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The tragic and unnecessary death of young Ethiopian 19 years old man, a new immigrant, Solomon Taka, has become a pretext for the “Ethiopian intifada”. But the pretext is not the root. There is every reason to believe that this match lit a fire, the combustible material of which has long been ready to flare. And flashed already more than once. Formally, demonstrations are directed against racism in Israeli society and against police brutality. Under these slogans, the organizers of the action received permission to bring the Ethiopians to legal demonstrations. By themselves, such slogans ar
For those who do not know what I talk about: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41509050 Everyone is criticising the police crack-down and police-violence during the vote on Sunday. And they come with statements about how that is against their rights given by a democracy. I do not condone the repression by the police, but it really pisses me of that they take democracy and their supposed rights as arguments. What I mean, a region inside a democratic nation can not just choose to vote on something and if accepted it has to pass. You are part of a nation, which also can put limits. I mean
Will the United States likely be a fascist state by 2020?