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Uri Avnery at a Hadash rally against the 2006 Lebanon War

Wine, Blood and Gasoline

KAFR KANNA, a village near Nazareth, is probably the place where Jesus – according to the New Testament – turned water into wine. Now it is the Arab village where the Israeli police is turning stones into blood. On the fateful day, the police was confronting a group of young Arabs protesting against the Israeli […]

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Comic panel: Woman entering room sees two dead bodies full of bullet holes. Her Speech bubble reads, "Oh no! The 'No Guns' Sign Must Have Fallen Off!". At the bottom it is signed, "Drawn by JKARTAN 2013 for the Gloo Factory inc."

Occupy the Inner Self

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Disclaimer: The initial text contains what some readers might perceive as racially insensitive statements. Regrettably, that is what apartheid was all about – this writer still feels the hurt. He apologizes to any reader who might be offended by issues presented– such was life under apartheid. Why have gun sales suddenly soared? […]

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Uri Avnery at a Hadash rally against the 2006 Lebanon War

Peace and Watermelons

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN One of the most interesting and prolonged private debates I have had in my life was with the brilliant Dr. Nahum Goldmann. The subject: American peace initiatives. It was an unequal debate, of course. Goldmann was my elder by 28 years. While I was a mere editor of an Israeli news magazine, […]

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White, graffiti-stylized text on black background reads, "BLAcKLiST"

Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama from “Black Listing” Immigrants

ACLU Case Is Latest Example of State Attempting to Target and Drive Out Immigrants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A coalition of civil rights organizations filed a lawsuit today to block a portion of Alabama’s anti-immigrant law requiring state officials to publicly post an online list of immigrants who may be […]

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