Note Insurgency By S. Artesian

7 November 2016 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

The comrades at Insurgent Notes have published an editorial regarding the possible election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States.  The editorial is both confused and mistaken, and gives credit to the notion that Trump has attracted considerable support because of working class resentment and alienation, or at least in “white working class” resentment and alienation, as if there is even such a thing in the United States as a white working class separate and apart from the working class as a class.  Where it does exist “apart” or separate from the working class, where it does exist as “white” first and foremost, it exists as the legacy of the different historical processes that converged in the make-up of the class as a whole, and that different historical process for the most part is….segregation.

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How Israel Is Gradually Privatising Its Occupation of Palestine: Selected Articles

6 November 2016 — Global Research

How Israel Is Gradually Privatising Its Occupation of Palestine

By Antony Loewenstein and Matt Kennard, November 01 2016

Private companies have been invest ing for years in the settlement project. But that involvement, as well as the amounts of money being made, have increased dramatically in the past decade. For Israelis, the West Bank has become a kind of special economic zone, where settlements often provide more profitable business conditions—low rents, favorable tax rates, government subsidies, and access to cheap Palestinian labor—than in Israel proper.

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