Law Blocks Maryland From Giving Contracts To Businesses Backing BDS

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]

BDS – Expressing Solidarity While Conducting Trade With Israel Is Hypocrisy

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By Miko Peled for American Herold Tribune - Israel is all geared up for war against the call for BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) and the de-legitimization of the Zionist state. The [...]

The Arab American Radicals Who Paved Way For BDS

By Rod Such, -

By Rod Such for The Electronic Antifada - One of the earliest boycott, divestment and sanctions, or BDS, victories in the United States came in 1973 when United Auto Workers Local 600 in [...]

Artists WIthdraw From Israeli Sponsored Cultural Event

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By Staff of BDS - Following a popular campaign across several countries in a matter of days, nine acts have withdrawn from the Pop-Kultur festival in Berlin due to sponsorship by the Israeli [...]

Newsletter: Policies For The People

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Political economist C. J. Polychroniou recently interviewed David M. Kotz, author of "The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism," about the transition in the [...]

BDS Movement Turns 12, Marks Anniversary With List Of 12 Wins In 2017

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By Staff of Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee - July 9, 2017 marks 12 years since the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was born. It’s been 12 years [...]

Newsletter: When Empires Fall

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The Pentagon recently released a report, "At Our Own Peril: DoD Risk Assessment in a Post-Primacy World," which details its concerns about losing access to [...]

282 Congress Members Support Making BDS A Crime

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By Emily Shugerman for The Independent. A bill that would criminalise boycotts against Israel has been signed by 45 US senators and 237 congressman. The so-called “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” [...]

Lawmakers Seek To Make It A Crime To Support BDS Against Israel

By Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Grim, -

By Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Grim for The Intercept - THE CRIMINALIZATION OF political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the West. In [...]

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: Reasons To Support BDS

By Ariella Azoulay, -

By Ariella Azoulay for Alternet - The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a way to achieve three things: (1) to expose the mechanisms of dispossession, segregation, and legalized [...]

UK Court: Illegal To Ban BDS Movement Against Israel

By Ben Jamal, -

By Ben Jamal for The Guardian - Two weeks ago I found myself in a sweaty room in the Royal Courts of Justice, packed with fellow Palestine activists, listening to detailed and sometimes arcane [...]