• Israel’s Environmental Colonialism and Ecoapartheid by Ben Lorber

    The following article by Ben Lorber was reprinted from The Socialist Project. Since the idea of Zionism first gripped the minds of a few intellectuals and the limbs of many agrarian pioneers in the early 20th century, the state of Israel has presented its settlement of the land of Palestine, and its uprooting of the […]

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  • The Empty Chair: a simple action that academics and students can take in solidarity with Palestinian colleagues

    USACBI is reprinting the following statement by John Chalcraft of BRICUP, the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine, first published in the BRICUP Newsletter of 3 November 2017: Academics, researchers and students in privileged and relatively wealthy parts of the world are concerned that our Palestinian peers and colleagues are denied the rights that […]

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  • USACBI salutes cancellation of Argentina/Israel friendly match – time to ramp up sports boycott

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel salutes the campaigners for justice in Argentina, Palestine and around the world who achieved this important step. We thank the players of the Argentine national team who pushed to achieve this conclusion. International sports competition must not be allowed to be used as a means […]

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  • 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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  • Call for Submissions: BILADI, BILADI zine to support academic and cultural boycott

    Reprinted from Bigmouth Comix. We encourage USACBI supporters to submit to this zine! See below and the original link for contact information: Call for submissions: BILADI, BILADI A transnational zine for the cultural and academic boycott of Israel Calling all Palestinian artists and artists in solidarity with Palestine! We are seeking submissions for a zine […]

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  • USACBI condemns Israeli massacres of Palestinians in Gaza

    USACBI condemns in the strongest terms possible the brutal, inhumane, and calculated murders of more than 60 unarmed Palestinian protesters (including thirteen children) and the injuring of more than 2700 others on one day, Monday May 15.  During the eight weeks of the Great March of Return so far, Israel’s forces killed 112 protesters and […]

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  • Letter to participants in Jerusalem chemistry conference calls them to join the academic boycott

    The following letter was sent to the participants in “The Grand Challenges in the Chemical Sciences,” a conference taking place in Jerusalem from June 3-7, 2018. Sponsored by major Israeli academic institutions, including the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the conference is billed as a celebration of “the 70th birthday of the State of […]

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  • 15 minutes of interruption at Bozar, 70 years of colonization in Palestine

    We are reprinting below, in English and the original French, a press release issued by BDS activists in Brussels who disrupted a performance of the Philadelphia Orchestra on Thursday, 24 May.  The disruption comes amid an ongoing and active campaign by Philly Don’t Orchestrate Apartheid, which has organized open letters, actions and a series of […]

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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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  • “The End of Exclusivity” by Nada Elia

    USACBI Organizing Collective Nada Elia has published a new op-ed at Mondoweiss, in which she discusses the Great Return March and the ending framework of “exclusivity” that has governed discussion of Palestine in the West: “I believe the only unique aspect of the Palestine predicament is that it is a liberation struggle where criticizing the […]

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