AMP’s 7th annual Conference for Palestine in the US: Gaza Teaches Life! begins Thanksgiving Day

Record crowd expected at Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL for three-day event

(CHICAGO 11/21/2014) — The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), a national education and advocacy organization based in Palos Hills, IL, will kick off its 7th annual conference at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 with its inaugural session featuring local, national and international Muslim leaders, including Ambassador Ufuk Gokcen, of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to the United Nations.

Featured speakers include Dr. Mads Gilbert, the Norwegian physician permanently banned by Israel from Gaza; Dr. Ahmad Tibi, a Palestinian member of the Knesset who serves at the Deputy Speaker; Al Jazeera anchorwoman Ghada Oueiss; Israeli American Miko Peled, son of the architect of the 1967 Six Day War and author of the book, “The General’s Son”; and Syrian hip-hop artist Omar Offendum. See full speaker list.

With a large increase in registration over last year, organizers are expecting a record turnout of more than 3,000 people. AMP’s annual conference historically has been the largest gathering for Palestine in the United States. In addition to lectures, the conference offers activism workshops, a Campus Activism Track, programs for young adults and youth, movie screenings, author book signings, a bazaar and entertainment.

Members of the media are welcome to attend. Registration fees will be waived for media, but pre-registration and credentials are required.

Members of the media are welcome to attend the American Muslim for Palestine’s 7th annual Conference for Palestine in the US: Rising from the Ashes: Gaza Teaches Life! However, to ensure the comfort of our guests and speakers, all media must be pre-registered and credentialed. All photograpny and filming is prohibited. AMP will make exceptions for media requests made prior to the conference. Interviews for speakers must be requested prior to the event and will take place in the designated media room.

Kristin Szremski
Director of media and communications
American Muslims for Palestine
10101 S. Roberts Road
Palos Hills, IL 60465
708.717.4180 cell
708.598.4267, ext. 22 office

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CAM00236WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. He is currently working on a new book “Shoot Down: An unflinching look at the events leading up to the shooting down of Malaysia Air Flight 17.” His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com


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Evanston Censorship Struggle Challenges Taboo on Palestinian Narrative and False Call for ‘Balance’

Library director Karen Danzig Lyons reverses cancellation of event in wake of
First Amendment outcry, as organizers brace for opposition to Palestinian author.

Forum/Reading: 7PM, Monday, August 11, 2014

Evanston Public Library Community Room, 1703 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Overflow room location: Lake Street Church, 607 Lake St, Evanston, IL 60201, (847) 864-2181

URL for web-cast – live stream: http://www.chicagoactivism.org/live

EVANSTON, IL: After a pitched struggle between peace activists and Evanston Public Library staff, a book reading and community forum with Palestinian author, Ali Abunimah, will go ahead as planned Monday evening at the suburban library. Organizers are bracing for opposition voices to mobilize to attend the event in the wake of their successful battle to push the library to reinstate Abunimah’s presentation.

The library had sought to cancel Abunimah’s discussion of his book, “The Struggle for Justice in Palestine,” because the library had not yet scheduled additional programs to offer a ‘balance’ to Mr Abunimah’s point of view, i.e. an event with a pro-Israeli frame. Peace activists decried the library’s viewpoint particularly when, to their knowledge, no similar request had ever been made in reference to an author event for a recently published book. They argue, when pro-Israel voices already dominate media and public policy discussion on the Israeli occupation and Israel’s ongoing assault on Gaza, there is a standard being imposed, that is not imposed for any other topic.

“Palestinians are the only people whose mere existence in any cultural, academic or intellectual space is required to be “balanced” by the presence and voice of their oppressors or their oppressors’ apologists,” says Abunimah.

Online registration for Abunimah’s event filled to capacity within hours, with organizers expecting a lively debate with pro-Zionist activists who are expected to attend to challenge Abuhimah personally now that the library has relented in the face of concerns about censorship and First Amendment rights. 120 seats are reserved in the library, with an expected overflow crowd to be housed to watch the event remotely at nearby Lake Street Church.

The library had announced that it was cancelling Abunimah’s appearance barely a week before he was scheduled to speak, setting off a firestorm of criticism in social media – and the demand for Palestinians to be heard, not just seen and characterized by others. Peace activists have worked with the library to web-cast the event live as part of a larger effort to breach what they say is endemic pro-Israeli media bias.

