund. New […]

Netanyahu cancels watershed refugee deal with UN following rightwing criticism

Hours after announcing a watershed deal with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to relocate African asylum seekers in Israel to Western Europe and Canada, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reneged, saying he is “suspending implementation of the agreement,” throwing the fate of tens of thousands into uncertainty. Making his statement directly to […]

Rightwing campaign against Jewish exec who called for exposing Nakba seems likely to fail

A rightwing campaign has begun against a prestigious Jewish organization, the Center for Jewish History, to fire a new executive who has called for discussions of the Nakba and against demonizing the BDS campaign (boycott, divestment and sanctions). And happily, it appears that this campaign will fail. David N. Myers is a former professor of […]

TODAY’S COLUMN: Troops on the Streets of Britain, More Rightwing Anger Towards Muslims

The UK inched closer towards martial law today, as Prime Minister May announced that British troops will be deployed on the streets in the aftermath of Monday night’s alleged ‘ISIS terror attack’ in Manchester.  Along with the government’s ramping-up of police state measures, the UK arm of the ‘Alt-Right’ appear to be inciting street confrontations with British Muslims – labeling them as […]

Israeli rabbi who advocated rape of ‘comely gentile women’ during war becomes chief army rabbi

Just on my way to my flight from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport, I noticed this cover headline in the Yediot Aharonot newspaper front page: “New IDF Chief Rabbi: It is permissible to rape during war”. Under that: “Major Col. Eyal Qarim has declared in the past “draft of girls is totally forbidden” – and claimed […]

Another U.S. Proxy Force Defeated By ISIS – Incompetent Training or Intent?

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Outrage over Turk masturbating on sleeping woman on bus

During a journey from Muğla to İstanbul on Tuesday, a Metro Turizm bus assistant identified only by the initials C.G. is reported to have started masturbating beside a woman, known only as C.D., while she was asleep on the vehicle.  The woman is understood to have been woken up by the sound of the man, […]

Seven days in Hebron

I took off for Hebron on a Sunday morning, on a number 405 bus from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Throngs of Israeli soldiers filled the station, soldiers on the move, barely more than teenagers, large backpacks and automatic weapons flung over their shoulders, smart phones in their hands. Sitting beside me on the bus, a […]

Lawsuit Claims Flint Mayor Diverted Charity Donations To Her Super PAC

The former city administrator of Flint claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday she was fired after raising concerns the mayor’s office redirected funds meant for victims of the water crisis towards the mayor’s campaign fund. Natasha Henderson claimed in the lawsuit that Flint Mayor Karen Weaver directed city employees to stop potential donations […]

Number of Palestinian children detained– 440– is double figure of a year ago

Violence / Incursions / Detentions — West Bank, Jerusalem Rise in Palestinian children held by Israel ‘alarming’ JERUSALEM (Al Jazeera) 24 Apr by Jonathan Cook — A jabbing pain in his shoulder and thigh roused Obada from his sleep at 3am. In the half-light, the 15-year-old could make out eight masked men surrounding his bed, […]

“Screaming” Teenager Schools Police Officers During Traffic Stop (VIDEO)

Watch how the teenager in the video above takes two cops to school after they pull him over for yelling at another officer on a different traffic stop. What did the teenager yell? “You’re causing a traffic hazard!” After (possibly) realizing that the illegality of the stop could be in question officer Willard (pension #29) […]

US Defense Department Opens Doors For Hackers

nsnbc : The U.S.’ Department of Defense (DoD) announced that interested participants in its “Hack the Pentagon” pilot project now can register for participation. The Pentagon explained that the project aims to identify and resolve security vulnerabilities within DoD websites through crowdsourcing. Others note that the campaign was launched because the DoD has problems with attracting […]

Anti-Zionist protest at LGBTQ conference was smeared as anti-Semitic

According to the conference program, Rea Carey, executive director of the Task Force, welcomed participants with these words: “That’s why we are here this week: to tear down ALL the barriers we face between us and true liberation — and to support and lift-up one another in spirit, camaraderie and love.” (Emphasis their own). However, […]

Frankfurt School intellectuals returned to shape post-war Germany

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The modern substitute for motherhood – the "progress" of liberalism in the West

From: Youtube description: Feminism and liberal values have “freed” these women. This is the result. One may ask: From what, exactly, are they now free from? Is this truly a substitute of equal value to motherhood, childbirth and family? Can these women look into the mirror in the morning and say […]

TransCanada’s $15 Billion Lawsuit Against U.S. on Keystone XL Presents Strong Case

TransCanada, the Canadian company that had been planning to build and own its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline carrying Canada’s tar-sands oil to Texas Gulf Coast refineries for export to Europe and elsewhere, released to the public, on Wednesday January 6th, two legal presentations against the United States, because U.S. President Barack Obama, through his Secretary […]

