Netanyahu Won. Now What?


Avigail Abarbanel, Courtesy: mondoweiss.net, March 19, 2015
So he won and I have to say I am relieved. There wll be no more endless cycles of pointless ‘negotiations’ with Israel pretending that some day it will agree to a two-state solution while continually escalating both settlement (colony) building and the maltreament of the Palestinians. Now everyone will see that the Palestinians were right all along and that Israel has never been a partner for negotiations. There is no real political Left in...

Are Right-Wingers Dumb?


Prabir Purkayastha, March 19, 2015
 Are right-wingers dumber than others? How else can we explain the tenacity with which a set of them hold on to beliefs in flying machines and genetics 7,000 years back, or deny evolution or climate change? Why does the right, confronted with evidence contrary to its belief systems, prefer to invent its own facts? Why have a number of studies shown a statistically significant correlation between lower intelligence and holding racist beliefs or other...


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