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    • Woody
    • 29.04.10 | 08:00 (IDT)

    I have three degrees, including a doctorate in law from the US. I came to this country to study at law school here and to study the social function, after experiencing lawless violence and oppression meted out in the territories by settlers and ordinary Israelis "doing their duty". What I came to see inside of Israel proper is no worse than it's outcome in the territories - a society struggling with violence, racism, fascism, militarism, and backwardness. It's not over, for the US was also much like this early in its own history. The US survived because of a dynamic change brought on by its own people from inside. If Israel doesn't see it's anti-democratic basis and path, there is little hope for this experiment. Your grandchildren will learn the rule of law, equality, and success in America when they are forced to flee the smoldering remains of this project. That is, if the world doesn't hold Jews to account for the damage brought on by this increasingly fascist city-state.

    from the article: Israel's tyranny of the majority is dangerous
    First published 01:50 29.04.10 | Last updated 06:52 29.04.10
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