Climate Genocide, 1.5C Exceedance, Gaza Genocide & Global Inaction: West Censorship & Boiling Frog

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As reported by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 1.45C of warming occurred in 2023 due to greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and El Nino. The Paris Agreement’s  ideal target of no more than 1.5C will be exceeded in 2024.  The catastrophic plus 2C will be exceeded before 2050. Yet atmospheric GHG levels remorselessly increase, Palestinian deaths in the Gaza Genocide now exceed 40,000 while the World watches due to censorship and boiling frog ignoring.

Humanity is existentially threatened by nuclear weapons (a post-nuclear exchange Nuclear Winter would decimate Humanity and the Biosphere) [1] and climate change  (in the absence of requisite action to stop global warming as many as 10 billion people are expected to die this century in a worsening Climate Genocide en route to a sustainable population in 2100 of only about 1 billion [2, 3]. Eminent theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking: “We see great evil if governments and societies do not take action now to render nuclear weapons obsolete and the prevent further climate change” [4].

However  the nuclear threat remains and is worsened by the Ukraine-Russia War that could conceivably transmute to a nuclear armed NATO versus nuclear-armed Russia conflict. Atmospheric GHGs are at a record  maximum and increasing at a record rate. Presently 7.4 million people die annually from deprivation [5] and in Jewish Israeli-occupied Gaza the killing continues  with over 40,000 Palestinians killed so far, 15,000 being children, while the World looks on. This horrible carnage and unconscionable inaction by the World evidently arises from (a) Mainstream censorship  in the interests of the Western One Percenter Establishments and (b) the human equivalent of the boiling frog syndrome (the frog in water tolerates a slowly increasing temperature but would leap out immediately if thrown into boiling water).

The current situation of horrific mass mortality in these areas is succinctly set out below together with the Solutions that can and must be immediately applied.

(A). Global avoidable mass mortality from deprivation and worsening  Climate Genocide.

Problem. As estimated from UN Population Division demographic data, in 2020 alone 7.4 million people (5.3 million of them under-5 infants) died avoidably from deprivation, this being  a shocking indictment of the rich and greedy Global North but nevertheless a big improvement on 2003 in which 16.0 million fellow human beings (10.6 million of them under-5 infants) died avoidably from deprivation on Spaceship Earth with the First World in charge of the flight deck [5]. My exhaustive and country-by-country-based estimate is in accordance with that of UNICEF (2024): “The number of children who died before their fifth birthday has reached a historic low, dropping to 4.9 million in 2022” [6].  However this welcome decrease in global avoidable mass mortality from deprivation may just represent a brief minimum before an unaddressed and  worsening Climate Genocide involving average annual avoidable deaths of 100 million this century.

Solutions. (a). A major Solution to this unfolding but presently largely ignored disaster would involve a rapid shift from mercilessly greedy Neoliberalism (that maximizes the private profit of the smart and advantaged with an asserted “trickle down” to the poor that has in reality become a “trickle up” from the poor to the rich) to Social Humanism (socialism, eco-socialism, human rights-cognizant communism, the welfare state, Universal Basic Income)  that seeks to sustainably maximize a flourishing and dignified happiness for all via culturally-cognizant and continually evolving  intra-national and international social contracts. For the detailed and documented case for Social Humanism cogently argued by Melbourne philosopher Professor  Brian Ellis and some reviews of his humane thesis see [7-13].

