Zionist Miliband, U.K.’s leader-in-waiting, journeying to his Jewish roots

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Ed Miliband’s current visit to Israel is another step in the U.K. Labour party leader’s gradual embrace of his Jewish identity and connection to Israel.

Haaretz

Something is changing in the Jewish identity of British opposition leader Ed Miliband, and his visit to Israel this week is another chance to watch this develop.

When Ed Miliband made his first major address in 2010 as leader of the Labour party, he gave the UK Jewish community and other supporters of Israel some cause for concern. In a speech which was light on foreign policy, he made a point of condemning Israel’s policies in the Gaza Strip, and declared that we must “strain every sinew” to end the blockage on Gaza. There was no mention of Hamas or its rockets.

This approach played to views common among the British Labour party grassroots, and the British left more generally, which is strongly supportive of the Palestinian cause.

Ed Miliband’s leadership campaign succeeded by outflanking his rival, and older brother – former Foreign Secretary David Miliband – by shifting to the left, earning the support of the trade unions and the nickname “Red Ed.” Though the Miliband brothers are the sons of a well-known Marxist intellectual, Ralph Miliband, they had both been closely associated with the modernising, centrist, “New Labour” project led by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. Ed deliberately distanced himself from that branding, tarnished in part by Tony Blair’s decision to send British troops to participate in the Iraq War.

The fact that both Ed’s father and mother, Marion Kozak, were Jewish refugees who escaped the Holocaust was not – until recently – well known or seen as relevant to the politics of either brother. The Milibands senior were fully assimilated and the family had no active involvement in the Jewish community. Leftist politics and social activism were their passion, not Judaism. Indeed Marion Kozak is known for her pro-Palestinian activism, among other causes.

In a sense, both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown were more “Jewish” than the Milibands. Both Blair and Brown had close relationships with the Jewish community, and were overtly warm towards Israel. They both joined the Labour Friends of Israel (LFI) parliamentary group when they became MPs in the early 1980s.

By contrast, as MPs neither Ed nor David Miliband developed much connection with the Jewish community, and neither engaged with LFI, despite it being a popular affiliation for many other MPs associated with New Labour. David Miliband, though not seen as generally hostile to Israel, steered British policy in a more noticeably confrontational direction with Israel over the issue of settlements during his time as Foreign Secretary.

So when Ed Miliband was elected as party leader, it was perhaps not surprising that he took a much cooler position on Israel than that associated with Blair and New Labour, which was more in tune with the mood of the party base. The Labour grassroots, especially on its left flank, see the Palestinian issue as a pre-eminent human rights concern and Israel’s occupation and settlements as the root of the conflict.

Over the past two years however, something has changed. Ed Miliband has made an effort to reassure the British Jewish community, and Jewish voters, that he is has a moderate and balanced position on Israel. But more than that, he has started to increasingly talk and write about his own Jewish identity.

In 2011, Miliband made a speech to the annual LFI lunch in which he spoke about his family connection to Israel, where his grandmother moved after surviving the Holocaust. He told the audience, “The thing I feel overwhelmingly about the State of Israel is that out of the darkness of the war and the Holocaust it gave light to my family.”

Then in an article in the leftist weekly political magazine the New Statesman in 2012, Miliband wrote explicitly about his Jewish identity: “For me, my Jewishness and my Britishness are intertwined. My parents defined themselves not by their Jewishness but by their politics. They assimilated into British life outside the Jewish community. There was no bar mitzvah, no Jewish youth group; sometimes I feel I missed out.” But he added, “I did not miss out on many other aspects of Jewishness: my mum got me into Woody Allen; my dad taught me Yiddish phrases (there is no better language for idio­matic expressions, some of them unrepeatable). And my grandmother cooked me chicken soup and matzo balls.”

So what did this mean for his attitude to Israel? He rejected the suggestion that this might complicate his view of Israel stating, “I support a two-state solution because I long for the peace that both Palestinians and Israelis need so badly.”

Then in a major political speech in 2012, he spoke at length about his family history and background as the son of Holocaust survivors. Miliband was trying to tell the British public more about his personal background, and to shake off the image of a political geek, whose entire career between graduating from Oxford and becoming an MP was spent as a political advisor. This speech was a conscious attempt to reshape public perceptions of himself: A child of refugees who went to the local school and whose parents thanked Britain for their salvation from the Nazis.

But that was not the end of it. Remarkably, he dedicated the rest of the speech to praising the “One Nation” principles of none other than Benjamin Disraeli, a nineteenth century British Prime Minister famous for retaining pride in his Jewish roots, despite having converted to Christianity at the age of 12. Maybe it was just a coincidence, but even so it was perhaps one of the most Jewish speeches ever made by a British political leader.

Once he had identified himself so publicly as Jewish, the question of his relationship with Israel inevitably arose again. In a large meeting with British Jews in early 2013 he was asked directly if he considered himself a Zionist. He reportedly answered, “Yes, I am a supporter of Israel.” His office subsequently stressed that he was not using the word Zionist to describe himself, but it was nonetheless seen as another positive shift regarding his attitudes to Israel.

In a more recent speech to a leading Jewish community organisation in early March this year Miliband noted again that Israel “provided sanctuary” to his grandmother after the Holocaust, and added that he felt, “more part of the Jewish community than at any other time in my life.”

And now Miliband is making a major public visit to Israel. This is not an obvious thing for him to do. Foreign policy is not usually high on his list of priorities for a British opposition leader, and the Israeli-Palestinian arena is a risky issue for any foreign politician to get involved with.

His trip is intended to serve several purposes. He will be hoping to show his credentials as a leader ready to play a role on the world stage. It is also about demonstrating commitment both to Britain’s relations with Israel and to the Palestinian national cause. But most intriguingly, Ed Miliband’s visit looks set to be the continuation of a process showing the British public the Jewish roots and identity of the man who may well be their next Prime Minister.

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Who will finally heal the ‘running sore in the East’?

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Exasperated people across the globe are entitled to say to their leaders: “You’ve had your chance. We demand that you do the right thing, the just thing, the lawful thing, the decent thing, and see to it that the Palestinians are reunited with their lands, property and freedoms, and granted self-determination as guaranteed by the international laws, treaties, charters and codes we hold dear. No more excuses.  Get it done or quit your post.”
by Stuart Littlewood

Do world leaders today even know the underlying causes of the Holy Land’s misery?

Hansard is the official verbatim report of proceedings in the UK Parliament. You’d expect powerful intellectual stimulation, especially from the House of Lords, but too often the record reads like pulp fiction, punctuated as always with antique language, flowery manners and a pinch of pompous poppycock. But from behind it all emerge some uncomfortable truths.

