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Ben & Jerry’s Clashes With Unilever Over BDS
The ice cream maker is suing its parent company for selling off its business interests in Israel to a local company that plans to sell in West Bank settlements.
Alex Kane July 5, 2022
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The Long Counterrevolution
Challenging the Supreme Court’s rollback of basic rights demands a radical new constitutional vision.
Dylan Saba June 30, 2022
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The Arkansas Anti-Boycott Case, Explained
A ruling by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the state’s anti-BDS law could be heading to the Supreme Court.
Mari Cohen June 28, 2022
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A Historic Win for the Left in Colombia
Progressive International’s David Adler discusses Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez’s breakthrough victory, and Latin America’s wider shift.
David Klion June 23, 2022
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General Mills Avoids Anti-BDS Backlash for Pulling Out of Settlements
By making no explicit political comment, the company has been spared the penalties Ben & Jerry’s faced.
Mari Cohen June 22, 2022
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The Hijacking of Atonement
In Germany, the legacy of the Holocaust is used to silence critics of Israel.
Peter Beinart June 16, 2022
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The Knesset Pulls Back the Curtain on the Occupation
Thanks to political infighting, regulations allowing West Bank settlers to enjoy the rights of Israeli citizenship are on the verge of expiring.
Elisheva Goldberg June 14, 2022
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After Chesa Boudin
James King, a criminal justice reform activist in the Bay Area, discusses the progressive San Francisco district attorney in the wake of a successful recall campaign.
David Klion June 9, 2022
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Israel Moves to Ban the Palestinian Flag
New legislation would criminalize the display of the colors of “any enemy state” at public institutions.
Isaac Scher June 7, 2022
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A Historic Jewish Wedding in a New Jersey Women’s Prison
Two brides tie the knot with human volunteers acting as chuppah poles
Aviva Stahl June 2, 2022
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Balancing the Scales
How much did AIPAC affect a close Democratic primary in Texas?
Isaac Scher June 1, 2022
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What the Popular History of the Soviet Jewry Movement Leaves Out
An interview with Tova Benjamin, the curator of the Jewish Currents Soviet Issue’s centerpiece section.
David Klion May 26, 2022
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“Israel Knows It Will Have Impunity”
Two weeks after Shireen Abu Akleh was killed—by Israeli soldiers, according to eyewitnesses—no independent body is investigating her death.
Isaac Scher May 24, 2022
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Shared Grief Is Not Enough
After the Buffalo massacre, Jewish institutions must confront their own complicity with white supremacy.
Rebecca Pierce May 19, 2022
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The Voice of a Generation, Silenced
Three Palestinian writers remember the legendary journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
Tareq Baconi, Zaha Hassan, and Mezna Qato May 17, 2022
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Remembering Kathy Boudin
Three comrades on the life and legacy of a radical activist
Laura Whitehorn, Roslyn D. Smith, and Bill Ayers May 12, 2022
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Israel’s High Court Rules in Favor of Forced Population Transfer
Over 1,000 Palestinians could now be expelled from their homes in Masafer Yatta.
Elisheva Goldberg May 10, 2022
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Rehearsing Defeat
Rallies won’t save abortion rights. What will?
Arielle Angel May 5, 2022
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New Israeli Border Policies Track, Trace, and Restrict Palestinian Visitors to the West Bank
A new border ordinance, which has not yet taken effect, radically revises Israel’s policies for foreign visits to the occupied territories.
Isaac Scher May 3, 2022
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The Numbers Game
An interview with sociologist Matt Boxer on what we can and can’t learn from new statistics from the ADL and AJC.
Mari Cohen April 28, 2022
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Three States Push to Curb Pro-Palestine Activism
Arizona, Tennessee, and Iowa are moving to codify a definition of antisemitism that includes criticism of Israel.
Isaac Scher April 26, 2022
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Princeton Students Voted to Boycott Machinery Used by Israel. Proponents of Israel Are Countering with Misinformation.
On and off campus, advocates for Israel have publicized falsehoods about the vote.
Isaac Scher April 19, 2022
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The Failure of Subway Policing
Eric Adams’s cop-centric approach isn’t likely to make New Yorkers safer
David Klion April 14, 2022
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The End of Nonviolent Resistance
The recent wave of Palestinian attacks on Israelis come as other options have been delegitimized.
Isaac Scher April 12, 2022
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