Monthly Archives: January 2010

Send $300 billion to Detroit, not to Israel

WRITTEN BY Blaine Coleman Was there any excuse for a bunch of armed European settlers to occupy Palestine? No. Was there any excuse for those armed gangs—now called the “Israel Defense Forces”– to ally themselves with the most racist regimes

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, Economic Boycott

Santana cancels Tel Aviv concert

Guitar legend Carlos Santana tonight canceled his summer gig in Tel Aviv, thanks largely to a busy schedule which has meant the reorganizing of a few shows and the canceling of some. Israel was one of the unlucky ones. His

Posted in BDS Success, Cultural Boycott

Freeze Flashmob to promote Boycott Israel in Dutch supermarket

It was a busy Thursday night on the 28th of January in the big supermarket Albert Heijn in Utrecht (Holland). A group of Dutch activists surprised the management with a Freeze Flashmob in the middle of the shop. Well, they

Posted in Boycott, Dutch Organizing, Economic Boycott

Israeli Ambassadors: “Economic Investments Are Also Central To National Security and the Political Field”

Israeli ambassadors identify the promotion of economic relationships at the highest level as a central pillar of their work, which can also assist them in advancing political relations. In a meeting with The Marker, they break their silence about the

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, Economic Boycott

Students Against Israeli Apartheid Launch Divestment Campaign

SAIA – For the past several months, Students Against Israeli Apartheid – Carleton (SAIA), a student group at Carleton University in Ottawa that is committed to supporting the Palestinian struggle for freedom, has been conducting research on Carleton’s investments in

Posted in Boycott, Canadian Organizing, Divestment, Student Organizing

TAKE ACTION: Ask Costco to stop selling Israeli clementines

It has come to my attention that Costco is now selling clementines that have been imported from Israel. This is a very simple process and we all know that it takes less than 5 minutes to make a difference and

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Take Action

Israel Likely to Join OECD in 2010: “If You Have Enough Money, We’ll Call You a Democracy”

General Secretary of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, visited Israel last week (18-20 January 2010) to launch two new OECD reports: an Economic Survey of Israel and a Review of Israel’s Labour Market and Social

Posted in Economic Boycott, Sanctions, Take Action, Why Boycott?!