Abunimah will read a section about Gaza from his book that provides context for the current struggle that the Palestinian people are waging in the beleaguered open-air prison, at an almost unbearable cost, to end Israel’s murderous siege and bombardment. He will discuss what Israeli historian Ilan Pappe has termed Israel’s “genocidal slaughter” in Gaza, which since July 8 has killed over 2,000 people – over 80% percent of whom are civilians, including 450 children.

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ALERT! Press conference, rally Sunday to highlight global support for Gaza and US complicity in Israel’s crimes against Palestinians

(CHICAGO 08/09/2014) – On a day when President Barack Obama said that when the United States has the “unique capability to help avert a massacre,” of minorities in Iraq, we cannot “turn a blind eye,” the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine condemns Mr. Obama’s blatant hypocrisy and calls on the US government to end all diplomatic, political and financial support of Israel.

Israel has been targeting civilians in Gaza since July 8 in a military onslaught the United Nations has warned may amount to war crimes. Israel has killed nearly 2,000 people, including more than 370 children, and wounded more than 9,000. Several Latin and South American countries have cut ties with Israel and a member of the British Cabinet resigned in protest over the UK’s stance on the massacre in Gaza. The Chicago Coalition says it is time for the United States to end its complicity in the death and destruction of the Palestinian people!

WHAT: Press conference and rally

WHERE: Southeast corner of Michigan and Congress
WHEN: 2:15 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 10

WHO: Speakers will include lay representatives of several Latin American countries as well as interfaith peace activists.

The Chicago Coalition also encourages people to remember that even if a truce is reached and Israel’s attacks against Palestinians ends, the occupation and siege on Gaza are still in full force. The Coalition demands an immediate end to Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian people and an end to the siege on Gaza. Both contravene international law and deprive Palestinians of their human rights.

The rally will begin at 2:30 p.m. and will be followed by a march to Federal Plaza.

Sunday’s protest is being convened by the Coalition for Justice in Palestine, whose members include American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Chicago Islamic Center, Islamic Community Center of Illinois, Mosque Foundation, Palestinian American Community Center, Palestinian American Council, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)-Chicago, and United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN). Groups, including ANSWER Coalition, the Anti-War Committee-Chicago, the Arab Jewish Partnership for Peace and Justice in the Middle East, Jews for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, and the Palestine Solidarity Group, are supporting the rally.

CONTACT:

Hatem Abudayyeh, 773-301-4108; hatem@aaan.org;
Kristin Szremski, 708-717-4180; media@ampalestine.org

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Are you $%#@ing kidding me? A new rant from the FILTHY PUNDIT(He ought to have his mouth washed out with soap) Politics, way over the %$#@ing top!……………….. Sean Hannity: “I am ashamed of my country.’ The same Sean Hannity and others on the Right who admonished and destroyed the career of the Dixie Chicks for criticizing George Bush in a foreign country, and who regularly berate Michelle Obama for saying America’s racist past bothered her are openly proclaiming how pathetic and ashamed of the country they are. Hannity, who is currently being wined and dined and pampered in staged photo and camera ops by the Israeli IDF repeatedly bad-mouthed the United States and its government to his IDF and Israeli nationalist hosts. Others, like fired Rep. Joe Walsh, (Toilet Paper party, Illinois), openly proclaimed his allegiance to Israel, a foreign nation, over his American homeland. Walsh and others in the corporate media are the beneficiaries of lavish all expense paid trips to Israel, and in some instances are paid directly or indirectly through pro-Israeli interests. The effort is a concerted strategy to propagandize to the American people by a foreign power, and act which used to be illegal. The effort by Israeli interests to buy so-called news and talk show personalities such as Hannity, Walsh and others is simply a naked and the most recent evidence that our media and government are for sale to the highest bidder, which automatically excludes the American citizen and voter. The American television viewer, radio listener and newspaper reader is constantly bombarded with messaging about the infallibility of American policy, hegemony and national interest, except in the case of Israel. Here the American public is fed and messaged towards supporting without question the policies of a foreign power over and above American interests. Behind the mask and white Christian apocalypse porn is a fear that Thomas Jefferson, Washington and John Adams and many founding fathers openly expressed: being manipulated by a foreign power. It is happening now with leaders and pundits who are supposed to put America first… Not Filthy this time, just the plain truth.