(b). Poverty kills and presently about 50% of the world’s wealth is owned by the top richest 1% of the population, whereas only about 1% is owned by the bottom 50% [14]. Thomas Piketty has described how wealth inequity  is bad for the economy (the poor cannot buy the goods and services they produce) and bad for democracy (Big Money buys public perception of reality and votes).  Piketty advocates annual wealth taxes, noting that the Muslim world has had a 2.5% annual wealth tax or zakat for 1,400 years [15-20]. The core ethos of Humanity is Kindness and Truth but  human greed and consequent disproportionate  wealth and influence will still constitute an inevitable weakness of Social Humanism, whether  Socialism or Swedish-style welfare state, in which a Democracy based on “civilized capitalism” may inevitably transmute to Corporatocracy and Lobbyocracy [7]. Naïve you may well say, but moral education is the solution. In the US corporatocracy the hugely wealthy now distort democracy to the extent that impoverished white workers in the US are now voting in their droves for a mendacious billionaire (Trump) with this  involving a massive wealth transfer from the poor to the super-rich. This presently dominant  neoliberal perversion is nevertheless  vulnerable to Humanity and Truth. Thus an urgently needed, humane and Third Party-based   majority return to the  2 fundamental human values of (1) “love thy neighbour as thyself” and (2) “zero tolerance for lying” would really enable flourishing and dignified humanity throughout the world. In 2014 I estimated that an annual global wealth tax of 4% to alleviate deadly poverty could give all countries  an annual per capita GDP equivalent to that of China and Cuba, progressive countries for which avoidable mortality from deprivation is about zero (0) [21].  

(B). Recent World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Columbia reports and exceedance of a catastrophic plus 2C in coming decades.

Problem. In mid-2023  the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) predicted that global warming would very soon temporarily reach the aimed-for Paris Agreement limit of 1.5C in concert with an El Nino event [22, 23]. In 2023 this happened and the WMO’s “State of Global Climate 2023” report (2024) confirms 2023 as hottest year on record (+1.45C) with records broken for ocean heat, sea level rise, Antarctic sea ice loss and glacier retreat. This warming is already having a huge socio-economic impact [24].

On 4 July 2023 the WMO had reported: “The onset of El Niño will greatly increase the likelihood of breaking temperature records and triggering more extreme heat in many parts of the world and in the ocean… The WMO report in May, led by the UK’s Met Office with partners around the world, also said there is a 66% likelihood that the annual average near-surface global temperature between 2023 and 2027 will temporarily be more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels for at least one year” [21]. However in March 2024 the WMO released its detailed analysis entitled “State of the Global Climate 2023”reporting that 1.45°Celsius (1.45C) above the pre-industrial baseline (i.e.  about 1.5C) had been reached in 2023 [22].

The dire WMO report Summary (my numbering inserted for clarity):

“(1). 2023 was the warmest year on record at 1.45 ± 0.12 °C above the pre-industrial average.

(2). Concentrations of the three main greenhouse gases – carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide – reached record high observed levels.

(3). Ocean heat content reached its highest level in the 65-year observational record.

(4). Global mean sea level reached a record high. The rate of sea level rise in the past ten years (2014–2023) has more than doubled since the first decade of the satellite record (1993–2002).

(5). Antarctic sea-ice extent reached an absolute record low in February. The annual maximum extent was around 1 million km2 below the previous record low maximum.

(6). Preliminary data from the global set of reference glaciers for the hydrological year 2022-2023 show they experienced the largest loss of ice on record (1950–2023), driven by extremely negative mass balance in both western North America and Europe.

(7). Glaciers in Switzerland lost around 10% of their remaining volume in the past two years.

(8). Extreme weather continued to lead to severe socio-economic impacts. Extreme heat affected many parts of the world. Wildfires in Hawaii, Canada and Europe led to loss of life, the destruction of homes and large-scale air pollution. Flooding associated with extreme rainfall from Mediterranean Cyclone Daniel affected Greece, Bulgaria, Türkiye, and Libya with particularly heavy loss of life in Libya.

(9). Food security, population displacement and impacts on vulnerable populations continue to be of mounting concern in 2023, with weather and climate hazards exacerbating the situation in many parts of the world” [24].

The WMO expects the warming to decline to about 1.4C during the following (cooling) La Nina  event [24]. However Professor James Hansen and colleagues (Columbia University) (2024): “We expect record monthly temperatures to continue into mid-2024 due to the present large planetary energy imbalance, with the 12-month running-mean global temperature reaching +1.6-1.7°C relative to 1880-1920 and falling to only +1.4 ± 0.1°C during the following La Nina. Considering the large planetary energy imbalance, it will be clear that the world is passing through the 1.5°C ceiling, and is headed much higher, unless steps are taken to affect Earth’s energy imbalance” [25].

