Activism

The New Gold Rush Israel’s Most Important Source of Capital: California

Stopping the Flow of Capital Last Saturday between one and two thousand protesters marched on the Port of Oakland to blockade one of its busy marine terminals and prevent an Israeli ship from docking. After confronting a line of police guarding the waterfront the protesters declared victory; the Zim Lines vessel hovered offshore, afraid to … Continue reading The New Gold Rush Israel’s Most Important Source of Capital: California

Our World Needs More Hedy Epstein's

The article below highlights Hedy Epstein's most recent stand for Justice. Hedy, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday stated, “I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was 90. We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this … Continue reading Our World Needs More Hedy Epstein's

Millennials Are Over Israel: A New Generation, Outraged Over Gaza, Rejects Washington’s Reflexive Support

Angered by the immoral and inhumane assault on Gaza, Gen Y is shaking up the conventional view of Mideast politics It might seem counter-intuitive to make the argument that Israel should no longer count on U.S. support for its policies as assuredly it has in the past. After all, hasn’t the Senate just passed not … Continue reading Millennials Are Over Israel: A New Generation, Outraged Over Gaza, Rejects Washington’s Reflexive Support

AIPAC Member Threatens To Sue Code Pink Over Parody Video

AIPAC Video This AIPAC parody video seems to have hit a nerve. An “influential” AIPAC member thinks it was created by the group Code Pink and is threatening litigation. A Code Pink press release says: On February 25th, an AIPAC member called a CODEPINK staffer threatening legal action in response to a controversial video clip … Continue reading AIPAC Member Threatens To Sue Code Pink Over Parody Video

Ben White Brings ‘apartheid’ Talk To Brooklyn College Dep’t (Which Hasn’t Hosted Dershowitz in 39 years)

Do progressive Americans care about the Israel/Palestine issue? I think they do. Last night Josh Ruebner spoke at Brooklyn College and supported BDS (then rode Amtrak back to DC) and tonight Ben White will be speaking there, despite a vigorous campaign to shun him. His subject is Israel: Apartheid not Democracy. The British author will … Continue reading Ben White Brings ‘apartheid’ Talk To Brooklyn College Dep’t (Which Hasn’t Hosted Dershowitz in 39 years)

Caught On Tape: California University Lecturer Smears Student Activists As Anti-Semites With Ties To Terrorists

Student activists in California have exposed inflammatory remarks made by a university lecturer who is the head of an Israel lobby group that tries to pressure college administrations and state officials into investigating what the lecturer calls anti-Semitism. Activists have started a petition calling on the University of California President to condemn the statements made … Continue reading Caught On Tape: California University Lecturer Smears Student Activists As Anti-Semites With Ties To Terrorists