Rania Khalek Dispatches from the Underclass

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In recent days, disturbing videos emerged of far right Israeli Jewish mobs roaming the streets of occupied East Jerusalem openly chanting for genocide and attacking Palestinians. Over 100 Palestinians were injured and at least 20 were hospitalized. Israeli police fired at Palestinians attempting to defend themselves with stun grenades, tear gas, skunk spray, and water […]

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The Trump administration is determined to get their war on Iran regardless of whether he wins the presidential election. If Biden wins they might even act more belligerently while they still can. My latest: pic.twitter.com/keD986d2Oq — Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) October 27, 2020

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My latest video on how and why sanctions kill. US sanctions are killing people in Iran, Syria AND Venezuela. It’s economic terrorism and it’s deadly. It has to stop! pic.twitter.com/lHFKLKpWHy — Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) April 26, 2019

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Internal United Nations assessments obtained by The Intercept reveal that U.S. and European sanctions are punishing ordinary Syrians and crippling aid work during the largest humanitarian emergency since World War II. The sanctions and war have destabilized every sector of Syria’s economy, transforming a once self-sufficient country into an aid-dependent nation. But aid is hard to […]

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Back in the day, Christmas brought with it an unofficial truce during times of war, allowing troops to celebrate the holiday, maybe even with their families back home. Thanks to technological advancements in warfare, this is no longer necessary. Armed drones enable soldiers to extrajudicially assassinate their targets from the safety of military bases thousands […]

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