Professor Hansen and colleagues in a key 2023 paper radically revised the upwards the equilibrium climate sensitivity to increased atmospheric CO2 and concluded: “However, decline of aerosol emissions since 2010 should increase the 1970–2010 global warming rate of 0.18°C per decade to a post-2010 rate of at least 0.27°C per decade. Thus, under the present geopolitical approach to GHG emissions, global warming will exceed 1.5°C in the 2020s and 2°C before 2050. Impacts on people and nature will accelerate as global warming increases hydrologic (weather) extremes. The enormity of consequences demands a return to Holocene-level global temperature”[26].

The World’s coral can be used as a “canary in the mine” for climate threats and in October 2018 the IPCC issued a dire report that details the numerous bad outcomes of a global +1.5 degree Centigrade (+1.5C) of warming versus the catastrophic outcomes from a +2C e.g. a further 70-90% decline of coral reefs at +1.5C versus more than 99% loss at +2C. The IPCC predicted that 97% of corals would die at +1.5C and 99% at +2C [27, 28]. However recent research has revealed an even more dire situation. Adele Dixon et al (2022): “Thermal refugia underpin climate-smart management of coral reefs, but whether current thermal refugia will remain so under future warming is uncertain… Here, we show that climate change will overwhelm current local-scale refugia, with declines in global thermal refugia from 84% of global coral reef pixels in the present-day climate to 0.2% at 1.5°C, and 0% at 2.0°C of global warming. Local-scale oceanographic features such as upwelling and strong ocean currents only rarely provide future thermal refugia. We confirm that warming of 1.5°C relative to pre-industrial levels will be catastrophic for coral reefs” [29]. Marlowe Hood in Phys Org has summarized this research  (2022): “The problem is marine heatwaves and the time it takes for living coral to recover from them, a healing period known as “thermal refugia”… Coral reefs that anchor a quarter of marine wildlife and the livelihoods of more than half-a-billion people will most likely be wiped out even if global warming is capped within Paris climate goals… An average increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels would see more than 99 percent of the world’s coral reefs unable to recover from ever more frequent marine heat waves… At two degrees of warming, mortality will be 100 percent… In 2018, the IPCC predicted that 70 to 90 percent of corals would be lost at the 1.5C threshold, and 99 percent if temperatures rose another half-a-degree. The new findings suggest those grim forecasts were in fact unduly optimistic”[30].

Solutions. (a). Professor James Hansen and colleagues stated in relation to technical solutions that need to be urgently emplaced: “Required actions include: (1) a global increasing price on GHG emissions accompanied by development of abundant, affordable, dispatchable clean energy, (2) East-West cooperation in a way that accommodates developing world needs, and (3) intervention with Earth’s radiation imbalance to phase down today’s massive human-made ‘geo-transformation’ of Earth’s climate” [26].

(b). Professor Hansen and colleagues concluded in relation to action by the young (2023):  “Current political crises present an opportunity for reset, especially if young people can grasp their situation… A political party that takes no money from special interests is essential to address political polarization, which is necessary if the West is to be capable of helping preserve the planet and a bright future for coming generations. Young people showed their ability to drive an election—via their support of Barack Obama in 2008 and Bernie Sanders in 2016—without any funding from special interests. Groundwork is being laid to allow third party candidates in 2026 and 2028 elections in the U.S. Ranked voting is being advocated in every state to avoid the ‘spoiler’ effect of a third party. It is asking a lot to expect young people to grasp the situation that they have been handed—but a lot is at stake. As they realize that they are being handed a planet in decline, the first reaction may be to stamp their feet and demand that governments do better, but that has little effect. Nor is it sufficient to parrot big environmental organizations, which are now part of the problem, as they are partly supported by the fossil fuel industry and wealthy donors who are comfortable with the status quo. Instead, young people have the opportunity to provide the drive for a revolutionary third party that restores democratic ideals while developing the technical knowledge that is needed to navigate the stormy sea that their world is setting out upon” [26].   

