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Resolution: Palestine Resolution and Convention

resolution: As I detailed previously, the Palestine Resolution was confusingly renamed, deprioritized, and then blocked from being debated on the convention floor, according to Rabble. The suppression of a resolution unanimously endorsed by the NDP youth convention, many outside groups and over 25 riding associations was the latest in a long line of leadership anti-Palestinian actions. At last month's convention the party machine blocked any debate of the Palestine Resolution, which mostly restated official Canadian policy, except that it called for banning settlement products from Canadian markets, and using other forms of diplomatic and economic pressure to end the occupation. However, the first leader of Canada's original social democratic party actually took a sensible humanist position, criticizing the colonialist/nationalist movement's impact on the indigenous population. Why 'pick on the Arabs' other than for 'strategic' and 'imperialistic' consideration. In 1938 CCF the NDP's predecessor leader J. S. Woodsworth said, it was easy for Canadians, Americans, and the British to agree to a Jewish colony, as long as it was somewhere else. ( As reported in the news.