For example, in the House of Lords on 27 Januaryhttp://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201314/ldhansrd/text/140127-0001.htm#1401272000428 we were presented with this:

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Baroness Falkner of Margravine

Baroness Falkner of Margravine: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they have given to the people of Gaza over the last three months.

Baroness Northover (Government Spokesperson in the House of Lords on International Development): My Lords, the humanitarian situation in Gaza is precarious. There is a significant danger that food, water and fuel will run out later this year. The UK is a leading provider of humanitarian support, which includes supporting the UN Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, to provide basic services, providing food vouchers to vulnerable households, supporting the International Committee of the Red Cross to provide humanitarian assistance and supporting the UN Access Coordination Unit to assist the passage of personnel and humanitarian aid. 

Israel aiming to make Gaza ‘unliveable’ by 2020?

Baroness Falkner of Margravine: My Lords, I am grateful to my noble friend for that response. The humanitarian aid is terribly important, particularly when the 1.7 million people in Gaza are now living life at breaking point, with 11,000 people displaced by last month’s floods. Fuel shortages are such that donkey carts have replaced cars…. the streets are overflowing with raw sewage and, with nearly 50% unemployment, the situation is like a tinderbox. The United Nations has said that Gaza will be unliveable by 2020, so what are Her Majesty’s Government doing…. so that a final settlement can be reached for people to live in civilised form next door to each other?

Baroness Northover: My noble friend is right. The UN has described Gaza as being currently in a state of de-development….  We strongly support the peace process. Meanwhile we are of course asking Israel to ease the blockade immediately, but in supporting the peace process we hope to see a two-state solution. The aim is to achieve a secure Israel alongside a sovereign and viable Palestinian state, with all issues—borders, Jerusalem, refugees, all of them—addressed.

She doesn’t miss the opportunity to recite that same old mantra: a secure Israel alongside a viable Palestine, which peddles the obnoxious idea that Palestinians don’t qualify for security of their own, now or in the future. Lord Warner intervened to point out that the situation in Gaza had been intolerable ever since Operation Cast Lead, five years ago. “In the past six months, how many meetings have this Government had with the Israeli Government about lifting this blockade, which is a cause of great humanitarian suffering to the Gaza population, 50% of whom are children?” Baroness Northover didn’t know; she would write to him with the number.

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The Lord Bishop of Wakefield

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield then spoke up: “My Lords, following Egypt’s closure of the tunnels… will the Minister give an assurance that the Department for International Development will adjust its aid package accordingly, to try to address some of the terrible suffering….?”

Baroness Northover said the UK and EU were putting in massive amounts of assistance. “However, the tunnels themselves help to fund Hamas and this is an opportunity to encourage Israel to open the borders there and to support the moderate elements in Gaza…. The international organisations are saying that the underlying causes of the problems need to be addressed. The immediate shortages are being dealt with adequately.”

Baroness Morris of Bolton, who is also president of Medical Aid for Palestinians and the trade envoy, acknowledged that some industrial fuel had reached Gaza but it was not enough and well below demand level. “Hospitals have regular power cuts and some families have only 12 hours of power a day…. What are we doing to ensure that more fuel is going in now? It will take a long time to solve the peace process but we can do something to alleviate the hardship now.”

“Those shortages are being addressed,” replied Baroness Northover. “However, the most important issue here is to address the underlying root causes of these problems.”

So, we’re told the life-threatening shortages are being dealt with “adequately” – an obvious lie – and, anyway, none of that is as important as addressing the underlying root causes. Her rather cruel remark actually touches on the crux of the whole nasty business, though without explaining what the root causes are.  Who in Westminster remembers? They go back nearly 100 years. They came to a murderous head in 1948 and have been a pain in the ass to the entire world, not just the Palestinians, ever since.

And they’ve never been properly addressed…

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Lord Sydenham

Lord Sydenham described the main cause when, in 1922, he issued this awful warning in the same House of Lords: “The harm done by dumping down an alien population upon an Arab country… may never be remedied… What we have done is, by concessions, not to the Jewish people but to a Zionist extreme section, to start a running sore in the East, and no one can tell how far that sore will extend.”

What has Her Majesty’s Government been doing since then to heal the sore and reduce the harm? Answer: nothing, except make a spectacle of itself endlessly grovelling to the grasping racist regime in Tel Aviv and pandering to its every whim.  Asking Israel to do this, urging Israel to stop doing that is a waste of time.  Israel simple says, “We’ll do as we please, we’ll steal all we want. Get off our back and sign us up for more trade benefits.” And the buffoons in Westminster, Berlin, Brussels. Madrid and Paris tug their forelock and say, “Yes-sir, Mr Netanyahu, anything you and your hoodlums say!”

The stain on British honour

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Lord Hylton

Meanwhile, back in the Upper House Lord Hyltonwas asking what assessment HMG had made of the current situation in the Gaza Strip following the recent severe floods; whether UNRWA is now receiving promised construction materials; whether aid is being received from Qatar; and what is HMG’s assessment of the prospects for the full reopening of crossings into Egypt?

Baroness Northover replied that UNRWA was unable to proceed with twenty projects worth over $42 million due to Israel’s continuing block on construction materials into Gaza. “We remain concerned at the frequent closures of the Rafah crossing, and the additional pressure that this puts on the fragile humanitarian situation.”

Lord Hylton, pressing further, asked what recent representations HMG had made to the government of Israel about the blockade of Gaza.

Baroness Warsi (Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office) said the British Embassy in Tel Aviv had raised the need for a major easing of Israel’s restrictions with the Israeli National Security Council. The Minister of State for International Development, Alan Duncan, had also raised the issue with the Israeli government during his recent visit between 12-15 January. “On both occasions, UK concerns were noted.”

Noted? Only notedHMG is content with that, your ladyship?

Two month earlier The Lord Bishop of Worcester had asked about the confiscation of humanitarian aid and the prevention of access to communities in need of emergency assistance. On that occasionBaroness Northover replied: “Where humanitarian aid is needed, Israel is obliged under international humanitarian law to facilitate the work of humanitarian relief schemes. Our Embassy in Tel Aviv has raised this issue with the Israeli National Security Adviser and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.”

Why on earth does the UK, which provides considerable funds for humanitarian aid to the Occupied Palestinian Territories, tolerate Israel’s confiscations, import restrictions, bans on essential materials and outright wrecking of infrastructure paid for by British taxpayers? Israel’s repeated breaches of humanitarian law only cause issues to be “raised”. There are never any consequence for the psychopaths and they lose no sleep. Impunity rules. Not only that, Britain regularly rewards Israel for its delinquent behaviour by strengthening trading and technology ties.

Back to basics: remember your manners, say sorry, make amends

Perhaps those noble ladies Northover and Warsi and their ermine-robed colleagues in Government are not au fait with the wisdom of Lord Sydenham. Perhaps they don’t know about the machinations of that arrogant fool, Arthur Balfour, or even the sinister carve-up of the Middle East by Messrs Sykes and Picot. Perhaps they are unaware that the whole episode is a stain on British honour which hasn’t washed off to this day.

