Tag Archives: palestine

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Arbitration

    Oct 7, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Arbitration is the use of a disinterested third party to pass judgment on a dispute. Every civil case in this country is an example of arbitration but it doesn’t only pertain to going to court; it can be used by two parties wishing to avoid the courtroom. More pertinent to this column is that it […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Chicken and the Egg

    Aug 25, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The situation regarding the geographic territory surrounding Jerusalem will not be settled until three basic issues are overcome. The parties involved need to be led by a spirit of reunion and liberalism (unlikely). The parties involved need to agree on the historical facts (very unlikely) or decide that the historical facts are unimportant (very very […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits

    Dec 2, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *You can tell the country is moving beyond race when no one points out that Michael Vick is the black quarterback who failed in Philadelphia. And that quarterback of color Colin Kaepernick is getting a shot in San Francisco without any references to ethnicity. No one except me. This is noteworthy because just last season […]

  • Shyne Says the Solution to the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict is Two States

    Nov 22, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Shyne, the black rapper turned Jewish and lover of Israel, spoke to Hip Hop Wired about the Palestinian/Israeli conflict that’s currently on hold because of a cease fire agreement. As an Israeli citizen, Shyne weighed in on the conflict saying he’s praying for both countries. “That’s a very complicated situation – obviously my prayers and […]

  • Russell Simmons Sums Up Israeli-Palestinian Conflict as Rap Beef

    Jun 22, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Russell Simmons is in Israel right now on invitation from the country’s President Shimon Peres. Although his main title is Hip Hop mogul, the entrepreneur is also an advocate for many causes including veganism. While in Israel, he’s focusing on interfaith trust. So during his trip, he established an analogy after coming to an understanding […]

  • Alice Walker Denies New Hebrew Translation of ‘Color Purple’

    Jun 19, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *An Israeli website is reporting that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker has forbidden a new Hebrew translation of her book “The Color Purple,” stating that Israel is guilty of worse “apartheid” than the “US apartheid” in which she grew up. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] According to Israeli business website Globes, Walker informed Israeli publisher […]