Philip Weiss

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)

Netherlands Takes Bold Move: Israeli Settlement Products Must Be Labeled

Important news from Europe. Another country is taking a stand against the occupation. Haaretz: The Dutch government has for the first time called for retail chains in the Netherlands to state the origin of products from West Bank settlements, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. This makes the Netherlands, one of Israel’s greatest friends in … Continue reading Netherlands Takes Bold Move: Israeli Settlement Products Must Be Labeled