Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Like Visiting Apartheid South Africa with an Anglo-Boer Travel Company

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of US Campaign member groups Global Exchange and CODEPINK: Women for Peace, has an excellent op-ed in Alternet today about the ridiculousness of 81 Members of Congress traveling to Israel this August recess on an AIPAC-affiliated junket, instead of dealing with economic hardships of their constituents.

She argues that "Going on an AIPAC-sponsored trip to Israel is the moral equivalent of using an Anglo-Boer travel company to visit apartheid-era South Africa."

Check out the article here and stay tuned for an action alert from us today about this same subject.