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Dateline July 3, 2011: A Time for The Audacity of Hope and a Time for Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions

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The following text is extracted from the BDS website, and edited slightly for readability.  See here.

About a year ago, the violent attack on the Freedom Flotilla radically changed the international dialogue on Israel and Palestine. Protests in solidarity with the nonviolent activists erupted around the world, from expected global capitals like Tel Aviv and New York City to areas where one would never expect to see a Palestinian flag, like Cincinnati and Des Moines.

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Palestine became less of a "controversial" issue.

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The Ocean (2010), by Benzene Aseel at Flickr Commons

A year later, Flotilla II, consisting of activists from twenty different countries aboard ten ships (including The Audacity of Hope , frequently referred to as the U.S. Boat to Gaza ) is hoping to set sail if it can secure approval from the Greek government, which is being fiercely lobbied behind the scenes to scuttle the Flotilla.

Only time will tell if the ships will be allowed to proceed on their nonviolent mission. But something that is in all of our power is the ability to personally honor the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement.

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Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions for Palestine, by BDS

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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
 

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