Nah, it's not apartheid. Everyone's perfectly happy in the occupied territories.
Another crack in the ideological wall -- from Yahoo News of all places. Amy Goodman in her weekly column (I know, I know: a self-hater).
More: "The Greatest Story Never Told," by Stephen Lendman. Another self-hater, of course. Here's another good one: "'Unrecognized' Palestinians." More of his "hate-filled" notions can be read at his blog.
Yes, I am not only sick and tired of "pro-"Israeli hyper-Zionists frothing at the mouth, getting gifted professors fired, and so forth. But I am also frankly terrified of yet another new war, this time in Iran, which, among others, the "pro-"Israeli hyper-Zionists (Jewish and non-Jewish; in America or in Israel) are pushing for.
Economist Milton Friedman once said, "Only a crisis - actual or perceived - produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around."
It is this theory that journalist Naomi Klein explores in her new book: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. In it Klein argues that instability is being both fostered and used as a way to engage in policies of economic engineering around the world whether in Pinochet's Chile or today, in Iraq. Her book is provocative, and will surely be controversial and Naomi Klein joined us in our Toronto studio.