Israel Declares War On Palestinian Banks

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It would no longer allow Palestinian banks to transport their surplus Israeli currency to the Israeli Central Bank. In effect, Israel is declaring war on the Palestinian economy. By Sam Bahour - Sabbah Report § Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, … [Read more...]

Israel Step In To Control The US Federal Reserve

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This is not fiction story, it is happening as we speak. Obama regime has nominated former head of the Israel Central Bank for the seat of Vice Chairman of the US Federal Reserve. By Haitham Sabbah - Sabbah Report § I don't know whether to believe this or not, but considering WHO controls the 'musical … [Read more...]

Gaza Returns to Donkey Days

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By Mohammed Omer The garbage trucks of Gaza city are at a standstill due to an ongoing fuel shortage affecting all aspects of daily life, including garbage collection, sewage and waste disposal and other vital services. But the local donkeys are here to help. Abu Hesham on his donkey cart won’t be … [Read more...]

Chris Hedges: The Myth of Human Progress

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Clive Hamilton in his "Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change" describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that "catastrophic climate change is virtually certain." This obliteration of "false hopes," he says, requires an intellectual knowledge and an emotional knowledge. The … [Read more...]

Freedom, Not Handouts, Will Save Palestine

Palestinians celebrate on a street in Gaza City November 30, 2012. The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Thursday to upgrade the Palestinian Authority's observer status at the United Nations from "entity" to "non-member state," implicitly recognizing a Palestinian state. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestine not only has a pie in the sky, it also has one off the coast of Gaza and many more across the land. The pies here are strategic economic assets for a Palestinian economy worthy of a state. But all of them are under total Israeli military control, rendering them paralyzed at best. Until the … [Read more...]

Behind the Pillar of Cloud – Gaza Severely Maimed

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The food and farming sector in Gaza has been severely maimed, worsening the condition of agricultural sector. By Rami Zurayk and Anne Gough Since its creation in 1948, Israel has used food and nutrition as a means to entrench its military and territorial occupation of Palestine. While all eyes are … [Read more...]

USA: Dissolving the Union

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An indestructible Union, composed of indestructible states? The recently reelected President was laughing hard at his lame aide; the latter didn't know where to hide the report he had just shown. It summarized the online secession petitions from all American states. Texas led it with over 100,000 … [Read more...]

An American Narcissist

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It would seem unfair to single out Mitt Romney as a modern day narcissist when the insufferably long American election campaign crowds to a rowdy and inglorious finale with both men and their teams equally aware that the only change that Americans have experienced has meant being short-changed, whilst being … [Read more...]

Sanctions on Iran crippling, but will not topple regime

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Sanctions on Iran caused the currency to virtually collapse last week Iran's currency virtually collapsed last week, and the public protests that followed in Tehran stirred memories of the massive anti-regime protests of 2009. This has caused excited speculation in the United States and its allies about … [Read more...]

US and its allies spread mass human misery

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Iran sanctions now causing food insecurity, mass suffering The Economist this week describes the intensifying suffering of 75 million Iranian citizens as a result of the sanctions regime being imposed on them by the US and its allies [my emphasis]: "Six years ago, when America and Europe were putting in … [Read more...]

How Do You Take Your Poison?

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by Chris Hedges | Sabbah Report: www.sabbah.biz We will all swallow our cup of corporate poison. We can take it from nurse Romney, who will tell us not to whine and play the victim, or we can take it from nurse Obama, who will assure us that this hurts him even more than it hurts us, but one way or another … [Read more...]

Even Netanyahu admits PA is an Israeli interest

The fact that Israel, which continues to murder Palestinians nearly on a daily basis, narrows Palestinian horizons and steals Palestinian land is hastening to rescue the Palestinian Authority (PA) from its crushing financial-economic crisis may raise a lot of eyebrows both among Palestinians themselves and … [Read more...]

Hypocrisy Not Democracy in America

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US elections are farcical. Obama and Romney represent two sides of the same coin. Neither offers choice. Democracy never existed and doesn't now. Rhetoric substitutes for reality. Republicans and Democrats offer the worst of all possible worlds. Ordinary people are entirely shut out. Growing numbers reject … [Read more...]

Palestinians revolt against PA

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As the economic crisis in the Occupied Territories deepens, Palestinians are looking to their leadership for someone to blame. The Palestinian Authority (PA) is facing the severest political and economic crisis since its establishment following the Oslo Accords in 1993 as tens of thousands of … [Read more...]

American Wipeout: Revolution From Above

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Today the Western peoples are experiencing the destruction of their well being that is comparable to what the one percent in Rome imposed on Roman citizens and conquered peoples. Here is how John Williams (shadowstats.com, 9-12-12) phrases the wipeout of Americans’ hopes: “Consumers simply cannot make ends … [Read more...]

It’s the Occupation, Stupid

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Haaretz contributor Amira Hass is right saying so. Current headlines highlight thousands of West Bank protesters. Palestinians took to the streets against unaffordable rising prices. In some areas, things got violent. Demonstrators smashed windows, tried to storm a municipality building, and clashed with … [Read more...]

A Doomsday View of 2012

The economic, political and social outlook for 2012 is profoundly negative. The almost universal consensus, even among mainstream orthodox economists is pessimistic regarding the world economy. Though even here their predictions understate the scope and depth of the crises. There are powerful reasons to … [Read more...]

Why the West is demonizing Iran

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When new recruits join British Petroleum (BP) they are fed romantic tales about how the company came into being. William Knox D'Arcy, a Devon man, studied law and, after emigrating to Australia, made a fortune from the Mount Morgan gold-mining operations in the 1880s. Returning to England he agreed to fund … [Read more...]

No Savior

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The West's lofty expectations for Salam Fayyad went far beyond what he was ever able to deliver. By Nathan J. Brown* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz If Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's political career came to an end today, he could still proudly claim to be Palestine's most … [Read more...]

Why does Britain tolerate its leaders?

The power of lies, deception and self-delusion By Christopher King* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz My family has an investment in Libya. It is a small plot of land in the Knightsbridge War Cemetery at Acroma, eastern Libya, where my uncle, my father's brother, is buried. He died fighting Rommel's … [Read more...]