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Does Buddhism support romantic love?

Thich Nhat Hanh answers questions during a retreat in Plum Village (May, 2014).Question: If Buddhism supports love for Mother Nature why doesn't it...

Rainy, foggy late summer morning in the Green Mountains of central Vermont.

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Investigating the Victim: On Abbas’ ‘Holocaust’ and the Depravity of Israeli Hasbara - Palestine Chronicle

What truly requires urgent investigation and condemnation is Israel’s continued exploitation and denigration of the memory of the Holocaust to score cheap political points against…

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Fake Neutrality: How Western Media Language Misrepresents Palestinians, Shields Israel - Palestine Chronicle

While US and western mainstream and corporate media remain biased in favor of Israel, they often behave as if they are a third, neutral party.…

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Israel’s Premature ‘Victory’ Celebration: The Defining War in Gaza Is Yet to Be Fought - Palestine Chronicle

The Resistance in Gaza commented on the killing of the Nablus fighters by declaring that the conflict with Israel has entered a new phase. Indeed,…

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Without Palestine, There is No Arab Unity: Why Normalization with Israel Will Fail - Palestine Chronicle

Historically, such attempts have failed, and often miserably so, as apartheid Israel remains as hated by those who normalized as much as it is hated…

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Why Resistance Matters: Palestinians are Challenging Israel’s Unilateralism, Dominance - Palestine Chronicle

The reason why Israel refuses to acknowledge Palestinian political agency is that, in doing so, Tel Aviv would have no other alternative but to engage…

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Washington is the Problem, Not the Solution: Why Mahmoud Abbas is Seeking New ‘Powerful’ Sponsors - Palestine Chronicle

What Palestinians need is not a new ‘powerful’ sponsor of the ‘peace process’ but a grassroots-based struggle for freedom and liberation starting at home.