• What happened at TIAA-CREF

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOy8GWa60jY] Wow! I’m writing you from New York City where I just got back from the TIAA-CREF annual meeting and I’m still a bit overwhelmed by the experience. I can’t tell you what it meant to have each one of you there with us in the room. 15,300 of you to be exact. Each of […]

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  • The Olympia Food Co-op Needs Your Support Now!

    Just last week the Board of Directors of the Olympia Food Co-op in Olympia, WA, the hometown of Rachel Corrie, took the courageous step of instituting a boycott of Israeli goods, the first grocery boycott of Israel in the US. Already, there is a movement afoot to condemn the Co-op for taking this important stand. […]

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  • 24 hours left: Sign for divestment now!

    We have 24 hours before the leadership of TIAA-CREF, one of the largest retirement funds in the world, holds its annual meeting in New York City. We will be there, asking TIAA-CREF to divest from companies such as Veolia, a French company that owns and operates a landfill in the West Bank. This landfill uses […]

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  • US voters can demand Palestine’s freedom

    Cynthia McKinney, The Electronic Intifada, 19 July 2010 In response to Israel’s deadly attack on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla, more than 800 labor and community activists picketed America’s sixth largest port in Oakland last month. The result was a historic blockade of a large Israeli cargo ship for 24 hours. Across the world, dockworkers and […]

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  • Stop MUJI Campaign

    As the first Japanese retail corporation who advances into Israel, MUJI announced its plan to open a branch(shop with MUJI license) in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem in 2011. We launched “Stop MUJI Campaign” as part of world-wide BDS campaign, to call MUJI to drop the plan which could be a breakthrough for the other Japanese […]

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  • Call to support PACBI members conference travel expenses

    I am forwarding this message from BRICUP – please help if you can. Support is needed for a European initiative. AURDIP, BRICUP’s French sister organisation, is convening a conference on academic boycott in Paris this coming September 25-6. The aim is to bring together the several organisations in Italy, Catalonia, Britain and France now in […]

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  • Take Action: TIAA-CREF in New York City

    Thursday, July 15, 2010 Call for Next Thursday in NYC This coming Tuesday, July 20th, CREF will hold its annual meeting in New York City. This is the one time a year where the leadership of TIAA-CREF sits down with fund participants and listens in person to their concerns. We certainly have a concern about […]

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  • Johnny Rotten you ain’t no human being if you play the Israeli fascist regime

    Johnny Rotten, you ain’t no human being if you play the Israeli fascist regime. It will “make you a moron” and you will have “no future”. John Lydon, “Don’t be told about what you want” and “Don’t be told about what you need” by the Israeli regime. You “wanna go to new belsen” – Gaza […]

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  • Statement Condemning Disciplinary Action against the Irvine 11 and the Recommendation to Suspend the UC-Irvine Muslim Student Union

    US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) www.usacbi.org uscom4acbi[at]gmail.com On the 8th of February, 2010, Israeli ambassador Michael Oren visited the University of California, Irvine (UCI) to give a lecture on US-Israeli relations. During his speech, a number of UC students, all of them Arab or Muslim, stood up to voice […]

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  • Please ask Suzanne Vega to cancel Israel concerts

    On July 15 & 16, folk-inspired singer and songwriter Suzanne Vega is scheduled to play in Israel. Vega has declared her support for the work of Amnesty International and other international social causes. Santana, Elvis Costello, The Pixies and other prominent performers have recently cancelled concerts in Israel in solidarity with the Palestinian call for […]

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