The Big Question puzzling all right-minded people remains unanswered… Why is the Holy Land, 66 years after Partition, still under foreign military occupation and total blockade when international law and the United Nations say it shouldn’t be? Or to put it bluntly, how can a bunch of terrorists in this day and age take over a treasured and blessed land by unlawful means, expel or subjugate the rightful inhabitants, and get away with it?

For world leaders who can’t give a sensible answer, this excellent document http://www.eccpalestine.org/israels-obligations-as-an-occupying-power-under-international-law-its-violations-and-implications-for-eu-policy/ will help. It’s a report on Israel’s obligations as an occupying power under international law, and its violations, and the implications for EU policy. They should read it and act on it. Other recommended reading for parliamentarians includes Challenges to International Humanitarian Law: Israel’’s Occupation Policy” by Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross http://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/review/2013/irrc-888-maurer.pdf .

Palestine being wiped off the Map -- Peter Lavelle

Palestine being wiped off the map because of the complicity of the zionist-controlled Western governments

Sydenham said the harm done may never be remedied…. Ninety-two years later (and counting) he’s still right. Exasperated people across the globe are now entitled to say to their leaders: “You’ve had your chance. Your grubby allegiances and treacherous pledges to foreign powers disgust us. We demand that you put all corrupt practices aside and do the right thing, the just thing, the lawful thing, the decent thing, and see to it that the Palestinians are reunited with their lands, property and freedoms, and granted self-determination as guaranteed by the international laws, treaties, charters and codes we hold dear. No more excuses. There can be no advance in world peace until it’s resolved. Get it done or quit your post.”

Inevitably the passage of time prevents full restitution. But the world needs to make amends for the monstrous blunder by the United Nations in cruelly partitioning Palestine in 1947 without consulting those who lived there and, worse still, turning a blind eye to the Jewish land grab that followed. Justice groups are saying it’s time the British government, which accepted the mandated responsibility for the Holy Land up to 1948, had the good manners to admit its part in the catastrophe and say sorry for the needless damage and suffering heaped on Palestinian Arabs who once considered themselves Britain’s allies. That would be a good starting point for dealing with the horrendous situation today.

US Secretary John Kerry plans to present a framework agreement in a few weeks’ time to settle the long drawn-out conflict. But Kerry, like so many before him, likes to bypass due process and ignore the underlying causes. He could be ‘Mr Fix-it’ but isn’t. The betting is that Kerry’s framework will be another giant fudge that offers nothing resembling justice for the oppressed and dispossessed.

Zionist accusations that Kerry has threatened to orchestrate a European boycott of Israel and de-legitimization of the ‘Jewish state’ if talks fail are just part of the hasbara cacophony. The fact is, Israel is going to be globally boycotted and increasingly isolated with or without Kerry’s input until that entity learns to behave. It has already de-legitimized itself by its own actions.

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BBC misreports John Kerry on talks failure

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BBC Israel Public Inquiry

By Nureddin Sabir
Editor, Redress Information & Analysis

For once, US Secretary of State John Kerry was not mincing his words when he blamed Israel for the breakdown of talks with the Palestinians.

But you would not have known this if you were following the story from the BBC News website.

What Kerry actually said

Here is how Philip Weiss, founder and co-editor of the news website Mondoweiss characterized Kerry’s testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on 7 April:

John Kerry, Secretary of State, blamed the Israelis for the breakdown of peace talks during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday. Israel failed to release prisoners on time according to a deal it had with Palestinians, then announced 700 settlement units – “poof!”– causing the latest breakdown in the talks…

And this is what Kerry actually said:

In my judgment both leaders have made courageous and important decisions up until now. For Prime Minister Netanyahu to release prisoners is a painful, difficult political step to take, enormously hard, and the people of Israel have been incredibly supportive and patient in giving him the space in order to do that. In exchange for the deal being kept of the release of prisoners and not going to the U.N. Unfortunately, the prisoners weren’t released on the Saturday they were supposed to be released. And so day went by, day two went by day three went by and then in the afternoon when they were about to maybe get there, 700 settlement units were announced in Jerusalem. And poof! That was sort of the moment.

Weiss called it possibly a historic moment.

As Juan Cole, Professor of History at Michigan University, stresses:

Kerry attributed the breakdown to two separate Israeli moves. One was to decline to release the remaining 25 or so Palestinian prisoners jailed before 1993, whose release had been agreed to in the Oslo Peace Accords (a pledge on which Israel reneged, as it did on the whole Oslo process), and which Israel had undertaken to free last August. The second was the announcement of 700 new squatter homes in Palestinian East Jerusalem by fanatical Israeli expansionist Housing Minister Uri Ariel.

Even the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office said it was disappointed over Kerry’s remarks, which implicitly means they saw it as apportioning the blame for the talks’ collapse on Israel.

How the BBC reported Kerry to absolve Israel

However, the BBC News website chose to fudge the truth by making it seem that Kerry had blamed not Israel but both Israel and the Palestinians in equal measure.

According to the BBC, Kerry “blamed both sides for taking ‘unhelpful’ steps”.

But search Kerry’s full statement and you will not find the word “unhelpful” anywhere. The only person who mentioned the word “unhelpful” was State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, as reported by the Israeli news website Ynet.

So, either the person who wrote the BBC report is sloppy or incompetent, or there is something more sinister at work.

Although sloppiness and incompetence are no strangers to the BBC, there is reasonable ground to suspect that there is something more sinister.

Raffi Berg, the BBC’s in-house Israel flag waver

This is none other than Raffi Berg, the head of the Middle East section of the BBC News website.

Raffi Berg

As we reported last August, Berg had been caught sending his staff emails advising them to write more favourably about Israel. According to Electronic Intifada, which exposedBerg’s behind-the-scenes work on behalf of Israel, Berg sent an email to staff during Israel’s eight-day assault on Gaza in November 2012, which killed nearly 200 Palestinians, asking them

to word their stories in a way which does not blame or “put undue emphasis” on Israel for starting the prolonged attacks. Instead, he encouraged journalists to promote the Israeli government line that the “offensive” was “aimed at ending rocket fire from Gaza”.

This was despite the fact that Israel broke a ceasefire when it attacked Gaza on 14 November, a ceasefire which the Palestinians had been observing – firing no rockets into Israel

In a second email, sent during the same period, Berg told BBC journalists: “Please remember, Israel doesn’t maintain a blockade around Gaza. Egypt controls the southern border.” He omitted to mention that the UN viewed Israel as the occupying power in Gaza and has called on Israel to end its siege of the Strip. Israel’s refusal to do so is a violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1860.

