Why boycott Israel?
A founding member of the campaign for the academic and cultural boycott outlines the motivation behind the movement.
Author and history professor Mark LeVine speaks with sociologist Lisa Taraki, a co-founder of the Palestinian campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
Mark LeVine: What is the “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions” movement and how [...]
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Why boycott Israel?
While there are many Israeli and multinational companies that benefit from apartheid, this list highlights five brands sold at most Safeway stores. Remember: We’re not asking you to boycott Safeway, but to let management know that you don’t support them selling products that benefit from apartheid!
diapers and baby products
Pampers’ parent company Proctor & Gamble [...]
Filed under: news & analysis, other BDS campaigns, resources
Electronic Intifada has reported on two exciting documents that were released this week: the Kairos Palestine Document and a report from the Alternative Information Center documenting Israeli academic institutions’ role in the ongoing oppression of Palestinians.
Here’s a snippet on the Kairos Palestine Document:
Kairos is an ancient Greek term meaning the right or opportune moment. The [...]
Mondoweiss and Coteret have posted an ad by Columbia Sportswear targeting Israeli settlers with their fleece jackets:
The Israeli franchisee of Columbia Sportswear, a large Portland-based manufacturer of outdoor clothing, with an impressive Corporate Social Responsibility portfolio and what appears to be a rather progressive domestic client base, rather the following ad in the November 27 [...]
Filed under: SF events, news & analysis, other BDS campaigns, resources
Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) has been gaining ground and achieving a number of successes recently… but the US is lagging behind.
That was the message of Omar Barghouti’s frank and motivational talk at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Those of us at BACEIA were very excited to co-sponsor his talk [...]