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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Overdose: The Next Global Financial Crisis [Video]

This is the story of the greatest financial crisis we will ever see... The one that is on the way. An ABC documentary about the coming economic crisis, featuring Gerald Celente and Peter Schiff. Original air date: 23rd August, 2010. Part 1/3: Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr5F22j9A_E … [Read more...]

David R. Henderson – War Makes Us Poor

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Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OT5uw1Fb_0 By David R. Henderson* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Many people who aren’t comfortable with the U.S. invading other countries reassure themselves with the belief that at least war creates jobs for Americans. But is military conflict really … [Read more...]

Gordon Duff: America, Apartheid Or Apocalypse?

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By Gordon Duff* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz To millions of Americans, the "end times" seem to be on us. The BP disaster in the Gulf may leave 25% of America virtually uninhabitable, eco-systems destroyed for sure but maybe much more, a destroyed sea floor, toxic gas clouds moving inland and warnings … [Read more...]

Ireland must oppose Israel’s membership of the OECD

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By Dr David Morrison* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz In a written answer to Sinn Fein Deputy, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, Foreign Minister, Micheál Martin, told the Dáil on 21 April 2010 that "it is expected that Ireland will join with the other 29 members of the OECD to formally invite Israel to become a … [Read more...]

Israel and Aid

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By Ralph Nader* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz On July 10, 1996, at a Joint Session of the United States Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a standing ovation for these words: "With America's help, Israel has grown to be a powerful, modern state. ...But I believe there can be no … [Read more...]

Gaza’s youth not ‘superfluous’

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By Yousef Munayyer* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz 'TO CUT down on gang-related crimes, policies could be put in place to curb the African-American population growth in places like Harlem and Compton. The government could consider cutting off welfare benefits for families in these urban areas to … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two Cities…in Palestine

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By Yousef Munayyer* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz While most would point out the differences between Gaza City, the impoverished and destitute administrative center of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, and Ramallah, the burgeoning administrative center of the Fateh-run West Bank, there are important … [Read more...]

Addicted to Nonsense

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By Chris Hedges | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz The chatter that passes for news, the gossip that is peddled by the windbags on the airwaves, the noise that drowns out rational discourse, and the timidity and cowardice of what is left of the newspaper industry reflect our flight into collective insanity. … [Read more...]

Pulse of Jordan [Video]

A quick survey in Amman reveals some exciting but (not)surprising strong opinions on subjects such as Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Water, Oil, Economy, Nuclear Energy, Tourism, Honour Killing, Women and Tribal System. Part 1/2: Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvWEvCl2iVA … [Read more...]

Israeli blockade strangling Gaza agriculture

The ongoing Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip prevents Palestinian farmers from exporting their goods. (Hatem Omar/MaanImages)

By Mya Guarnieri * Recently, Israel announced that it would import palm fronds from the Gaza Strip for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The move came at the behest of Minister of Religious Services, Yakov Margi, who feared that a shortage of palm fronds and a local monopoly on the item would send prices … [Read more...]

New speech by President Obama for real change

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By Mazin Qumsiyeh* Speech by President Obama delivered in Congress 2010 My fellow Americans. Millions of you and not special interest groups elected us to office on a platform of change and it is time for us all to deliver. I am laying out a program to do so but first we have to face some painful … [Read more...]