The similarity between the instruction to misreport the Israeli aggression on Gaza and the BBC News website’s downplaying of Kerry’s blame for the failure of the talks with the Palestinians is too close to be accidental. We detect the hands of Berg.

Zionists at the BBC’s helm

To be fair, Berg is not the only Israel pimp working at the BBC. Others include the notorious Zionist James Purnell, who in February 2013 was put in charge of BBC policy and strategy, and the head of BBC News, James Harding.

According to Electronic Intifada, in 2011 Harding spoke at a media event organized by the Jewish Chronicle, telling his audience:

I am pro-Israel. I believe in the state of Israel. I would have had a real problem if I had been coming to a paper [The Times, of which he was editor before taking up his BBC job] with a history of being anti-Israel. And, of course, Rupert Murdoch is pro-Israel.

Eight years ago the BBC’s governing body commissioned an independent report which concluded that BBC coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “does not consistently constitute a full and fair account of the conflict but rather, in important respects, presents an incomplete and in that sense misleading picture”. The reasons for this have long been the subject of serious academic studies, the best known of which is Greg Philo’s and Mike Berry’s More Bad News from Israel.

Without a doubt, the presence of Raffi Berg, James Purnell, James Harding and other Zionists in key positions at the BBC will ensure that the corporation’s bias in favour of Israel will not only continue but will get worst.

As we never tire of repeating, it is past time that an independent authority investigate how Zionists in key positions at the BBC are shaping coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

This is a matter of grave concern because not only is the BBC a publicly-funded news organization, but it is also self-regulated, which means that it pretty much gets away with murder before anyone will say “poof’, to use Kerry’s word.

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Public meeting: The fascist coup in Ukraine

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As the imperialist media’s vilification of Russia reaches ever new heights, we ask: who is behind the coup in the Ukraine and what do they really want?

Saturday 12 April, 6.00pm 

Saklatvala Hall, Dominion Way, Southall, UB2 5AA 

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The ill-fated fascist provocation in Ukraine is backfiring badly on its authors. Crimea has already broken away from the fascists grip and returned to Russia, while several cities in the industrial heartlands of the east have proclaimed their intention also to break away.

But how did all this start and why? How can the Soviet citizens who gave so much in the fight against fascism 70 years ago find themselves once more on the receiving end of fascist pogroms against ethnic Russians, jews and communists? 

Speeches and discussion will be followed by food and drink. Please come along and be part of building a movement in Britain that is capable of opposing and defeating imperialist wars.

Meeting leaflet

 

WATCH THIS: 

VIDEO: ‘The West’ has a duty to impose democracy! (YouTube, October 2010)

VIDEO: Imperialism is war — the USSR defeated fascism (YouTube, November 2010)

 

READ THIS: 

Crimea goes home (Proletarian, April 2014) 

Ukraine: fascist coup (Lalkar, March 2014) 

‘The vast majority of Ukrainians don’t want this new civilwar’ (Proletarian, February 2014) 

The devastating effects of the restoration of capitalism in the Ukraine(Lalkar, May 2011) 

Europe shivers in gas war (Proletarian, February 2009) 

Editorial: Imperialist agenda in Ukraine (Proletarian, December 2004)

 

 

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Iris Mary Jessie Cremer 10 November 1943 – 2 April 2014

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It is with great sadness that the CPGB-ML has to announce the death of one of its key founder members, Comrade Iris Cremer. She died peacefully on the evening of Wednesday 2 April, just five weeks after she had been diagnosed with an aggressive and already far-advanced lung cancer. Comrades and family were at her side.

Always there, always inspiring others — an unflappable leader, and a humble servant of the working class.

 

- COMRADE IRIS’S FUNERAL -

For all those who would like to attend Comrade Iris’s funeral, the details are below.

Thursday 17 April, 3.00pm

Mortlake Crematorium, Kew Meadow Path, Richmond, TW9 4EN, [nearest tube: Kew Gardens on the District Line].
Map showing crematorium

All are welcome to join Iris’s family and comrades afterwards at Saklatvala Hall, Dominion Road, Southall, UB2 5AA.
Map showing hall

See the party website for video of Iris paying tribute to her husband Godfrey, another great communist who we lost just two years ago.
CPGB-ML website

 

- RED SAULTE TO COMRADE IRIS -

It is with great sadness that the CPGB-ML has to announce the death of one of its key founder members, Comrade Iris Cremer. She died peacefully on the evening of Wednesday 2 April, just five weeks after she had been diagnosed with an aggressive and already far-advanced lung cancer. Comrades and family were at her side.

Iris leaves behind a daughter, Katt, and a grandson, Fred — along with a host of honorary sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, grandsons and granddaughters to whom she was a mother, sister, aunt and grandmother in all the ways that really count.

Iris’s contribution to the British working-class movement was incalculable. For 45 years she worked tirelessly and without ego, thinking only of what needed to be done and what would bring British workers closer to socialism. To her own convenience or preference, she was utterly oblivious.

Despite the heartbreak of losing her lifelong partner, husband and comrade-in-arms Godfrey Cremer two years ago, Iris never flagged in her commitment or her activity. Quite the reverse in fact — after his death, Iris not only carried on determinedly with her own work but also did everything she could to fill the huge gap that Godfrey had left in our ranks.

As a couple, Iris and Godfrey set the bar high. With a common purpose in life, the strength of their union was reinforced daily, and their shared priority was always to get the work done, come what may. On the morning of their wedding, they were writing a leaflet for a Palestine demo. And on the morning of the day she died, Iris instructed her daughter Katt to hold off calling the ambulance for 40 minutes while acetates for printing the latest issue of Proletarian were printed out. She left home for the last time content in the knowledge that the printing workers could carry on and that the paper would be published by nightfall.

It was Iris and Godfrey’s great sadness to live in a country and at a time when the communist movement was temporarily retreating. Nevertheless, Iris was the stuff that revolutions are made of –dogged, determined, completely single-minded and utterly uninterested in herself. She would have been as at home on the Long March as she was mailing papers and manning literature stalls — no sacrifice or difficulty was too much for her, and nothing made her hesitate in her commitment.

Iris was a hard taskmaster — but because she drove herself far harder than she drove anyone else, and because she never criticised or scolded, she was able to encourage people to work without them realising she had done so — usually with a smile or a kind word, and always with an understanding tone to her voice that made those she spoke to feel special and valued.

Together with Comrade Godfrey, she lived a life that, just as much as anything they read at study classes hosted in the Cremers’ living room, taught a whole generation just what it meant to really be a communist. Their selfless, work-focused home was as warm and welcoming a place as any of us have ever known, and their example lives on in all who had the good fortune to experience their generous hospitality and gentle guidance.

