Bay Area Cafe Employees Fired After Outrage Campaign Over Anti-Zionist Graffiti

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”’Today, the pro-Israel Right’s concerted campaign to equate principled criticism of Israel with antisemitism is on overdrive, and hyped-up controversies like the confrontation at Farley’s East provide the perfect ammunition,’ Ben Lorber, Senior Research Analyst at Political Research Associates told LCRW.”

“ ‘The moral panic generated by these outrage cycles makes it harder to identify, understand and fight real antisemitism, at a time when real antisemitism is unfortunately on the rise. And like anti-trans and other right-wing outrage campaigns, the propaganda puts marginalized communities in danger, and is used by the Right to attack social movements seeking justice,’ Lorber told LCRW.”

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