The dispute over attitudes to the "Bay of Pigs" invasion was the first sharp break on a big world-political issue which separated the ageing Max Shachtman from long-time co-thinkers such as Hal Draper
Workers' Liberty 3/12: Israel/Palestine - solidarity yes, boycott no
Why supporters of "two states" should not join the "smash Israel" boycotters
An open letter to Hilary and Steven Rose from John O’Mahony
These basic policies on Israel-Palestine — policies which allow a way forward through building working-class unity across the divides — were adopted by the Executive of the Communication Workers’ Union in 2002.
If not boycott, what? There is a wide range of positive activities by which we can make solidarity with the Palestinians without the drawbacks of boycott. In fact, the boycott demand often serves a diversion, directing people towards token or downright counterproductive activities instead of what they could do positively.
Israel-Palestine: Solidarity yes, boycott no