Indeed, in this world of alienation and stress, where so many people are searching fruitlessly to find individual paths to personal fulfilment, Iris and Godfrey had found a formula for true happiness. A shared purpose and a life dedicated solely to that goal and lived entirely for others kept them calm despite the mountains of work that constantly confronted them, and kept them positive and determined despite the apparent enormity of the task they had set themselves.

Iris’s many political contributions are too numerous to be listed here. Having met her close comrades the Brars in the women’s movement in the late 1960s, she went on with them and Comrade Ella Rule to form the Movement of Women for Liberation and then the Association of Communist Workers in the early 1970s.

A committed proletarian internationalist, she opposed British imperial policy in all its forms. In her younger years, she was especially active in the anti-Vietnam war movement, and in her solidarity with the Irish and Zimbabwean armed struggles. Later on, she gave the same dedication to opposing the British imperialist wars against Yugoslavia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria — never giving an inch to the imperialist propaganda that threw so many in the anti-war movement off their course.

Her hatred of imperialism and its divide-and-rule policy meant that she was equally active in opposing racism at home on the streets of Britain. In fact, she gave many years of her life to working for a progressive organisation of which she was not even a member — the Indian Workers Association (IWA-GB) — since she believed that it gave opportunities to bring revolutionary theory to at least some of the masses in Britain at a time when the revisionist CPGB (and later the CPB) and others who called themselves communist were abandoning that task.

Through the ACW, and through her practical support for Comrade Harpal Brar’s work as editor of the IWA’s journal Lalkar, Comrade Iris was part of a small but vital movement to keep Marxist-Leninist science alive in Britain. To this end, she spent a small legacy when her uncle died in 1979 on buying a printing press, to which she and Godfrey were chained from that moment forwards.

From the time of her involvement with those organisations there is hardly a single ACW or IWA leaflet, nor a single issue of Lalkar or of our own party’s paper Proletarian, that Iris did not have a hand in producing. Understanding the vital importance of theoretical understanding as a guide for the working-class movement, she gladly took on any and every practical task to facilitate bringing the knowledge and the masses together — whether writing, laying out, printing, collating, posting or selling on the streets.

No meeting was too small for her to attend, and no potential comrade too marginal to be worthy of her full attention. If she thought it might further the cause of humanity’s liberation, Iris, like Godfrey, was totally unstinting of her time.

She was also a great organiser upon whom a whole host of practical responsibilities rested. Almost every party stall, demo contingent and public meeting in London was run under Iris’s watchful eye — delegating where possible or simply doing herself what needed to be done to make sure that every event was as successful as possible.

For many years she was also one of the main driving forces behind the Stalin Society. The society was formed in 1991 when a group of anti-revisionist communists that included many of our own leading comrades came together in response to the collapse of the USSR, and in opposition to the deluge of anti-Soviet and anti-Stalin propaganda that followed the collapse. Understanding that the attacks on Stalin were in fact attacks on Leninism and on the building of socialism, the society set itself the unfashionable task of defending the world’s first and mightiest socialist state, and of countering the plethora of lies about its achievements and its leadership.

As secretary of the Stalin Society, Comrade Iris for years coordinated its programme, managed the practical aspects of meetings and communicated with the society’s members. She was greatly cheered in her last months to see the establishment of a host of new Stalin Societies around the world. Many of these have been directly inspired by the work of the British society, and all of them are a recognition of the fact that the question of Soviet socialism and Stalin’s leadership of socialist construction is becoming more, not less relevant as time goes by and as the crisis of the capitalist system deepens.

It was the great joy of both Iris and Godfrey’s life to see their long years of struggle come to fruition in the founding of our own party 10 years ago. They had put huge efforts over seven years in the attempt to build Arthur Scargill’s Socialist Labour Party (SLP) into a real alternative to the social-democratic left in Britain, and into bringing a Marxist understanding to the party. However, having been eventually expelled by Scargill and his acolytes for this activity, our founding comrades decided that the time was ripe to found a new, truly revolutionary party in Britain.

Long years of even harder work followed, as our small band had to establish a presence on the ground, to develop a consistent policy and analysis that could demonstrate our worth and seriousness to British workers, and to break through the barriers of hostility and suspicion that greeted our arrival on the political scene.

Iris and Godfrey threw themselves into this work. They never doubted that it was the right thing to do, or that it would eventually succeed. In the last weeks of both their lives, the subject to which their conversation turned again and again was the great encouragement they felt when looking at the direction and growth of our party, and at the seriousness and commitment of its new young cadres.

Comrade Iris lived her life for the struggle — she was truly the stuff that revolutions are made of. As we bid a last farewell to one who was a mother, an aunt, a sister and a comrade to so many, we make the only tribute our fallen comrade would ask of us — we promise that the example she set us will strengthen our resolve and that we will continue to struggle until the final victory of socialism in Britain.

Red salute to Comrade Iris Cremer, soldier of the revolution.

 

SEE ALSO: 

Iris and Godfrey (YouTube, March 2013)

Being a British communist — Godfrey Cremer (YouTube, September 2012)

Culture of struggle (YouTube, December 2011)

Katt Cremer on the October revolution (YouTube, November 2013)

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Culture secretary Maria Miller quits over expenses row

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The government minister responsible for the future of press regulation, Maria Miller, has resigned as Culture Secretary, telling David Cameron the row over her expenses had “become a distraction from the vital work this Government is doing”.

Prime Minister David Cameron said he was “sad” at the circumstances of her departure and hoped she could make a return “in due course” but was accepting her resignation.

It follows days of mounting public and political pressure on the MP to quit and signs she was losing support among Tory colleagues despite Cameron’s backing.

In her resignation letter, the Basingstoke MP told Cameron she was “very grateful” for his personal support.

“But it has become clear to me that the present situation has become a distraction from the vital work this Government is doing to turn our country around,” she added.

She defended her work on press regulation – which allies have suggested has resulted in a media “witch hunt” against her.

“Of course, implementing the recommendations made by Lord Justice Leveson on the future of media regulation, following the phone hacking scandals, would always be controversial for the press,” she wrote.

“Working together with you, I believe we struck the right balance between protecting the freedom of the press and ensuring fairness, particularly for victims of press intrusion, to have a clear right of redress.”

Cameron told her it was ” important to be clear that the Committee on Standards cleared you of the unfounded allegations made against you, a point which has been lost in much of the comment in recent days”.

The standards committee ordered her to repay £5,800 in overclaimed mortgage interest and say sorry on the floor of the House – an apology which has been widely criticised for its tone and brevity.

“As you leave the Government, you should be proud of your service on the Frontbench and in Opposition,” Cameron said – including steering through gay marriage and press regulation.

“I am personally very grateful for the support you have always given me, and which I am sure that you will continue to give.

“I hope that you will be able to return to serving the Government on the Frontbench in due course, and am only sad that you are leaving the Government in these circumstances.”

