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Monday 27 September 2010
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Israël. Gandhi’s Wisdom

September 25, 2010
SURFING THE television channels, I came across an interview with the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi on an American network (Fox – would you believe it).
“My grandfather told us to love the enemy even while fighting him,” he said, “he fought against the British resolutely, but loved (...)

Sunday 26 September 2010
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Nr 22. October 2010. Contents

Zionism and the United States. The Cultural Connection, Larry Portis
From Palestine, Gary Fields
Israël. Gandhi’s Wisdom
Warning! Capitalist Sharks, Richard Greeman
Apropos of a Foreword. José Peirats’s Second Death, Freddy Gomez
India. Walking with the Comrades, Arundhati Roy
India. The (...)

Sunday 26 September 2010
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Zionism and the United States. The Cultural Connection

Not long ago, I met Eyal Naveh, an Israeli historian, who explains that the United States has been the "model" for the Israeli state and society. He claims that the US was first a model for the Zionist pioneers, then for the founders of the state of Israel. Like the US, Israel was to be an (...)

Sunday 26 September 2010
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From Palestine

1/Harvesting molokhea at farm cut by the wall in Irtah (near Tulkarem) settlers from Hebron’s old city returning to their gated settlement after taking their Saturday evening walk through old city. During these walks, Israeli soldiers place the old city on curfew so that Palestinians can not (...)

Sunday 26 September 2010
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Apropos of a Foreword. José Peirats’s Second Death

José Peirats (1908-1989), who was a brick-maker and worker-journalist before becoming one of the finest experts in Spanish anarchism, has often been cited in the columns of A Contretemps, and there are at least two reasons for that. One, because during the 1930s his role as a militant (he being (...)

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