A Parliamentarian for censorship

[This, of course, is an entirely personal opinion,and only reflects my views] Michael Danby, the Australian Federal Member for Melbourne Ports has read into the Australian Parliamentary Record ‘Hansard’ his version of a contretemps between the editors of...

A Parliamentarian for censorship

[This, of course, is an entirely personal opinion,and only reflects my views] Michael Danby, the Australian Federal Member for Melbourne Ports has read into the Australian Parliamentary Record ‘Hansard’ his version of a contretemps between the editors of...

The Lemon Tree: A Palestinian Opinion

Recently, the AJDS hosted a screening of the Israeli Film ‘The Lemon tree’. We asked Maher Mughrabi, a local Palestinian, to make some comments about the film. It is important that we hear voices such as Maher Mugrabi’s, to counter the view that...

Body parts trade in Israel?

Body parts trade in Israel? Unfortunately, it’s not so clear. [Warning–this may make your blood boil, so I suggest searching for other web information] Counterpunch (www.counterpunch.org) is a pretty eclectic website, edited by left-wing Alexander...

To Boycott or Not Boycott? That is the question

To Boycott or Not Boycott–that is the question? Sol Salbe’s previous post got me thinking, so I have written this post which is my personal view, and no one elses! It’s become a nostrum in some left circles (including some supporters on the Israeli...

A nuanced view must be heard!

A blog post from Sol Salbe It is not black and white. No matter which way you look at the Israeli/Palestinian conflict the same conclusion is reached: matters are not clear cut. It just is not true that one side is always right and the other side is invariably wrong....