Labour MP John Mann, who made the allegations against Miller which triggered the standards investigation, said: “About time too.”

He told BBC Radio 4′s Today: “Maria Miller should have resigned immediately and when she didn’t resign, Mr Cameron should have shown a bit of leadership and sacked her.”

He said the case had shown the present system – which saw a cross-party committee of MPs dramatically reduce the sum an independent watchdog said Mrs Miller should repay – was “dead and buried”.

“I would like to see David Cameron announce today at Prime Minister’s Questions that that system is going to go immediately and there will be no more self-regulation of MPs by MPs.”

A Tory local councillor in Miller’s Basingstoke constituency said he was “disappointed that it has come to this but on the other hand we have achieved some sort of closure”.

Sven Godesen, who was among those who had called on her to repay the originally-recommended £45,000 or quit, said he hoped she would stay on as MP for the Hampshire town.

“She was and is a good constituency MP and we will all be very happy in 2015 to work to see that she does get re-elected.”

Shadow home office minister Steve Reed said on Twitter: “Cameron’s judgment in question for supporting Maria Miller as she resigns over expenses shame.”

A Labour Party spokesman said: “It is welcome that Maria Miller has finally done the right thing. By resigning, she has recognised that the public expect and deserve the highest standards from politicians.

“Labour said all along that you cannot have one rule for a Cabinet minister and one rule for everybody else.

“That it came to this raises questions for David Cameron, whose judgment has been found wanting. Yet again he has shown himself to be out of touch and a prime minister who only stands up for one of his own.”

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SECRET SURVEILLANCE

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Imagine a world in which you are being spied on 24/7 by an all-seeing Eye. And be aware that Big Brother is watching you, not only from the US and Britain but also from I$raHell.

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Mass surveillance is the new norm. Big Brother is watching you and listening to you always. With the help of microscopic cameras and wireless concealable microphones and precise location tracking devices, he is keeping his tabs on you twenty-four hours a day.

He is randomly searching you on trains. He is groping you at airports.  He is flagging you down in remote country locations and ordering you to open the trunk of your car so that he can inspect it for drugs, stolen children, and human heads in plastic bags. If you’re a woman, he can taser you and rape you and then put you in handcuffs for resisting arrest.

Orwell never imagined it could be quite so bad.

According to whistleblower Edward Snowden, we now have “the largest program of suspicionless surveillance in human history”.

NSA official William Binney, who resigned from the agency in protest over its systematic violation of privacy laws, has revealed that the US government has “assembled on the order of 20 trillion transactions about US citizens. The data that’s being assembled is about everybody. From that data, they can target anyone they want.”

Guardian correspondent Glenn Greenwald confirms this. “No human communication can be allowed to take place without the scrutinizing eye of the US government,” he tells us. “This is the animating principle of the US Surveillance State. Mass surveillance is the hallmark of a tyrannical political culture.”

Another famous whistleblower, Thomas Drake, is equally candid. “There is no constraint,” he points out grimly. “The United States is now a surveillance state. “This is the new normal.”

No digital or electronic communication you make is secure. Many of your secrets are already known to someone. Your private life is subject to the minutest and most persistent scrutiny. You may be interested to know that Snowden is so paranoid about his privacy that wherever he is—in airports, hotels, libraries—“he puts a large red hood over his head and laptop when entering his passwords to prevent any hidden cameras from detecting them.”

All your emails—past, present and future—are there for someone to read. Every day the NSA records trillions of emails and phone calls. Your calls are not only being recorded but sophisticated voice recognition devices enable some geek in a cubicle to pluck your voice out of a million other similar-sounding voices. Your online chats, your calls over Google Voice, Skype, and other voice-over-internet systems, are all on record. Every website you visit, someone knows you’ve been there and how long you’ve lingered on each item.

Did you know that the Internet giants who said to you, “Trust us, we will never betray your secrets to anyone!” have deceived you and let you down? Did you know that Google has betrayed you to Big Brother? That Microsoft has betrayed you, that Facebook and Apple have betrayed you, that AT&T and Verizon have betrayed you?

You probably heard the shocking news recently that Broadband and telecommunications giant Verizon is now offering its customers hard-core porn titles with child and incest themes. (See Verizon Defends Pimping Child Porn).

Lurid titles include “I Banged My Stepdad,” “Mom, Daughter and Me,” and “Pigtail Teens Pounded”.

Verizon’s Associate Director for Advertising, John P. Artney, defended his company’s decision to promote incest and child porn. “Consumers today have extraordinary choice,” he enthused.  “The explosion in choice is a tremendous benefit to consumers.”

This is bad enough, but it gets worse.

Did you know that Israeli security and surveillance company, Verint Systems, has for years had back-door access to all the traffic passing through Verizon? This means that anyone who uses Verizon to access incest and child porn has all his porn-viewing history automatically transmitted to Israel.

Not only do the spooks in Utah (NSA) and the spooks in Cheltenham, England (GCHQ), have their tabs on internet users at all times.

Big Brother is also watching you from Tel Aviv.

How is most of our personal data gathered?  Well, it passes under the oceans through fiber-optic cables which Big Brother has learned to tap. The tiny filaments inside the cables utilize pulsating flashes of light to transmit up to 100 billion bits of data per second.

If Big Bother is based in America, Big Sister hangs out in the UK. The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is located in Cheltenham, England. It is now commonly acknowledged that Britain is the world’s intelligence superpower. This is partly due to Britain’s advantageous  Atlantic location between the US and Europe.

“The UK has a huge dog in this fight,” Snowden told the Guardian recently. “They [GCHQ] are worse than the US.” By ‘worse’ he means better at invading the privacy of people, without any moral qualms or legal constraints.

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We learned recently that GCHQ (pictured) was tapping into 600 million telephone calls each day. A huge number of these, being transatlantic calls, are naturally of intense interest to the Americans. These calls are accessed by tapping into more than 200 fiber-optic cables that snake their way across the Atlantic like slimy, seaweed clad serpents. Each of the cables carries data at a rate of 10 gigabits per second. This works out to roughly 21 petabytes a day – “equivalent to sending all the information in all the books in the British Library 192 times every 24 hours.”

According to this writer’s calculations, if a reader set out to read all the books in the British Library at the rate of one book a day—that means getting through 13,950,000 books—it would take him roughly 6.5 million years to complete his task.

Hoovering up all the secrets of the world every day is clearly an impossible task, even if the entire population of the world were engaged in full-time snooping.

Out of the vast “haystack” of data, it is necessary only to find the “needles”. The government keeps telling us they are not interested in the minnows, only the sharks and killer fish, i.e., the terrorists.

I don’t think we should believe them, since they lie to us on principle.

Understand this: everyone, no matter how insignificant, is of potential interest to Big Brother, for anyone who has a guilty secret can be blackmailed.

