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Tidbits - June 13, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment; New immigrant children facility opened; Climate Crisis; Puerto Rico; Sanders and Palestine; Airline Mechanics; Teachers; $15 Minimum Wage; Gun Worship; Chile and the TPP; more.....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment; New immigrant children facility opened; Climate Crisis; Puerto Rico; Sanders and Palestine; Airline Mechanics; Teachers; $15 Minimum Wage; Gun Worship; Chile and the TPP - Report from Chile; `Cultural Marxism'; more.....

Bernie Sanders and Palestine

Philip Weiss Mondoweiss
Bernie Sanders links Hitler’s murder of his family to his fight against occupation of Palestinians.

Trump’s Deal for Palestine: Worse Than Britain’s A Century Ago

Jonathan Adler +972 Magazine
President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. The British Mandate for Palestine laid the groundwork for 100 years of conflict. While the Mandate falsely promised Palestinians sovereignty, Kushner’s deal will try to bribe Palestinians away from sovereignty with the promise of economic prosperity.

The Dangerous Bullying of Ilhan Omar

Masha Gessen The New Yorker
The third Omar controversy in as many months concerns remarks that the congresswoman made during an event of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Then President Trump tweeted a video “WE WILL NEVER FORGET!!!”

Gaza | Sundance World Premiere Trailer

Gaza brings us into a unique place beyond the reach of television news reports to reveal a world rich with eloquent and resilient characters, offering us a cinematic and enriching portrait of a people attempting to lead meaningful lives against the rubble of perennial conflict

Israel - No Reason for Optimism

Noah Kulwin Jewish Currents
It would be safe to call Israel’s Knesset elections on Tuesday a disaster. Initially depressed Arab voter turnout, a failed opposition campaign, typical right-wing Election Day shenanigans all point to the continuation of an unacceptable status quo.

The People of Palestine Are on the March

Vijay Prashad This article was produced by Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute.
The bombs start again. Israel, as if on a timer, begins to pulverize Gaza. The bombs strike from one end of the country to another, a warning against the protests that have been ongoing for a year.
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