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Who’s winning on BDS?

Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:53 am

Was last week a bad one for the anti-BDS movement? Or was it a victorious one? Either way, pro-boycott, divestment and sanctions resolutions passed at universities are beginning to follow a predictable course.

It hasn’t quite become ritual. But a pattern is nevertheless emerging on campus: Spurred by Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace, and joined by supporters from other marginalized pro-Palestinian groups, student government calls on a university to divest its holdings in corporations that do business in Israel and allegedly violate international law because of Israel’s activities in lands meant to comprise a future Palestinian state. Then the school administration announces its rejection of the resolution.

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