Does Anyone Take BDS Seriously?’

by Alice Rothchild, published on Mondoweiss, August 1, 2019 Eric Alterman’s July 29 New York Times opinion piece asks: “Does Anyone Take the B.D.S. Movement Seriously?” Alterman argues that the BDS campaign (boycott, divestment and sanctions) is all symbolism without any real substance or economic impact and that support for BDS has become an empty progressive catch phrase. I feel[…]

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An Open Letter to Ro Khanna and the Rest of the Congressional Wimps on Israel

by Judith Bello I am very disappointed that you supported H.Res. 246 which condemns the BDS movement, a nonviolent method of reminding Israel that the world will not continue to tolerate their oppression of the Palestinian people. I am even more disappointed in your response to queries regarding why you supported this resolution. First, you say that because it is[…]

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Growing US Public Support for One State

Above: Eastern exposure of Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Al-Aqsa Mosque is considered to be the third holiest site in Islam after Mecca and Medina.  Israel monument. Photo: Flikr ~Godot13 by Jonathon Cook, published on Abu Dabi National, from CounterCurrents, December 17, 2018 Published as: Growing US public support for one state shared[…]

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Israel: Ethnic Cleansing, Land Theft, Apartheid And Jim Crow

Image Above: Boycott Racist Israel, protest in South Africa by the Iraq News Service. by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, December 16, 2018 In recent weeks, racism against Palestinian people and the expansion of apartheid-Jim Crow policies have escalated. The Israeli lobby and its supporters attacked freedom of speech in the United States, showing how far[…]

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Criticism of Israel: Rand Paul and Marc Lamont Hill Crossing the Red Line in America

by Kareem Rosshandler, from Arab America, December 5, 2018 Two events this past week shook the impasse on public discussion of Palestine, Rand Paul’s defiant hold up of the Senate ‘United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act’ and Marc Lamont Hill’s bold UN speech for the world to support Palestinians in their struggle for freedom and human rights. Paul is a[…]

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The Tide is Turning: Israel Is Losing on Two War Fronts

Image: Block the Boat, Oakland CA, 8/16/14 ~Alex Chis, Flikr by Ramzy Baroud, from RamzyBaroud.net, November 21, 2018 The November 12 botched Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip is delineating Tel Aviv’s failure to utilize its army as a tool to achieve Palestinian political concessions. Now that the Palestinian popular resistance has gone global through the exponential rise and[…]

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The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm

A family warms themselves on a fire outside their makeshift home during a power cut in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. Khalil Hamra | AP  US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them by Hisham H. Ahmed, Ph.D, originally published on MintPress News, September 12, 2018 OCCUPIED PALESTINE — (Analysis) This article is not written to support[…]

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GWU Student Senate Passes Divestment Resolution Despite Harassment

Student arrives at George Washington University divestment vote with a member of the anti-BDS group ‘Canary Mission’ (right) continuing efforts to intimidate students. (Photo: Divest This Time) by Jesse Rubin, originally posted on Mondoweiss, April 27 After being delayed a week because of threats to their safety, the George Washington University (GW) student Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution to divest[…]

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