Listen to Orwell who knew all about these shady characters:

“The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is founded upon hatred.”

“The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is founded upon hatred.”

“The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is founded upon hatred.

The object of persecution is persecution.The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.

Power is in inflicting pain and humiliation. Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.” (Here)

Yes, that’s the New World Order for you: hatred, persecution, torture, power for power’s sake. This is what Big Brother wants. He wants power. Omnipotence. One of the prerequisites of omnipotence is omniscience.

And this is why Big Brother wants to know everything about you.

The powers that be say they’re only interested in catching the big fish, i.e., the “terrorists” who are ceaselessly plotting new 9/11s. They are not interested in you and me: in our private lives, our sordid little affairs, our telephone flirtations, our Skype romances or amorous emails. Things like that don’t interest them. False! The Petraeus affair proves the contrary.

We offer the Petraeus affair as proof that terrorism is not the only thing that interests these people.

They tell you that you have nothing to fear. Not if you’re a law-abiding citizen. Did they tell that to General Petraeus, a law-abiding citizen and pillar of the community?

General Petraeus and his mistress, Paula Broadwell

General Petraeus and his mistress, Paula Broadwell

Remember this: Petraeus was careful. Mega careful not to be caught doing anything he shouldn’t.  All he was guilty of was a little extramarital flutter.

He didn’t even send his mistress, Paula Broadwell, any emails. He kept them hidden in his drafts folder, hundreds of them, so that pretty Paula, his official biographer, could access them there through a password.

The general thought he was being clever, playing the old draft folder trick”, letting Paula read his unsent emails and then deleting them later.

In spite of all these precautionary measures to maintain his privacy, the spooks hacked into his computer and sniffed out his secret love life, forcing him to resign.

General Petraeus was not engaged in terrorism. He was not planning a military coup or an attack on the White House. He was not thinking of bombing Dimona or the Israeli Knesset. All he was doing was sending billets-doux to his mistress Paula Broadwell, saying silly things like “I love you.” And for this he was ruined and forced to resign.

Petraeus had been critical of Israel. And so the people on Israel’s payroll went into attack mode. Many Zionist Jews were delighted at his downfall.

Foremost among General Petraeus’s enemies, his chief nemesis, was US Representative Eric Cantor, highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress in its history, and, incidentally, a cosponsor of legislation to cut off all US taxpayer aid to the Palestinians.

Image: U.S. House Majority Leader Cantor takes part in a panel discussion titled "The Awesome Responsibility of Leadership" at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California

It was into the hands of this arch-Zionist,Eric Cantor (pictured), that General Petraeus’ private emails fell. Allegedly, they had been passed on to him by a whistleblower at the FBI.

This story is unconvincing and has never been proved.

Cantor, who is a personal friend of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, probably got his information straight from the horse’s mouth – in Israel.

Given that President Obama himself knew nothing about Petraeus’s emails, how can one explain the uncanny coincidence of the private correspondence  of a high-ranking American general, seen as hostile to Israel, falling into the hands of America’s most preeminent Israel Firster?

It cannot be easily explained.

Was the fall of Petraeus a Jewish plot? What else could it have been? The entire Petraeus affair is a cautionary tale whose moral is: Don’t cross Big Jewry.

The Petraeus affair demonstrates beyond a reasonable doubt that even our sex lives are of interest to Big Brother – especially to Big Brother in Israel.

The idea that we are all being spied on in a responsible way, and that we have nothing to fear unless we are terrorists, will not bear scrutiny. The famous Latin tag Quis custodes custodiet? — Who will watch the watchers? — says it all. We are referring here to Israeli infiltration.

The fact that everything known to the NSA (US) and GCHQ (UK) is also known to Israeli intelligence, through Israeli internet giants like Verint and Narus, is a cause for extreme concern.

Apart from Jonathan Pollard, a long list of American Jews have spied for Israel. Surprisingly, none of these Jews have been prosecuted and punished. Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Steven Bryen, Douglas Feith, Michael Ledeen, Steven Rosen, Keith Weissman, Jane Harman—the list goes on—have never been brought to justice.

They cannot be indicted, no matter what crimes they commit, because they appear to be beyond the law. The law applies only to ordinary citizens — to you and me. The ruling elite, now disproportionately Jewish, remains untouchable.

James Petras puts it like this:

Because of the power and influence of the Presidents of the 52 Major American Jewish organizations, Justice Department officials have ORDERED DOZENS OF ISRAELI ESPIONAGE CASES TO BE DROPPED.

Israel is a key overseas ally of the National Security Agency, as has been documented in the Israeli press (Haaretz, June 8, 2013). Two Israeli high tech firms, Verint and Narus, WITH TIES TO THE ISRAELI SECRET POLICE (Mossad), have provided the spy software for the NSA.

And this, of course, has opened a window for Israeli spying in the US against Americans opposed to the Zionist state.

(See here, emphasis added)

So here we have two Israeli companies, Verint and Narus, with unlimited access to the private data of the entire population of America. Verint taps the communication lines at Verizon. Narus does the same at AT&T. And both companies, we learn, “have extensive ties to Israel, a country with a long and aggressive history of spying on the US.”

It doesn’t take a genius to connect the dots.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE

Then there is Jacob “Kobi” Alexander (pictured), a former Israeli intelligence officer who founded Verint Systems, the Israeli company that monitors all the telephone calls at Verizon. He is now a fugitive from justice.

Former head of Comverse, parent company of Verint, Kobi Alexander is now a wanted man who fled US justice to Africa and is reportedly now hiding out in Israel.

“It is important to note,” Christopher Bollyn writes, “that Kobi Alexander and Comverse were closely connected to Odigo, the Israeli messaging service that was used to warn Israelis to stay away from the World Trade Center on 9-11.”

Wanted by the FBI on three dozen charges of fraud, theft, lying, bribery, money laundering and other crimes, Kobi Alexander’s exact whereabouts are now unknown.

It comes as no surprise to learn that two of Tobi Alexander’s top associates at Comverse, Chief Financial Officer David Kreinberg and former General Counsel William F. Sorin, were charged with similar crimes. Both pleaded guilty and are now behind bars. Like Tobi Alexander, both are Israeli citizens.

These are the criminal types who have access to the private details of millions of people not only in America but all over the world. It’s frightening. You might as well hand over the keys of your national security to the Jewish mafia.