 (c). Both young and old should effect an urgently requisite political transformation. Given that plus 2C is regarded by world governments as catastrophic, young people (who will inherit this ever-worsening disaster) must urgently demand the  effective actions that their elders still refuse to take (the atmospheric levels of CO2, CH4 and N2O are at record high levels and increasing a record rates) [24]. However we are all obliged to act – and to act NOW. Indeed my book “Climate Crisis, Climate Genocide & Solutions” (2020) concludes: “A plus 1.5C is inevitable in the coming decade and in the face of remorselessly increasing CO2 and CH4 in the atmosphere one concludes that a catastrophic plus 2C is effectively unavoidable. Nevertheless we are inescapably obliged to do everything we can to make the future “less bad” for our children, our grandchildren and future generations” [3].  The key political solution in the West lies in Professor Hansen’s  plea for “a revolutionary third party” (e.g. the Greens and eco-socialists) that would replace the genocidal climate inaction of the Establishment duopolies, notably the Republican /Democrat (US), Conservative/Labour  (UK) and Coalition/Labor (Australia) duopolies.  

(C). Horrific, Jewish Israeli-imposed mass murder, including  the  mass killing of children, mothers and women, in the ongoing Palestinian Genocide in Gaza by the US and US-backed, Jewish Israeli-run Apartheid Israel – while the World looks on.

Problem. Words fail to describe the sheer horror decent people feel over the ongoing Gaza Genocide by the bomb-supplying US and effected by US-backed and Jewish Israeli-run Apartheid Israel.  The horrendous statistics go part of the way to describing this ongoing, unspeakable and utterly unforgivable atrocity. Thus Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor has reported the carnage as of Day 160 (7 October -14 March 2024): 40,042  killed,  including  those buried in rubble, 14,861 children , 9,273 women and 36,330 civilians, with 74,400 wounded [31].   

Yet a moment’s thought about the death of ONE child  brings to mind this child’s lost childhood, joys, dreams, a flourishing life not lived, and the endless sorrow  of surviving family and friends.

Indeed the continuing mass murder perpetrated by Jewish Israelis has been associated with massive destruction of a huge city of 2.3 million people, its vital infrastructure, services, businesses, and amenities – homes, markets,  schools, clinics, hospitals, universities, sanitation, electricity, water, food, shelter, medicine, medical care, and associated personnel, the  child carers, teachers, paramedics, nurses, doctors, engineers, emergency service workers, and truth-telling journalists. Things taken for granted in the rich West were provided by Gazan ingenuity despite 16 years of a cruel Jewish Israeli blockade that reduced Gazans to  bare survival and a per capita GDP of $1,000 as compared to $55,500 for Jewish Israeli-run Apartheid Israel. The genocidally racist Jewish Israeli  war criminals did not spare heritage sites, churches and mosques  in one of the world’s oldest  cities of one of the world’s oldest civilizations, Palestine.

Indeed the 7 October Breakout from the Gaza Concentration Camp was precipitated by Jewish Israeli violation of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, the third holiest site in the world for 2,000 million Muslims. The exquisite and golden Dome of the Rock  in the Al Aqsa compound, built in 688-692 CE,  is the world’s oldest surviving work of Islamic architecture that is famous for  its use of geometric patterns (en passant, in 1924 my Ashkenazi Jewish Hungarian great uncle, a famed mathematician and a pacifist, George Pólya, proved that there were only 17 plane symmetry groups (geometric patterns  to fill a plane), and of these all were used in the Islamic wonder, the Alhambra in Granada, Andalusia, Spain, and were exploited by famed Dutch lithographer M.C Escher who corresponded with my Great Uncle George in the 1920s and 1930s) [32-35].    

Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor has summarized these further Jewish Israeli atrocities in Gaza as at Day 160 (7 October -14 March 2024): 134 journalists killed, 2,000,000 people displaced, 112,000 completely destroyed homes, 256,100 partially destroyed homes, 175 destroyed/damaged press headquarters, 438 damaged schools, 2,131 destroyed industrial facilities, 634 damaged mosques, 3 damaged churches, 771 healthcare professionals killed or injured (331 killed  and  440 injured), 285 healthcare facilities damaged or destroyed (28 hospitals, 65 clinics, and 192 ambulances), 200 heritage sites damaged or destroyed, 197 civil defence workers killed or injured (42 killed, 155 injured),  and 3,320 detainees or forcibly disappeared  [31].

