• Listen online: Steven Salaita on “Decolonizing Native America and Palestine”

    On May 30, 2018, KPFA’s Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, hosted by Khalil Bendib and Malihe Razazan, reran a classic interview from 2017 with Steven Salaita, USACBI Organizing Collective member and the author of Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine. In addition to a lengthy discussion of Steven’s work, struggles in confronting Zionism […]

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  • Salaita: Falsely accusing Palestinians of anti-Semitism is malicious

    The following post by USACBI Organizing Collective member Steven Salaita was reprinted from the original at Mondoweiss: Note: On May 18, Rabbi Jill Jacobs published an essay in the Washington Post purporting to distinguish between legitimate criticism of Israel and “anti-Semitism.”  In the essay, she posted two of my tweets to suggest that I am anti-Semitic [spoiler: I […]

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  • USACBI condemns disgusting tactics of the Louis D. Brandeis Center

    Photo: Dr Sunaina Maria of ASA lecturing on the nature of Zionist settler colonialism as a racist project at a conference on BDS: Strategic Actions for Justice. Her latest book, published by the University of California Press, is Boycott: The Academy and Justice for Palestine (2017)  The movement for justice in Palestine and BDS campaigns around the country […]

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  • Now released in e-Book: Boycott! The Academy and Justice for Palestine by Sunaina Maira

    The new book by Sunaina Maira on the BDS campaign for Palestinian rights in the academy, “Boycott! The Academy and Justice for Palestine” is now available as an e-Book from the University of California Press. The print editions of the book are available for pre-order and will be published in January 2018. Sunaina Maira, Professor […]

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  • Interview with Haidar Eid on SWANA Region Radio: Inhuman Conditions in Gaza

    LISTEN (Thursday August 21, 2017, 2.30 pm) to Haidar Eid, Associate Professor of Postcolonial and Postmodern Literature at Gaza’s al-Aqsa University in Gaza, being interviewed by David Lloyd, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, and a founding member of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, on today’s SWANA Region […]

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  • Interview: Will Caron and Cynthia Franklin on Understanding the Boycott of Israel

      An informative interview on ThinkTech Hawaii with Professor Cynthia Franklin, member of the USACBI Organizing Collective. Following is the transcript of the interview video clip (below) as posted on YouTube by ThinkTech on Aug 26, 2017 (originally posted with the title “Understanding the Boycott of Israel”).  The video tape begins with a black screen […]

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  • NYRB letter: Public intellectuals declare that “settlement boycott” is not sufficient to defend Palestinian rights

    The following statement by over 100 public intellectuals, writers, scholars and artists was published in the most recent issue of the New York Review of Books.  The letter comes in response to  For an Economic Boycott and Political Nonrecognition of the Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Territories   from the October 13, 2016 issue of the NYRB. […]

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  • Audio: Sunaina Maira of USACBI on KPFA about academic boycott and repression of BDS

    Sunaina Maira of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel spoke with C.S. Soong for Against the Grain on KPFA, about USACBI’s work and campaigns, and repression of BDS activism in the US. She also discussed her chapter in Against Apartheid: The Case for Boycotting Israeli Universities, the […]

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  • Radio interview features Lisa Taraki and Omar Barghouti on academic boycott

    SWANA REGION RADIO Voices from Kolkota to Casablanca Voices of struggle, Voices for change Monday, 21 September 2015, 3:30-4:00 PM “¨”¨KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 fm, Los Angeles Streaming at kpfk.org and available on audio archive for 90 days  Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) An interview with co-founders of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel From its inception in 2004 […]

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  • Remi Kanazi’s new book out now: Before the Next Bomb Drops

    USACBI Organizing Collective member, poet and writer Remi Kanazi’s second collection of poetry, Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up from Brooklyn to Palestine, was released on September 15 by Haymarket Books; it is available for order on Haymarket’s site: http://bit.ly/1GTcm4v It is also available on Amazon, including Kindle, in the US and globally: http://amzn.to/1IFFKqe Kanazi will be doing a 100-stop US/Canada […]

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