The Authoritarians Who Silence Syria Questions

By Jonathan Cook, -

I am loath to draw more attention to the kind of idiocy that passes for informed comment nowadays from academics and mainstream journalists. Recently I lambasted Prof Richard Carver for his [...]

Meet The Spies Injecting Israeli Propaganda Into The News

By Asa Winstanley, Electronic Intifada. -

When Sima Vaknin-Gil took over as director-general of Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs at the start of 2016, a crucial fact went largely unnoticed. For years, she had been a high-ranking [...]

Former President Of Association Resigns Over BDS

By Margaret Ferguson, Mondoweiss. -

I write with great regret to tell you that I have decided to resign from the MLA. My decision was long and hard in the making. No other past president has taken such a step, to the best of my [...]

On Resistance: BDS And Israel’s Declining Support Among Diaspora Jews

By Stanley L. Cohen, -

Like its predecessor movement decades ago in South Africa, assessing the success of BDS against Israel today necessarily rubs up against the tension between Israeli hasbara (propaganda) and its [...]

BDS Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize By Norwegian Parliamentarian

By Bjørnar Moxnes, -

January 31, 2018 —Norwegian parliamentarian Bjørnar Moxnes nominated the BDS movement for Palestinian rights for a Nobel Peace Prize. He did so with the support of his party, the progressive Rødt [...]

Laws Targeting Israel Boycotts Fail First Legal Test

By Vera Eidelman, -

Issuing the first decision of its kind, a federal judge today blocked enforcement of a Kansas law targeting boycotts of Israel, ruling in an ACLU lawsuit that the First Amendment protects the [...]

Resistance Within The World Economic Forum

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance. -

The World Economics Forum (WEF) brings thousands of world political and business leaders to Davos to exchange information. Over 1000 private jets land in this ski resort polluting the air and [...]

I Am American, Jewish And Banned From Israel For Activism

By Medea Benjamin, The Guardian. -

This month, the Israeli government announced that activists affiliated with 20 organizations, including my organization Codepink, would be banned from entering Israel and the occupied Palestinian [...]

Ensuring Justice In The Era Of Transformation

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers,     -

In our last article, we predicted that the 2020’s will be an era of transformation. We focused on the development of the movement since the “Take-Off” phase of the 2011 Occupy encampments, [...]

What Were The Top BDS Victories Of 2017?

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, -

It took just four days for a world famous singer to cancel her Tel Aviv show in response to her fans’ urging her to respect the international picket line. Lorde’s decision on Christmas Eve to [...]

Law Blocks Maryland From Giving Contracts To Businesses Backing BDS

By Bill Hughes, -

By Bill Hughes for Baltimore POst-Examiner - Larry Hogan was elected in 2014 as governor of Maryland. It was no easy task, as Republicans are a minority in the state. Bob Ehrlich, another [...]

Newsletter – Racism, Propaganda And Wars

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. This week, the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which promoted giving Palestine to the Jewish people, will be celebrated in London. Around the [...]

‘A Legal Shield For The Palestine Movement In The U.S.’

Amjad Iraqi, -

By Amjad Iraqi for +974 Magazine - Pro-Israel organizations are increasingly using the law to target Palestinian solidarity groups in the United States. Dima Khalidi, head of Palestine Legal, [...]

Media Still Excluding Palestinian Voices In Reports On BDS

By Michael F. Brown, -

By Michael F. Brown for The Electronic Antifada - What the AP says is important because its reports typically appear in hundreds of publications around the world. Witte described BDS as “founded [...]

Texas City: No Harvey Relief If Applicants Boycott Israel

By Emma Fiala, -

By Emma Fiala for Mint Press News - DICKINSON, TX — The town of Dickinson, Texas is home to just over 20,000 people, an annual crawfish festival, and one of the most absurd requirements for [...]