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1.09.2016

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism? Could a functioning democracy make a difference?

http://www.alternet.org/economy/noam-chomsky-can-civilization-survive-capitalism

***** How I'll spend my eight hundred million dollars from my Powerball winning ticket: Two nights ago I was awake much of the night.......

***** How I'll spend my eight hundred million dollars from my Powerball winning ticket:

Two nights ago I was awake much of the night thinking what I would do, excuse me, what I will do, with the eight hundred million dollars. It was 100% clear to me throughout this mental evaluation that I have zero interest in even $1 for myself. (I have food, a sleeping bag, a waterproof sleeping bag cover, and enough money for guaranteed Internet. And enough money for signage for my activist work in DC. I need nothing else. Resources do not help me serve be on that.) There are so many thousands of things on my passionate desire list above even $1 for any ridiculous personal expenditure. If my winnings were 30 trillion I might then have a dollars left over for me. But with upholstery  800 million dollars  there wouldn't barely be a dollar left over for me.  So much needed, so little time.  So many people suffering, so little time. Seriously.

In summary, more detail below, my strategy for the 8 hundred million is to see if it would enable, even all of it, to enable Bernie Sanders and or Obama to stand for the full and immediate human rights of Palestine, the rollback, redirection, of the federal budget from war making and the expansion of the Empire of the elites to peace building foreign and domestic; more likely, and this would be 95% of the 800 million, supporting the few true activists already living in full solidarity serving the following populations, Palestinians, current victims of US colonialism in Iraq and Syria and elsewhere, to serve the population that was and is robbed to fund white America... the African Americans, serving the population that was exterminated in genocide for America to  clear the land for whites ... the Native Americans. Oh,  and our Hispanic brothers and sisters  who's countries and livelihoods we have and continue to systematically rape, Rob, and destroy through our colonialism, our white supremacist colonialism. Finally, there are individuals in my personal life that seem to be substantially good people that in our hideous, cold, dead, heartless, Godless, anti-Christ, Satanic, broken culture lack the basic needs for basic life, several sisters that I've come to know, several African American men, most or all of the men have done time in prison, who still have a spark of goodness and have been so deprived systematically of decent resources, so abused, so victimized, so neglected. Oh, and a few people that have just been tenaciously kind to me and my work over the years, I'm thinking in particular of the manager and his staff at a local coffee shop.

Number 1. I will approach Bernie Sanders and if I find that with 800 million dollars he will feel free to, out of his own passion and conviction, fully support full human rights for Palestinians, now, as a central priority, and similarly if he is there by able and desirous of standing unequivocally for the major redirection of ungodly military funds toward global peacemaking and domestic human rights and development, &, if he is totally committed to the fact that the president is basically powerless unless the citizenry is active 24/7 during their campaign and plans with a credible approach to make that clear during his campaign and to leading and organizing accordingly as president, if he checks out on those three issues then he will have as much of the 800 million as he needs, up to, and including, all of it. If he checks out on those three issues then he is the last and only Hail Mary pass that creation has. The last. The only. And you would be worth every penny I had to increase the odds. But not unless he checks out on all three. If he did not he is a 0 hope to America or to creation.

Number two, and of this I am less convicted, I will similarly approach President Obama and understand if in some ways that I can't yet understand I can free him up on all of these three issues by donating some or all of the money according to his vision, then I would be totally delighted to do so, up to and including every last cent.

Number 3. If the two items above do not delete all of the funds, and sadly, I suspect that none of the funds would wind up going there, then all of the funds with a few tiny exceptions will go toward the global least of these especially the groups I mentioned above. 

My strategy is simple, to find the gold star charities that are already serving, through proven, selfless, courageous, dedicated service in solidarity with the neediest on earth in the groups that I mentioned. They are fairly easily located I found through such things as the Charity Navigator website. I would envision, not that it would be easy, I would envision year by year trying to increase their budget by about 30 to 50% to accelerate their own efforts and to ask them to do on a smaller scale with some of the money what I am doing with them, to find those that they can see that are already doing heroic work in solidarity with the neediest whose work might be amplified with some additional funds.

And finally, I know 10 or so individuals in my life in categories I mentioned about to whom life has been so unjust. I believe that it is right for everyone to have a roof over their head, basic food, decent environment, decent access to education and culture. Something like two times the federal poverty level. For the 10 individuals I'm thinking of I would set up some very modest trust fund that could move them significantly, if not all the way, in that direction.

Oh, yesterday afternoon I bought my one and only ticket, ( spoiler alert) but it is the winning ticket, so I did not need to buy a second, which I would not have, on any account. But seeing as it is the winning ticket....

***** Jesus: Hear me! The 'Hand of God' is Conscience, Wisdom, empathy, Heart, Soul, Spirit, Loving, Serving, Solidarity. Your 'capitalism' explicitly and zealously and Religiously commands you to surrender to that Other's 'Hand,' Greed, Mammon, Flesh, Head, Deceit, Lies, Hostility, Exploitation, Destruction, Alienation, Self-centeredness, Division, Systems, Institutions. And this is finally destroying you. As I warned it would.

