• 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 […]

    Continue reading
  • Judge Refuses to Throw Out Salaita’s Case Against UIUC, Wise Resigns, Emails Revealed

    OC member David Palumbo-Liu placed this article in Salon to inform a wide readership of the tremendous victory awarded Steven Salaita yesterday in federal court.  He encouraged readers to follow the developments of the case, that might well have wide ramifications for organizing and advocating for BDS.

    Continue reading
  • On One-Year Anniversary of Salaita Case, Some Good News

    Corey Robin’s post on this great news regarding Steven Salaita’s court case.

    Continue reading
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading
  • Audio: Status Hour Special Feature on Academic Freedom and Academic Boycott

    Status Hour audio journal has produced a new special segment focusing on academic freedom, academic boycott, and political speech in academia. In this gripping special segment, host Tareq Radi speaks to Judith Tucker, Ilana Feldman, Nashiha Alam, Lisa Rofel, and Nadia Abu El Haj, who illuminate the challenges of passing academic boycott, as well as […]

    Continue reading
  • Cornel West joins USACBI advisory board, cancels lecture at University of Illinois in protest of Salaita firing

    Dr. Cornel West, professor at Union Theological Seminary and esteemed public intellectual, has joined the Advisory Board of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. USACBI is very pleased to welcome Dr. West to its Advisory Board and looks forward to working with him in the future. In addition, Dr. West […]

    Continue reading
  • Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine. In Support of Angela Davis

    USACBI is a signatory of this collective statement in support of Angela Davis and UC Santa Cruz, in response to vicious attacks from the Amcha Initiative upon Davis and the university: Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine We support and congratulate UC Santa Cruz on their selection of Angela Davis for UCSC”s 31st annual […]

    Continue reading
  • USACBI Statement in Solidarity with Professor Angela Y. Davis

    31 January 2015 – USACBI is pleased to join with a broad spectrum of progressive and anti-racist organizations, religious groups, faculty organizations, peace and justice activists, and people of conscience from all walks of life in condemning the AMCHA Initiative”s latest assault on academic freedom. AMCHA has written to Chancellor Blumenthal of UC Santa Cruz […]

    Continue reading
  • Take action: Defend Palestine Supporters at John Jay College from “Anti-Semitism” Slander

    To add your name to this petition, please go to: https://www.change.org/p/jeremy-travis-president-john-jay-college-of-criminal-justice-cuny-defend-palestine-supporters-from-anti-semitism-slander This petition will be delivered to: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Jeremy Travis, President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Student Life Coordinator John Leebens DEFEND PALESTINE SUPPORTERS FROM “ANTI-SEMITISM” SLANDER On 21 October, 2014, Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College […]

    Continue reading
  • CSU senate passes resolution defending the academic freedom of faculty

    The following resolution was passed by the Academic Senate of the California State University following a series of campaigns targeting faculty members, including the ongoing AMCHA campaign to smear Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University, part of the CSU system: Protecting the Academic Freedom of California State University Faculty AS-3193-14/FA (Rev) RESOLVED: That […]

    Continue reading