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Evergreen State — a Total Immersion Experience

How does it happen that young people are prepared to risk everything for a cause which, by any logic, is not theirs; and which, as causes go, is not especially pressing?
The Evergreen State College Divest campaign's settlement protest tent representing the Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa.

The Evergreen State College Divest campaign's settlement protest tent representing the Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa.
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One Response to “Evergreen State — a Total Immersion Experience”

  1. Joe Catron says:

    "the Palestinian Arabs in Gaza or Judea/Samaria are better off in every way than Palestinians in Lebanon, Copts in Egypt, Sunnis in Syria, etc."

    Umm… what? You could be right on the first count (and the BDS movement also supports the aspirations of Palestinian refugees ethnically cleansed by Israel). And I simply don't know enough to comment on the third (and am not convinced you do either, but that's another exchange). But how on Earth are Palestinians under military occupation "better off" than Coptic Egyptians? Perhaps there is some small way I haven't considered, but it's hard to see how "in every way" isn't one of the sillier hasbara lies I've seen today (and that's an impressive tally); Copts have the vote, are subject to the same legal system as Muslim Egyptians, control their share of the country's wealth and then some, etc., etc.

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