• Urgent Plea from UC Berkeley Students for Justice in Palestine: Support Divestment

    From UC Berkeley Students for Justice in Palestine: Thank you so much to all of the people who joined us on Wednesday night to support the ASUC bill urging divestment from companies that directly fund Israel’s illegal occupation and war crimes (General Electric and United Technologies), and to all who sent letters in support of […]

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  • Costco Targeted for Selling Israeli Products

    BY ELLIOT ZWIEBACH ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Appeals are being sent out via the Internet urging consumers to boycott Costco Wholesale Corp. here for selling Israeli products, including clementines, a variety of mandarin orange. The emails say there is an international boycott against Israeli products because of alleged genocide last year in the Gaza Strip region. […]

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  • Should California Divest from Israel?

    Two new ballot initiatives were cleared for circulation this week by the Secretary of State’s office. This is the stage where backers must get over 400,000 signatures from Californians to qualify for the ballot. Of the two, the most notable one would prohibit state retirement funds from investing in Israel. Specifically, the Public Employees’ Retirement […]

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