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"Aiiieeeee the darkies are coming for our women"

Fuck off.

Oh, and the mainstreaming of anti-muslim rhetoric and the conflation of criticism of Israel with anti-semitism  is directly (and predictably) responsible for the increase in mainstream anti-semitism so well fucking done.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Mon Jan 28th, 2019 at 11:53:42 AM EST
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Well said :)

Thank goodness right-wing politics in Israel have lost all faith in the Jewish diaspora in America. So Netanyahu needs to kiss ass of the Evangelicals in the States which empower the Republican candidates. Across the African continent the authoritarian regimes and in "New" Europe, the Likud cozies up to the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. In the Ukraine the political power of the oligarchs are evenly divided in pro-West and pro-Russian. Therefore Netanyahu is sitting on the fence and won't criticize Putin for the annexation of Crimea (after a people's `vote' of course). Trump's Jews a Shanda.

I don't know what playbook Number 6 is reading from, but his statement couldn't be left unanswered.

Convivencia - diversity of thought and level of enriched learning
The so-called Abrahamic Religions (Judaism, Christianity, & Islam) lived peacefully together for many centuries in Mesopotamia

Related reading ...

When visiting Amsterdam
Kristallnacht Remembered, Today's Israel Embarrassed
Global Xenophobia and Historical Amnesia

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jan 28th, 2019 at 01:30:48 PM EST
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I don't have a "playbook" and you don't need to assume my gender.
by Number 6 on Mon Jan 28th, 2019 at 02:17:05 PM EST
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Fi-politiker ville tömma Israel på judar

Feministiskt initiativs riksdagskandidat ville tömma Israel på judar och låta palestinierna "få leva i fred och åter bygga upp det land som en gång var deras".

Source: Dagen.se [pay wall]

About: Dagen  (http://www.dagen.se) - was   founded   by   the   leader   of   the Pentecostal movement in Sweden in 1945 and published daily. It claims to be a Christian voice in the media noise. Its circulation is 18.400 (year 2006).

The Dutch too have a scourge of fundamental churches going by the description of "christian" and following scriptures or the bible. Recently posted about the statement on gay people and earlier about the Dutch Reformed - part of Trump's inner circle.

FI - like I suspected a splinter group not representative of the general population of Swedes

    Support for Feminist Initiative dwindled, however, and the party only managed to obtain 0.4% of the vote in the 2018 general election. The party lost seven seats in the municipal elections and did not gain any county council seats. In October 2018, Gudrun Schyman announced that she would be stepping down as leader of the party at the next party congress.


    In July 2018, Feminist Initiative member Oldoz Javidi was strongly criticized in Swedish media for anti-semitic remarks made during a Ship to Gaza voyage. Javidi stated in an interview that the Jews living in Israel should be moved to the USA, a remark that made journalists draw comparisons to deportations during WWII. Javidi left the party following the criticism.

More ...

Knowledge and empathy [understanding - not emotion] is a medicine to heal prejudiced opinion.

PS I will take a closer look @gender-neutrality in writing.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jan 28th, 2019 at 03:31:54 PM EST
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You could get a job in Swedish Public Service, except for the swearing!
But seriously, increasing number of people are worried about this. Is "you're a racist" and mockery the only things you have to offer?

I'd offer a humorous quote from Holly, but I doubt you'd accept it in the spirit it's meant.

by Number 6 on Mon Jan 28th, 2019 at 02:08:51 PM EST
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People who voluntarily conflate "muslims" and "islamists" know exactly what they are doing. They are the enemy of all decent people.

And not worth the effort of engaging with. They need to work it out on their own, and come back changed.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 08:20:22 AM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 11:30:32 AM EST
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