Gaza: A fundamentalist’s guide to Gravity
By: Firouzeh Afsharnia
A few years ago I was traveling through Africa and found my self in a rickety cab. As I bounced up and down in the lumpy back seat, shifting spots to avoid the broken springs and whatever was festering in the exposed paddings, another passenger got in and sat in the front seat. He was in a jovial mood and had just passed some sort of certification exam. “I passed! I passed!” He declared.
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by Ruth Sirman, CanMediate International
16 November 2012
I have watched with concern and despair the way things are escalating between Israelis and Palestinians over the past few days, weeks and even months. And I am worried about where you are choosing to go - both individually and collectively.
There is an old African proverb that says “When 2…
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Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during October. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.
- Kosovo – time for reconciliation - TransConflict is pleased to present a…Continue
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By guest author Dr. Dahlia Wasfi
On August 27, 2012, the US Marine Corps announced “non-judicial administrative punishments” for several Marines videotaped urinating on three dead bodies in Afghanistan.…Continue
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Are you a budding filmmaker, or simply somebody who is passionate about bringing about positive change in the world? Then why not enter the Encompass Trust “Superheroes for Peace” competition?!
Here at Encompass we believe that it is the little things that we do in life that make the difference. Whether it’s giving someone a smile or helping a neighbour with their shopping, it’s the little acts that make us all heroes in the global battle to bring world peace!…
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“A new socioeconomic system could potentially emerge out of this crisis: a model of mutual responsibility and cooperation, stemming from the consciousness that unless we all succeed we have failed.”
Greece has over the last year been in crisis mode. The old balance has been lost and the…Continue
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July 27: U.S. Departure
Fly to Tel Aviv.
July 28: Arrival in Jerusalem
Arrival and transfer to hotel in Jerusalem. Introduction by Israeli and Palestinian tour guides followed by a welcome dinner.
Hotel in Jerusalem…Continue
Here is 19 constructive proposals in the direction of war-prevention and long-term peace.
It contrasts sharply the present discourse which is dominated by intellectually lazy and anachronistic talk about war as an option. War on Iran is not an option!
It's been published by IPS - the Inte Press Service. You are welcome to use it but you must print the © of IPS and myself as author.
I look forward to your comments here on…Continue
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“Sometimes there are no alternatives to confrontation”
(then - 2008 - candidate Obama)…
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This is President Obama's most nasty, bellicose, one-sided and perversely power-arrogant speech ever. The Nobel Committee ought to revoke its Prize to him, but of course it won't.
This cynical man speaks about the goodness of even more "crippling" sanctions on a country of 75 million people of which 25 % are children under 14.
At every single aspect he touches upon, he takes the wrong path: towards making war irreversible. There is no excuse that it was for AIPAC. In contrast to…
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“In general, people here consider meeting Israelis as kind of betrayal. I believed that any kind of contact or talking with Israelis was like betraying my country and ignoring the long history of suffering of my people,” said Faras, a Palestinian.
Every moment is an opportunity for change. What can…Continue
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If you want to know why we are not heading down the road to peace. Just read this Congressional Research Service report U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel of September 16, 2010
The United States government has pledged over three billion dollars a year in military aid to the State of Israel until the year 2018. This is on top of,…Continue
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