How EU-US trade deal could thwart “boycott Israel” campaign

The proposed US-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act presented to Congress on 10 February seeks to make any trade deal with Brussels conditional on the EU’s willingness to stop European governments, organizations or individuals engaging in BDS actions designed to hold Israel accountable for its responsibilities under international law.

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A Full-Frontal Assault on Democracy in Europe and the United States

George Monbiot The Guardian http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/full-frontal-assault-democracy-europe-and-united-states Remember that referendum about whether we should create a single market with the United States? You know, the one that asked whether corporations should have the power to strike down our laws? No, I don’t either. Mind you, I spent 10 minutes looking for my...

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