Two recent BDS stories, which have gotten categorized in the Twitosphere around the ever-popular hashtag #BDSFail, highlight a theme discussed a while back on the challenges facing those advocating for the “S” of BDS: Sanctions. Boycotts can be done by individuals, although in the case of BDS the goal is to get sellers to boycott […]
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BDS Loses Again! (again) Off to sleep. More tomorrow.
A few months back, I wrote about what an end to the BDS “movement” might look like. And one of the telltale signs I identified was the marginalization of those individuals and organizations who continue to push the BDS tactic, whatever the costs. In a way, Norman Finkelstein recent tirade (whether motivated by politics or whatever […]
This is part of a series of articles based on the program of the upcoming PennBDS conference. Check out this landing page to find out more. I’ve been seeing an uptick in BDS news stories, blog entries and the like (especially towards the end of the year) that seem to be going out of their way to […]
It has certainly been fun taking apart the list of “victories” that seem to be made up primarily of BDS hoaxes and puffery. And a rundown of the actual track record of BDS failure helps put the “wind at its back” claims of the boycotters into proper perspective. But to get the best perspective on […]