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United Nations Conference Against Racism in Geneva

And I Thought Having a Black President Would Help

Elicia Berger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elicia Berger

Walking around Upper Manhattan, I hear a man's voice shout, "Tingy wei wei! Me want to drink tea!" I am stunned into silence, and keep walking. It is only a half a block later when I can even think. "Seriously?!"

Durban the Sequel: Send Out the Clowns

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

In the eight years since the Durban I debacle, the producers of this global sham hadn't come up with anything more original than to blame Israel for the world's racist problems.

Durban II Was Almost Funny

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Serious defense of Israel shone alongside clever and zany protest at the United Nations Conference Against Racism in Geneva, Switzerland earlier this week.

There Are No Direct Flights from Tel Aviv to Tehran

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

I leave Geneva disappointed and sad. Disappointed at the amazing success and desire, evidently, of the Iranians to add value to their ever growing bad rap.

Why We Remember

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

I call for another Conference, truly antiracist, truly faithful to the ideals of the United Nations. Let's forget about Durban II. Let's prepare for Geneva III.

Good Call on Durban II, Mr. President

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

In boycotting the second United Nations Conference Against Racism, President Barack Obama has shown leadership in opposing anti-Semitism.

The United Nations as Theater

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Blankenship

Ahmadinejad's grandstanding in Geneva, and the immediate protests it caused, can be observed through many lenses, but they also can be understood as acts of theater.

Durban II: Stop Reading Between the Lines

Marc R. Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marc R. Stanley

Right wing groups, like the RJC, should be commending President Obama for his policy on Durban, not waging misleading attacks.

Obama's Durban II Critics: Nattering Nabobs of Negativism

Ira Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Forman

Many of these new nattering nabobs are made up of those Jewish critics of the president who are intent on proving his bad intentions toward Israel no matter what the facts show.