Fig. 1. The spectre of Death, in the form of a large skeleton, rises with the smoke and flames of the burning Asch Building during the Triangle fire, as people jump and fall to their death. Artist unknown, from International Ladies Garment Workers Union Photographs (1885-1985) at The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.0.
Te-Ping Chen and Vanessa Fuhrmans, “The ‘Hot’ Labor Market Isn’t Helping a Certain Group of Jobseekers,” Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/lifestyle/careers/if-the-job-market-is-so-great-why-do-i-feel-so-stuck-391bdf11
Fig. 1. The ruins of a terminal at the Gaza airport. Image by Said Khatib (Agence France-Presse) on September 9, 2018, via the Times of Israel, fair use.
I guess it’s time for Zionists to get their rocks off proving how tough they are against Palestinians, who are still, somehow, supposed to be happy about the daily humiliations they endure at the hands of their occupiers and about repeatedly being driven from their homes, yet again. There’s nothing new here. Nothing.
Brian Murphy, Adam Taylor, Sammy Westfall, and Bryan Pietsch, “The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A chronology,” Washington Post, October 7, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/05/13/israel-palestinians-timeline-conflict/
Ishaan Tharoor, “Biden hoped for a quiet Middle East. So much for that,” Washington Post, October 8, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/10/08/israel-middle-east-war-biden-palestine-saudi-normalization/
Nabih Boulos and Laura King, “Israel calls for complete siege of Gaza as it masses troops at border,” Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2023, https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2023-10-09/israel-battles-hamas-infiltrators-masses-troops-gaza-border
- Agence France-Presse and Times of Israel, “20 years after its opening, destroyed Gaza airport embodies grounded peace hopes,” Times of Israel, September 12, 2018, https://www.timesofisrael.com/20-years-after-its-opening-destroyed-gaza-airport-embodies-grounded-peace-hopes/↩