of Arizona, that is, for its immigration law. Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney on the ethics of boycott:
The question isn’t whether to start an economic boycott to pressure Arizona to repeal its new immigration law. For me, that’s a given.
The question is which products and services to blacklist to get results fastest, while minimizing needless harm.
Also, note that British prime minister Gordon Brown referred to an anti-immigration activist in Europe as a "bigot." Attitudes toward unreconstructed nationalism are changing all over, in the era of globalization.
And 20 percent of Israel’s population is not represented in the country’s leadership. h/t Janet McMahon of Washington Report.