• Columbia demands justice for Palestine

    By David Judd | March 3, 2009 NEW YORK–Students at Columbia University are taking up the fight for Palestinian rights and have begun organizing around a set of demands for the university’s divestment from Israel. The students’ demands, released on March 2, include full disclosure of Columbia’s budget and endowment, a public forum on divestment, […]

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  • USACBI’s Batsheva Protest at UCLA

    Photographs from the protest at UCLA. The posters and banners on clothesline were made by Edie Pistolesi, with the help of her students; these b&w posters were made by Emma Rosenthal of Cafe Intifada, a cultural group. All the photos were taken by Marvin A. Gluck, except one, which was taken by Samir Twair for […]

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  • Protesters speak out against Israeli incursion into Gaza

    Juliana Gabrovsky Published: Monday, March 2, 2009 Approximately 50 people protested outside Royce Hall at the performance of Israel”s Batsheva Dance Company on Saturday night in hopes of drawing attention to the recent Israeli incursion into Gaza. The protest was organized by the recently created U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, […]

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  • Sign BRICUP’S protest to the Science Museum about Israel Science Day

    With amazing and insensitive bad taste the Science Museum in London (and the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry) are allowing their premises to be used for an “Israel Day of Science” sponsored by the Zionist Federation. The research of seven Israeli universities is to be showcased. The planned dates are March 3 (Manchester) and […]

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  • Support Hampshire College Divestment

    In early February, Hampshire College announced that it was divesting from a mutual fund that included from six corporations supporting Israel’s military occupation – including Motorola and Caterpillar. Now, after attack from Alan Dershowitz and other Zionist activists, Hampshire’s administration has announced that it’s divestment had nothing to do with the Israeli Occupation but rather […]

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  • Updated: Art vigil will protest Israeli dance troupe’s L.A. show

    The first planned action from a newly organized U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is an ad-hoc display of political art protesting another presentation of art: the performance Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall by Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company. Edie Pistolesi, an art professor at Cal State Northridge, said she has […]

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  • A Time To Be Radical

    By Nick Juliano Posted: 02/23/2009 Students have historically been at the forefront of progressive causes that challenge the existing political order and criticize inequalities such as racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination. In the 1960s, Students for a Democratic Society stood alongside Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. as they addressed injustices of […]

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  • Academic boycott of Israel takes off in Canada

    Wednesday February 25, 2009 Saed Bannoura – IMEMC Over 40 universities in Canada will be participating in activities to mark ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’, beginning on Sunday. Students from the participating universities are calling for a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions until Israel ends, what they call, apartheid policies against the Palestinians. In addition […]

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  • The Haverford Campaign Calls for Divestment from Israel

    By Nathan Karnovsky [Bi-College News] 24 February 2009 – “Do you notice that, even among educated people, there is general recognition of the fact that the modern state of Israel was founded as a symbol of the suffering of humanity…but almost no awareness that this has been at the expense of another people who were […]

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