Chris Hedges: The tragedy of Gaza, the West Bank and Israel

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with Chris Hedges
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Dandelion Salad
Dec. 24, 2009

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[Speech given in January, 2009]

The author spoke at the Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting at Ethical Culture Society on January 13, 2009

stanheller55
December 22, 2009

In this brilliant speech, former New York Times Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Hedges said, “The Israeli decision to rain death and destruction” on Gaza was aimed at “creating squalid, lawless, and impoverished ghettos in the West Bank and Gaza where life for Palestinians will be barely sustainable.”

The goal is ethnic cleansing, plain and simple.

Pt 2

see

The Tears of Gaza Must Be Our Tears by Chris Hedges

Israel threatens another large-scale Gaza war

Israeli repression wave targets activists

Urgent Gaza Freedom March Update – Please take action!

Noam Chomsky: Gaza, One Year Later

Richard Falk: Gaza, Afghanistan and International Law

US Media & the Coverage of the Israel-Palestine Conflict by Sibel Edmonds

Norman Finkelstein: Gaza One Year Later

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