CAM00236WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. He is currently working on a new book “Shoot Down: An unflinching look at the events leading up to the shooting down of Malaysia Air Flight 17.” His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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Over gas???? Are you $%#@ing kidding me? A new rant from the FILTHY PUNDIT(He ought to have his mouth washed out) Politics, way over the %$#@ing top!………………..I am an asshole. Here I am making all these impassioned fucking arguments about how I identify with Palestinians, cuz three big bullies beat the shit out of me when I was a kid, kicking me in the face, stomping my check and kicking me in the nuts until I pissed blood, all the while saying that if I insisted on defending myself I would just make it worse. But gas? Seriously? Israel’s attack on Gaza is about fucking gas! Surprised the shit out of me. Here I am thinking this is some sort of racist shit between a small minority of racist fucking Israelis and the assholes in Hamas, and then I come across this, “War and Natural Gas: The Israeli Invasion and Gaza’s Offshore Gas Fields” put out by Global Research. They start with “global” so we know they are clearly fucking commies and “research” which implies they know shit and that means their fucking elitists, so fuck them. One story, right? It’s like jerking off just once. Its okay if you’re Mario fucking Rubio or some Christian evangelical rightwinger closet homo (It’s alright that I use the word since all my gay friends think I’m an asshole too), but not for the rest of us. That’s called evidence, and I found a shitload of it. Thinking, ‘there goes Filthy Pundit again spouting from suck-dick liberal sources just to make his slanted case? Yeah? Well bend over and prepared to be served some truth, you rightwing assholes! How about from www.jewishpress.com or www.investingchannel.com, ya fucks? Let’s try one more for most of you asshole fucking Republicans, because surprise, surprise, apparently you can fit a lot more up that tight white neo-pig sucking ass of yours. Have you been practicing on weekends down behind the YMCA with confused young men while the wife is asleep? Is that why they call it a RECT-ory? How about www.profitableinvestingtips.com then? So all those fucking Palestinian kids, and a couple of innocent Jews died so fucking Netanyahu and his Nazi-fuck cabal can make a fucking dollar? Or Hamas can hoard it in some sick fucking power play, like a fat kid locked in a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup warehouse. And we are being told that it’s about Israel’s right to fucking exist? Or about some goddamned Hamas rockets that have the accuracy of a fart on a windy day? How fucked is that? Where the fuck are our government officials about what is really happening? Why doesn’t even the liberal media pound the desk over this? Free media, my goddamned ass! Fuck your First amendment! You sold it away years ago to the highest corporate bidder, or you let it whither while you were jacking off to Second amendment I need to have my gun at Starbucks NRA marketing shit. And fuck Hamas too, while I’m at it, for playing the babies against Jews game, or the Muslims against Jews game. It’s a fraud and a manipulation and fuck you for doing it. We need gas and oil that badly that we need to bomb women and fucking children in schools, hospitals and motherfucking markets? WHAT THE FUCK!!!!

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Here are your links. Learn something:
http://www.profitableinvestingtips.com/investing/natural-gas-reserves-war-in-gaza
www.offshore-technology.com/projects/gaza-marine-gas-field
www.business.financialpost.com/2013/08/29/israels-natural-gas-reserves
www.jewishpress.com/news/new-israeli-oil-find-near-gaza
www.investingchannel.com/…/119793/War-in-Gaza–War-Over-Natural-Gas
www.theguardian.com
www.globalresearch.ca/war-and-natural-gas-

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/jul/09/israel-war-gaza-palestine-natural-gas-energy-crisis

WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. He is currently working on a new book “Shoot Down: An unflinching look at the events leading up to the shooting down of Malaysia Air Flight 17.” His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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Revolution and Beer Unrestrained: Do not read if you are overly sensitive, easily offended or stupid. A no punches pulled commentary on the worst day since the Gaza genocide began ….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… dear Liberals, Progressives, Anarchists, Socialists and anyone else astounded, horrified and enraged by today’s events in Gaza, if you think that Netanyahu and his neo-Nazi cabal of fucking genocidal scum give a fuck about your protests or die-ins you are sadly mistaken. If you think appeals for humanity, mercy and restraint will accomplish dick, the American media and government are fully aligned to cover their ass closer than a lifer to a short-eyes in a prison cell. (Look it up, it’s funny.) The reality is, the Israelis bombing the shit out of Gaza at the core think of the Palestinians as their own personal niggers, and when the niggers get uppity the plantation owners will bring the hammer down. Truth is what you want? Fuck you! You gave that shit away when you legitimized the democrats, paid any attention to the ass-clowns in the corporate media-including MSNBC- and every time you feel sorry for the race raping fucking bigots on the Right. 90% of that media is nothing more than the taint for parent corporations supplying the bombs and tech that is murdering Palestinians; two fucking thousand at this point! And the republicans, who suck the dick of that big business sell your religious idiocy back to you into this guilt-laden bible prophecy mind fuck control shit. It’s a sin to criticize Israel cuz then your a Jew hating heretic, and we all know Israel is the 51st fucking state of the United God-damned States of America. Hell, Israel dick suckers like Joe Walsh, Rush Limbaugh and Ted fucking Cruz have more loyalty to fucking Israel to the United States. Even with the haphazard, couldn’t hit a fucking barn Hamas rockets, life in Israel is better than it is here. They don’t have fucking homeless or poverty anything like we have here, because we supply billions to their genocidal fucking military, and because all their homeless and impoverished they keep penned up in the Gaza strip where they can use them as slave fucking niggers to shovel their shit or as target practice. Hey, their just fucking Muslims, and who gives a fuck about Muslims. Their rat fucking little kids are born just to kill Jews and be terrorists, so fuck them too. Right? An Israeli shell hit a school today, and then during what was supposed to be a ceasefire hammered a market killing 17 people buying fucking bread and goddamned humus, but all fucking Israel has to say is that Hamas had a slingshot or a condom full of piss to fling at Israeli tanks and jets and you’ll say, its Hamas’ fault, just like our dick sucking, stand for nothing, corporate whores in the government said today. No proof, just puppets with Netanyahu’s dick up their ass. Fuck Israel, fuck Obama and fuck this government for not actually standing on the rights of people but being fucking evil. And fuck them for making me use the word evil, because I hate that fucking word. Take a page from Evo Morales and declare the Israeli government a terrorist regime presiding over a genocide and hunt down those motherfuckers and throw them in the fucking Hague!!!…..Wow, that was cathartic!

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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28573674

WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. He is currently working on a new book “Shoot Down: An unflinching look at the events leading up to the shooting down of Malaysia Air Flight 17.” His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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I have seen this before; Murderers bombing civilians and then concealing their guilt by accusing the victim. Sarajevo Market Massacre killing 68 civilians was blamed by Serb terrorists on Muslims shooting themselves. Today IDF shells hit a classroom of UN refugee school. Terrified and homeless civilians packed the classrooms believing they were safe. Israel claims mortars fired from very crowded school but offers NO PROOF. After every atrocity they claim Hamas fired from location, but offers no proof. Just because a spokesperson says it doesn’t mean it is true, except to the Israeli bought right wing media in America. Even if proof can be found, disproportionate use of force in civilian areas is a war crime. Israel intends to steal land and commit genocide. Netanyahu’s Nazi cabal is the greatest threat to Israel. Americans supporting the slaughter are war criminals too. Tell them everywhere they are. T is time to be enraged.

A Palestinian man mourns a relative who medics said died in Israeli shelling during an Israeli ground offensive, at the hospital morgue in Beit Lahita in the northern Gaza Strip, July 30, 2014

A Palestinian man mourns a relative who medics said died in Israeli shelling during an Israeli ground offensive, at the hospital morgue in Beit Lahita in the northern Gaza Strip, July 30, 2014

