• Our Eyes Witnessed: On People of Color in the United States and The Palestinian BDS Movement

    Authors: Darnell L. Moore & Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz – published at NewBlackMan Colorlines recently featured a story entitled “The Israel Lobby Finds a New Face: Black College Students,” which highlighted the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee“s (AIPAC) recruitment of young black and brown college students to support their Zionist agenda. According to AIPAC”s website, they recruit “[o]n […]

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  • USACBI’s David Klein on Law and Disorder

    David Klein of USACBI appeared on Law and Disorder Radio on January 9, 2012. The full radio show can be livestreamed or downloaded at this link. Law and Disorder is co-hosted by Michael Ratner, Heidi Boghosian and Michael Steven Smith, and is a weekly independent radio show based at WBAI 99.5 in New York and […]

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  • EI: In new pinkwashing recruitment campaign, Israel offers free travel for propaganda services

    The following piece, published by Asa Winstanley at the Electronic Intifada,  exposes a new planned PR campaign for Israeli apartheid, based on giving away free trips: The story of the floundering “Brand Israel“ advertising campaign continues. An Israeli government ministry has established a propaganda website called Hasbara.gov.il – a Hebrew word often translated as “propaganda”. […]

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  • Guardian: But Music and Politics Have Always Mixed…

    From The Guardian: But music and politics have always mixed The LPO’s chief executive claims that music and politics do not mix. Tom Service begs to differ Beethoven’s “political” statement…? Fidelio (with Karita Mattila as Leonore) in the Royal Opera House’s 2007 production. Photograph: Tristram Kenton …and with all the sound and fury, as Charlotte Higgins […]

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  • Samah Sabawi: No Level Playing Field for Palestinian Athletes

    From Australians for Palestine: The AFL Peace Team has already arrived in Australia to participate in this year”s AFL International Cup. It is being held up to Australians and the world as demonstrating that Israelis and Palestinians can work together for peace in Israel/Palestine. Samah Sabawi”s article below shows that all is not what it […]

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  • Lisa Taraki and Mark LeVine: Why Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    This article was first published on Al Jazeera English on August 13, 2011. Why boycott Israel? A founding member of the campaign for the academic and cultural boycott outlines the motivation behind the movement. Author and history professor Mark LeVine speaks with sociologist Lisa Taraki, a co-founder of the Palestinian campaign for the Academic and […]

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  • Kali Akuno: The Black Liberation Movement and Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: Lessons and Applications for the Palestinian Liberation Movement

    The following article was published on Navigating the Storm on August 8, 2011: The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions or BDS movement, launched in 2005 to uproot the zionist settler-colonial project and dismantle the Israeli apartheid state following the various setbacks to the Palestinian liberation movement stemming from the Oslo accords, is rapidly growing into […]

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  • Ram Rahman: The Question of Art and Politics

    The following article was distributed by PACBI after being published in the Mail Today on August 7, 2011. The piece below is a discussion of Indian artists’ commitment to boycott an Israeli museum show. The Indian artists’ statement was published here earlier. Ram Rahman | Mail Today | 7 August 2011The Question of Art and Politics The […]

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  • AUDIO: David Lloyd speaks about academic boycott of Israel

    USACBI Organizing Collective member David Lloyd, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California, appeared on KPFK’s Radio Intifada on July 21, 2011, discussing the nature, present and future of the BDS movement and the importance of the academic and cultural boycott of Israel. Download the audio clip of the interview.

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  • VIDEO: The future of BDS with USACBI’s Remi Kanazi and Sunaina Maira

    The following video, filmed at the Al-Awda Convention in Anaheim, California in May 2011, features USACBI Organizing Collective members Remi Kanazi and Dr. Sunaina Maira, in conversation with Ali Abunimah about the future of BDS and the movement. Highly recommended!

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