• ‘A level of racist violence I have never seen’: UCLA professor Robin D. G. Kelley on Palestine and the BDS movement

    The following article and interview, by Alex Kane with USACBI Delegation member Robin D. G. Kelley of UCLA, was published in Mondoweiss on February 16, 2012. If there’s one thing the Palestine solidarity movement and Israel lobbyists can agree on, it’s this: American college campuses remain a potent battleground when it comes to the politics […]

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  • Distinguished scholars return from USACBI delegation – Radio interviews with Robin Kelley, Nikhil Singh, Bill Mullen, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Neferti Tadiar

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel recently organized a delegation of five scholar/activists to Palestine; the scholars who participated were Robin D. G. Kelley, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Neferti Tadiar, Nikhil Pal Singh and Bill Mullen. Prior to the delegation, Kauanui served on our Advisory Board; following the delegation, Kelley, Tadiar, […]

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  • Neferti Tadiar on USACBI Delegation: Why the Question of Palestine is a Feminist Concern

    Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, is one of the scholars – alongside Bill Mullen, Robin D. G. Kelley, Nikhil Pal Singh and J. Kehaulani Kauanui – who formed USACBI’s recent delegation to Palestine. Her piece below, published first at FeministWire, highlights Palestine as a feminist […]

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  • Bill Mullen on USACBI delegation: Eyewitness to Israel’s ethnic cleansing

    Purdue University professor Bill Mullen traveled to Palestine with a delegation of academics organized by the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel to find out about the obstacles facing Palestinian students and educators. Published first at Socialist Worker. AT 4:45 a.m. on the morning of August 2, 2009, the family of Miraym Al-Ghawi […]

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  • Walking through Shatila – Malini Johar Schueller

    Malini Johar Schueller, Professor of English at the University of Florida, published the following piece at Counterpunch, calling for academic boycott and discussing the Palestinian right of return following her experience on a delegation to Shatila refugee camp. Far from the opulent Golden Tulip hotel where I was staying in Beirut and a world away […]

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  • Our Eyes Witnessed: On People of Color in the United States and The Palestinian BDS Movement

    Authors: Darnell L. Moore & Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz – published at NewBlackMan Colorlines recently featured a story entitled “The Israel Lobby Finds a New Face: Black College Students,” which highlighted the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) recruitment of young black and brown college students to support their Zionist agenda. According to AIPAC’s website, they recruit “[o]n […]

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  • USACBI’s David Klein on Law and Disorder

    David Klein of USACBI appeared on Law and Disorder Radio on January 9, 2012. The full radio show can be livestreamed or downloaded at this link. Law and Disorder is co-hosted by Michael Ratner, Heidi Boghosian and Michael Steven Smith, and is a weekly independent radio show based at WBAI 99.5 in New York and […]

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  • EI: In new pinkwashing recruitment campaign, Israel offers free travel for propaganda services

    The following piece, published by Asa Winstanley at the Electronic Intifada,  exposes a new planned PR campaign for Israeli apartheid, based on giving away free trips: The story of the floundering “Brand Israel” advertising campaign continues. An Israeli government ministry has established a propaganda website called Hasbara.gov.il – a Hebrew word often translated as “propaganda”. […]

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  • Guardian: But Music and Politics Have Always Mixed…

    From The Guardian: But music and politics have always mixed The LPO’s chief executive claims that music and politics do not mix. Tom Service begs to differ Beethoven’s “political” statement…? Fidelio (with Karita Mattila as Leonore) in the Royal Opera House’s 2007 production. Photograph: Tristram Kenton …and with all the sound and fury, as Charlotte Higgins […]

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  • Samah Sabawi: No Level Playing Field for Palestinian Athletes

    From Australians for Palestine: The AFL Peace Team has already arrived in Australia to participate in this year’s AFL International Cup. It is being held up to Australians and the world as demonstrating that Israelis and Palestinians can work together for peace in Israel/Palestine. Samah Sabawi’s article below shows that all is not what it […]

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