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Yes to Palestine, say British MPs

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In a symbolic vote that has zero practical impact on British policy, MPs have voted to recognise Palestine as a state.

Palestine won yesterday the support of 274 to 12, a majority of 262 MPs, on a backbench motion that may suggest that Israel’s popularity is non existent.

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With 'Victories' Like WWII, Who Needs Losses?

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Even the most ardent of interventionists will concede that World War I was a deadly and destructive debacle. That is certainly how the American people felt after the war was over. They realized that the tens of thousands of U.S. soldiers who were sacrificed in that war died for nothing. The war did not end all wars or make the world safe for democracy, as U.S. interventionists had hoped, but instead simply gave rise to a continuation of the war a couple of decades later.

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Scary Masks

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Hey everybody. The Midterms Are Coming! Or rather: the midterms are coming. To be most precise; themidtermsarecoming. Because the general response of the vast majority of Americans who aren’t stifling yawns is “yeah, whatever. Isn’t there a baseball game on?”

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UK Vote on Palestinian Statehood: Hold the Cheers

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On Monday, MPs will vote up or down on whether to recognize Palestinian statehood. Doing so is non-binding. It's largely symbolic.

Labour Friends of Palestine proposed the motion, stating:

"This House believes that the Government should recognize the state of Palestine alongside the State of Israel."

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Israel, Here Comes The End

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An Israeli Facebook page launched earlier this month to assist Israelis in escaping their apocalypse through migration has now gone viral reaching more than 700,000 Israelis. It is called Olim Le-Berlin, ‘Ascending to Berlin,’ using the same positive Hebrew expression ‘Aliya’ attributed to the Jewish Diaspora emigrating to Israel.

Read more: Israel, Here Comes The End

   

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