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Naming and Shaming

I’ve recently read So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by British journalist Jon Ronson which looks at a reemergence of public shaming, one where it is the Internet serves as the judge sentencing others to the stocks, the stocks themselves, and the mob throwing rotten fruit at the stocked defendant. One of the reasons such shaming […]

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Merry Christmas!

There, I said it. Yes, I know I was supposed to have been traumatized from having to sing X-mas carols during my elementary school years.  But I tend to lump that history in with the fact that I attended more Catholic masses than Jewish services during my youth (although you could add all the religious […]

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PennBDS: Delegitimization

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. “Deligitimization” is an ungainly word, one which even Israel’s defenders don’t much enjoy using. Descriptively, the term does the job in summing up a set of activities designed to deny to the […]

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One of the things I really appreciated about NGO Monitor’s provocative BDS Sewer System concept is it’s illustration of how accusations against Israel are “laundered” through respected (or, at least once respectable) organizations in order to provide BDS campaigners ammunition needed for their propaganda war. I’ve spoken before about the song-and-dance BDS proponents need to […]

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Time to forgo my usual thousand words for some pictures, starting with my favorite “Israel-Apartheid Week” poster of the year: The IAW concept was already looking tattered before the indifference of IAW protestors to the corpses of thousands of Arab political protestors littering the streets of Libya and beyond exposed their hypocrisy to all. And […]

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