Ann Wright: Middle East Update

Great Barrington, Nov. 17 — Retired US Army Colonel and former US diplomat Ann Wright, who resigned in March 2003 in opposition to the Iraq war, will discuss the current unrest in the Middle East and the role of citizen activism in the Boycott, Divestment […]

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Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions

Massachusetts Peace Action recognizes the efficacy of, and the justification for, campaigns of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) when directed conscientiously against companies, institutions and other organizations that profit from or help to perpetuate Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory.  Peace Action, our national organization, is […]

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Israel deserves to be boycotted

DECEMBER 30, 2013 – Letter published in the Boston Globe ALAN DERSHOWITZ once wrote a memoir called “Chutzpah.” His Dec. 27 op-ed “Israel and the myopic BDS movement” illustrates the blatant “presumption plus arrogance” signified by that word. The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement targets Israeli academic and […]