On December 4, United Auto Workers (UAW) 2865, representing over 13,000 graduate students, readers, and tutors across the University of California system, will be casting a vote for or against boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS.
Jewish Nation-State Law is Anti-Peace, Anti-Equality
The multiple versions of a “Jewish nation-state” bill currently moving through Israel’s Knesset would further enshrine into law the second-class status that is already the reality for Israel’s Palestinian citizens.
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Durham becomes first municipality to boycott G4S for Israel security role
Drops $1 million private police contract
DURHAM, NC, November 24, 2014 -- Durham has become the first U.
Tuesday night’s epic UCLA debate over divesting from companies that profit from the Israeli occupation was notable for what it included—a coalition of over 30 diverse campus groups in support of divestment, and for what it lacked—a robust, organized opposition.
The man we can all thank for catchy Orwellian phrases like “The Personal Responsibility Act” (which gutted federal support for poor families) and the “Death Tax”, Republican pollster Frank Luntz, is also the guru for Israeli hasbara.
(crossposted from the Villages Group blog)
By a miracle of sorts, we had a mostly peaceful day in South Hebron today; such an event is so rare that I thought it might be worth mentioning to you.
One of the great successes of the Israeli government’s “Brand Israel” campaign has been the re-branding and re-packaging of Israel as a “Start-Up Nation”, attributing the source of its current wealth to its burgeoning hi-tech sector.