With documentation from 150 sources, If Americans Knew presents over 70 pieces of legislation now under consideration in Congress, which seek to guarantee Israel, not just $10 million a day in military aid, but also an additional $10 million per day expended on items because they benefit Israel, as well as protection from criticism, condemnation of its adversaries, and support for new allies – with nothing in return, and in spite of Israel’s bad behavior. Justice for Palestinians is the subject of one bill.
Israel has an active program to steal both military and civilian technology and spy on the U.S…. A Defense Department memo noted: “Placing Israelis in key industries is a technique utilized with great success…”
Facebook’s faulty content moderation, plus Israel’s “requests” to the social media company to take down online content, results in unfair restriction on free speech about Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians. HRW calls for widespread investigation.
Kape Technologies, run by Israelis, used to distribute malware that infected computers world wide…. now it has acquired four different VPN services (to provide ‘internet security’) and a collection of VPN ‘review’ websites – which now rank Kape’s VPN holdings at the top of their recommendations.
Israel, which receives billions of dollars from American taxpayers, has conducted espionage in the US – especially economic espionage – since its creation in 1948. The illegal behavior includes stealing US technology, the fraudulent diversion of US foreign aid, the illicit retransfer of sensitive US technologies to third parties, and violation of end-use restrictions on U.S. military items transferred to Israel…
While Nike does not specifically call the move a “boycott,” the sportswear company indicates that doing business in Israel “no longer match[es] the company’s policy and goals.”
Marco Rubio’s latest legislation would tie the hands of corporate officers who seek to stand for justice and equality by guiding their companies through a boycott of Israel. He seems to forget that Israel is a foreign country, that it harms Americans, and that it has a long record of human rights abuses.
U.S. funding to Israel is used to finance the very technology that the Israelis use to spy on American citizens, to steal from American industries, and to betray American politicians. In addition, this funding to Israel makes U.S. tax payers complicit in the human rights abuses that the Israelis either directly commit or support through their absurdly lucrative Weapons Export Industry…
Israeli women with breast cancer receive medical and social support; Palestinian women regularly experience medical negligence when fighting the same disease.
The UK Labor Conference also condemned the ongoing Nakba in Palestine, as well as Israel’s attacks on the Al Aqsa mosque, forced displacements from Sheikh Jarrah, and the deadly assault on Gaza.