POLICE STATE AMERICA

“National security is a euphemism for Jewish rule.” – JB Campbell

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Pink Floyd star Roger Waters causes outrage as he compares Israeli government to Nazis in magazine interview

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  • Bassist, 70, said treatment of Palestinians is same as the oppression of Jews during World War Two adding that they are treated as ‘sub-human’
  • Refuses to play in Israel as he ‘wouldn’t play in occupied France either’
  • Rabbi blasted ‘antisemitic diatribe’ as one of worst attacks ever on Jews ”  
  • ED NOT BY SHOAH: ” ATTACKING RACIST ZIONIST I$RAHELL IS NOT ANTI-SEMITIC ZIONIST ARE NOT SEMITE ”
By MIA DE GRAAF
.Daily Mail.
December 2013
Conflict: Roger Waters, 70, has been branded an antisemitic after his comments last week

Conflict: Roger Waters, 70, has been branded an antisemitic after his comments last week

The former frontman of Pink Floyd has sparked outrage after comparing Israel’s government to the Nazi regime.

Leading rabbis and Jewish writers have blasted Roger Waters as antisemitic for claiming the state’s treatment of Palestinians is akin to the oppression of Jews between 1933 and 1946.

Waters, 70, who refuses to visit or perform in Israel, said he would not have played in France or Germany during the Second World War either.

‘The parallels with what went on in the 1930s in Germany are so crushingly obvious,’ he told American magazine Counter Punch last week.

‘There were many people that pretended that the oppression of the Jews was not going on. From 1933 until 1946. So this is not a new scenario. Except that this time, it’s the Palestinian people being murdered.’

He claimed Palestinians are regarded as ‘sub-human’, and branded the Israeli rabbinate ‘bizarre’.

Enraged, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has hit back at Waters, calling his comments an ‘antisemitic diatribe’ which outstretches any other attack on Israel and Jews.

Writing in the New York Observer, Rabbi Boteach said: ‘Mr Waters, the Nazis were a genocidal regime that murdered six million Jews.

‘That you would have the audacity to compare Jews to monsters who murdered them shows you have no decency, you have no heart, you have no soul.’

The conflict comes just months after Waters was forced to explain why he used a pig-shaped balloon decorated with a Star of David on the set of one of his concerts, seen by many to single out Judaism as an evil force.

The singer, a vocal supporter of the Palestinian cause, rebuffed his critics by claiming it was one of many religious symbols on the stage.

Last night, Waters rejected his critics once again.

It follows outrage earlier this year when a pig balloon marked with a Star of David formed part of Waters' set

It follows outrage earlier this year when a pig balloon marked with a Star of David formed part of Waters’ set at a concert. Waters rejected claims it was a message to fans that Judaism is a force of evil

Speaking in New York, he said: ‘I do not know Rabbi Boteach, and am not prepared to get into a slanging match with him. I will say this: I have nothing against Jews or Israelis, and I am not antisemitic.

‘I deplore the policies of the Israeli government in the occupied territories and Gaza. They are immoral, inhuman and illegal. I will continue my non-violent protests as long as the government of Israel continues with these policies.’

Karen Pollock, chief executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, said everyone was ‘entitled to an opinion and to advocate passionately for a cause’.

But she added: ‘Drawing inappropriate parallels with the Holocaust insults the memory of the six million Jews – men, women and children – murdered by the Nazis.

‘These kinds of attacks are commonly used as veiled antisemitism and should be exposed as such.’

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COME AND WATCH:THE TRUTH ON THE CREATION OF “ISRAEL”;THE EXODUS OF THE PALESTINIANS

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1948

The creation of the state of “Israel”. The story of the exodus of the Palestinians. The story of how about 711,000 people were expelled from their homes.

In order to understand the Nakba please follow Adam Ibrahem on his mission to expose the Zionist lies and propaganda about the Palestinian history.

Come and watch:

Adam Ibrahem shows his film on the creation of “Israel”. 

Saturday 12th April

2pm-6pm

27 Broad Street, Bristol, BSI 2HG

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THE UN-CONTROLLED OPPOSITION

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GILAD ATZMON

By Gilad Atzmon

If you really want to understand the world we are living in, you better stick with the Zionist media. The Jerusalem Post will provide you with the names of the Jews who own the planet. The British Jewish Chronicle will teach you about arch pedophile Jimmy Seville’s ties with IsraelHaaretz will even let me speak about all those topics The Guardian (Of Zion) is there to shamelessly suppress.

Yesterday I came across a text by Dave Rich, a Hasbara mouthpiece operating within the UK ultra-Zionist Community Security Trust. Rich suggested that making a common cause between Holocaust deniers, neo-fascists, the pro-Palestinian left, and the revolutionary Islamists of Iran is precisely what Dieudonné has spent the past decade trying to achieve.”

Let us admit it, no one could have been more succinct and precise in analysing Dieudonné’s vast impact. Yet in order to fully understand Rich’s statement we’ll have to decode the kosher sound bites and rewrite the above sentence using terminology that may resemble a familiar language.

Holocaust deniers – In the real world there are no ‘Holocaust deniers’: what we have instead are history revisionists – people who understand that the making of history, is a continuous attempt to narrate the past as we move along. The so-called revisionists re-visit, re-write and revise the past. Those whom Zionists and progressives often tag as ‘Holocaust deniers’ are often enough the last True Historians.

Neo-Fascists and Fascists – Zionists and Progressives tend to attach the ‘Fascist’ label to those who refuse to surrender to the tyranny of political correctness. Those few people who insist to say what they think against all odds. Thus, those whom the Zionists call ‘Fascists’ are in practice merely a bunch ofAuthentic People.

Pro-Palestinian Left – points in the direction of the last pockets of resistance to Kosher indoctrination within the Left, namely, those few resilient subjects and organisations that say NO to George Soros’ funding. Rich is basically referring here to the Genuine Left, people and organisations that are committed to Labour, working class politics and solidarity, as opposed to Identity politics spin.

Revolutionary Islamists of Iran – is the tag Zionists and progressives often attach to Proper Resistance – those Muslims who won’t work for Israel, not even in the spring.

Now that we are familiar with the basic Zionist glossary we are ready to translate Rich’s statement into proper English.

By suggesting that Dieudonné is articulating a common cause  for “Holocaust deniers, neo-fascists, the pro-Palestinian left, and the revolutionary Islamists of Iran” Rich actually admits that Dieudonné has managed to unite the True Historians, Authentic People, Genuine Left and the Proper Resistance.

In case someone fails to realize it, what Rich is describing here is the true dissidence, an uncompromised league of people that forms the un-controlled opposition: those people and institutions that do not subscribe to Zionist hegemony funded by Soros and his ilk.

It is not a secret that the Zionists and Left are in a state of panic, and for a good reason. The ‘anti-quenelle’ campaign that was supposed to ruin Dieudonné’s career backfired colossally. Pretty much when it seemed as if the French people had been Zionised by means of ‘correctness’ and were stripped of their revolutionary inclinations, a tsunami of resentment towards kosher socialism and Jewish political power swept the ground. They panicked and struck back hard. But you cannot fight a tsunami with a boomerang.

Dieudonné’s ‘quenelle’ is already a monumental development in the history of the Jews and their stooges within the Left and the media.

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