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Iceland’s Boycott of Israel: Update

Published on September 19th, 2015 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick The city of Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital, modified its position today on a boycott of Israel, deciding instead only to boycott products from the Occupied Territories... Read More



BDS in Perspective

Published on September 19th, 2015 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick In the ten years since it commenced, the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) has slowly but steadily risen in visibility. Today, both the Israeli government and some in the U.S. are ... Read More



Reykjavik Declares Boycott of All Israeli Products

Published on September 18th, 2015 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick The Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik has declared a boycott of all Israeli goods. The measure is clearly symbolic, as the city itself can’t do enough trade with Israel, or any other country, for such ... Read More



Congressional Update on Iran Deal

Published on September 18th, 2015 | by Guest

by the Arms Control Association The U.S. Congress failed to pass a resolution of disapproval that would block the Obama administration’s ability to implement its commitments under the July 14nuclear deal with Iran... Read More



Hillary Clinton’s Aggressive Approach to Iran

Published on September 18th, 2015 | by Peter Jenkins

by Peter Jenkins Many Europeans are indifferent to whether the occupant of the White House is a Democrat or a Republican. What concerns them is that he or she be a “safe pair of hands.” They ... Read More

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The Star Trek Fallacy

Published on September 17th, 2015 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer They were the “best and the brightest” but on a spaceship, not planet Earth, and they exemplified the liberal optimism of their era. The original Star Trek,whose three-year TV run began in 1966, ... Read More

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