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PUTRID JOHAN BÄCKMAN BEHIND BOGUS IMMONEN STORY IN EU REPORTER…….

I should have know that Bäckman was behind the story in the EU Reporter that was eventually shelved by the editor and an apology issued to Immonen himself.

But of course the bigger question remains, when will the Finnish political, media and academy offer it’s apologies to Olli Immonen for twisting his words (written in English) into Finnish. For accusing him of using ”military” terminology in a political speech that the Finnish Left (and regular fare in US political rhetoric) uses regularly and with impunity?

Johan Bäckman is a Russophile Finnish docent who has made it his mission to smear Finland in the international media, especially in the Russian media, in much the same way as anti-Israel Jews try to do the same to the Jewish state any which way they can. That is how to understand Johan Bäckman. In my opinion, he’s a complete nut.

Johan Bäckman.  Photo: Lehtikuva / Jussi Nukari

Docent Bäckman writing Immosesta confused Brussels

Dozens of articles were published in Brussels about ​​Olli Immonen  titled: “Finnish politician proposes to repeat Breivik’s terrorist attacks.” The author is revealed to be Adjunct Professor Johan Bäckman.

The text which was translated into Finnish states as follows: “The Finnish right-wing extremist MP Olli Immonen of the nationalist True Finns party, recently proposed violent attacks against the multicultural community and to build a ”new real Finnish nation,” He dated the Facebook notification on the anniversary of Breivik’s terrorist attack. Immonen also appeared in the public eye as a complete Breivik.. fax, notification caused a huge scandal -. a protest of tens of thousands of people will be held today in Helsinki. Immonen’s provocation could lead to the breakup of The Finns Party or their transition to the opposition”.

The writing was published at the EU Reporter , Brussels, a site specializing in EU affairs.

Several people in Finland got a hold of the editor and told us that the writing does not correspond to reality.

The writing had arrived under a name The sender was Johan Bäckman, RISI (the Russian Strategic Research Institute).

Associate Professor Johan Bäckman’s Russian Comments has attracted attention to the  Helsinki-based social scientist.

Bäckman’s info had passed to the EU Reporter publisher-supplier via web editor Colin Stevens, James Drew, which transferred to the news network where it was translated into dozens of European languages.

After that from comments in Finland  Drew began to find out the details of the writing.

– Reader feedback will not always be able to counted on and Bäckman gave insurances of the story’s accuracy. First, we added the name of the author, Bäckman, to the story, in the end, we removed the whole thing when Immonen FB-writing details arrived to us, told Drew.

The story had time to be the EU Reporter’s top stories for a couple of days.

– I am very sorry that this writing we went straight through. Now in its place is an apology. I apologize to Olli Immonen and also to all of the Finns, said James Drew.

TS Timo Olavi JALKANEN

FINNISH STATE BROADCASTER YLE’S LEFTIST ECHO CHAMBER: ”MULTICULTURALISM NOT AN IDEOLOGY, IT’S A FACT”……..

If there is any reason given to end publicly funded state TV, at least the news media portion of the enterprise, this is it.

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Yes ladies and gentlemen, not only do they (the iron triangle of the status quo political elite, media and academy) promote these ideologically driven policies, but they then deny that they are not the product of an ideology at all, ”it’s a fact”, and smear those who call it out for what it is.

What an idiotic statement, multiculturalism isn’t ideology based, it’s just a fact”. When I moved here from the U.S. 28 years ago, multiculturalism was not even in the public lexicon, it only came into use a mere 10 or so years ago. What this academic is describing now, and attaching ”multiculturalism to it, is just plain ”melting pot” immigration policy that mirrors that of the US.

These academics and state bureaucrats, along with the media and hack politicians are the worst of the worst, they are both ignoramuses and devious at the same time, and foist their bubble-like echo chamber bull crap on the rest of society.

Researcher: Populists use misleading immigration language to their advantage

In her study of incidents of racism, sociologist Anna Rastas has has come across multiple examples of purposely confusing terms associated with immigration in order to drive political and social agendas. Politicians in particular are guilty of utilizing racist sentiment to gain power, she says. Finland’s Non-Discrimination Ombudsman Kirsi Pimiä agrees.

Anna Rastas ja Kirsi Pimiä.
Sociologist and author Anna Rastas and Non-Discrimation Ombudsman Kirsi Pimiä. Image: Yle

The topics of multiculturism and what it means to be Finnish have been discussed widely in Finland of late, after a Facebook comment from a sitting parliamentarian that was widely interpreted to be racist. Finland’s Non-Discrimination Ombudsman Kirsi Pimiä and sociologist and writer Anna Rastas appeared on television Thursday to offer their take on the issue.

“Multiculturalism is not an ideology, it is a fact,” say Kirsi Pimiä, Finland’s first-ever Non-Discrimination Ombudsman.

[TT: BULLCRAP, it’s the product of statist run government ideologically supportive of group rights and identity politics at the expense of the individual. Full stop. That’s ideology driven, utopian, meaning, not based upon human experience, reason and rational thinking.]

Finland approved a new Non-Discrimination Act in 2014, which entered into force at the start of this year. One result of the reform was that the Ombudsman for Minorities was replaced by a Non-Discrimination Ombudsman, who is empowered to consider a broader range of discrimination issues and advance equality in Finland.

“Most of us understand the concept of multiculturalism to mean that we possess a wide range of cultures and languages and colours. This has always been the case in Finland,” she says.