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WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. He is currently working on a new book “Shoot Down: An unflinching look at the events leading up to the shooting down of Malaysia Air Flight 17.” His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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I’m confused… Israel bombs clearly marked UN civilian shelter despite acknowledging they had the exact GPS coordinates, killing 15. Evidence shows no militants in or near compound. Israel offered no evidence. Israeli soldiers also fired on peaceful civilian protest by desperate frightened civilians. FOX News says they “Clashed” with Israeli “Defense” Forces. Palestinian death toll now at 800, including more than 200 children. 4 hospitals and a children’s hospital hit directly by shells. Israel says that they warn residents to get out. Ironic, as Palestinians are not allowed to leave Gaza. Where are they to go? We’re told that Israel’s Mossad can do everything from finding Nazi camp guards and terrorists anywhere in the world and assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists in downtown Tehran, but somehow can’t find Hamas leaders corralled in Gaza 300 feet from the massive wall they erected around tiny Gaza? Gaza is the same territorial size as Evanston, Illinois with a population of 1.7 million. Israel says that Hamas uses civilians as shields, compelling civilian collateral damage. They have satellites, video cameras and aerial surveillance of every square inch of Gaza , and yet produce nothing except a few poorly armed individuals shooting from the rubble of their home directly at attacking tanks and soldiers. Some tunnels admittedly are for terrorism, many help smuggle embargoed water, food and medicine. Where is the proof they are using human shields as cover for terror? Just because Netanyahu says it only makes the corporate media believe it. In 1994 a dozen small mortar shells exploded within yards of me in Bosnia. I felt the shockwave effects for 3 days. Israel is dropping 500 lb and 1000 lb bombs in crowded city neighborhoods. What do you think the effects will be? Call President Obama at 202-456-1111. Tell him his legacy and the historic moral and strategic legacy of America is at stake. Demand FOX News and Salem Broadcasting be indicted as propaganda arm of foreign power supporting war crimes and lose broadcast license. Contact the FCC at 888-225-5322 or by mail http://www.fcc.gov/complaints.

http://news.msn.com/world/crunch-time-for-gaza-truce-talks-as-death-toll-passes-800-1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_the_Palestinian_territories

http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2014/jul/24/rula-jebreal/rula-jebreal-90-people-gaza-dont-have-access-even-/

http://www.fcc.gov/complaints

Elite Terror unit dressed as frightened women prepares for invasion against Israel, or...they're refugees with nowhere to run.

Elite Terror unit dressed as frightened women prepares for invasion against Israel, or…they’re refugees with nowhere to run.


WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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The Israeli government’s annual Defense Budget is some $16 billion, or 6% of the nation’s GDP. The actual Military Expenditure as of 2011 is $58.8 billion-18% of GDP making war currently Israel’s top industry. The United States supports the Israeli military with nearly 20% of its budget annually. You can impact that number by boycotting Israeli-made products until the conflict ends by avoiding items with 729 in the barcode. The incursion into Gaza has cost the Israeli people more than $3 billion…Cost of a Hamas Qassam is a few hundred dollars, cost of Iron Dome Defense System costs each Israeli about $45,000…The human cost to innocent Israelis and Palestinians: Incalculable.

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http://jewishbusinessnews.com/2014/07/09/the-cost-of-israels-gaza-war-is-measured-by-rocket-landings-and-iaf-sorties/

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2011/10/us-pays-18-israels-military-budget

http://www.tradingeconomics.com/israel/military-expenditure-percent-of-gdp-wb-data.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israelgaza-conflict-human-cost-of-israels-onslaught-on-gaza-towns-continues-to-rise-9603400.html

WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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Israeli nationalists decry that Palestinians don’t acknowledge Israel’s right to exist, yet refuse to acknowledge the Palestinian’s right to exist except indefinitely as low wage workers treated as criminals and trapped in the Gaza Ghetto without freedom to move, travel or defend themselves without harsh and unbalanced punitive reprisal. Break the cycle. Demand peace and justice for Jews and Palestinians.

WC Turck is an author, artist, playwright and talk radio host in Chicago. He has been called the most dangerous voice on the Left. His first novel, “Broken” was recommended by NAMI for its treatment of PTSD. In 2006 he published “Everything for Love,” a memoir of his experiences during the siege of Sarajevo. He wrote and produced two critically acclaimed plays, “Occupy my Heart” and “The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden.” He works with the homeless and foreclosure victims in Chicago. He partners in a weekly radio show dedicated to issues, society and politics with cohost, activist and artist Brian Murray For more information, past shows, videos and articles, visit www.revolutioandbeer.com

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