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The Most Moral Army in the World: Israeli Defense Forces Storm the Latest Ship Attempting to Bring Medicines to Gaza

I received this eyewitness account with a request to publicize it widely. This is my first, but not last, attempt to do so. Other attempts forthcoming.

I changed absolutely nothing: I received it in Word, converted to Pages, and cut-and-pasted the whole thing in here.
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Events from 29 July when the Israeli Navy stormed the Freedom Flotilla al-Awda hijacked and diverted it from its intended course to Gaza to Israel.  By Dr Swee Ang, medical doctor on board the al-Awda, 4 August 2018 _________________________________________________________________________________ The last leg of the journey of al-Awda (the boat of return) was scheduled to reach Gaza on 29 July 2018. We were on target to reach Gaza that evening. There are 22 on board including crew with USD 15,000 of antibiotics and bandages for Gaza. At 12.31 pm we received a missed call from a number beginning with +81... Mikkel was steering the boat at that time. The phone rang again with the message tha…

Extreme Heat Could Make One Third of Planet Uninhabitable

And here is a huge NYT article on how we blew fixing this forty years ago. Meanwhile, Trump wants to press his foot on the gas, literally: burn coal, drill everywhere, frack, kill pollution regs. All of which will help kill your children. So keep supporting him.

Noam Chomsky: Survival of Organized Human Life is at Risk Due to Climate...

Smotherhood in an Age of Fear

So, in re: this....
How about we show some concern for the fact that because of climate disaster, no matter how supervised and buckled in, no child alive today will have any kind of decent, organized civilization to live in by the time they're our age?
Is that a danger worth attending to? Mightn’t it be just a tad more reasonable a fear? It’s not mentioned in the article, as opposed to juvenile diabetes.
Asking for a friend...please give me an answer or policy position that:
1. Requires no effort or expenditure from me; 
2. Doesn’t offend the averaged social attitudes and behaviors of my cohort and thus threatens to lose me any standing among my fellow cohortees if I follow it; 
3. Doesn’t threaten my self-image as a moral paragon of a parent and citizen dead-set against anyone who would threaten my rational choices; and
4. Why are you writing this instead of supervising your 4-year-old daughter’s resiliency-enhancing coding training session—neglecter!
Other than that, I’m willing to do a…

Noam Chomsky on Russiagate and what the mass media is ignoring

Just a small omission: the survival of civilization. I mean, be fair.

Trump Voters Are SICK Of You Making Fun of Them!

The poor wittle fascist bots is so hurted by your speech acts. It hurted them so bads it even maked the center of the Resistance (TM), the keeper of the light of democracy (which dies in darkness), go cry-cry.

What horrors these little fascist psychos have to go through just because theyre fascist psychos. Can’t we all just hug thems?

The cult of self explored in new film Generation Wealth