[TT: Here she describes what existed before cultural marxist thinking came into play, before entering the statist driven EU. Pimiä is the one who doesn’t understand what she’s talking about. Again, what existed before Finland got really involved with the EU (radically influenced by it)was the melting pot, after getting entangled in that tar baby, we’re now dealing with it’s multicultural ideology that has come here to roost. What an idiot.]

The interviewees say that behind the misunderstanding is a mixing up of terms and concepts – on purpose.

“Many Finns Party representatives talk about the ideology or politics of multiculturalism,” says Rastas, a sociologist and non-fiction author. “But multicultural politics only exists if that is what an issue is named. Tax money being used to fund activities for minorities could be called multicultural politics.”

[TT: The art of playing semantics. They themselves, due to ideological reasons, are playing fast and loose with terms, shifting them this way and that to confuse the listener. It’s typical leftist schadenfreude to sit there and pontificate knowing full well that you have the full weight of the state behind you, that your full of crap, and that many people are going to be hurt by all these destructive policies.]

More here.

CLAIM: REFUGEES FROM SYRIA WANT TO LEAVE GERMANY BECAUSE ANTI-MUSLIM SENTIMENT IS SO TERRIBLE…….

If they’re using Mom&Pop rallies by patriotic citizens refusing sharia/islamization and destructive multiculturalism, well then, judge the rest of the story under that rubric.

Refugees from war-torn Syria claim racism in Germany is so extreme they want to GO HOME as growing unrest and anti-Muslim feeling sees attacks on foreigners soar

Refugees line up to apply for asylum in front of the reception center for refugees in Berlin, Germany

Refugees line up to apply for asylum in front of the reception center for refugees in Berlin, Germany

  • Germany has been gripped by a spate of anti-Muslim rallies and violence
  • Nation has seen record numbers of asylum seekers this year fleeing Syria
  • One refugee said racist attacks left him so scared he plans to return home

Refugees from war-torn Syria claim racism in Germany has become so extreme they want to go home as a growing anti-Muslim movement sees soaring attacks on foreigners.

The nation has been gripped by a spate of anti-foreigners rallies, violence and arson attacks against refugee homes or would-be shelters as hundreds of thousands seek refuge in the country.

This year has already seen about 200 arson and other attacks against refugee housing while support for anti-Muslim movement, Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West (PEGIDA), has been growing.

A mother with two children walk inside a temporary tent camp  in Dresden, Germany where there were protests by right-wing supporters that resulted in scuffles with both refugee-supporters and police

A mother with two children walk inside a temporary tent camp  in Dresden, Germany where there were protests by right-wing supporters that resulted in scuffles with both refugee-supporters and police

Two children sleep on the ground near their belongings in front of the reception center for refugees in Berlin, Germany as officials estimate half a million migrants will seek asylum this year

Two children sleep on the ground near their belongings in front of the reception center for refugees in Berlin, Germany as officials estimate half a million migrants will seek asylum this year

Support for anti-Muslim movement, Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West (PEGIDA), has been growing.

Support for anti-Muslim movement, Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West (PEGIDA), has been growing.

The growing tensions between citizens and refugees mean some asylum seekers are so scared of attacks they are considering going home.

Taher arrived in Germany a month ago, risking his life to fleeing the atrocities of war-torn Syria and making the long, difficult journey across the Mediterranean.

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IRAQI PM SAYS COUNTRY SHOULD ESTABLISH TIES WITH ISRAEL, ”SHARES JOINT INTERESTS”…….

Like defeating the Islamonazis throughout their region.

islamonazis in syria with koran and fascist salute 30.9.2013

Iraqi MP: ‘Iraq should establish ties with Israel, we share interests’

Mithal al-Alusi

Iraqi MP Mithal al-Alusi. (photo credit:REUTERS)

In an interview with Kuwait’s daily newspaper al-Rai from earlier this month, Iraqi MP and leader of the Ummah Party, Mithal al-Alusi, called on Iraq to establish ties with Israel and expressed hope to see an Iraqi embassy in Israel at some point in the near future.

The outspoken al-Alusi, who has previously visited Israel a number of times, referred to diplomatic relations with Israel as “our [Iraqi] interest,” and added that he does not want Baghdad’s interests to be solely to “Abu Mazen,” the name by which Mahmoud Abbas is commonly referred to in the Arab World.

Besides normalizing relations with Israel, the interview touched on several other subjects, including the fight against the Islamic State.

“ISIS is the disease of this generation, and could continue [to exist] for another 100 years,” al-Alusi said, going on to claim that the Arab world must change its “internal mentality – the mentality of vengeance and nullification of the other [that] created ISIS.”

Asked about who created the Islamic State, al-Alusi rebuffed wide-spread conspiracy theories linking the extremist groups to non-Arab, non-Islamic actors.

“It is our creation, not a Western or European or Crusader or Jewish or Israeli creation. It is a creation of the Arabs and Muslims, because we have failed to protect our society and have allowed these extremist views –to exist.”

Al-Alusi also lamented his own country’s weakness not just in the face of the Islamic State but also in light of Iran’s expanding influence in the region.

More here.

TIME FOR THE NETHERLANDS TO APOLOGIZE FOR MISTREATMENT OF JEWS IN WW II…….

Present day Jew hatred in The Netherlands mirrors that of the 30’s in Germany.

