VTJP Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel News & Articles 14 July 2013

14 July 23 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Nabi Saleh weekly protest on friday: Israeli soldiers fire tear gas and skunk water
IMEMC – During friday’s weekly protest in the village of An Nabi Saleh the villagers once more stipulated their discontent over their difficult situation under the occupation. The peaceful protest was met with tear gas and skunk water from the Israeli military. …

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ICH 15 July 2013: Rev. Jeremiah Wright: “God Damn America for Her Crimes Against Humanity”

15 July 2013 — Information Clearing House

Israel Used Turkish Military Base In Attack On Syrian

By Richard Silverstein

There will be an accounting for this act of aggression by Israel. The only question is where and when and under what circumstances.



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ICH 14 July 2013: White Supremacy Acquits George Zimmerman

14 July 2013 — Information Clearing House

Good Coups, Bad Coups

By Joost Lagendijk

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait promised no less than $12 billion support to the new regime in Cairo. – “It’s pretty clear what the counter-revolutionary Gulf monarchs expect for their generosity, and it’s not democracy.



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Egypt Under Empire, Part 1: Working Class Resistance and European Imperial Ambitions By Andrew Gavin Marshall

11 July 2013 — The Hampton Institute

Egypt is one of the most important countries in the world, geopolitically speaking. With a history spanning some 7,000 years, it is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, sitting at the point at which Africa meets the Middle East, across the Mediterranean from Europe. Continue reading

Corruption, Accountability and Media Power By Justin Schlosberg, Tom Mills

15 July 2013 — New Left Project

Justin Schlosberg is lecturer in journalism and media at Birkbeck, University of London and the author of Power Beyond Scrutiny, a book examining how the British media cover cases of institutional corruption.  In an interview with NLP’s Tom Mills he discussed media power and democratic accountability in the UK.

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