How International Companies Profit From Palestinian Oppression

February 09, 2016

From G4S and Hewlett-Packard to Coca Cola and Motorola, a host of international companies make money off the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. The Palestinian Territories have been under military occupation since 1967 when the newly formed state of Israel took control. Since then, Israel...

Israel’s Response to Boycott Movement Threatens Democracy

September 16, 2015

Israel’s attacks on the legality of BDS have global implications for civil liberties and the right to protest. In August 2014, at the height of Israel’s latest incursion in Gaza, Steven Salaita was dropped from his tenure at the University of Illinois over his public criticism of Israel....

What’s Wrong with BDS? (Part 1/2)

December 01, 2012

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement’s biggest problem is that it will not work. This is the first of two parts. As we marked the 45th anniversary of the occupation this June, I would support any effective nonviolent strategy that will end the occupation of the West Bank and lead to...