It is not anti-Semitic to criticize Israel | Aug 20 2015 | Tyler Levitan | When individuals condemn Israel's brutal mistreatment of Palestinians, the term "anti-Semitism" is meaningless.
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Call to action: Boycott and divest from G4S! | Aug 18 2015 | BDS Vancouver - Coast Salish Territories | Support BDS Vancouver - Coast Salish Territories in its campaign to boycott British security company G4S. Find out how you can get involved here.
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Shift toward Harper signals end of Canadian Jews as progressive force | Aug 18 2015 | Yves Engler | The Tories' share of the Jewish vote may double on Oct. 19. The Jewish community's shift toward the Conservatives opens a window into the ideological underpinnings of the century-old Zionist movement.
The dark side of human rights | Aug 13 2015 | Azeezah Kanji | Critical scholarship on human rights raises serious questions about the ability of human rights to achieve or promote justice. Authors Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon explore these questions.
Mulcair's orange purge of pro-Palestinian candidates will come back to haunt him | Aug 12 2015 | J. Baglow | Candidates critical of Israel are being dumped by Mulcair. Should we just go ahead and vote NDP anyway? You tell me.
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NDP candidate axed over Israel comments shows triumph of neo-conservative dogma | Aug 11 2015 | Michael Laxer | All too often it seems it is the Conservatives and the neo-conservative movement, more broadly, that gets to set the limits on what is and what is not allowed to be said, criticized or debated.
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Universities Canada turning a blind eye on Palestinian cases | Jul 29 2015 | Alan Sears, Gregory Shupak | There are 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners detained in Israeli jails, yet Universities Canada follow the Harper government in supporting Israel and silencing Palestinian cases.
Knock-knock. Who's there? Global warming! This week's blogs roundup | Jul 10 2015 | Lenée Son | Global warming is real and happening right now. Get informed and take action! Check out this week's blogs roundup for posts on climate change among other things happening in Canadian politics.
Sailing again to break the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza | Jul 8 2015 | Ann Wright | After five days of sailing on the Freedom Flotilla III, Ann Wright landed... in Greece. Why? Read her personal account of the journey.
Canada's bloody political consensus on Israel and Palestine | Jul 8 2015 | David Bush | A year ago today Israel commenced Operation Protective Edge. The response from Canada's political parties was a swift and unflinching support for Israel.
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End the siege: Remembering the 2014 Gaza massacre | Jul 8 2015 | Brian Campbell | On July 8 2014, Israel launched Operation Protective Edge against Gaza, resulting in the massacre of 2,200 people. There will be a rally in Vancouver today to commemorate the victims of the attack.
Freedom Flotilla III: An interview with Bob Lovelace | Jul 7 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A conversation upon Bob Lovelace's return to Canada with rabble news intern Megan Devlin.

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