Category Archives: academic boycott

On moving on from The Lancet’s egregious error

In the midst of the terrible summer war between the Hamas movement in Gaza and Israel, The Lancet published a rabidly anti-Israel letter entitled “An Open Letter for the People of Gaza” that accused Israel of intentional genocide and Israeli … Continue reading

Posted in academic boycott, research, science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On moving on from The Lancet’s egregious error

It’s time to take responsibility – why the editor of The Lancet should resign

There are a lot of people, governments, and organizations who need to step up and take responsibility. But in this piece about taking responsibility, I call on Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet, the UK’s premier medical journal, to apologize … Continue reading

Posted in academic boycott, research, science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Cultural and academic boycotts: why the BDS movement is an embarrassment and a failure

Recently, Pink Floyd founder and (Boycott Divestment and Sanctions) BDS supporter Roger Waters publicly called on musician Neil Young not to perform in Tel Aviv, Israel. In his letter to Young, Waters wrote: ‚ÄúThat you would lend support to, and … Continue reading

Posted in academic boycott | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments