Category: Opinion/Analysis

Baseline of a Desecrated Land V: Lower Jordan-Dead Sea

Part 5 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net The lower Jordan river is a wreck “The river one hundred twenty feet wide and six feet deep, gravelly bottom; current five knots.” W.F. Lynch, USN,…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land IV: Vanishing Biomes

Part 4 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Israel’s only major freshwater lake may disappear Last updated October 14, 2018. “Set sail on the beautiful Sea of Galilee with an inspirational time of praise…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land III: Occupied water

Part 3 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net State Mandated Water Poverty “Today the Golden People of California have elected to adopt Israel’s water model. Now, in order for this thing to work, half…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land II: Desalination Impacts

Part 2 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Read part 1 here. Desalination: more salt than Lot’s wife “Israel leads the world in water recycling and desalination. We’ll share our technology with India and…

Baseline of a Desecrated Land I: Food Supply

Part 1 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net How Israel’s water and agricultural technologies don’t even work for Israel “California I hear has a big water problem. We in Israel don’t have a water…

Media ignore, disparage, or misrepresent Palestinian Right of Return

A FAIR study finds that major US news outlets rarely mention the Right of Return, although it is a primary part of the Israel/Palestine issue. In the last ten years, only 0.01 percent of coverage of Palestinians or Palestine in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post informs its audience about the right of return or even mentions it at all. When they do mention it, they generally imply that it is not a legitimate, UN-conferred right; or they describe the exercise of that right as an act of aggression/national “suicide” for Israel.

Israel’s ‘Rule of the Rabbis’ Who Preach Genocide Fuels Holy War

Largely ignored by critics have been Israel’s increasing theocratic tendencies – the growth of Israel’s extremist religious population and the emergence of a class of influential rabbis who endorse the killing of non-Jews and  preach genocide…