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Millions of Brits back boycott, finds poll commissioned by Israel lobby group

Millions of British adults boycott Israeli goods, according to a poll commissioned by Israel lobby group BICOM and carried out by Populus.

The survey suggests that despite efforts by pro-Israel groups and British government ministers to smear, and undermine the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, support for boycott remains largely unchanged. 905 more words

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Ms. Weir Goes to Washington

(On CounterPunch September 9, 2016, 6900 words, and below; 13,000 word version here)

The scurrilous attack in summer, 2015 on Alison Weir and If Americans Knew by Jewish Voice for Peace and US Campaign to End the Occupation, has threatened Weir and her audiences with violence. 7,150 more words

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To the Democratic Platform Committee: What’s in a Name?

When it comes to illegal Israeli occupation, actually quite a lot.

On June 24th, after more than nine hours of heated debate in St. Louis on issues from environmental justice to penal reform, the Democratic Party’s platform committee broached one of the party’s most contentious subjects: Israel-Palestine. 1,238 more words

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Politics as usual on Israel

James Zogby: The Republican document is particularly extreme, even bizarre. Finding opportunities to mention Israel in five different sections, the GOP platform: refers to Israel as “beacon of democracy and humanity”; claims that “support for Israel is an expression of Americanism”; “recognizes Jerusalem as the eternal and indivisible capital of the Jewish state and calls for the American embassy to be moved there; terms the BDS movement “anti-Semitic; “rejects the faulty notion that Israel is an occupier”; and calls for “an immediate halt to all US funding” to entities that admit the Palestinians as a “member state”—singling out the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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MInd Control- Israeli style

The hasbara brigade strikes again! You always hear about Israeli attempts at media manipulation. Everyone knows it’s going on but usually the process happens through cyber insurgents like those involved with… 86 more words

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Hard Times Ahead for the Israel Lobby (Thank Sanders and Trump)

From Counter Punch

by ANDREW LEVINE

Nobody knows yet what will become of the Republican Party after Donald Trump is through with it. He probably doesn’t know himself what he would like to happen. 273 more words

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Corbyn- a Sinful Sinner- Labour Leader's Niceties in the Face of Zionist Blitzkrieg

Poor Jeremy Corbyn. He’s in hot water again.

His latest offense?

Ignoring an invitation from the leader of the Israeli Labor Party…… to journey to Israel to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. 3,001 more words

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