And once they get done with apologizing for past offenses, then they can apologize for flooding of their country with more Jew haters (Islamic immigrants), proving that they were never really serious about addressing the Jew hatred that led to their “contributions” during the German occupation, nor about combating it afterwards in post war Europe.

It’s Time for the Netherlands to Apologize

The government has yet to officially acknowledge its mistreatment of Jews in World War II.

More here.

ISLAMONAZI TERRORISTS AWARDED MONEY FOR BEING SEGREGATED IN PRISON FOR TRYING TO RADICALIZE (CONVERT TO ISLAM 101) OTHERS……

We have me the enemy and it’s us.

One murdered a cop, the other a liquid bomb plotter.

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Terrorists who were segregated for religious bullying win five-year fight over solitary confinement – and taxpayers pick up the £500,000 bill

  • Algerian who murdered policeman was kept away from others in 2010
  • Terrorist who plotted to blow up airliners was segregated at another prison
  • They claimed their treatment was unlawful, but lost initial court bid
  • Supreme Court ruled it illegal to keep them alone for more than 72 hours

Taxpayers face a bill of more than £500,000 after two terrorists won a state-funded challenge over being held in solitary confinement.

Police murderer Kamel Bourgass, 41, and liquid bomb plotter Tanvir Hussain, 34 – both linked to Al Qaeda – were segregated ‘unlawfully’ in jail, a court ruled.

In a highly controversial decision, Supreme Court judges declared that holding the men under such conditions for an extended period of time breached prison rules.

Kamel Bourgass has won a Supreme Court case after claiming that their segregation in prison was unlawful
'Liquid bomber' Tanvir Hussain has won a Supreme Court case after claiming that their segregation in prison was unlawful

Kamel Bourgass (left), who killed a policeman, and ‘liquid bomber’ Tanvir Hussain (right) have won a Supreme Court case after claiming that their segregation in prison was unlawful

Government lawyers argued that Bourgass and Hussain had been segregated ‘for good order’ after it emerged they had bullied fellow inmates in a bid to radicalise them.

Hussain was accused of preaching through his cell window ‘in a determined attempt to convert non-Muslim prisoners to his own interpretation of Islamic ideals’.

But the pair were granted legal aid once the case was referred to the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Justice confirmed. The total cost to the public – including legal aid and the bill for defending the action – is expected to be hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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ISRAELI PM: WE WEREN’T PARTNERS AT THE IRANIAN DEAL TABLE, BUT THE MEAL…….

Exactly that.

Cotton badgered Kerry as to why the contents of the side agreements cannot be made known to the American people, despite the Iranians knowing the content of the agreements. Cotton wanted Kerry to answer why this agreement was classified and kept from the American public.

Kerry’s response was, “because we respect the process of the IAEA and we don’t have their authorization to reveal what is a confidential agreement.” Respect for another party can be admirable. However, according to Cotton: “But U.S. law requires any deal, between  any party, not just the United States, be submitted to Congress before the 60 day clock begins to tick.”

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Bibi on Iran Deal: ‘We Aren’t Partners at the Table, We Are a Meal on the Menu’ [VIDEO]

Kerry skips Israel on his Mideast trip, but is grilled for keeping secret side agreements between Iran and the IAEA from the American public.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. July 29, 2015.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. July 29, 2015.
Photo Credit: YouTube

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu learned that U.S. Secretary of State will be making a trip to the Middle East to sell the Iran deal, but is skipping Israel.

Kerry will be visiting Egypt and Qatar and other Gulf State representatives, but won’t stop in the Jewish State, which until recently was considered America’s closest ally in the Middle East.

The Prime Minister’s response to the snub was, “Really, Kerry has no reason to come here.”

Expanding upon that response, Netanyahu said of the Iran deal, “This deal has nothing to do with us. We are not influenced by this deal at all. We aren’t partners at the table, we are a meal on the menu.”

These comments were made to reporters on Tuesday, July 28, during a return flight to Israel from Cyprus, as reported by Israel Hayom.

It isn’t only America’s erstwhile BFF Israel that is expressing dismay at the nuclear deal concluded by the U.S., along with its other P5+1 partners, and Iran. Appearing before the House Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, Kerry and other deal cheerleaders were grilled on the likelihood of Iran honoring the commitments under the deal.

“Iran has cheated on every agreement they’ve signed,” Rep. Ed Royce (R), chairman of the committee said. Royc continued, asking whether Iran “has earned the right to be trusted.”

Kerry responded that “nothing in this deal is built on trust. Nothing.”

More here.

Listen to this jackass spin and twist to straight questioning.

WWWIII: ISLAMIC STATE WANTS TO PROVOKE U.S. INTO AN ALL OUT WAR BY ATTACKING INDIA…….

India is no punching bag as well.

If we were to fight this war as we did in WWII, there wouldn’t be one islamonazi carcass left upon another.

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Islamic State secretly planning to provoke ‘end of the world’ by attacking India to try and entice USA into all-out war, document reveals

Recruiting: A document found in Pakistan and understood to be written by ISIS militants has revealed the terrorists group's plans to entice the U.S. into battle by targeting diplomats and launching attacks on India

Recruiting: A document found in Pakistan and understood to be written by ISIS militants has revealed the terrorists group’s plans to entice the U.S. into battle by targeting diplomats and launching attacks on India

  • Urdu document passed to U.S. media by Pakistani with links to the Taliban 
  • Preparations underway to attack India as a way of enticing U.S. into battle 
  • Urges Taliban factions to join with ISIS in bid to form a worldwide caliphate
  • Worldwide caliphate will ‘behead every person that rebels against Allah’ 
  • U.S. intelligence officials say they believe the document is authentic

A recruitment document understood to be written by ISIS militants (TT: islamonazis) has revealed the terrorist group’s plans for all-out war to bring about ‘the end of the world’.

