#Debate

‘Cancel culture’ and the pro-Israel lobby: more than two dozen recent examples of the pro-Israel lobby’s cancel culture playbook in action, by Larry Haiven

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Full article below, original post here: https://canadiandimension.com/articles/view/cancel-culture-and-the-pro-israel-lobby When Sportsnet fired Canadian media personality Don Cherry in November 2019 for his bigoted remarks on Coach’s Corner, we heard the usual right-wing complaint chorus about the suppression of free speech by the liberal […]

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Criticizing Israel is not anti-semitic — it’s academic freedom, by Jasmine Zine, Greg Bird and Sara Matthews

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Full article below, original post here: https://theconversation.com/criticizing-israel-is-not-antisemitic-its-academic-freedom-148864 This summer controversy arose around the hiring of Valentina Azarova as the director of the University of Toronto faculty of law’s international human rights program. Some faculty accused the dean of rescinding a job offer […]

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Implausible Denials: The Crime at Jabal al Tharda – the Sept. 2016 US-Australian air massacre of Syrian soldiers, to help ISIS/ Daesh

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By Tim Anderson. First published at Global Research on 17 December 2017, here: https://www.globalresearch.ca/implausible-denials-the-crime-at-jabal-al-tharda-us-led-air-raid-on-behalf-of-isis-daesh-against-syrian-forces/5623056 On 17 September 2016 a carefully planned US-led air raid on Jabal al Tharda (Mount Tharda), overlooking Deir Ezzor airport, slaughtered over 100 Syrian […]