Unlimited [Humor and Comedy Book] ↠ Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel - by Max Blumenthal Ý
In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the occupation of the Palestinians deepens.Beginning with the national elections carried out during Israel s war on Gaza in 2008In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the occupation of the Palestinians deepens.Beginning with the national elections carried out during Israel s war on Gaza in 2008 09, which brought into power the country s most right wing government to date, Blumenthal tells the story of Israel in the wake of the collapse of the Oslo peace process.As Blumenthal reveals, Israel has become a country where right wing leaders like Avigdor Lieberman and Bibi Netanyahu are sacrificing democracy on the altar of their power politics where the loyal opposition largely and passively stands aside and watches the organized assault on civil liberties where state funded Orthodox rabbis publish books that provide instructions on how and when to kill Gentiles where half of Jewish youth declare their refusal to sit in a classroom with an Arab and where mob violence targets Palestinians and African asylum seekers scapegoated by leading government officials as demographic threats Immersing himself like few other journalists inside the world of hardline political leaders and movements, Blumenthal interviews the demagogues and divas in their homes, in the Knesset, and in the watering holes where their young acolytes hang out, and speaks with those political leaders behind the organized assault on civil liberties As his journey deepens, he painstakingly reports on the occupied Palestinians challenging schemes of demographic separation through unarmed protest He talks at length to the leaders and youth of Palestinian society inside Israel now targeted by security service dragnets and legislation suppressing their speech, and provides in depth reporting on the small band of Jewish Israeli dissidents who have shaken off a conformist mindset that permeates the media, schools, and the military.Through his far ranging travels, Blumenthal illuminates the present by uncovering the ghosts of the past the histories of Palestinian neighborhoods and villages now gone and forgotten how that history has set the stage for the current crisis of Israeli society and how the Holocaust has been turned into justification for occupation.A brave and unflinching account of the real facts on the ground, Goliath is an unprecedented and compelling work of journalism.
Max Blumenthal born December 18, 1977 is an American author, journalist, and blogger He is a senior writer for Alternet and formerly a writer for The Daily Beast, Al Akhbar, and Media Matters for America.He is the author of two books including Republican Gomorrah Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party 2009 , which appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list, and Goliath Life and Loathing in Greater Israel 2013.Blumenthal joined Lebanon s Al Akhbar in late 2011 primarily to write about Israel Palestine issues and foreign policy debates in Washington, noting, upon leaving in mid 2012 in protest of its coverage of the Syrian Civil War, that it gave me latitude than any paper in the United States to write about Israel and Palestine He ended his association with Al Akhbar in June 2012, over what he viewed as the newspaper s pro Assad editorial line during the Syrian Civil War that he said was spearheaded by Amal Saad Ghorayeb.Blumenthal contributes weekly articles to Alternet where he has been a senior writer since September 2014 He focuses on the deepening crisis in the Middle East and its role in shaping political dynamics and public opinion in the US, particularly the special relationship with Israel He occasionally covers domestic issues such as corporate media consolidation, the influence of the Christian right and police brutality His reporting from the Gaza strip in 2014 was developed into a book, The 51 Day War Ruin and Resistance in Gaza.Blumenthal s articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Independent Film Channel IFC , Salon, The Real News, and Al Jazeera English, among other publications.
Unlimited [Humor and Comedy Book] ↠ Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel - by Max Blumenthal Ý 290 Max Blumenthal
Title: Unlimited [Humor and Comedy Book] ↠ Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel - by Max Blumenthal Ý