• September 29, Webinar: Why an academic boycott?

    Why an Academic Boycott? Webinar with Jewish Voice for Peace, Palestine Legal and US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm PST/8pm EST Do you have questions or concerns about the academic boycott of Israel? Do you support economic boycotts, but are worried about academic freedom? Come join […]

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  • USACBI welcomes Craig Willse to the Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome Craig Willse to its Organizing Collective. Craig Willse is an assistant professor of cultural studies at George Mason University, where he is also the faculty adviser for Students Against Israeli Apartheid. He helped write and organize around an academic boycott […]

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  • USACBI welcomes C. Heike Schotten to the Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome C. Heike Schotten to the Organizing Collective. Heike is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches political theory, feminist theory, and queer theory (her work is available here). She is a contributor at Ma’an English, […]

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  • USACBI condemns Hillary Clinton’s failed attempt to suppress BDS organizing in Scotland

    USACBI (the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel) condemns in the strongest terms the interference of Hillary Clinton and the US Department of State in a failed attempt to undermine a Scottish campaign to reject Israeli funding of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Through grassroots campaigning and the mobilization of artists, filmmakers and […]

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  • Open Letter to Pharrell Williams:   “Please cancel your concert in Tel Aviv, Palestine’s children deserve Freedom”

    Mr. Williams, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) joins the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions South Africa group (BDS SA) in urging you to cancel your scheduled concert in Tel Aviv, Israel in September 2015. Mr. Williams, we applaud the assertion in your latest track, “Freedom,” that “I don’t care […]

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  • USACBI: Standing with Steven Salaita

    USACBI (the United States Campaign for the  Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel) applauds the ruling by Federal Judge Harry D. Leinenweber on August 6, 2015 in favor of Steven Salaita’s legal case against the University of Illinois (UIUC). Judge Leinenweber’s opinion rejects the University of Illinois’ motion to dismiss Salaita’s case for breach of […]

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  • In Defense of Deepa Kumar

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel stands in solidarity with Professor Deepa Kumar who is under attack by Fox News for exposing the violence of U.S. imperialism on her twitter account. Professor Kumar cited the U.S. killing of more than 1.3 million people in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan as […]

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  • USACBI Welcomes Dave Zirin to the Advisory Board

    USACBI is happy to welcome to its Advisory Board the well-known sports journalist and social activist, Dave Zirin. Zirin is a contributing writer for The Nation and author of many books including The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World and Brazil’s Dance With the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and […]

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  • USACBI Newsletter, July 2015

    USACBI Newsletter Volume 1, number 2 (July 2015) Published by the US Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel http://usacbi.org 1. Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of BDS call and the Creation of USACBI – USACBI: Where We are Today 2. Faculty for Justice in Palestine Reports 3. Solidarity Between Students and Faculty: Protecting a […]

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  • New Resource: USACBI Pamphlet for Students on Academic Boycott of Israel

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is making available a new resource, designed especially for students on US campuses who are working for justice and liberation for Palestine. The new pamphlet (available for download here) provides an overview of USACBI’s work and helpful suggestions and examples of organizing students can […]

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