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Hiatus

It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to let readers know that Deconstructing Myths will be on a (hopefully) brief hiatus. I have taken on a new teaching position which, along with family life, is currently taking … Continue reading

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Aren’t we all?

Just sayin’…

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The crying games

“For who would dare to assert that eternal happiness can compensate for a single moment’s human suffering.” -Albert Camus There are times when one’s voice seems so small and so insignificant in the face of suffering and misery on an … Continue reading

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Maps are written by the victors, too

“For decades, Israel has denied Palestinians their fundamental rights of freedom, equality, and self-determination through ethnic cleansing, colonization, racial discrimination, and military occupation. Despite abundant condemnation of Israeli policies by the UN, other international bodies, and preeminent human rights organisations, … Continue reading

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We are all Palestinians

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it…

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Jeffster Awards #32

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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Mic check: Angela Grant

Should Officers of the Law Have the Final Word? by Angela Grant Should Judges Decision be the final word when a community vehemently disagrees? When disparities confirm, racial profiling leads increase stop and searches of minorities along with high arrests, … Continue reading

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The mercy rule

While I’ve spent the last two weeks on a road trip to the Chesapeake Bay and Smoky Mountains with my family, Israel has spent that time nobly defending itself from rocks and accuracy challenged, manually fired rockets that “lack guidance … Continue reading

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Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza

Originally posted on Uprootedpalestinians's Blog:
http://consortiumnews.com/2014/07/15/israels-war-crimes-in-gaza/ Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu knows he has Official Washington so deeply in his pocket that he can get away with almost anything including the stealing of Palestinian land and the slaughtering of civilians…

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The giant and the boy who threw stones

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: al-saber) Most American Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the features of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up…

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