Chris Hedges: The tragedy of Gaza, the West Bank and Israel (2009; repost)


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In case you missed this when it was first posted in 2009. Unfortunately, it is still relevant today.

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Dec. 24, 2009

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

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

Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.

from the archives:

Who Started It? + Protests Erupt Worldwide Against Israel’s Bombing Campaign in Gaza + Israeli air strikes hit Palestinian PM’s office

Israel Escalates Assault On Gaza Strip + Harry Fear: No One’s Safe, Civilians Terrified of War Threat

Hamas military chief killed in Israeli attack + Israel calls up reservists, gets ready for Gaza invasion

Noam Chomsky on Gaza and Israel + How We Can Solve The Palestinian Israeli Problem

Impressions of Gaza by Noam Chomsky

The Tears of Gaza Must Be Our Tears by Chris Hedges

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