SPME BDS Monitor Live

BDS Monitor Live – May 16, 2019

As the spring semester closes BDS resolutions were debated on a number of campuses and were regular features of political debates. While campus results were mixed, the damage has been done, and continues to spread throughout the political system. SPME’s…

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BDS Monitor Live – Dec 19, 2018

As the fall semester ends the election of BDS supporters to Congress and the growing public conflicts between university faculties and administrations have made a BDS national political issue. With near uniform progressive support for BDS as free speech, rather…

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Benjamin Weinthal: European Antisemitism and countervailing forces against BDS – Tue Nov 20, 2018

Recap http://spme.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/11/Benjamin-Weinthal-Nov-20-2018.mp3 BDS Monitor Live Speaker: Benjamin Weinthal Benjamin Weinthal is a research fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies. A widely published journalist based in Berlin, he serves as Foundation for Defense of Democracies eyes and ears in Europe. Benjamin’s investigative…

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BDS Monitor Live – Oct 16, 2018

As the fall progresses the ‘intersectional’ reach of the BDS movement has been expanded from campuses to broader culture and politics with its embrace by rising ‘democratic socialists.’ BDS has also been exposed in routine areas of faculty activity, namely student recommendations,…

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BDS Monitor Live – Feb 14, 2018

With the spring semester underway BDS tactics on campus have become more deceptive and its hijackings of other movements and causes continue. And as the second year of the Trump Administration begins, the larger political context for BDS has also…

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BDS Monitor Live – May 17, 2017

As the school year ends the BDS situation remain in flux. ‘Intersectional’ alliances between BDS advocates and other movements have produced few successes beyond pushing BDS and antisemitism into new areas of campus and political life. SPME’s Live Briefing Series…

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BDS Monitor Live – March 30, 2017

BDS Monitor Live Speaker: Andrew Pessin Andrew Pessin is Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College and Campus Bureau Editor of The Algemeiner. In addition to his academic work he has authored several philosophy books for the general reader and two…

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BDS Monitor Live – December 29, 2016

As the calendar year ends the US and campus environments for BDS are in flux. The results of the US presidential election, state legislation, and campus setbacks are subjecting the BDS movement, which in turn are changing the situation for…

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