The Urdu document, passed to the American Media Institute by a Pakistani citizen connected to the Taliban, reveals the scale of the ambition of ISIS, including targeting India to provoke the U.S. to intervene.

It details how they are urging the units of the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban into one army with ISIS, and asking al-Qaeda to join ISIS to forge a caliphate.

Brutal: The document proclaims the caliphate will 'survive and prosper until it takes over the entire world and beheads every last person that rebels against Allah (pictured: Egyptian Christians held captive by ISIS)

Brutal: The document proclaims the caliphate will ‘survive and prosper until it takes over the entire world and beheads every last person that rebels against Allah (pictured: Egyptian Christians held captive by ISIS)

‘Accept the fact that this caliphate will survive and prosper until it takes over the entire world and beheads every last person that rebels against Allah,’ the document, seen by USA Today, reads.

Preparations for an attack on India are underway, it adds, which ISIS leaders hope will end with a war with the U.S.

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U.S. ”CONCERNED OVER INTENTIONS OF JEWS BUILDING HOMES INSIDE ANCIENT JEWISH HOMELAND OF JUDEA…….

Obama concerned by Israel’s new call for more housing in Beit El J’lem, Iranian calls for death to the Jews and to the US, not so much.

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US ‘deeply concerned’ about approval of new settlement homes

State Department urges Jerusalem ‘to refrain from unhelpful actions’ after Netanyahu green-lights 300 units in Beit El, Jerusalem

BY DANIEL BERNSTEIN AND AFP July 30, 2015, 7:40 am

A tractor grabs an Israel flag as it tears down homes in the Beit El settlement July 29, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

A tractor grabs an Israel flag as it tears down homes in the Beit El settlement July 29, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)A tractor grabs an Israel flag as it tears down homes in the Beit El settlement July 29, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

The United States denounced the Israeli government for green-lighting construction projects in the West Bank settlement of Beit El and Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem, joining counterparts in the European Union and United Nations.

“We are deeply concerned about the Israeli government’s announcement today of the advancement of nearly 300 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, as well as hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem,” read a statement from the State Department released late Wednesday evening.

The US “continues to view settlements as illegitimate and we strongly oppose steps to advance construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem,” it said, urging the government “to refrain from unhelpful actions that undercut the possibility of a two-state solution.”

Netanyahu approved Wednesday the “immediate” construction of 300 settler homes in the West Bank after his government came under pressure from right-wing Jewish groups as two buildings in the Beit El settlement were razed.

“After consultations in the Prime Minister’s Office, the immediate construction of 300 homes in Beit El has been authorized,” Netanyahu’s office said Wednesday, adding that planning for another 504 homes in East Jerusalem had also been approved.

More here. H/T: Ilya

FINNISH STATE PROPAGANDA OUTLET YLE: FINLAND WON’T SURVIVE WITHOUT MORE LABOR…….

This UN hack former Finnish president (socialist) talks as if Finnish women have their uteruses automatically removed after the 1st or 2nd child.

Why is it that our political elite never, ever dare mention to society the need to procreate? I’ll tell you why, out of political expediency and hardened ideology. In order to have a welfare state, everyone (both parents) has to be at work in order to pay for all the utopian social services being offered willy nilly, and of course, since it’s utopian, it can never work.

Add to that the radical feminist input, the attack on the traditional family unit, and government (now become cultural) insistence on everyone working for the state (gee, you get to keep some of your wealth according to how some bureaucrat and temporary politician sees fit) and there you have it, we supposedly don’t have enough Finns to cover the economy. Never mind the fact that all of this socialist planning has created a systemic unemployed class, with the current unemployment figures hovering over 10% (we all know its much higher).

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Ahtisaari: “Finland won’t survive without foreign labour”

The Nobel laureate and peace negotiator says he is worried about how Finland’s reputation is being hurt by calls to block immigration.

Martti Ahtisaari

Former President Martti Ahtisaari attended a golf competition bearing his name in the northern city of Oulu on 29 July. Image: Yle

Former President Martti Ahtisaari has spoken out strongly in favour of a multicultural Finland.

On a visit to Oulu on Wednesday, the Nobel Peace Prize-winner told Yle that he has been saddened by the domestic debate over immigration, noting that it has harmed Finland’s international reputation.

“I have monitored the debate over immigration with considerable sorrow. Throughout my life, I have always seen myself as a Finn, a Nordic, a European and a world citizen,” he said.

Ahtisaari pointed to calculations that the ageing of Finland’s population will require more workers from abroad.

“People here are getting older. I’m part of that group, too. Unless we want to keep working longer, we won’t survive without foreign labour,” said the 78-year-old former UN envoy. In 2008 Ahtisaari was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his decisive role in mediating peace in places such as Aceh, Namibia, Northern Ireland and the Balkans.

Nordic democracy must be accepted

Ahtisaari expressed concern over how Finland’s reputation internationally is being affected by statements denouncing multiculturalism. The ex-president stressed his faith in an open, international Finland.

