Become a Conscious People! – Generation Justice

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has died down in popularity among U.S. mainstream media outlets, however the conflict is far from over. Josh Ruebner is the American author of Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace, which was published in September 2013 and critiques both Israeli and U.S. governments and their deep involvement in the destruction and displacement of the Palestinian people. Contrary to misinformation by both the governments and mainstream media, Ruebner has revealed the truth about America, correctly stating:

“As Americans… as long as we’re taxpayers, we are complicit.”

Meaning, as long as we live and continue to strive in this country, we can hold ourselves somewhat responsible for the mass genocide of the Palestinians by the Israeli government, who has not yet been brought to justice for their war crimes. Why, you may ask, has Israel not been brought to justice? Because, as Ruebner precisely indicates, the U.S. provides immunity to Israel and they are then able to get away with murder. Israel is saved because they are simply “defending” themselves against an “enemy” Palestine who has no weaponry, no military or military aid and instead have had their homes, schools and families eliminated by the state of Israel.

No one is denying Israel’s right to exist. As matter of fact, Israel does have a right to exist, but so does Palestine. Your existence should not come at the cost of another country’s right to life. Palestinians are not condemned to death, they have every right to exist on their land, they have every right to exist on this planet and they have every right to receive a full membership into the United Nations; which has been hitherto prevented by the United States. Rather than turn a blind eye to such injustice, as we are accustomed to doing, and as I was accustomed to doing, we should enliven Ruebener’s words and ideals. Understand that he isn’t lying: American taxpayers are the sole funders of Palestinian slaughter.

Become a conscious people! Ruebner suggests checking out wikileaks.com. See for yourself the truth that has been kept from your knowledge.

If you’d like to listen to Generation Justice’s interview with Josh Ruebner, click here.

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