And yet the World looks on.

On Monday 26 March the UN Security Council unanimously (except for US abstention) adopted a Resolution that  demanded “an immediate ceasefire for the month of Ramadan leading to a lasting sustainable ceasefire”. It also demanded the release of hostages but importantly did not make the Ceasefire  dependent on hostages being freed [36]. Hamas has accepted the UNSC Resolution but Jewish Israeli-run Apartheid Israel in gross violation of International Law rejects the Resolution and the killing continues [36].

Solutions. There must be an immediate Ceasefire as ordered by the UN Security Council. There must also be an immediate withdrawal of neo-Nazi Jewish Israeli forces  from the devastated Gaza Concentration Camp and the West Bank to (a) permit massive flow of requisite life-saving water, food, shelter, sanitation, medicine and medical care into starving Gaza , and (b) to permit entry of expert international forensic teams to identify all those killed and to determine how they died.  The  core solution to this century-long, Jewish Zionist-imposed  atrocity is the simple grant of equal human rights and indeed all human rights to all Indigenous Palestinians. 

(D). Humanity is being massively lied to and deliberately as well as innately accustomed to mass mortality.

People prefer not to be morally challenged with awful realities involving mass mortality and this may explain in part  the present “boiling frog” scenario of  World inaction over ever-worsening and existential nuclear and climate threats, worsening Climate Genocide and the continuing Palestinian Genocide in Gaza  despite the UNSC finally ordering an immediate Ceasefire after nearly 6 months of mass murder. However in addition to Humanity being innately accustomed to mass mortality, one reasonably suspects that the One Percenter Establishment  that runs the World with the assistance of mendacious Mainstream media presstitutes may be  deliberately getting Humanity used to the idea of mass mortality to preserve their reputation and power that otherwise would be swept away by a tsunami of global indignation. There is plenty of horrifying evidence of Establishment censorship of horrendous holocaust atrocities within human memory – and ignoring and passive acceptance when the Awful Truth is revealed – as briefly exampled below (Google Search Results reveal horrific censorship of these atrocities in the English-speaking world).

 (a). The “forgotten” WW2 Bengali Holocaust. In the 1942-1945 WW2 Bengali Holocaust (WW2 Indian Holocaust, WW2 Bengal Famine) 6-7 million  Indians were deliberately  starved to death in the Indian provinces of Bengal, Bihar, Assam and Odisha for strategic reasons by the British with food-denying Australian complicity [5, 37-47]. The perpetrator, Winston Churchill, had a declared hatred of Indians and was explicitly contemptuous of the non-European victims of British imperialism and settler colonialism (specifically American Indians, Australian Aborigines and Indigenous Palestinians)  as assertedly “inferior” beings to be supplanted by “superior” Europeans [48]. Churchill made no public mention of the WW2 Bengali Holocaust, most glaringly so in his 6-volume “The Second World War” for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.  Churchill’s example was followed by generation after generation of racist and mendacious historiographers in the English-speaking world [37]. The Bengali Holocaust occurred at the same time as the WW2 Jewish Holocaust, and was the first WW2 atrocity to have been described as a “holocaust” (by N.G. Jog in 1944) [45], but has been largely removed from public perception, thus preserving the unwarranted “noble” reputation of  a genocidally racist Great Britain.  Indeed in I was a speaker together with Nobel laureate Amartya Sen in a BBC program on the Bengal Famine that was part of a BBC series entitled “Things we forgot to remember” [47]. A simple Google Search for the term “Bengali  Holocaust” (6-7 million killed) yields 3,000 Results whereas a Google Search for the term “Jewish Holocaust” (5-6 million killed [49, 50]) yields 843,000 Results.

