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PALESTINE REVOLUTION CONTINUES AGAINST OCCUPATION COLONIALISM While the corporate media focuses almost exclusively on street and military clashes the reality is that all of Palestinian society is involved in the 2000 uprising intifada against Israeli occupation This is not to say that the confrontations are not critical -- they are the front-line of this great struggle But what the IAC delegation in late October-early November saw very clearly was that every sector and age group of the Palestinian people are part of the new intifada joining in marches funerals self-defense medical aid and other organized efforts There everyone follows the events not only day-by-day but hour-by-hour if they can In fact what has erupted in the still-occupied West Bank and Gaza is a revolutionary situation Revolution is a word that is too-often loosely used But the struggle today inside the West Bank and Gaza has many of the characteristics of a revolutionary situation The old order has broken down The Israeli occupation authority can no longer rule in the way that it did before Sept 28 because the Palestinian masses will no longer accept the intolerable conditions of life imposed upon them The anger of the people fueled by the decades of brutality humiliation and deprivation that has come with the occupation is universal Seven years of unfulfilled peace process promises has deepened the unanimous sense of outrage Whole families go to observe and support the clashes on the outskirts of the Palestinian-controlled cities There is dual power in the West Bank and Gaza two centers of contending authority One is the Israeli army and its paramilitary death squads the settlers The Israeli authority over the Palestinian people to the degree that it continues to exist is based on terrorist coercion and that alone It has responded with unprecedented violence and firepower to the new intifada now routinely using helicopter gunships and tanks against the civilian population Counterposed to
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