NYU Student Government Passes ‘BDS’ Resolution Against Israel

New York University’s student government voted in favor of a resolution demanding that the university divests from three companies that do business with Israel. The students accused NYU of giving their tuition payments to companies involved in “murdering brown people across the globe.” 

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Report: Pitzer College Overturns Boycott Israel Student Resolution

The Pitzer College board of trustees announced on Friday that, following “careful consideration,” it had decided to “rescind…and declare…to be of no effect” a student government vote held during Passover to add an anti-Israel boycott into its bylaws.

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

Caterpillar Lays Off 300 More Illinois Workers

One of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction and mining equipment is laying off another 300 Illinois workers as part of a larger shuttering of facilities in the U.S., Belgium, and Ireland, the company announced.

Caterpillar, which manufactures industrial equipment for energy, mining and construction companies, said it planned additional job cuts in the second half of 2016

Clinton Blasts Israel Boycott Ahead Of Methodist Church Vote

TEL AVIV – Hillary Clinton reiterated her position that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was an impediment to peace, ahead of her Methodist church’s bid to join the Israel boycott, The Times of Israel reported.