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What’s Behind BDS?

I’m still waiting for more news on the latest apparent BDS hoax coming out of Canada, but in the meantime a commenter’s point about previous hoaxes involving, among other organizations the Red Cross, alerted me that it might be worth mentioning one of the main theses of this site (especially to the many new readers […]

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BDS Avatar?

The best BDS hoax story yet has just arrived from Canada, causing one of those truly “you can’t make this stuff up!” moments. I spent much of last year chronicling the tendency of boycott and divestment activists to make fraudulent claims of victory, from the academic hoax at Hampshire, to false claims that the financial […]

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BDS State of the Union

An interesting comprehensive write up of what the BDSers themselves think about the state of their movement was published recently by Australians for Palestine. I’ll likely have more to say about their self analysis in the weeks that follow, although allow a few initial observations: * Interestingly, outside of the US the BDSers seem to […]

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Out and About

Well, I’ve been blogging lately, although doing so at other sites. Since the topics are loosely related to divestment, I thought it best to link to them, rather than repost them here. Apparently, our old friends at Muzzlewatch have decided that they are ready to take their message to the people! Given that a large […]

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Have they no shame? – The Latest Divestment Hoax

Given the disasters BDSers have had over the last few years in schools, municipalities and churches, one would think the limited success they’ve had infiltrating international unions might give them a starting point to rebuild their “movement” which has otherwise been only going backwards over the last several years. Which makes you wonder why they […]

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Hampshire and The Brain – Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Hampshire and the Brain

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Hampshire and the BrainFor those who need to catch up: Part 1 Part 2 When we last left our heroes, Brain had just activated the Hypno-Hat which had begun to work its will on the Hampshire Board of Trustees… Pinky wanders to the top of […]

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Hampshire and The Brain – Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Hampshire and the Brain

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Hampshire and the Brain Continuing from Part 1 of Hampshire and The Brain… I guess I lost track of Pinky and the Brain before they won an Emmy and ended up with a Facebook group with over 300,000 members. If you’re looking for one episode […]

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