Things are hotting up in the UCU boycott campaign.
This is what
Academic Friends of Israel
thinks of the union and its President:
Mayor of London
appears to have come out against (yes, you read that correctly).
Although no talk of academic freedom or racism of the anti-Jewish persuasion: the 'poor Palestinians' are still the object of everyone's distress, at a time when the Israeli press is discussing the serious possibility of Syria waging war against us in August.
And British Education Minister
is coming out here on Sunday.
This is one of the best articles I have read on why the British and others refuse to see the boycott for what it really is. The British especially find it difficult to understand the nature of anti-semitism, even when it is alive and kicking in their own back yard.
And here is Benjamin Netanyahu's appeal to Britain not to stand idly by: