Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Trump “Peace Map” Looks Like A Monster

Although the Attorney General may nix it on legal grounds, reports are that Netanyahu is going to put up for a vote in the Knesset the annexation of the Jordan Valley AND all settlements. That’s stage one. Stage two is … Continue reading

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State Power & Holocaust Memory (75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation)

In reference to the large gathering of world leaders in Jerusalem at “World Holocaust Forum 2020” to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. These are pictures of pure power, state power, international state power brought to bear … Continue reading

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(Donald Trump & Walter Benjamin) The Destructive Character

Walter Benjamin THE DESTRUCTIVE CHARACTER It could happen to someone looking back over his life that he realized that almost all the deeper obligations he had endured in its course originated in people who everyone agreed had the traits of … Continue reading

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(One State) Trump-Israel Apartheid Annexation Map

(h/t (Yariv Oppenheimer, at Twitter) This is it and it comes to this.  Without the secure envelope of the Green Line that “separates” sovereign Israel from the occupied West Bank, now currently held under military law, the map Israel will … Continue reading

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(Caught In the Middle of the Middle East) Martin Luther King Jr. & Israel & The Six-Day War (Martin Kramer)

I can’t speak for the volume as a whole, but this piece here by Martin Kramer about Martin Luther King Jr., Israel, and the Middle East circa 1967 judiciously cuts straight down the middle against those who would claim King … Continue reading

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(Rome Pieces) On the Wall & De-Material (Richard Tuttle)

About these images, one could create a spiritual allegory about the appearance of the presence of a god in the world. The Rome Pieces by Ricard Tuttle are discrete little things. The humble mark made of graphite lines and cut … Continue reading

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(Trains) Holocaust & American Life (Steven Miller)

On moral depravity, this from Newsweek here: The Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Hatewatch” section published its latest series of emails Tuesday which were leaked by an ex-Breitbart editor. The emails reveal Miller pitching white nationalist and vigilantly anti-immigrant ideas to … Continue reading

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