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The Jerusalem Fund and Palestine Center: Building the BDS Movement for Justice in Palestine with Chris Hedges

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“We have seen, physically, huge seizures of land. East Jerusalem is unrecognisable because of the building by the Israeli government and the mass evictions. Forty percent of the West Bank is gone. The aquifers have bean seized… If you look at the map of the West Bank, they have just created half or more dozen isolated pods- ghettos, completely surrounded by ring-roads and closed zones, that at the flick of a switch create little Gazas. There’s been an Africanisation of the Palestinian[s] on purpose, so that those with means flee and the rest of the Palestinian population- especially in Gaza, but also in the West Bank- are forced to put all of their energy into survival. Into subsistance level. It is- as Ilan Pappe​ has said- a slow motion genocide. And at this point, all restraints on this slow motion genocide are lifted.”

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The Real Enemy Is Within by Chris Hedges

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If you are not dedicated to the destruction of empire and the dismantling of American militarism, then you cannot count yourself as a member of the left. It is not a side issue. It is the issue. It is why I refuse to give a pass in this presidential election campaign to Bernie Sanders, who refuses to confront the war industry or the crimes of empire, including U.S. support for the slow genocide carried out by Israel against the Palestinians. There will be no genuine democratic, social, economic or political reform until we destroy our permanent war machine.

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