(b). The racist, anti-Jewish anti-Semitic, anti-Arab anti-Semitic,  and  holocaust-ignoring all-European International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) ignores all WW2 holocausts other than the WW2 Jewish Holocaust. The membership of the IHRA includes nearly all European members of the nuclear-armed  US Alliance, all 4 Western nuclear terrorist states (the US, UK, France and Apartheid Israel), all Western European states involved in slavery and genocidally racist colonialism (the UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal and Germany), and  all the European states that were part of the WW2 Nazi Alliance (France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Finland, Latvia, and Croatia). The IHRA is anti-Jewish anti-Semitic and anti-Arab anti-Semitic (by falsely defaming  anti-racist Jewish, Palestinian, Arab and Muslim critics of genocidally racist Apartheid Israel as “anti-Semitic”) and holocaust denying (by ignoring all WW2 holocausts other than the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (in which 5-6 million Jews perished through violence and imposed deprivation) notably the WW2 Polish Holocaust (6 million deaths from violence and deprivation), WW2 Soviet Holocaust (27 million), WW2 Chinese Holocaust (35-40 million) and the WW2 Bengali Holocaust (6-7 million) [51-54]. Google Search Results for the following WW2 holocaust terms are given in brackets: “Jewish Holocaust” (843,000), “Polish Holocaust” (26,000) , “Soviet Holocaust” (7,000),  “Chinese Holocaust” (6,000), “Bengali Holocaust” (3,000).

(c). Massive Mainstream lying and censorship about the millions killed in US Alliance wars. The US Alliance responded to military defeat through the victory of Truth in the Vietnam War, by variously embedding, censoring and killing journalists in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine and elsewhere. The horrendous Vietnam War came to an end due to the sustained and extraordinary courage of the Vietnamese people but was finally stopped politically in America through truth-telling journalism (e.g. reportage on self-immolation by Buddhist monks, the burned girl fleeing a napalm attack, the My Lai Massacre…). However the war criminal US military and politicians had learned their lesson from the Vietnam War and in the Iraq War and the Afghan War “embedded” journalists  with the combatant military to ensure that the “official story” was the dominant narrative. In their seminal book “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media” (1988) Professors Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky documented how US Mainstream media censor and lie in the interests of the  US Establishment and the US Republican/Democrat political duopoly [55]. Deaths from violence and deprivation are as follows (in brackets) for the 1950-1953 Korean Holocaust (5 million), 1945-1975 Vietnamese Holocaust (15 million), 1990-2014 Iraqi Holocaust (5 million), and the 2001-2021 Afghan Holocaust (7 million) [5, 37, 40, 41]. Google Search Results  for the following terms are given in brackets: “Jewish Holocaust” (843,000), “Korean Holocaust” (3,000), “Vietnamese Holocaust” (300), “Iraqi Holocaust” (2,000), and “Afghan Holocaust” (1,000).

(d). Massive Apartheid Israeli censorship and lying backed by mendacious Western Mainstream media hides the ongoing Palestinian Genocide.  This massive censorship and lying is comprehensive in Jewish Israeli-run Apartheid Israel – thus (a) all foreign correspondents must agree to action by the military censor [56], and (b) Apartheid Israel in the Gaza Concentration Camp over nearly 6 months leads the world by a huge margin in “annual killing of journalists per 10 million of territory population”(1,330 in Gaza over the last 160 days versus 4.7 Syria, the next worse ) [31, 57]. While the core ethos of Humanity is Kindness and Truth, Jewish Israeli-run Apartheid Israel is committed to genocidal racism and egregious lying. Thus the century-long Palestinian Genocide has been associated with about 2 million deaths from violence (0.1 million) and imposed deprivation (the remainder) [58-60], and was associated with 3 mass population expulsion atrocities, (1) the 1948 Nakba (0.8 million expelled or 60% of the Indigenous Palestinian population), the 1967 Naksa (0.4 million expelled) and (3) the murderous expulsion of 2 million Gazans from their homes in the present Gaza Genocide atrocity [31, 58-60]. Jewish deaths from violence and imposed deprivation in the WW2 Jewish Holocaust totalled 5-6 million [46, 49, 50]. A Google Search for “Palestinian Genocide” yields 215,000 Results whereas a Google Search for “Jewish Holocaust” yields 853,000 Results and a Google Search for “The Holocaust” (made incorrectly synonymous with the WW2 Jewish Holocaust by the genocidally racist and egregiously mendacious  Zionists [61, 62]), yields 44,500,000  Results.