***** Jesus:  Hear me! The 'Hand of God' is Conscience, Wisdom, empathy, Heart, Soul, Spirit' Loving, Serving, Solidarity. Your 'capitalism' explicitly and zealously and Religiously commands you to surrender to that Other's 'Hand,' Greed, Mammon, Flesh, Head, Deceit, Lies, Hostility, Exploitation, Destruction, Alienation, Self-centeredness, Division, Systems, Institutions. And this is finally destroying you. As I warned it would.

***** Tempting others brings with it consequences. Nothing doesn't have consequences. If I flaunt, or carelessly, unintentionally tempt, others with something that they desperately desire, and I am attacked, robbed, violated, as I am on a fairly regular basis... I bear some responsibility. Sisters, I am thinking of you, the way you dress and act very often, but I am also thinking of me. I have.........

***** Tempting others brings with it consequences. Nothing doesn't have consequences. If I flaunt, or carelessly, unintentionally tempt, others with something that they desperately desire, and I am attacked, robbed, violated, as I am on a fairly regular basis... I bear some responsibility. Sisters, I am thinking of you, the way you dress and act very often, but I am also thinking of me. I have an expensive solar vehicle and I am constantly being taught, by being violated, that I am tempting others in ways I need not do, and stop doing. I'm too selfish to deny my responsibility and therefore my ability to reduce the likelihood of victimization. Until my sisters begin doing the same they may not bring victimization on themselves but they are bringing victimization on their sisters.

Syrian refugees pepper sprayed outside Vancouver welcome event. Up to 30 people treated for exposure, police searching for man on bicycle wearing white hoodie

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/syrian-refugees-pepper-sprayed-outside-vancouver-welcome-event-1.3396899

After Tel Aviv attack, Israel’s Palestinians tarred as ‘criminals’

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/after-shooting-israel-s-palestinian-minority-tarred-criminals-974716686

WATCH: 3D modeling helps visualize Palestinian right of return

http://972mag.com/watch-3d-modeling-helps-visualize-palestinian-right-of-return/115744/

1.08.2016

***** vid. Israeli mob searching taxis at night, if you're a Jew, you pass, if you're an Arab they kill you.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=929452053812283&id=333012743456220

****Meet "Sledgehammer Shannon," the Lawyer Who Is Uber’s Worst Nightmare | Mother Jones..... Brava! Shannon, Elizabeth Warren, are presidential caliber human beings. Hillary Clinton absolutely is not. Can't you see the difference?

http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2015/12/uber-lawsuit-drivers-class-action-shannon-liss-riordan

Latin America most dangerous place for human rights activists Almost half of activists killed were linked to defence of indigenous people’s, says group

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/latin-america-most-dangerous-place-for-human-rights-activists-1.2486025

New York bill would create official blacklist of Israel boycott supporters

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/nora-barrows-friedman/new-york-bill-would-create-official-blacklist-israel-boycott-supporters

New York bill would create official blacklist of Israel boycott supporters

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/nora-barrows-friedman/new-york-bill-would-create-official-blacklist-israel-boycott-supporters

'Anonymous' releases video threatening city of Sacramento for terrorizing the homeless

http://m.kcra.com/news/anonymous-releases-video-threatening-city-of-sacramento/37314642

You are here Killings of Palestinians in West Bank hit 10-year high

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/killings-palestinians-west-bank-hit-10-year-high

1.07.2016

Israeli Gestapo execute 3 Palestinian youths

http://english.palinfo.com/site/pages/details.aspx?itemid=76019

***** vid. Israeli Jews and Arabs kissing. ***** profoundly wonderful on multiple levels. Please watch. Please share.

***** profoundly wonderful on multiple levels. Please watch. Please share. 
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10207134541714828&id=1620551416

***** Brilliant... propaganda piece. More Western media war on the truth. Whitewashing Israeli, British, American aggression on Palestine, on Muslims, on Arabs. Netanyahu's war on the truth.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/netanyahu-at-war/

***** Video. Jewish man shouts: don't use the Holocaust to steal Palestinian land

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1167344336626899&id=100000540324266

***** You know how horrified I am at the lack of true activism. The continuing exception that I see are the largely Jewish activists becoming more and more courageous for Palestine. Really breathtaking Humanity, discipline, academic rigor, justice, righteousness, willingness to pay the price.... Biblical.

You know how horrified I am at the lack of true activism. The continuing exception that I see are the largely Jewish activists becoming more and more courageous for Palestine. Really breathtaking Humanity, discipline, academic rigor, justice, righteousness, willingness to pay the price.... Biblical.

