Anti BDS

Roger Waters and BDS Movement are an Embarrassment

Back in 1976, when the burgeoning punk movement began transforming the rock’n’roll landscapes of London and New York, a young man named John Lydon scrawled the words “I Hate…” on his Pink Floyd t-shirt. With this one stroke, Lydon, aka…

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Preventing Artists From Playing In Israel Prevents Peace

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement seeks to undermine Israel’s legitimacy as a sovereign Jewish and democratic state. As a movement, it attempts to isolate Israel, condemn it as a pariah state and, under the guise of seeking peace, urges…

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PA incitement

With an Israeli-Palestinian round of negotiations off to another wobbly start,  there are few, if any, optimistic prognoses from anyone involved.  Simultaneously, there appears to be an overabundance of warnings about what  might likely scuttle the process. This in itself…

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Who needs Waters when we have much finer wine

If all this coverage of one aging, has-been, rock star who once wrote some lyrics for a very fine band before destroying it, makes you think cultural boycotts of Israel are on the rise: think again. For every idiot like…

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Update on the Association for Asian American Studies and BDS

Back in April, the Association for Asian American Studies voted unanimously on the last day of its national conference to back the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement. This move was cause for wonder and disgust at more than one…

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The B-Lister Israel Boycotters

It’s ironic. Some of today’s biggest stars have accepted handsome sums to put on shows for tyrants: 50 Cent, Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, and Usher all took money from members of Qaddafi’s inner circle; Hilary Swank cashed in royally on a…

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What the EU rules are about – and what they are not

On the last day of Sec. of State Kerry’s big push for talks between the Palestinians and Israelis, the European Union chimed in with its own contribution, which has deeply shaken Israel and may mark a new page in relations…

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