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April 12, 2010

America: The Silence of a Nation.

Excerpts from a speech by: Chris Hedges.

The author spoke at the Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting at Ethical Culture Society on January 13, 2009 condemning Israel and USA complicity in Israel’s murderous destruction and genocide of the innocent men, women and children of GAZA and the West Bank.

Dedicated to the children of GAZA.

My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story

12 décembre 2009 — And so I begin. His name was Mohammed Baroud, and he was a good man, is how Ramzy Baroud concludes the Foreword to his new book, and embarks on a chronicle so rare and so powerful that the book promises to redefine the way the Gaza story is told.

On December 27, 2009, Ramzy Barouds new book, My Father Was A Freedom Fighter: Gazas Untold Story, was released in London by Pluto Press, to coincide with the first anniversary of Israels so-called Operation Cast Lead, which killed and wounded thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, the vast majority of whom were civilians.

As the frontline in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, Gaza is constantly reported as a place of violence and terror. Ramzy Baroud’s memoir explores the daily lives of the people in that turbulent region: the complex human beings — revolutionaries, mothers and fathers, lovers, and comedians — who make Gaza so much more than just a disputed territory. At the heart of Baroud’s tale is the story of his father, who, driven out of his village to a refugee camp, took up arms to fight the Occupation, while trying to raise a family.

My Father Was A Freedom Fighter: Gazas Untold Story is the latest book by Palestinian-American journalist, author, and former Al-Jazeera producer Ramzy Baroud. Baroud is Editor-in-Chief of the Palestine Chronicle, and his work has been published in hundreds of newspapers and journals worldwide. His 2002 book, Searching Jenin: Eyewitness Accounts of the Israeli Invasion has received international recognition. His 2006 book, The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a Peoples Struggle (Pluto Press, London) has won the praise of many scholars worldwide.

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The worm is in the can

Imagine for one moment the corridors of power and influence, from presidential palaces to military command centres, being populated by the likes of Ku Klux Klan, white supremacists etc, who utter such racist nonsense that one race had been responsible for most of humanity’s great achievements, that they are more apt at ruling the world’s affairs!

Imagine for an instant that such dangerous extremists were offered glamorous receptions and confidential meetings with Presidents, Queens, MPs, Generals! Imagine their influence so overt, that in front of US’s White House for example, the traditional Christmas Tree would be replaced by a GIGANTIC symbol of this racist ideology…!

Imagine EVERY single one of the 50 Governors of the USA submissive enough to make proclamations reflecting recognition and admiration of these racist supremacists, calling them even the “world’s most influential…”

Can you imagine such folly ???

Well, the REALITY is far worse

read on

Thanx Gilad

It’s A Place Called, Palestine

thanx Gilad

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