Citizen Action Monitor

Palestinian BDS campaign is changing how U.S. public sees Israeli occupation and Palestinian rights

It’s also affecting the public relations efforts of groups like AIPAC No 1003 Posted by fw, March 9, 2014 “The failure of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group to force congress … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDEO: “This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings” – protest poem by Palestinian-American activist

Poem focuses on BDS campaigns at universities targeting companies that engage in business with Israeli occupation. No 1002 Posted by fw, March 9, 2014 This post, two segments in one, … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tufts’ students simulate Israeli occupation to mark “Israeli Apartheid Week”

What would Windsor Star and its readers make of Tufts students’ “Apartheid on the Hill”? No 1001 Posted by fw, March 8, 2014 “Israeli Apartheid Week is also about reminding … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

US history prof considers fate of BDS Movement if Kerry’s Israeli-Palestinian negotiations succeed

Prof Lawrence Davidson analyzes Norman Finkelstein’s prediction that Kerry will pull off an agreement No 1000 Posted by fw, March 8, 2014 “Finkelstein firmly believes that Kerry’s efforts will bear … Continue reading

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My response to a letter to the editor re BDS referendum at U of Windsor

Windsor Star stirs the pot of controversy No 999 Posted by fw, March 7, 2014 Just to recap, a recently held BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) referendum, sponsored by the … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

U of Windsor’s Palestinian group defends BDS Referendum vote

Group challenges media inaccuracies and addresses university president’s remarks No 998 Posted by fw, March 6, 2014 “The fact that Palestinians cannot simply ask a campus to divest from companies … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Behind Justin Trudeau’s projected image resides “a man with tired old ideas”, says Will Dubitsky

Rabble.ca deridingly refers to Trudeau as “Harper with a smile” No 997 Posted by fw, March 4, 2014 “Justin Trudeau wants to project a young, fresh face, representing all the … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

New report condemns Israel’s callous killing of Palestinian civilians with impunity

Amnesty International study clearly points to Israeli military as “perpetrator of crimes” No 996 Posted by fw, March 4, 2014 “Israeli forces are killing Palestinian civilians in the West Bank … Continue reading

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Newspaper article about student vote favouring boycott of Israel ignites readers’ angry comments

Windsor Star story prompts astounding display of public ignorance No 995 Posted by fw, March 3, 2014 A front-page story in the print edition of today’s Windsor Star reported on … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Here’s the satirical CODEPINK video that AIPAC doesn’t want you to see

AIPAC threatening legal action No 994 Posted by fw, March 1, 2014 Satire that is simultaneously tragic and funny. YouTube may be forced to remove this video so watch it … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canada’s fossil fools in industry and governments take a wrecking ball to the environment

Each day brings news of the latest ecocidal outrage being committed against Earth and its inhabitants No 993 Posted by fw, March 1, 2014 “The anti-environment offensive by Canada’s fossil … Continue reading

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