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Today in town a young, professional, hip and connected woman noticed my Kufiya. She said to me, "nice scarf". So we had a chat. October 7 woke her up. Like me, she started doing some research. She's figured it out and so have her friends. Because
Caitlin Johnstone's newsletter tells it like it is. Yesterday's "15 things you should never have to say to a country" piece is worth reposting in its entirety. Here it is. 1. Stop bombing children. 2. Don’t kill journalists. 3. Don’t bomb hospitals.
gm, The post preview picture is from Yemen today. There's so much unrest in the world. Millions are calling out Israel's illegal war. UN Special Rapporteur: Israel can’t claim ‘right of self-defence’Francesca Albanese, UN Special Rapporteur, has said that Israel cannot claim the right
Katie Halper, who's Jewish, has been doing great reporting on the Israel-Gaza conflict. Please subscribe to her YouTube channel or her Patreon. Watch this piece with Yousef Munayyer, a Palestinian American analyst and head of the Israel-Palestine program at Arab Center Washington DC. to learn what "river
From his piece: First from a Jewish man who's daughter was killed by a Hamas suicide bomber 26 years ago: "We are in a circle of blood the last 75 years. And this is just another round. Nobody expected the viciousness or cruelty of this round but
Caitlin Johnstone's newsletter today connects with me in so many ways it deserves to be posted here in its entirety. Listen to an audio reading here. A friend and I were emailing yesterday about how millions of Americans have fallen to as Caitlin writes, "mass-scale psychological manipulation&
No one knows more about Gaza than Norman Finkelstein, who's Jewish. From this clip in 2009: "It is completely and exactly because of the lessons my parents taught me and my two siblings, that I will not be silent when Israel commits its crimes against the Palestinians.
gm, Back in June '021 I tweeted that crypto Twitter was praising El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele for buying Bitcoin, while ignoring the fact that he's a brutal dictator. @BitcoinMagazine has a new low. Now they're not only ignoring the fact that Nayib
I've been bummed out about the state of our nation. I'm my Mother's son, I get too emotional. Millions believe Trump won, don’t believe there was insurrection, believe the “free speech” excuse for the coup to overthrow our government. My gawd. They tried
gm, I first learned of Katherine Stewart when I got turned onto her seminal book on Christian Nationalism; The Good News Club - The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children I now consider Katherine to be the preeminant voice on the subject. Her reporting is always thoroughly
Today's Republicans love to remind everyone how American they are. Which of course implies that anyone who doesn't think their way isn't American. But I digress. They're so proud of their flag lapels. Hell most of 'em wouldn't know
At the Phish Tour opener Wednesday night in Rogers AR Tommy [https://www.heyheyrenee.com/2015/10/18/phish-dicks/] and I sat next to this young woman. I'm always wanting to talk to younger people, see where they're at. So I said howdy. She lives in
Daniel Joseph Berrigan SJ [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Jesus] (May 9, 1921 – April 30, 2016) was an American Jesuit [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Jesus] priest, anti-war [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-war_movement] activist, Christian pacifist [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_pacifism], playwright,
This is a post I wrote in June 2020, on my heyheyrenee.com blog. Note at the end I wrote, “I think things are going to get worse before they get better. I hope until then, wars don’t break out. Maybe they already have?”. I was right. #### I’m
This was the first post on heyheyrenee, back on 8.30.2010. The 2nd link is broken, I left it that way intentionally. Garrison was fired from the show he brought to the radio for allegations of sexual misconduct. I think, firing him was bullshit. I had the pleasure and