How Union Built Integrated, Affordable Housing In SF

Print Friendly Above Photo: Children playing at the St. Francis Square Housing Development Play Center. Courtesy of San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library St. Francis Square In the 1960s, battles over racial equality and “urban renewal” ripped San Francisco apart. Beginning the decade prior, residents of the Fillmore, the only black-majority part of the […]

Christian Pharmacists Can Refuse Birth Control Prescriptions in Oregon, California

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals At the first of 2016, Oregon law has allowed for birth control pills to be acquired without a prescription. Residents over the age of 18 who live in Oregon can now purchase birth control pills from pharmacies within state borders. After filling out […]

ISIS Terrorists Begin Flooding Texas on Obama’s Orders

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer December 8, 2015 America-funded terrorists blew up all your crap? Hey, no problem – come to America and live on welfare! It is completely insane they are forcing these people through after ISIS just attacked us and virtually the entire nation is against it. The government is literally forcing terrorists into America. […]

Is Britain Being “Prepared” For A World War?

After the outbreak of world war in 1914, many new rules and regulations came to Britain. This is of course understandable given the scale of national security. The most important of these was called the Defence of the Realm Act (DORA), passed on 8 August 1914 which was designed ‘for securing public safety’. DORA gave […]

Palestinian killed ‘in cold blood’ Friday was reportedly an American citizen

Friday was another deadly bloody day in Palestine. Israeli forces killed four Palestinians, two in Hebron and two outside illegal Israeli settlements near Ramallah. The third to die was Abed Rahman Barghouthi, 26, killed at the entrance of the Palestinian village of Aboud, adjacent to the settlement of Halamish. Witnesses told Ma’an News Barghouthi was an […]

Watch How People React To Being Called Beautiful

Every day new social experiments seem to be taking place all over the world. While the intention behind some is to poke fun and others to test our humanity, more and more continue to surface that end up offering some very inspirational results. The most recent one that I happened to come across was conducted […]

Anti-Shiite coalition demands parliament seat to reveal ‘Iran’s agents’

TCP : An anti-Shiite coalition called on President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to appoint one of its members in the parliament to “reveal Iran’s agents and the Shiite lobby,” Youm7 reported Friday. President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi Inks His Finger After Voting In The Run-Off Phase Of Second Round In The 2015 Parliamentary Elections At Heliopolis Mode […]

Dramatic Footage Of Paris Attack Released, Shows Gunman Opening Fire On Pizzeria

In the immediate aftermath of the ISIS attacks that left 130 people dead in Paris last Friday, video footage emerged from inside the Bataclan concert hall where dozens were gunned down before police could storm and secure the building.  The videos generally show the band playing and near the end, automatic gunfire is […]

Academics both ‘pleased and concerned’ with Salaita settlement with University of Illinois

Yesterday a settlement was announced in Professor Steven Salaita’s lawsuit against the University of Illinois for violating his academic freedom and right to free speech when it rescinded a position at the University following Salaita’s criticism of Israel on social media. In the settlement Salaita will drop his lawsuits against the school and receive $875,000 while […]

Only way to save Israel is for US to get out of peace process — Friedman of Peace Now

I keep track of the burgeoning crisis experienced by some liberal Zionists. The Rabin assassination anniversary has caused them to despair that the two-state-solution is dead; the Netanyahu government’s obduracy and slickness has caused them to despair of Israeli leadership. Here are a few signs of this crisis. First, Lara Friedman of Peace Now has […]

Only way to save Israel is for US to get out of peace process — Friedman of Peace Now

I keep track of the burgeoning crisis experienced by some liberal Zionists. The Rabin assassination anniversary has caused them to despair that the two-state-solution is dead; the Netanyahu government’s obduracy and slickness has caused them to despair of Israeli leadership. Here are a few signs of this crisis. First, Lara Friedman of Peace Now has […]

First They Jailed the Bankers, Now Every Icelander to Get Paid in Bank Sale

Source: Claire Bernish Iceland — First, Iceland jailed its crooked bankers for their direct involvement in the financial crisis of 2008. Now, every Icelander will receive a payout for the sale of one of its three largest banks, Íslandsbanki. If Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson has his way — and he likely will — Icelanders will be […]

‘Most-read’ article at Washington Post calls Israel ‘savage, unrepairable society’

You quote this: “The cumulative effect of this recent mindless violence is hugely disturbing. We seem to be in a fast and alarming downward swirl into a savage, unrepairable society. There is only one way to respond to what’s happening in Israel today: We must stop the occupation.” And you left this critical bit out: […]

Whose violence?

The stabbings that have recently become a daily reality in Israel/Palestine have been widely framed by the international media as an escalation of violence in the region. Before using such charged terms to describe desperate resistance by an occupied people, however, it would be prudent to examine these acts in their context. That is to […]

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