May 29, 2008
British Faculty Union Calls for Preconditions on Working With Israeli Academics
Britain's largest faculty union was described as "racist" and "McCarthyite" on Wednesday after its annual congress approved a resolution asking members to question Israeli academics on their political views before working with them.
The new policy for the 120,000-member University and College Union was adopted by a show of hands of the 300 delegates in attendance after an hourlong debate in Manchester, England. The question of how to carry out the policy was referred to the