• @groupofcrows
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    401 month ago

    Strange, there’s no Hamas in the West Bank but the Palestinians are still being treated like shit.

  • @[email protected]
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    311 month ago

    This is exactly how to achieve a long term peace in the region. Bravo Netanyahu, you are clearly a pacifist mastermind! /s

  • @[email protected]
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    181 month ago

    Everyone calm down…

    Biden promised that there would be a ceasefire this weekend, so two more day tops and the masterful 81 year old negotiator we decided is the best person to lead America has it all under control.

    Unless it doesn’t happen, then we get to listen to neoliberals do their best “5d chess” Republican impressions.

    I’ve seen some of those already

  • fiat_lux
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    81 month ago

    Israel Appropriates. Very interesting language.

    All the reports Reuters makes on the
    Russia war treats land ownership quite differently. When Ukraine takes land they say “Ukraine regains (number)km/ (TownName)”. Russians taking land is either seemingly not reported or phrased as “Russia says its forces have improved positions in / captured (Location)”. Only mentions of Russian gains are phrased to reference killing (forces is a useful homonym). Ukraine gains are phrased as the entire country reclaiming rightful stake (regains implies they were there first, and the region’s history is vastly more complex than that).

    Israel headlines though refer to either the entire country “appropriating” space or for the really murderous stuff it specifies the IDF as the perpetrators. The whole country headline versions sound temporary and even morally neutral, while the obviously indefensible genocide can be compartmentalised as only being the military and harsh realities of war. They even get to disconnect the word Israel by only ever saying the initialism IDF.

    They’re three different characterisations entirely of the same act by different countries - killing each other to control politically strategic physical space ownership.

    I hope one day people can realise we’re all just being used as disposable pawns targeting other humans, who are also just trying to live peacefully in this dystopian civilisation. None of the headlines about suffering ever needed to happen. We all need to stop whatever it is we do that contributes to those who rule us and would have us die for them.

  • Kben
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    51 month ago

    Appropriated ie stole.So lets start sending Palestinians wepons to defend themselves,like with Ukraine.