• Dartmouth Worried

    Honestly, this editorial is embarrassing. The BDS movement is among the most fascistic elements on campuses today, both spreading hate speech and stifling the speech of those who oppose their movement (see stories re Milan Chatterjee, UCLA Graduate Student). Boycotts are not the same as physical threats of violence and preventing others from speaking on campuses.

    • Jim Bettendorf

      Boycott, Divestment and Sanction campaigns are integral to American history, from the Boston Tea Party, to Selma, Alabama, to Caesar Chavez’s California grape boycott. BDS campaigns are a non-violent means of protest in pursuit of a just cause, in this case an end to the illegal occupation of Palestine by the Israeli government. If free speech has been stifled, it is the story of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.