• A slander on our movement

    Lichi D’Amelio responds to the charge, sadly made in a left-wing newspaper, that the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid is anti-Semitic. April 8, 2009 “PART OF the deepening pattern of Jew-baiting and anti-Semitism in the middle-class left worldwide.” You might think that such an ugly and provocative statement had to come from […]

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  • Simon Liebling ’12: Student power for Palestine

    Simon Liebling ’12 Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Students at the New School withstood pepper spray attacks by police last week while trying to force the ouster of their controversial president, continuing the tradition of a year of occupations as part of a national campaign for accessible education. The beleaguered administrators they target could almost […]

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  • Bill Fletcher on Radio Intifada

    Click below to listen to the interview with Organizing Committee member Sherna Berger Gluck and Advisory Board member Bill Fletcher: Radio Intifada on Global BDS Day

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  • Not an Analogy: Israel and the Crime of Apartheid

    Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 by CommonDreams.org by Hazem Jamjoum In recent years, increasing numbers of people around the world have begun adopting and developing an analysis of Israel as an apartheid regime. (1) This can be seen in the ways that the global movement in support of the Palestinian anti-colonial struggle is taking […]

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  • Boycott, Surrender or War

    The ‘Dahiye strategy’ has just been applied in Gaza. By Jeremy Salt – Ankara The spate of reports coming out of the Middle East in the past two weeks are signs of a coming danger greater than the region has known in its modern history. The Israeli onslaught on Gaza; the massacre of civilians; the […]

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  • To Boycott Israel…or Not?

    Features » March 30, 2009 Naomi Klein and Rabbi Arthur Waskow debate whether divestment will bring peace to the Middle East. By Joel Bleifuss On Jan. 23, a family stands by a burning fire where their home once stood in a Gaza City neighborhood heavily damaged by Israeli troops. “I don”t attack BDS as unethical. […]

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  • A Call for Boycott

    by Rania Masri and Marcy Newman / March 30th, 2009 In remembering and commemorating Land Day, March 30, 1976, when six Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded by Israeli forces in Sakhnin during unarmed protests against the confiscation of Palestinian lands in Galilee; in remembering the December 2008 Israeli savagery against the Palestinians in […]

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  • Boycott Apartheid Israel

    By Natalie Abou Shakra – Gaza The concept of civil resistance is not new at all. This non-violent, unarmed, citizen oriented strategy of resistance in modern history played a role in the struggles against colonialism, and neo-colonialism especially in British colonies of Africa, in Apartheid South Africa, India, and the Middle East, particularly Palestine. We […]

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  • The End of Israel’s Impunity?

    Muhammad Idrees Ahmad The assault on Gaza marks the end of an era for Israel. For the second time in two years its colonial ambition has floundered in the face of determined resistance. It may persist for some time; but the trajectory is clear – it is losing both legitimacy and power. Support for it […]

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  • In the Diaspora: Suspended agitation

    By SAMUEL FREEDMAN Entering the fall semester of 2001, I expected that the dominant political cause on American college campuses was going to be divestment from Israel. Two weeks into the term, on September 11, the prediction became irrelevant. But the effort to financially attack Israel, to single it out as a pariah state, never […]

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