• 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 We were shocked and appalled to learn on January 6th that the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) rescinded the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award which was to […]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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  • USACBI responds to Temple University’s statement concerning Professor Marc Lamont Hill

    (portions of this statement appear in an oped by a member of USACBI) On December 11, 2018, the Temple University Board of Trustees issued a four-paragraph statement in response to a speech given by Professor Marc Lamont Hill at the United Nations on the occasion of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.  The […]

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  • Open Letter to the University of California taskforce: the Intersections of Policing and Divestment

    The following letter by Students for Justice in Palestine-West and the Palestinian Youth Movement is fully supported by USACBI.  SJP-West and the Palestinian Youth Movement issued this letter in response to requests for feedback for the University of California’s Task Force on Universitywide Policing.  Dear Presidential Task Force for Universitywide Policing, We hope this letter […]

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  • USACBI call to action: Resist the attempts to censor Marc Lamont Hill for his clarity on Palestine

    USACBI reiterates its support for Marc Lamont Hill and we stand by his principled critique of Israeli settler-colonialism and occupation of historic Palestine. Since 1977 the United Nations has hosted an International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians, an occasion passed by Resolution 181 of the General Assembly, in place since 1947. The occasion for Hill’s […]

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  • Marc Lamont Hill has nothing to be sorry for: USACBI stands with Prof. Hill and demands a free Palestine, from the river to the sea

    On Nov. 28th, at an event marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Professor Marc Lamont Hill gave a speech at the United Nations.  In it, he criticized the Israeli state’s apartheid politics and military occupation and called for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. During this speech, he called for […]

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