“Of course it has an impact, as there have been similar phenomena in various parts of Europe. But it must also be a given that everyone who comes to Finland must accept our Nordic democracy,” he added.

Ahtisaari said he still considers Finland to be an open nation despite the furore in recent days. It followed a social media posting by far-right Finns Party MP Olli Immonen last weekend, who aggressively called for a “fight” against “enemies” who back multiculturalism in Finland.

“We’re clearly on the plus side,” he told Yle. “Each of us has a responsibility to say what kind of country we want to live in. That should not be very difficult.”

On Tuesday evening, more than 15,000 people gathered in Helsinki calling for an open, multicultural Finland. Demonstrations were organised throughout the country, triggered by Immonen’s comments. Representatives of all parties in Parliament – including the Finns Party – spoke at the Helsinki event.

Sources Yle

NOTE: No mention of the Finns Party spokesman being booed off the stage, something that the organizers of the event promised to prevent.

UK: DEMANDS FOR THE ARMY TO MAN THE BORDER AFTER 3RD NIGHT OF ILLEGALS STORMING THE FENCES IN CHANNEL TUNNEL ENTRANCE…….

This has gone on long enough.

Britain’s borders trampled underfoot: Calls to send in the Army as hundreds of migrants storm fences around Calais Channel Tunnel entrance for THIRD night running – desperate to clamber on trains bound for Kent, whatever the cost

As David Cameron preaches about slave labour, migrants besiege Channel Tunnel

Hundreds of migrants laid siege to the Channel Tunnel for the third night running last night, as they stormed fences (pictured) and desperately tried to clamber on trains bound for Kent. Senior MPs, backed by hauliers, said the British Army should be sent in to restore order because the French authorities had ‘lost control’ as the Calais illegal immigrant crisis escalated dramatically.

It comes as one migrant – a Sudanese man in his 20s or early 30s – slipped as he tried to get underneath a train inside the high-security zone surrounding the undersea link in the early hours of yesterday morning when 1,500 attempted to get across. On Monday night, more than 2,000 illegal immigrants tried to break through the Tunnel entrance, prompting an urgent security review which saw more than 120 police officers drafted in to secure the terminals. More here.

JUST A THOUGHT ON MULTICULTURALISM IN LIGHT OF RECENT HAPPENINGS IN FINLAND (ANTI-IMMONEN DEMONIZATION)…….

It’s my opinion that the ideology of ”multiculturalism” is a product of an anti-enlightenment, post -modern ideological thinking, which in the end, (regardless of intentions) re-tribalizes (balkanization of) society, and therefore a de facto rejection of the nation state. Such an ideology can only exist and thrive within a society given over to statism, which is a rejection of the enlightenment, and of the individual and individual rights, for group rights and identity politics. That’s the dilemma for people pursuing so called ”equality” of outcome.

This is exactly what I’ve been saying about identity politics (a.k.a. ”group rights”), the state wittingly or unwittingly, carves up society (in the name of diversity) and pits these competing groups against each other for services.

The city council had hoped to draw minorities into the democratic process, but the groups struggled to define their individual and collective mandates. Some of them, such as the African and Caribbean People’s Movement, represented an ethnic group, whereas others, such as the Council of Black-Led Churches, were also religious. Diversity among the groups was matched by diversity within them; not all the people supposedly represented by the Bangladeshi Islamic Projects Consultative Committee, for example, were equally devout. Yet the city council’s plan effectively assigned every member of a minority to a discrete community, defined each group’s needs as a whole, and set the various organizations in competition with one another for city resources. And anyone who fell outside these defined communities was effectively excluded from the multicultural process altogether.

NOTE: This could not happen within a society that’s based solely upon safeguarding of the individual and on individual rights.

The failure of multiculturalism

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The immigrants brought with them traditions and mores from their homelands, of which they were often very proud. But they were rarely preoccupied with preserving their cultural differences, nor did they generally consider culture to be a political issue. What troubled them was not a desire to be treated differently but the fact that they were treated differently. Racism and inequality, not religion and ethnicity, constituted their key concerns. In the following decades, a new generation of black and Asian activists, forming groups such as the Asian Youth Movements and the Race Today Collective, acted on those grievances, organizing strikes and protests challenging workplace discrimination, deportations, and police brutality. These efforts came to explosive climax in a series of riots that tore through the United Kingdom’s inner cities in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

At that point, British authorities recognized that unless minority communities were given a political stake in the system, tensions would continue to threaten urban stability. It was in this context that multicultural policies emerged. The state, at both the national and the local level, pioneered a new strategy of drawing black and Asian communities into the mainstream political process by designating specific organizations or community leaders to represent their interests. At its heart, the approach redefined the concepts of racism and equality. Racism now meant not simply the denial of equal rights but also the denial of the right to be different. And equality no longer entailed possessing rights that transcended race, ethnicity, culture, and faith; it meant asserting different rights because of them.

Consider the case of Birmingham, the United Kingdom’s second most populous city. In 1985, the city’s Handsworth area was engulfed by riots sparked by a simmering resentment of poverty, joblessness, and, in particular, police harassment. Two people died and dozens were injured in the violence. In the aftermath of the unrest, the city council attempted to engage minorities by creating nine so-called umbrella groups – organizations that were supposed to advocate for their members on matters of city policy. These committees decided on the needs of each community, how and to whom resources should be disbursed, and how political power should be distributed. They effectively became surrogate voices for ethnically defined fiefdoms.

