Ready for a Fight

For six days in early September, Ald. Carlos Ramirez Rosa was runningmate to Daniel Biss for Governor of Illinois. The two split over their views on the movement to use Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions on the state of Israel to end the occupation and guarantee the right of return for Palestinians. I wrote this response for the Jewish Solidarity Caucus, an informal group of Jews organizing with the Democratic Socialists of America.