On the other hand, Aljazeera provides an inside pov of Gaza, like no other.
Biased they are, but also VERY informative. Makes our
north american reporting look very anaemic indeed.
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From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2009 5:48 PM
Subject: Re: A Prose Poem for Our Time
> > Nancy Gish wrote:
> > There is clearly no point in discussing this because there is too much
> > history to address. Gaza was isolated and poor before they elected
> > Hamas.
> Indeed, it is hopeless to discuss this issue in the U.S. If Americans
> were to read the Israeli press itself they would have a much better
> understanding than they get from the u.s. pres or from u.s. politicians.
> Gaza, incidentally, is the most thickly populated area on earth. I
> gather that Kate has denied the right of the palestinian people to elect
> their own government, and asserted that they must only elect governments
> that meet the approval of the same people that refer to Arabs as
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