The city council had hoped to draw minorities into the democratic process, but the groups struggled to define their individual and collective mandates. Some of them, such as the African and Caribbean People’s Movement, represented an ethnic group, whereas others, such as the Council of Black-Led Churches, were also religious. Diversity among the groups was matched by diversity within them; not all the people supposedly represented by the Bangladeshi Islamic Projects Consultative Committee, for example, were equally devout. Yet the city council’s plan effectively assigned every member of a minority to a discrete community, defined each group’s needs as a whole, and set the various organizations in competition with one another for city resources. And anyone who fell outside these defined communities was effectively excluded from the multicultural process altogether.

The problem with Birmingham’s policies, observed Joy Warmington, director of what was then the Birmingham Race Action Partnership (now brap), a charitable organization working to reduce inequality, in 2005, is that they ‘have tended to emphasize ethnicity as a key to entitlement. It’s become accepted as good practice to allocate resources on ethnic or faith lines. So rather than thinking of meeting people’s needs or about distributing resources equitably, organizations are forced to think about the distribution of ethnicity’ (personal interview for my book From Fatwa to Jihad). The consequences were catastrophic. In October 2005, two decades after the original Handsworth riots, violence broke out in the neighbouring area of Lozells. In 1985, Asian, black, and white demonstrators had taken to the streets together to protest poverty, unemployment, and police harassment. In 2005, the fighting was between blacks and Asians. The spark had been a rumour, never substantiated, that a group of Asian men had raped a Jamaican girl. The fighting lasted a full weekend.

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Why did two communities that had fought side by side in 1985 fight against each other in 2005? The answer lies largely in Birmingham’s multicultural policies. As one academic study of Birmingham’s policies observed, ‘The model of engagement through Umbrella Groups tended to result in competition between bme [black and minority ethnic] communities for resources. Rather than prioritizing needs and cross-community working, the different Umbrella Groups generally attempted to maximize their own interests.’

The council’s policies, in other words, not only bound people more closely to particular identities but also led them to fear and resent other groups as competitors for power and influence. An individual’s identity had to be affirmed as distinctive from the identities of those from other groups: being Bangladeshi in Birmingham also meant being not Irish, not Sikh, and not African Caribbean. The consequence was the creation of what the economist Amartya Sen has termed ‘plural monoculturalism’ – a policy driven by the myth that society is made up of distinct, uniform cultures that dance around one another. The result in Birmingham was to entrench divisions between black and Asian communities to such an extent that those divisions broke out into communal violence.

More here. H/T: Iivi

NOTE II: One point of criticism I have is the fact that, while I believe that the writer is being truthful about the Muslim dynamic in the piece, he doesn’t take into account outside Islamic movements/traditional islamic dynamic that drives greater separation and hegemony within european society. In other words, it’s a symbiotic relationship that’s well matched between the promoters of multicultural policies, and Islamic communities domestic and abroad.

PLANS FOR MEGA BEACHHEAD IN DUDLEY UK FALLING APART, MULSIMS CAN’T FIGURE OUT WHO’S IN CHARGE…….

Power struggles for control comes at a cost.

Lets hope that it continues.

MEGA MOSQUE PLANS IN DISARRAY AS MUSLIM ASSOCIATION CAN’T DECIDE WHO’S IN CHARGE

The self-styled community leaders behind a bid to build a mega mosque in Dudley in the United Kingdom have been revealed to be deeply divided and undecided in their approach to the situation, casting new doubts on the planning application.

The Dudley Muslim Association (DMA) – who behave as if the speak for each of Dudley’s many thousands of Muslims – apparently has several different people claiming to be their ‘company secretary’, with different factions within the organisation clearly divided over the out of court settlement that was supposed to secure the deal.

After a decade long legal battle, Dudley Council’s Labour cabinet looked set to accept a £325,000 out of court settlement to override the democratic process of the council and push ahead with construction.

But, in the final stages of the process, as the council quizzed the Muslim group’s leaders, and what ensued was quite bizarre.

Mr Mahmood Hussain claimed to be the DMA’s company secretary as he gave evidence to a council meeting on Monday, The Dudley News reports. He revealed that not all of the community had been consulted, and that he personally didn’t agree with the £325,000 deal, but maintained he wanted the mosque to go ahead.

More here.

SODA STREAM CEO: BDS IS IN THE BUSINESS OF MANIPULATION, VIOLENCE AND DESTRUCTION…….

BDS is in fact a Jew hating movement dressed in “civil rights” rhetoric which mirrors all the other Leftist fruitcake movements that are Orwellian in nature. We live in dangerous times.

There were attempts to force SodaStream to close its West Bank factory.

When it decided to move the production to an Israeli factory for business reasons unrelated to BDS, the BDS movement nonetheless continued to boycott SodaStream — proof positive that the complaints about a factory in the West Bank were just pretext.

The BDS movement in Finland last year was condemning Soda Stream as well, and when I mentioned that in doing so, they are driving a stake into the heart of the Oslo Accords which Soda Stream was fulfilling by making a join Israeli-”Palestinian” enterprise for joint cooperation in developing a positive co-existence. They really didn’t have too much to say about it after that.

