Archive for May 30th, 2018

30/05/2018

The Luck of the Gambler

Human Wrongs Watch

By Uri Avnery*

26 May 2018

WE ALL know the picture from the books and the movies: a gambler sits at the roulette table in a casino. He has luck. A lot of luck.

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Uri Avnery

In front of the gambler the pile of chips is growing. Higher and higher. Every spin of the roulette wheel adds to the heap.

When the heap reaches the level of his eyes, he could just get up, exchange the chips for money and go home.

He winnings are enough to keep him in luxury for the rest of his life.

But the man cannot get up. Just cannot. He is glued to his place at the roulette table. And then his luck abandons him. The heap of chips starts to shrink.

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30/05/2018

I Want My Country Back — A Return to American Apartheid?

Human Wrongs Watch

By Martha R. Bireda*

30 May 2018 (Wall Street International)* — When Americans who shout, “I want my country back,” to what country and what era are they referring? If they mean the United States of 50 years ago, they wish a return to American Apartheid, the Jim Crow Era.

 

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Separate spaces designated by race | Photo from Wall Street International.
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