Series Archives: BDSFail

BDS to World: “We’re Not Losers” – Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series BDSFail

I’ve recently discovered two examples of the “But we’re not losers!” BDS argument mentioned at the end of my last posting (one from Australia, one from Philadelphia).Both of these make the case that programs promoting boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel are doing marvelously well, with a recent string of victories providing “a strong wind […]

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BDS to World: “We’re Not Losers” – Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series BDSFail

Continuing from where we left off; having run down items on the BDSer’s own list of “victories” that were either fake, outdated or simply descriptions of their own inconsequential activities, let’s move onto items that could be considered genuine wins for them. Major items in their win column include the Olympia Food Co-op, the British […]

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World to BDS: But you are losers!

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series BDSFail

Continuing with our run downof why the BDSers’ claim to being non-losers may be factually challenged, it’s time to move from critiquing their claims of success to listing some BDS stories they would prefer not be discussed. While their own list of “successes” seems to break things down by B (boycott), D (divestment) and S […]

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BDSFail at 12

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series BDSFail

When we left our review of the BDS “movement’s” self-declaration of success, I had just gotten to the subject of ambiguity. Specifically, I was curious why a political project that can list so many large financial and investment firms as firmly in the BDS camp can’t seem to produce statements (at least ones not written in Norwegian) […]

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BDSFail at 12 – Continued

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series BDSFail

When we left our review of the BDS “movement’s” self-declaration of success, I had just gotten to the subject of ambiguity. Specifically, I was curious why a political project that can list so many large financial and investment firms as firmly in the BDS camp can’t seem to produce statements (at least ones not written in Norwegian) […]

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