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    • Baruch
    • 30.08.06 | 12:36 (IDT)

    if you boycott cultural and academic institutions, you boycott mostly moderate people and you do not harm the the military and power establishment in Israel. This is counter productive and I don't understand how all these so-called "progressive" intellectuals can believe one second their action will have any affect on Israeli politics. This will only reinforce the establishment, being able to pose as defending the country against the world.

    from the article: British director Ken Loach backs Palestinian call for boycott on Israel
    First published 00:00 27.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 27.08.06
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