• Now, More Than Ever, Solidarity

    AURDIP invited David Palumbo-Liu to write the editorial for its August newsletter.  In it he comments on the need to remind ourselves that the violence of the settlers should not be seen as a “fringe” or aberrant event, but part of the logic of the Occupation.  He also stresses the importance of links between USACBI […]

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  • On One-Year Anniversary of Salaita Case, Some Good News

    Corey Robin’s post on this great news regarding Steven Salaita’s court case.

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  • Palestinian Children Have Suffered Disproportionately as a Result of the Israeli Occupation

    Not only because of the general importance of this topic, but also because of the horrific murder-by-fire of a Palestinian toddler yesterday, instigated by Israeli settlers, we are posting this story.  As its author, Organizing Collective member David Palumbo-Liu notes, Israel security forces rarely constrain settlers from performing such acts of violence.  And even when […]

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  • An Open Letter to the NBA Players Traveling to Israel

    An Open Letter to the NBA Players Traveling to Israel by Dave Zirin

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  • BDS Movement at 10: Mondoweiss interviews Omar Barghouti

    Mondoweiss co-editors Adam Horowitz and Philip Weiss talk with Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti on the tenth anniversary of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions again Israel. The BDS Call was issued by representatives of of Palestinian civil society on July 9, 2005 with a goal of achieving […]

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  • Faithwashing: A reflection on the Muslim Leadership Initiative

    Sa”ed Atshan | Al Araby Al Jadeed The Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI) of Israel’s Shalom Hartman Institute has now sent two small cohorts of Muslim-American leaders to Israel/Palestine. MLI’s stated purpose is to shape the understanding of these cohorts with regards to Judaism and Zionism. This conflation of Judaism and Zionism is troubling, in addition […]

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  • Free speech vs. freedom

    By Heike Schotten. Original link: https://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=733723 I am going to use this space once again to talk about the despicable un-hiring of Steven Salaita at the University of Illinois (I wrote about the Salaita case and what I called The Incivility of Palestinians, last month as well). I am going to do this because, despite the […]

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  • On the incivility of Palestinians

    By Heike Schotten. Original publication link: https://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=730563 In the US, and especially within the US Palestine solidarity movement, the biggest Israel-Palestine news since Gaza Genocide 3.0 (which, with Palestinians dying daily, whether from the effects of the siege or horrific wounds leftover from the attack, makes this genocide ongoing), is the unceremonious un-hiring of Professor Steven […]

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  • Audio: USACBI’s David Lloyd on academic boycott and the Steven Salaita case

    David Lloyd, professor at the University of California at Riverside, and member of the USACBI Organizing Committee, was interviewed on two radio shows on September 12, speaking on the academic boycott and the case of fellow USACBI OC member and targeted Palestinian American scholar Steven Salaita: KDVS Speaking in Tongues, with Richard Estes, host – […]

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  • Debate, dissent, and divisive politics: Boycott as academic freedom

    By Heike Schotten. Original link: http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=708696 It started out like every other university’s response. Or, at least, that’s how it seemed at the time. As you may recall, last December, the American Studies Association voted to uphold the academic boycott of Israeli universities. Although the ASA was not the first professional academic association to do so, […]

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