• Kauanui: Letter to IGLYO: No such thing as neutrality.

    USACBI advisory board member J. Kehaulani Kauanui wrote the following letter to the International Gay and Lesbian Youth Organization Board of Directors, in response to the call from Palestinian Queer organizations, demanding IGLYO cancel its General Assembly in Israel in December 2011 and stop participating in Israel’s pinkwashing campaign. Her letter is based on the letter […]

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  • Barghouti: The Struggle for an Equal Right to Academic Freedom

    The following article, by Riham Barghouti, founding member of PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, was published by the International Institute of Social Studies: The Struggle for an Equal Right to Academic Freedom By Riham Barghouti Struggles by Palestinian scholars for academic freedom and equal rights are inextricably linked […]

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  • ITT Blog: Bibi and Obama’s Speechifying vs. Global Palestinian Solidarity

    by Miles Kampf-Lassin The following article was published on May 25, 2011 on The ITT Blog. A bizarre spectacle played out on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel”s Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, gave anaddress to a joint session which, judging by the non-stop and thunderous ovations, could have easily been mistaken for a campaign rally. […]

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  • Ali Abunimah: DePaul students vote by large margin to ban Sabra hummus

    Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada discussed DePaul students’ recent vote to ban Sabra hummus: Students at DePaul University in Chicago voted by a large margin in a referendum asking if they support ending sales of Sabra brand hummus on their campus. Due to a technicality, however, the result will not be binding. A note […]

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  • Propaganda and Israel/Palestine: The War is On

    Poor CAMERA…so victimized, so lonely. Tell the President and Provost of Boston University you are alarmed that they are welcoming a group of apologists for Israeli war crimes!

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  • Is boycotting Israel anti-Semitic?

    Sherry Wolf, a member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, responds to claims from supporters of Zionism that criticism of Israel–and in particular, the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against it–is “anti-Semitic.” October 7, 2010 ISRAEL’S SUPPORTERS wield the accusation that Palestine solidarity activists who support a boycott of Israel are guilty of anti-Semitism. […]

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  • Reflections from Detroit: Standoff with StandWithUs

    August 2, 2010 Continuing our Reflections from Detroit series, Nada Elia recounts the struggle for solidarity with Palestine at the US Social Forum. *** Standoff with StandWithUs, by Nada Elia In my mind, US Social Forum 2010 will always be the “Standoff with StandWithUs” conference. How could it be otherwise, when all my energy, as […]

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  • Israel/Palestine and the Apartheid Analogy: Critics, Apologists and Strategic lessons (Parts 1 & 2)

    by Ran Greenstein I. Introduction In the last decade, the notion that the Israeli system of political and military control bears strong resemblance to the apartheid system in South Africa has gained ground. It is invoked regularly by movements and activists opposed to the 1967 occupation and to various other aspects of Israeli policies vis-í -vis […]

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  • Why Americans should oppose Zionism

    Steven Salaita, The Electronic Intifada, 26 August 2010 Israel has been subject to some bad publicity recently. In 2008-09, it launched a brutal military campaign in the Gaza Strip that killed more than 400 Palestinian children. In May 2010, bumbling Israeli commandos murdered nine nonviolence activists on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla’s Mavi Marmara. It only […]

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  • Israel: A Failing Colonial Project

    by M. Shahid Alam Increasingly, despite its early military and political successes, Israel cannot for long endure as a colonial project. It must choose between wars – and destruction – or transition to a state for all its peoples. In order to firmly secure its existence – as firmly as that is possible for any […]

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