• 27 March, NYC: The Palestinians Who Built Israel: Andrew Ross and Lamis Deek

    This event features the new book of USACBI Organizing Collective member Andrew Ross: Wednesday, 27 March 6:30 pm The People’s Forum 320 W. 37th Street NYC Facebook: //www.facebook.com/events/2171990819510720/ “They demolish our houses while we build theirs.” This is how a Palestinian stonemason, in line at a checkpoint outside a Jerusalem suburb, described his life to Andrew […]

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  • An Honest Living by Steve Salaita

    The following essay was originally published at Steve Salaita’s blog:  About halfway to the lot, a ribbon of cobalt rises on the horizon; when it’s cloudy, a common occurrence in the mid-Atlantic, the darkness stays pure.  The spectrum of color will change with the seasons, but now it is winter and the sun comes slowly, […]

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  • Take action – sign petition against SFSU’s “religious holidays” list that includes “Israeli Independence Day”

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel encourages all supporters to sign on to the petition below in support of students, faculty and other community members at San Francisco State University (SFSU). In the latest incident of racism and Islamophobia on campus, a list of “religious holidays” was distributed to all […]

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  • ‘Daily Californian’ solicits, then kills, op-ed on academic boycott of Israel

    By Andrew Ross and John King, members of the USACBI Organizing Collective After the University of California chancellors posted an anti-BDS statement in December, Daily Californian editors solicited an op-ed response from Sacramento Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights. The request was passed on to USACBI, an organization with more expertise on the academic boycott, and the two […]

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  • Palestine and the Climate Crisis

    The following article by USACBI Organizing Collective member David Klein is reprinted from Mondoweiss:  The urgency of the global climate crisis makes it imperative for any social justice movement to come to grips with, and confront it in some way. There can be no social justice, after all, on a dead planet. Biologists report that […]

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  • USACBI Statement on the ASA Lawsuit

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) announces a major victory for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and for Palestine solidarity activism in the United States, with the dismissal of an anti-boycott lawsuit filed by Zionist plaintiffs. On February 4, 2019, a federal judge threw out the Louis […]

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  • Nobel laureate Prof. George P. Smith speaks about the importance of BDS

    Prof. George P. Smith, 2018 Nobel laureate in Chemistry, spoke about BDS during his trip to Stockholm, Sweden, Dec 2018.   “People of conscience all over the world have an obligation to pay attention to abuses of human rights, like [Israel’s] 71-year regime of dispossession and subjugation. “The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, that 170 […]

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  • Unwavering Love, Respect, and Support for Our Sister and Comrade, Dr. Angela Y. Davis

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) extends unwavering love, respect, and support to our sister and comrade, Dr. Angela Y. Davis. We were shocked and appalled to learn on January 6th that the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) rescinded the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award which was to […]

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  • The Harsh Logic of Palestinian Dispossession by David Palumbo-Liu

    The following article, by USACBI Organizing Collective member and Stanford professor David Palumbo-Liu, was originally published at Jacobin magazine: The world has come to know the dire situation in Palestine via graphic eruptions of violence such as those we witnessed recently at the Great March of Return — state violence purposefully enacted against men, women, children, […]

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  • 2018 Milestones: The Resistance Keeps Growing

    USACBI welcomes 2019 with a new milestone:  despite the ongoing attempts at censorship, at stifling activism, even at criminalizing BDS, we have surpassed 2000 endorsers!  Our movement is fighting back, with coalitions coming together to secure multiple victories against the Israel lobby, and the resistance is growing, and rising from the grassroots upwards.   Indeed, […]

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