Selective academic tyranny:
The Academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions is a two edged sword.
Does it get any dumber than that? Yes:
“Our enemy is not radical Islam. It is global capitalism.”
AÂ Weekly StandardÂ article by American Enterprise Institute Fellow Max Eden, “Why this Boycott is Not like the Others”Â provided background on the panelists. Eden wrote:
The panel on Thursday will feature four belligerent anti-Israel activist advocates and a moderator who makes the panelists look like Likudniks. Barbara Harlow has already publicly endorsed an academic boycott. Richard Ohmann has declared that our “taxes have for years supported Israel’sÂ projectÂ of ethnic cleansing.” David Lloyd wrote in theÂ Electronic Intifada, a website devoted to Israel’s destruction, “It is not only that …Â all Israeli institutions are complicit in the occupation. It is that the occupation and its practices are the truth of Israel itself.” Omar Barghouti, the fourth panelist, is a co-founder of the BDS movement who says “the white race is the most violent in the history of mankind.” In a hypocrisy nearly too great to be believed, Barghouti earned a Master’s degree from Tel Aviv University and is currently pursuing his second Master’s there. Â The university was overwhelmed by a petition with more than 175,000 signatures calling for Barghouti’s expulsion, but it stood on principle and refused.– More:Â Dueling Sessions in Chicago Triggered by MLA Anti-Israel Academic Boycott Panel
Jordan Valley settlements hurt by boycott campaign