Category Archives: Israelly Uncool

Donald J. Drumpf, blood diamond profiteer

Part 2 of the Zembla investigative report on Drumpf’s strange business buddies. Who is Lev Leviev, and what are his ties to the infamous Chabad movement, as well as the blood-diamond trade in Africa…and the theft of Palestinian land in … Continue reading

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Drumpf’s “answer” to concerns about antisemitism? “Enthusiasm”. WTF???

The only thing I can draw out of this is that Drumpf thinks that antisemitism is the “enthusiasm” that got him where he is right now, and that if it won him his very slim Electoral College margin (and not … Continue reading

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Why I have no tolerance for white supremacists, right wingers, and trolls

Two words, kiddies: THIS GUY. This guy is why I closed my comments slots on this blog for the foreseeable future. This guy is why I refuse to engage with the other side. This guy is why even my friends … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Song for Gaza

The crew of the Zaytouna-Olive, the Women’s Boat to Gaza, set an example for us all. They were illegally arrested in international waters and deported by the Israeli occupation force, but their message is still getting out. And making its … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Justin Trudeau vs. McGill University

Oh, snap. On a day when the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to criminalize peaceful protests against an apartheid regime, a university took a popular stand against its most prominent alum. That’s gotta hurt!

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Music for a Sunday: Ain’t gonna play Sun City!

First up, a little question: Who remembers South Africa? And what was going on there that needed to be abolished? Since our lovely new Liberal government has decided to support an apartheid regime in Israel, and considers nonviolent protests against … Continue reading

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Silence around the roots of the Syrian “jihad”

The Real News delves into the operations of Daesh: who’s funding them, and how they are getting their war matériel. Obviously, the idea that they’re generating their own income is false. Their operations are too expensive to be fueled by … Continue reading

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The ugly truth about Baltimore

Her sign says it all. Photo: Harry Fear. Whenever I hear about Baltimore — Maryland, that is, as there’s a Baltimore, Ontario not far from where I live — I can’t help but recall this Countee Cullen poem I first … Continue reading

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Argentina: Once more, the plot thickens in the Nisman case

Are these Argentines still “Nisman”? They might not want to be anymore, if the latest news on the sensational case of the maybe-murdered-maybe-suicided prosecutor has any bearing on the matter: Some 400,000 people marched in Buenos Aires less than two … Continue reading

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