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American Journalist Murdered By Western Ally For Exposing ISIS Ties

In this video Luke Rudkowski brings up a very important underreported story of an American Journalist that was murdered for exposing the Turkish government assisting ISIS. This story is a year old and we are making sure no one forgets the name Serena Shim. Obviously this story hits home since Serna was Luke Rudkowski’s age and reported on the same topic of western state’s supporting ISIS.

anonymous asked:

i feel like the biggest difference btwn criticizing the citizens of israel vs the citizens of the US is that palestinians are living in an active war zone and are affected on a daily basis in regards to everything from water to food to schools and homes. in the US yes ppl are still being oppressed but there aren't ppl living a few miles from us that are living next to rubble with little to no access to clean water. that is a huge difference when it comes to the daily life of citizens

First of all, the desperate poverty experienced by people living on reservations is an incredibly underreported story, but that isn’t the main thrust of what I was trying and clearly failing to articulate.

What I was trying to articulate is that mere existence of Israeli Jews as human beings is vilified on sight by many, many people who are most assuredly not Palestinians who are directly suffering. I’m tired of people from countries that have expelled or murdered their Jewish populations dehumanizing people who are most likely there because of actions of their quite possibly still living relatives. There is a level of demonization and annihilationist rhetoric that should give people pause, especially if their end goal is kicking the Jews out of the country and setting them adrift into a hostile world that made them seek shelter in the first place.

There is a thought process out there, and it is not a small one, that one can’t be anti-semitic against Jews who are living in Israel, and I think that’s bull. People can’t just declare “anti-zionism” and get a free pass if they aren’t equally self-critical about their own circumstances and whether or not they are holding Jews to double standards. And frankly I don’t know why I’m answering this ask this late when I’m clearly not thinking all that clearly, but there you go.