Police State Canada + Real News journalist attacked at G20 + Interview with Toronto Mayor

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Real News journalist attacked at G20

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TRNN’s Jesse Freeston, one of the members of media attacked or arrested at G20

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U.S. Knew About Afghan Mineral Bonanza In 2007 by Paul Jay + Kucinich on Afghan Mineral Discovery

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by Paul Jay
Reality Asserts Itself
June 14, 2010

Did a 2007 report of massive mineral deposits in Afghanistan affect President Obama’s 2009 decision to widen the scope of the Afghan war?

Is a recent New York Times article covering up that possibility?

A U.S. Geological Survey has shown that Afghanistan is one of the worlds’ biggest depositories of minerals and precious metals. Include on that list, a lithium find that could be as large as Bolivia’s, now the world’s major source of the rare mineral.

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In Defense Of Helen Thomas – on apologizing to apologists by Paul Jay

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by Paul Jay
Reality Asserts Itself
7 June, 2010

Helen Thomas was the dean of the White House Press corp. She has a fifty-year history of tough-minded journalism and is one of the very, very few journalists in the mainstream press who has had the guts to question US policy towards Israel. On Monday she was pressured into resigning, “effective immediately”.

On Friday she was asked by a guy who stuck a video camera in her face, for any comments on Israel and she said, “Tell them to get the get the hell out of Palestine. Remember, these people [the Palestinians] are occupied and it’s their land. It’s not Germany, it’s not Poland.” She was asked where they should go and she answered, “They should go home, to Poland, Germany and America”. The video has been making its way around the Internet.

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BEYOND THE PALE – the murder of Furkan Dogan by Paul Jay

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by Paul Jay
Reality Asserts Itself
4 June, 2010

Not all criticism of Israel is anti-Semitism.

But some is.

All one has to do is read some of the comments on this blog that were not published, to know that Judenhass (“Jew-hatred”) is alive and well.

It cannot be overestimated how thousands of years of hatred and Nazi genocide, weighs with a nightmarish grip on the psyche of Jews around the world.

The narrative that led to the foundation of Israel was built on the reality of the European onslaught against its Jewish population. Many of the early immigrants that fled to Israel were victims who had nowhere else to go.

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