Epic House Testimony – BDS in business of “Manipulation, Violence and Destruction”

Posted by    Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 4:00pm

SodaStream CEO: BDS is “an anti-Semitic Israel-hating organization that is using the Palestinians as a proxy”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSVBSJSMZzE

The Security Subcommittee of The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on July 28, 2015, on The Impact of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement.

According to the House Advisory, the purpose was

  •  To better understand the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement, and review the economic impact of the Movement on American and Israeli businesses. 
  • To review how the goals of BDS may or may not be affected by International Trade Law, U.S. federal law, and state law. 
  • To seek to establish the formal position of the Administration with regard to BDS.
  • To review potential actions by the Department of State to maintain free and open trade among the U.S., Europe, and Israel.

The Tower has a write up on the full scope of the hearing. In a later post we will focus on the testimony of Northwestern Univ. Law Professor Eugene Kontorovich, whose lecture on The Legal Case for Israel is a must watch.

Today we focus on the testimony of Daniel Birnbaum, CEO of SodaStream International.

We previously have featured the success story of SodaStream in hiring Palestinians and bringing Israeli Jews, Arabs and Palestinians together:

More here.

HEZNAZI KID-KILLER SAMIR KUNTAR KILLED IN ALLEGED IAF STRIKE IN SYRIA…….

Toasted.

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Hezbollah Child-Killer Samir Kuntar ‘Killed in Syria Airstrike’

Israel allegedly targeted child-murdering terrorist Samir Kuntar in Syrian strike.

By Matt Wanderman First Publish: 7/29/2015, 4:25 PM

Samir Kuntar greeted by Hezbollah, Syrian officials upon his release

Samir Kuntar greeted by Hezbollah, Syrian officials upon his release
Credit: Reuters

Reports are coming out that Israel targeted and killed the notorious child murderer Samir Kuntar today (Wednesday).

According to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Israel Air Force struck a vehicle carrying five fighters loyal to dictatorBashar al-Assad. Three of the passengers were from the Syrian People’sCommittees, while Kuntar and the fifth person belonged to Lebanese terror group Hezbollah.

Kuntar was born in Lebanon to a Druze family. In 1978 he and three other terrorists from the now-defunct Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) snuck into Israel by boat and attempted to kidnap the Haran family from their home in Nahariya. The wife managed to hide in a crawlspace with the two-year-old daughter, but the husband and four-year-old were taken.

Kuntar and his associates took their hostages to the nearby beach, where Israeli soldiers and police officers encountered them. According to the official account, Kuntar shot the father in the back, then beat the daughter to death.

Back at the house, the wife accidentally smothered the younger daughter to death while trying to prevent her from crying out and giving away their hiding spot.

At the time of the attack, current Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was in charge of the PLF.

Kuntar served 29 years in prison before being released in exchange for the bodies of Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev in 2008.

EU REPORTER PULLS BOGUS OLLI IMMONEN STORY AFTER BEING OUTED IN THE COMMENTS……..

It’s why Finns MP Olli Immonen (IMHO) chose to write his FB piece in English ”TO AVOID this kind of shabby reporting. To nip in the bud domestic hucksters sending out skewed ”press releases” to the non-Finnish speaking world.”

H/T: Vasara Hammer

The EU Reporter: 

euro reporter falls for phony press releases 29.7.2015

He dated his Facebook statement on the anniversary of Breivik’s terrorist attacks. Immonen also appeared in public as a perfect copy of Breivik. The statement caused a huge scandal – a demonstration of tens of thousands of people will be held in Helsinki today (28 July) against Immonen and True Finns. Immonen’s provocation may lead to the breakdown of the True Finns party or their demotion to opposition. EUReporter

It has now been removed from the website

The ace editor, James Drew ·Production Editor at EU Reporter in the comment section now unavailable:

If you have an excellent quality translation available to you, why not post it here, as I have done with the FT article, then everyone can make their minds up armed with all the facts?
You tried to link to the post, but didn’t, because it is “almost certainly taken down by now” and “not sure how much use it would be to you in Finnish”? It is still there and it was originally posted in English.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Olli-Immonen/334608399882600?fref=ts

Olli Immonen, Facebook
Juhani Huopainen ·

1) did not suggest violent attacks
2) not on anniversary
3) did not appear as a Breivik-copy – someone said he has beard and thus looks a bit like him
4) the demonstration was against racism, not against Immonen or the Finns-party.
5) party’s breakdown or opposition is pure speculation and a bit strong statement.
6) Opposing multiculturalism (no inclusion, instead assimilation) is in the party’s political program.
7) The FT did not write what James Drew implies.

8) James Drew’s complaints about “inappropriate and ill-founded” are inappropriate and ill-founded, given that his text is inappr
opriate and ill-founded. I assume it is his, as he comments it, although there’s no byline.

9) Immonen’s text is almost certainly not illegal, but it could be seen as politically incorrect and has a sad choice of words – fight, enemy and so-on are words that should not be used, if one means oppose, political opponents. My first reaction after seeing the text was “what the fuck Immonen”, and he blocked me on Facebook. He should have known better not to try write in a form that begs biased interpretations, because the world is full of jamesdrews.
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HOW EUROPEAN REALITY FOR JEWS HAS CHANGED: AN INTERVIEW WITH CNAAN LIPHSHIZ……..

