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Israel: fascism or apartheid?

Handwringing about Israel’s transformation into a fascist state problematically glosses over the fact that it has implemented apartheid since its inception.

In an online conversation concerning the regime in Israel, my friend wrote: “I find it difficult to determine what is worse from a moral perspective: a fascist regime or an apartheid regime?” To the best of my understanding, a fascist regime elevates one social group over all other groups. An apartheid regime, on the other hand, degrades the status of a social group. But, I don’t know which is worse and I won’t compare between these two horrible phenomena for the sake of arriving at an abstract moral determination. Rather, I want to attempt to understand these social orders in order to struggle against them.

Israel: The Keepers Of The Gate

I recently mentioned the German word Gleichschaltung – one of the most typical words in the Nazi vocabulary.

“Gleich” means “the same”, and “Schaltung” means “wiring”. The long German word means that everything in the state is wired up the same way – the Nazi way.

The Center Doesn’t Hold

by Uri Avnery

“The best lack all convictions, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity!”

Religious Extremists Waging a Quiet Revolution in Israel

By Jonathan Cook

Israeli defence minister resigns in protest

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon resigned on Friday and announced that he would take a break from politics, citing a lack of trust in the prime minister and warning that extremism and racism was taking over Israel, Arabi21.com reported.Read more

IDF Deputy Chief Likens 'Revolting Trends' in Israeli Society to pre-Holocaust Germany

‘On Holocaust Remembrance Day, we ought to discuss our ability to uproot the seeds of intolerance, violence, self-destruction and moral deterioration,’ says Maj. Gen. Yair Golan.

In an unusual speech in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday evening, IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen.Yair Golan likened recent developments in Israeli society to processes that unfolded in Europe before the Holocaust.

Israel Has Been Infected by the Seeds of Fascism, Says ex-Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Barak tells TV interviewer that ‘there are no serious leaders left in the world who believe the Israeli government.’

“What Is Israel Supposed To Do?”

By Miko Peled

Spain ‘issues arrest warrant’ for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over 2010 Gaza flotilla attack

‘We consider it to be a provocation. We are working with the Spanish authorities to get it cancelled’

Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith


Posted On 17 Nov 2015

By : MRN


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