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Memorializing USS Liberty Love Story at FilmFreeway in Honor of Memorial Day 2019

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Memorializing USS Liberty Love Story at FilmFreeway in Honor of Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the USA established on the last day of May to honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. FilmFreeway is a free website site for writers and filmmakers to showcase their scripts and films for entry into contests and festivals. By Eileen Fleming In…

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Is Algeria facing a brain drain?

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Is Algeria facing a brain drain?

Is Algeria facing a brain drain? The phenomenon of departures abroad has slowed lately because of the Hirak’s dynamic of renewed hope, but the temptation is growing strongly. By Abdennour Toumi  Algerian “brain-drain” may well be one of the major challenges facing the new government that emerges from the election results. The country ranks 85…

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Trumping Ambassador Friedman on Israel’s ‘Secret’ Weapon Courtesy of a White House Call

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Trumping Ambassador Friedman on Israel’s ‘Secret’ Weapon Courtesy of a White House Call

Ambassador David M. Friedman noted the US-Israeli special relationship was growing “stronger and stronger and stronger” and “that Israel has one secret weapon…” Last week the White House launched a data-gathering website with the proclamation: “SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS should advance FREEDOM OF SPEECH.” This American submitted my experience of censorship by Facebook on the topic…

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Response to Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy’s Idiot Wind

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Response to Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy’s Idiot Wind

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is the Senate majority leader and Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) is the House Republican leader. Their Washington Post Oped, “Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy: The House must stand against the toxic BDS movement” inspired the following TADN post. By Eileen Fleming On Tuesday, the Washington Post published Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy‘s…

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US administration petty and vindictive against Palestinian leadership

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US administration petty and vindictive against Palestinian leadership

US administration petty and vindictive against Palestinian leadership Palestinian leader Dr. Hana Ashrawi says the administration of President Donald Trump is “petty and vindictive” to the Palestinians, exposing his failure to address the true needs of peace. A longtime Palestinian activist, non-violent advocate and grandmother, Ashrawi was denied access to enter the U.S. to address…

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

The 1948 Palestinian exodus, known as the Nakba (Arabic: النكبة‎, al-Nakbah, literally “disaster”, “catastrophe”, or “cataclysm”),occurred when more than half of the indigenous Palestinian population were driven from their homes between December 1947 through January 1949, resulting in the destruction of 600 Palestinian villages in the Holy Land. Historical fiction is a literary genre in which…

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