***** How Britain, Zionism, helped create the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/01/zionism-kingdom-arabia

***** Hooray! 50 professors emerge to officially support Open Hillel, American Jewish students working to get out from under the thumb of the Zionist thugs, the Zionist thought police

http://www.openhillel.org/academic-council/

Ban on political group in Israel leaves Gaza orphans destitute

https://electronicintifada.net/content/ban-political-group-israel-leaves-gaza-orphans-destitute/15151

I'm so sorry that they were slaughtered. But this is so cultish.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3387115/100-murdered-Christians-gang-raped-disemboweled-burned-alive-refused-convert-Hindus-canonised-Pope.html

***** Louis Tse didn’t always live out of his car. Nine months ago, he forfeited his Westwood apartment to fund a shelter for those who are not homeless by choice. Tse said he is using his rent money to help create a student-run shelter for people aged 18 to 24. The shelter will be located in a local church a few blocks from campus.

http://dailybruin.com/2016/01/07/students-start-bruin-shelter-for-westwood-homeless-population/

NJ High Schooler Called To The Principal's Office "For Being Anti-Israel" On Twitter

http://gothamist.com/2016/01/06/fair_lawn_high_school_palestine_twe.php

1.06.2016

Just 3% of housing units allocated on Israeli state land are in Arab municipalities

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/middle-east/23203-just-3-of-housing-units-allocated-on-israeli-state-land-are-in-arab-municipalities

Florida becomes 5th state to pass anti-BDS resolution Florida follows the lead of Tennessee, passes resolution condemning the anti-Israel BDS movement.

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/205950

Israeli rights groups warn of Palestinian hunger-striker's poor health Detainee suspected by Israel of incitement and held without trial or proper legal representation, has refused food for over 40 days.

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.695534

Israeli authorities demolish mosque in unrecognized Bedouin village

http://972mag.com/israeli-authorities-demolish-mosque-in-unrecognized-bedouin-village/115648/

Had it been titular Jews booted from a plane New York Times would have had front-page coverage, instead of no coverage, no mention, at all. 2 Arab-Israelis booted from Greek plane after Jewish passengers cry ‘terrorists’

https://www.rt.com/news/328025-israeli-aegean-plane-terrorist/

***** If you want to spot a true Christian, look for the one in a million that is being crucified by the church.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/higher-education/latest-professor-faces-dismissal-over-support-for-muslims/2016/01/06/db588954-b475-11e5-8abc-d09392edc612_story.html

Ya'alon approves expansion of Gush Etzion settlement

http://english.palinfo.com/site/pages/details.aspx?itemid=75992

Fishing boat destroyed off Gaza coast in Israeli shelling

http://english.palinfo.com/site/pages/details.aspx?itemid=75988

1.05.2016

Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk—they come from families with money

http://qz.com/455109/entrepreneurs-dont-have-a-special-gene-for-risk-they-come-from-families-with-money/

Israel’s Human Rights Activists Aren’t Traitors

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/06/opinion/israels-human-rights-activists-arent-traitors.html?referer=https://news.google.com

Israeli Arabs removed from flight at demand of Jewish passengers The Israeli Arabs constituted a security risk, said Jewish passengers, who prevented the flight from taking off by standing in the aisles.

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.695633?v=89870C1A3D5CC7F32918DA9A1FDECE3B

Saudi and Israeli denials of human rights atrocities carry different weight in the ‘NYT’

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/01/denials-atrocities-different

Why the Islamic State Is the Minor Leagues of Terror The fate of our Earth and putting threats into perspective for 2016

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/01/05/why-islamic-state-minor-leagues-terror

The American Empire: Murder Inc. The reality of empire rarely reaches the American public.

http://www.alternet.org/world/american-empire-murder-inc

The new normal in Israel, Violence, racism, fear and no political horizon: that is what Israel’s leadership has to offer.

http://972mag.com/the-new-normal-in-israel/115594/

1.04.2016

Ha'aretz. The great betrayal: American Jews stay silent as Israeli democracy withers The existential danger facing the Middle East’s only Jewish and democratic state may not be Iran, but Israel itself.

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.695351

Obama pushing thousands of new regulations in Year 8

http://www.politico.com/agenda/agenda/story/2016/1/obama-regulations-2016

Saudi further oppression of Shias ‘very likely’

http://en.mehrnews.com/news/113321/Saudi-further-oppression-of-Shias-very-likely

***** This is the first and only insightful look at the future that I have seen. Must read. The end of capitalism has begun.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/17/postcapitalism-end-of-capitalism-begun

***** Every liberal’s favorite billionaire is actually cut-throat, not cuddly

http://www.salon.com/2015/12/29/warren_buffett_is_a_phony_every_liberals_favorite_billionaire_is_actually_cut_throat_not_cuddly/

UN monitor on Palestine quits over Israel’s entry denial

http://presstv.ir/Detail/2016/01/04/444460/Israel-Palestine-UN-rights-Wibisono-/

Oil drives our Israel policy: New government documents reveal a very different history of America and the Middle East

http://www.salon.com/2016/01/04/oil_drives_our_israel_policy_new_government_documents_reveal_a_very_different_history_of_america_and_the_middle_east/

1.03.2016

***** Netanyahu's speech at scene of Tel Aviv shooting: A shameful, fear-spreading horror show The prime minister proved that he has not lost his penchant for hatred and inciting against minorities, for seizing every tragedy to make political hay. It was low, even by his own standards.

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.695099

***** Ha'aretz. Fascism in Israel? It's up to you I'm sick to death of the Zionism of horseshit, of the incitement which prides itself on hatred and, yes, that 'beautiful face' of fascism. It's up to every one of us. We can stand up now, or be put down later. Like dogs. Bradley Burston

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.693304