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“Go Forth and Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad

    “Go Forth and Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE — While Israel tries to portray a friendly face to the outside world, internally it is promoting racism and violence at levels that are more alarming than ever before. A course to prepare young high school students traveling overseas to be good “ambassadors” stands in contrast to racist policies and the advancement of…

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From Tel Aviv to Tallahassee

    From Tel Aviv to Tallahassee

Please take your seat, sir, said the steward to the Governor. “We will be landing at Ben Gurion Airport shortly.” Snapping his seat-belt firmly into place, the edgy Governor fingered his rosary beads as he wondered, to himself, whether Israeli Jews would have big noses like those of Miami. Do they tan well? Would he…

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How NeoCon Billionaire Paul Singer Is Driving the Outsourcing of US Tech Jobs to Israel

    How NeoCon Billionaire Paul Singer Is Driving the Outsourcing of US Tech Jobs to Israel

WASHINGTON — With nearly 6 million Americans unemployed and regular bouts of layoffs in the U.S. tech industry, major American tech companies like Google, Microsoft and Intel Corporation are nonetheless moving key operations, billions in investments, and thousands of jobs to Israel — a trend that has largely escaped media attention or concern from even…

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MintCast Interviews Lisa Pease: Why Revisiting the RFK Assassination is Crucial to Palestinian Rights and BDS Today

    MintCast Interviews Lisa Pease: Why Revisiting the RFK Assassination is Crucial to Palestinian Rights and BDS Today

MintCast recently interviewed Lisa Pease, a researcher, former UN expert witness, and author of the recently released book A Lie Too Big To Fail, which has been hailed as the “Magnum Opus of Robert F., Kennedy assassination research.” She spent 25 years researching this book and her research skills and exhaustively documented findings have even…

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Human Rights Watch Report Reveals Major Free-Speech Impact of Anti-BDS Movement

  Human Rights Watch Report Reveals Major Free-Speech Impact of Anti-BDS Movement

Seventy-eight percent of Americans live in states that have laws or policies against boycotting Apartheid Israel or Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report details the immense price Americans pay when exercising their free speech via their purchasing power to push back…

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Israeli Gov’t Launches Campaign Calling BDS Proponents ‘Terrorists in Suits’

  Israeli Gov’t Launches Campaign Calling BDS Proponents ‘Terrorists in Suits’

Israel has launched a smear campaign against activists affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, labeling them “terrorists in suits”. Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry launched the campaign last weekend with a series of posters depicting prominent BDS activists as “terrorists”, using the hashtag #TerroristsInSuits to smear the individuals’ professional credibility and the BDS movement as a whole.…

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As Malaysia and Ireland Find Out, You Stand Up for Palestinian Rights at Your Peril

  As Malaysia and Ireland Find Out, You Stand Up for Palestinian Rights at Your Peril

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA — In a move consistent with the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions, BDS, against Israel, the Malaysian government has refused entry visas to athletes representing Israel in the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships that were slated to be held in Sarawak, Malaysia this July. As might be expected, the Malaysian…

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Over 60 Human Rights Groups Back Call to Boycott Eurovision in Israel

  Over 60 Human Rights Groups Back Call to Boycott Eurovision in Israel

Over 60 international NGO’s have added their voices in protest against the plan to hold the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv this year. They are now part of what is quickly becoming an international campaign by civil society groups seeking to move the event, which is scheduled for May, from Israel.…

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The US Senate Just Quietly Advanced A Free Speech Busting Anti-BDS Bill

  The US Senate Just Quietly Advanced A Free Speech Busting Anti-BDS Bill

WASHINGTON — In an evening vote that garnered essentially no national media coverage, the U.S. Senate voted last night to advance the “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019” – sometimes called the “anti-BDS bill” for its component that would allow state and local governments to punish companies or individuals who support…

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Kamala Harris Dons Progressive Mantle in Public, Strips it Off in Private as She Courts Israel Lobby

  Kamala Harris Dons Progressive Mantle in Public, Strips it Off in Private as She Courts Israel Lobby

WASHINGTON — Confirming long-held speculation, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has announced that she will be running for president in 2020, pitting her against other Democratic senators such as Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as well as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Harris’ announcement has generated some buzz but surprised few, as she has been…

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