Final comments and  conclusions. 

Expert climate scientists report that the ideal Paris Target of plus 1.5 C of warming was attained in 2023 and a catastrophic plus 2C will be reached in the next 2 decades, but global inaction means that atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) levels are at a record high and are remorselessly increasing at a record rate. Likewise Palestinian deaths in the Gaza Genocide now exceed 40,000 (15,000 being children) while the World watches. The World is  frozen into inaction due to egregious Western Mainstream censorship, and escapist ignoring of  the worsening carnage redolent of the Boiling Frog Syndrome. The continuing deadly ignoring of the worsening and existential nuclear and climate threats means that future generations (and indeed many alive today) will experience the same horrendous devastation and death presently suffered by the people of Gaza (half of whom are children). We are all Palestinians. Please inform everyone you can.


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[44]. “Bengali Holocaust (WW2 Bengal Famine) writings of Gideon Polya”: .

[45]. N.G. Jog,“Churchill’s Blind-Spot: India”, New Book Company, Bombay, 1944.

[46]. Gideon Polya,  “UK Zionist Historian Sir Martin Gilbert (1936-2015) Variously Ignored Or Minimized WW2 Bengali Holocaust”, Countercurrents, 19 February 2015: .

[47]. Michael Portillo (presenter), “Bengal Famine”, Open Learn, 14 January 2008: .

[48]. “Zionist quotes re racism and Palestinian Genocide”: .

[49]. Martin Gilbert, “Jewish History Atlas”, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1969.

[50]. Martin Gilbert “Atlas of the Holocaust”, Michael Joseph, London, 1982.

[51]. Gideon Polya, “Melbourne University Adopts Anti-Semitic & Holocaust-Ignoring IHRA Definition Of Anti-Semitism”, Countercurrents, 5 February 2023: .

[52]. Gideon Polya, “Zionists & Pro-Zionist, US Lackey Australian Government Threaten Australian Academic Free Speech”, Countercurrents, 7 March 2023: .

[53]. Gideon Polya, “Melbourne University Backs Racist and Anti-Semitic IHRA”, Dissident Voice, 7 February 2023: .

[54]. Jewish Voices for Peace, “First ever: 40+ Jewish groups worldwide oppose equating antisemitism with criticism of Israel”, 17 July 2018: .

[55]. Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media”, Pantheon, 1988.

[56]. Ken Klipperstein and Daniel Boguslaw, “Exclusive: Israeli Military Censor Bans Reporting on These 8 Subjects ”, The Intercept, 23 December 2023: .

[57]. Gideon Polya, “Remember Shireen Abu Akleh: Apartheid Israel Leads The World For Killing Journalists”, Countercurrents, 6 June 2022: .

[58]. Gideon Polya, “Australia must stop Zionist subversion and join the World in comprehensive Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Apartheid Israel and all its supporters”, Subversion of Australia, 15 April 2021:  .

[59]. “Palestinian Genocide”:

[60]. 2023, 75th Nakba Anniversary: Nakba (Catastrophe) & Palestinian Genocide: .

[61]. Gideon Polya, “Exposing 10 Major West-backed Zionist Lies Re Jewish Israeli-imposed Gaza Genocide”, Countercurrents,  15 March 2024: .

[62]. Gideon Polya, “Gaza Massacre: 35 Ways Zionist-perverted US, Australia & West Lie For Child-killing, Neo-Nazi Apartheid Israel”, Countercurrents, 23 November  2023: .

Dr Gideon Polya taught science students at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia over 4 decades. He published some 130 works in a 5 decade scientific career, notably a huge pharmacological reference text “Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds” (2003). He has also published “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950” (2007, 2021), “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History” (1998, 2008, 2022), “US-imposed Post-9-11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide” (2020), and “Climate Crisis, Climate Genocide & Solutions” (2020), and contributed to Soren Korsgaard (editor) “The Most Dangerous Book Ever Published – Dangerous Deception Exposed!” (2020). For images of Gideon Polya’s huge paintings for the Planet, Peace, Mother and Child see:  .


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