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March 3, 2010

Gaza’s youth not ‘superfluous’

The Boston Globe

By Yousef Munayyer
March 3, 2010

‘TO CUT down on gang-related crimes, policies could be put in place to curb the African-American population growth in places like Harlem and Compton. The government could consider cutting off welfare benefits for families in these urban areas to discourage births of blacks and cut down the supply of ‘superfluous young men’ who have nothing else to do in their lives but be preyed on by criminal gang leaders who give them a sense of belonging. Ultimately these policies are an effective way to limit gang related crimes.’’

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Joan Baez – We shall overcome

For the younger generation: this was THE song of the civil rights struggle. It applies equally to the Palestinian struggle.

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