CounterPunch: Why Palestine Matters

01 Poverty, 04 Inter-State Conflict, 05 Civil War, 06 Genocide, 07 Other Atrocities, 09 Terrorism, 10 Transnational Crime

Why Does Palestine Matter?

First, perhaps most basically, the sheer cruelty — the scope of the violation of human, i.e., natural individual, rights — of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians warrants the concern of all who favor freedom and other (classical) liberal values: justice, social cooperation, free exchange, and peace.

The second reason why Palestine matters is that American taxpayers are forced to underwrite this system of injustice and repression.

The third reason I want to point to is the threat of a wider war, one that could reach beyond Palestine and Israel and even beyond the Middle East.

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Phi Beta Iota: We are all black and we are all Palestinian. Palestine is ROOT.

See Especially:

Steele, Robert. “The Zionist Vision Is Rooted in Five Big Lies and Four Big Thefts: Review: Enclosure – Palestinian Landscapes in a Historical Mirror,American Herald Tribune, 7 April 2018.  ARABIC

See Also:

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