I firmly believe that it’s not by accident that after Europe murdered over 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, they end up importing by tens of millions of highly antisemitic Muslims. The former’s latent Jew hatred is then complimented and supercharged by the latter’s, in an evil symbiotic relationship, that will eventually consume these very host societies and they don’t even see it coming.

NOTE: It’s also worth noting that Christian Jew hatred has been roundly condemned by the very same jackasses who then turn a blind eye to canonical based Islamic Jew hatred, some out of political expediency, others from being in complete agreement.

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HOW THE EUROPEAN REALITY FOR JEWS HAS TRANSFORMED

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Cnaan Liphshiz

Dr.Manfred GerstenfeldWhile covering Europe as a journalist over the past years, I have seen a recrudescence of anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism almost everywhere on the Western part of the continent. In such a brief interview, I can only mention a few examples to illustrate it.

In October 2012 I wrote about the synagogue in Marseille, France’s second largest city: ‘At a time when Jewish institutions across France resemble military fortresses for their security, entering the great synagogue and main Jewish center of this picturesque city on the Mediterranean coast is as easy as pushing open the front door.’

In Marseille, this is no longer the case. Jews fortify their institutions almost everywhere in Western Europe and an increasing number of them hide their identity. In January 2015, the Jewish schools of Marseille, which is home to France’s second-largest Jewish community, were put under permanent police protection provided by officers armed with machine guns.”

Cnaan Liphshiz is the European correspondent of the Jewish Telegraph Agency since 2012. He has previously worked for Haaretz, Maariv and The Jerusalem Post.

One response in Paris is rather unique, but it means little within the general European context. In 2013, some members of the Jewish Defense League (JDL) chased the Arabs they suspected of having perpetrated an attack a day earlier. The JDL also went into action when a Parisian synagogue was attacked during Israel’s Protective Edge campaign in the summer of 2014. They are on a collision course with the Jewish community which has always been opposed to taking the law in one’s own hands.

In the Paris suburb of Sarcelles during the summer of 2014, I stood in a cloud of tear gas with Jews who were defending their shul from a pogrom-like rabble. An Arab mob numbering two hundred, armed with sticks and stones, tried to attack the synagogue. They set garbage cans alight and shouted, ‘Slaughter the Jews.’ A police force prevented their attack. The hundred or so JDL supporters who were at the scene, armed with baseball bats and clubs, sang the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, in honor of the police. The Arabs were unable to reach the synagogue but managed to torch two cars and throw a firebomb at a smaller synagogue which was slightly damaged. Over the summer, nine French synagogues were attacked.

Around that time I reported from Paris that during an illegal demonstration, I had heard a young black man with a Parisian accent declare loudly to a dozen of his friends, ‘OK, guys. Let’s go hunt some Jews.’ One of his friends answered, ‘Let’s break their heads’, to which the man replied, ‘Catch them fast, kill them slow.’

One of the few other places where I found some members of a Jewish defense force, be it under very different circumstances, was the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. A small group of Jews were practicing self-defense in case of urban warfare. All of them had some form of Ukrainian or Israeli army background, but their skills were rusty.

My own environment has changed as well. My wife and I lived within a small gated Jewish enclave in the Schilderswijk, a neighborhood of The Hague. This is one of the most problematic neighborhoods in the Netherlands. There is high unemployment and in the summer of 2014, a number of Muslims marched there in support of the Islamic State. The problems go far beyond the fact that my wife cannot walk in public wearing a skirt.”

Liphshiz quotes from an interview he gave a Dutch news site at time. “I said during the interview that, although it is distressing to say so, I feel more at ease in some neighborhoods of Jerusalem, including the ones with Palestinian residents, than in the Netherlands. In Israel, there is much acceptance of minorities’ sensitivities. In Europe, minorities are often resented for those sensitivities.”

He adds that in The Hague “I went to have my phone repaired in a shop. When the Turkish owner heard that I was Israeli, he said, ‘Wait a moment. I’ll fetch my gun’. He laughed a bit to indicate that he was not serious. I asked him what he had against Israelis, or against Jews. The shop owner answered that he ‘simply’ hated Jews. In the summer of 2015, during the Ramadan holiday, there were riots after an Aruban national was strangled to death by the Dutch police during his arrest. The unfortunate event had nothing to do with Jews, and yet many protesters shouted anti-Semitic slogans.”

Liphshiz concludes: “In the past when I would mention to friends where I resided, I would always add that we never had any issues with our neighbors. I would also remark that I did not hide being a Jew. Nowadays that is no longer true. We have relocated, in part because of the rapid radicalization we experienced.”

ISLAM I01 IMAM COLLECTING CASH FOR NEW BEACHHEAD IN THE HAGUE…….

Basic Islam 101 = hate of everyone else.

This lover of mohamed needs 400 000 for a building to help incite his followers against the infidel.

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Hate-Imam Collects Money for New Mosque in The Hague

There are reports that Muslim institutions in the Hague are collecting money for a mosque to be led by the hate-Imam Fawaz Jneid. Through meetings conducted during the Ramadan holiday, supposedly €400,000 were collected. Until 2012, Fawaz preached in the As-Soenah mosque in the Hague, but the board stopped the collaboration as he conducted Muslim marriages without being preceded by civil marriages. This is illegal according to Dutch law, and Fawaz was found guilty of doing so. He also wished that movie maker Theo van Gogh get an incurable disease. Shortly afterward, Van Gogh was murdered by a Muslim.

FM: BNFTN via Omroepwest.nl