• Video: Divest for Justice in Palestine

    The following video was created by the Minnesota Break the Bonds Campaign to call for divestment from Israel Bonds in Minnesota. Amidst high-level international dialogue regarding Palestinian statehood, Fr. David Smith and activists Susanne Waldorf and Ellen Klemme, members of the Minnesota Break the Bonds Campaign (MN BBC), discuss how Minnesota can respond to Palestinian […]

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  • Flash Mob calls on Bed Bath and Beyond: Don’t Sell SodaStream!

    SodaStream promotes itself as an environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternative to buying soda. But SodaStream is produced in an illegal settlement on stolen Palestinian land with exploited Palestinian labor. Moreover, Israeli settlement industries regularly dump toxic waste into the land and water of nearby villages. This flash mob at El Cerrito, California’s Bed Bath & […]

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  • Tuba Skinny cancels show at jazz festival in Israel

    Published in the Electronic Intifada on August 20, 2011: Tuba Skinny, a traditional jazz and blues band from New Orleans, planned to perform at the Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat, Israel on 21 August. The international campaign “Don”t Play Apartheid Israel,” and the Israeli group “Boycott From Within” approached Tuba Skinny with the request […]

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  • USACBI Action Alert: Tell Interpol to cancel their Israeli performance!

    We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell Interpol, an American post-punk band, to cancel their late August performance in Israel! Tweet your BDS message, post it to their Facebook,  http://www.facebook.com/interpol or send them an email (below) Like and post to the Interpol Don’t Play Apartheid Israel Facebook Page Use the sample […]

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  • BDS Brides boycott Ahava and SodaStream

    In August 2011, CODEPINK: Women For Peace organized a group of “BDS Brides” to protest at Bed Bath and Beyond, about the company’s stocking of SodaStream and Ahava, Israeli products made in settlements in the West Bank. The “BDS Brides” pledge to boycott Bed Bath and Beyond, and its bridal registry, until it stops stocking […]

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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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  • Open call to Wikimania: “˜Edit’ occupation and apartheid out of Palestine!

    The Boycott National Committee issued the following open call to Wikimania. See USACBI’s Twitter call to action: Occupied Palestine– Wikimania”s decision to hold its annual conference this August in Israel despite its ongoing occupation, colonialism and apartheid can only be seen by Palestinians and international supporters of a just peace as feeding Israel”s impunity and […]

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  • USACBI Twitter Alert: Tell Wikimania to “edit” occupation and apartheid out of Palestine!

    Ask the Wikimedia Foundation to respect the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel by moving its annual international conference, Wikimania 2011 (August 4-7), out of Haifa. See Palestinian organizers’ open call to Wikimedia, then help spread their words far and wide! “ŽTweet your message to the Wikimedia Foundation or post it on Facebook. […]

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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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