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An interesting review by Joel Fishman of the book Divestment, Sanctions; BDS against Apartheid and the Occupation of Palestine by our old friend Omar Barghouti appears over at the Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) site. If you’re not familiar with SPME, this group does yeoman’s work trying to provide a sensible voice […]

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Sydney and Omar’s BDS Journey – Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Sydney and Omar's BDS Journey

OK, here goes nothing…If you’re wondering what the hell I’m talking about below, check out Part 1 and Part 2 before reading on. Sydney and Omar’s BDS Journey – Part 3 Scene 6: The room outside of the office of Roger Ferguson, President and CEO of TIAA-CREF. Abigail Nelson, Ferguson’s secretary, is sitting at her […]

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If you’ve been on either side of the BDS debates over the last couple of years, you can’t help stumbling over Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI). I’ve discussed PACBI before, and despite a name which implies that the organization’s focus is on academic and […]

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BDS Flames Out in Davis

On Monday evening, the forces of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) were handed a major defeat when the Davis Food Co-op, located in Davis California, turned down demands by BDS activists to put a boycott of Israeli goods to a Co-op wide vote. While this story may not be big enough to hit the national […]

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