When fascism takes over

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What we’re seeing in Israel is the same as what we saw in Germany and the American South in the 20s and 30s, Spain in the 50s and 60s, Pakistan in the 70s and 80s, Gujarat in the 2000s, Sri Lanka in the 2010s, as well as many other regions and dangerous periods of time. It’s when fascism permeates through the majority of society. And in tiny countries like Israel, there isn’t even the sheer chaos of large numbers/identities/spaces to at least partially dissipate the virulence, like in India or the US. What is going on in Israel is scary. The below report from Mondoweiss is just one of several that have been published, detailing the dangerous and deep spread of fascism, racism, and hatred in Israel. It is time to redouble our efforts against Israeli apartheid and colonialism, in solidarity with Palestine, and ultimately for the freedom of everyone, regardless of religion or lack thereof, living in ’48 Palestine, the West Bank, and Gaza…

http://mondoweiss.net/2014/07/death-arabs-jerusalem.html

 

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