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Next Supreme Court Justice to Solidify Right Wing, Neoliberal Control

US Supreme Court JusticesOn April 9, Justice John Paul Stevens delivered a letter to President Obama stating:

"Having concluded that it would be in the best interests of the Court to have my successor appointed and confirmed well in advance of the commencement of the Court's next Term, I shall retire from regular active service as an Associate Justice."

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Alarming Racism in Israel

occupationMossawa means equality, the Mossawa Advocacy Center promoting it for Israel's Arab citizens - about 1.5 million, comprising 20% of the population. Established in 1997, it "strives to improve the social, economic and political status of (Israeli Arabs), while preserving their national and cultural rights as Palestinians." It also promotes gender equality "in all spheres of society."

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The Shylocks meet the Fagins

Western cultural heritage provides us with a few interesting fictional characters who may be able to throw light on the current moral state of Israel and the latest organ trafficking affair in particular.

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Karzai and Obama cannot do Pashto

karzaiWarmongering with a sartorial flair
 
Four months ago we were asking ourselves where this administration was heading as it prepared for a greater military presence in Afghanistan… posing the question, “War and rhetoric: Et tu Obama?” by then starting to acknowledge that Obama, both literally and figuratively, was stabbing and betraying those Americans who stood for world peace… and who had helped him get elected the year before.

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Easter 2010: Greed, Ecocide, Genocide & Denial

EasterEaster is a festival that celebrates Spring and the renewal of life. The wonder of springtime renewal in all its glorious manifestations surely inspired notions of life after death as in the ancient Greek and Phoenician fable of Adonis that transmuted to the Christian story of resurrection. However, racism, greed and organizational incompetence is pushing the world downhill to genocidal and ecocidal terracide, the irreversible destruction of human and biological complexity.

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Not Anti-Semitism but less Sympathy for Israel

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Contextualizing Sexual Harassment

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