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Fascists Honoring Fascists

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On June 18, 2019
The biggest, most beautiful settlement kicking legitimate residents off their land ever. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a new settlement in the Golan Heights named after his “great friend” Donald Trump.Netanyahu unveiled a sign at the proposed site of the settlement on Sunday bearing the name “Trump Heights,” and thanked the US President […]
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Why Conservatives Support Israel

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On November 11, 2015
Support for Israel on the right has many strands that have increasingly come together–U.S. geopolitical interests for some, Israelis seen as an island of whites in a sea of scary Arabs for others. But at its core, right-wing support for Israel comes down to biblical prophecy that at its core is about the elimination of […]

Debate Over

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On March 19, 2015

Above: A racist. I guess the debate over whether Benjamin Netanyahu is a racist is over: The prime minister also dismissed allegations that he was a racist following comments about Arab voter turnout

Food News and Notes

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On May 2, 2014
A few victual related items for your Friday afternoon: 1. The fad of celebrity chefs making “runway food” to promote the conspicuous consumption of rich people that then gets celebrated like the 80s is stupid. Is Anthony Bourdain turning into a sort of modern version of Robin Leach, at least for one form of consumption? […]
Brooklyn College’s Department of Political Science, the home department of Corey Robin among others, is under attack for inviting speakers such as Judith Butler and Omar Barghouti to speak on the subject of the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement against Israel. Right-wing fake outrage is building, a topic which I know well. Alan Dershowitz is […]

Amos Oz

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On January 12, 2013

I’m glad someone in Israel is still willing to speak the truth about where the policies of the Netanyahu government is taking the country–down the road to apartheid. Also, Oz’s cat i

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