• Food co-op in Rachel Corrie’s hometown boycotts Israeli goods

    The Olympia Food Co-op announced last week that no more Israeli products will be sold at its two grocery stores. By Natasha Mozgovaya Americans are far more supportive of Israel than Europeans, and most initiatives to boycott Israeli goods or to divest funds from companies working with Israel are unsuccessful in the United States. But […]

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  • Olympia Food Co-op removes Israeli goods from shelves; first US store to institute boycott

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Olympia, WA– The Olympia Food Co-op Board of Directors has decided to boycott Israeli goods at their two locations in Olympia, Washington. At a July 15th meeting packed with Co-op members, the Board reached this consensus. The Co-op becomes the first US grocery store to publicly join the international grassroots movement for […]

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  • 24 hours left: Sign for divestment now!

    We have 24 hours before the leadership of TIAA-CREF, one of the largest retirement funds in the world, holds its annual meeting in New York City. We will be there, asking TIAA-CREF to divest from companies such as Veolia, a French company that owns and operates a landfill in the West Bank. This landfill uses […]

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  • US voters can demand Palestine’s freedom

    Cynthia McKinney, The Electronic Intifada, 19 July 2010 In response to Israel’s deadly attack on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla, more than 800 labor and community activists picketed America’s sixth largest port in Oakland last month. The result was a historic blockade of a large Israeli cargo ship for 24 hours. Across the world, dockworkers and […]

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  • We need 10,000 signatures for TIAA-CREF by Tuesday to Divest!

    This coming Tuesday, July 20th, CREF will hold its annual meeting in New York City. This is the one time a year where the leadership of TIAA-CREF sits down with fund participants and listens in person to their concerns. We certainly have a concern about the Israeli occupation, and we want to make sure that […]

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  • Take Action: TIAA-CREF in New York City

    Thursday, July 15, 2010 Call for Next Thursday in NYC This coming Tuesday, July 20th, CREF will hold its annual meeting in New York City. This is the one time a year where the leadership of TIAA-CREF sits down with fund participants and listens in person to their concerns. We certainly have a concern about […]

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  • BDS Success at Corrado’s Supermarket

    BDS Success: Corrado’s, a large family-owned supermarket, in Clifton, NJ, agreed to stop selling “Jordan Valley” dried dates–Product of Israel. This happened after repeated complaints to two of the younger owner/family members. It definitely helps to be a regular customer to have some say and the possible threat of widespread boycott. It is interesting to […]

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  • US university suspends Muslim student group for Palestine protest

    Brian Napoletano, The Electronic Intifada, 14 July 2010 In response to intense political pressure by multiple pro-Zionist organizations, the administration at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) recently decided to suspend Muslim students’ right to assemble and practice their faith together on campus. Alleging that emails anonymously “leaked” to the university prove that the Muslim […]

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  • AHAVA protest in Brooklyn

    On Friday, CODEPINK NYC and Adalah-NY joined Brooklyn for Peace outside the Ricky’s store in Brooklyn for a BOYCOTT AHAVA protest. The event was covered in the Brooklyn Paper, the Brooklyn Courier, The New York Post, and on WPIX: Channel 11 local TV. There is currently a “buycott” going on (you can see evidence in […]

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  • Statement Condemning Disciplinary Action against the Irvine 11 and the Recommendation to Suspend the UC-Irvine Muslim Student Union

    US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) www.usacbi.org uscom4acbi[at]gmail.com On the 8th of February, 2010, Israeli ambassador Michael Oren visited the University of California, Irvine (UCI) to give a lecture on US-Israeli relations. During his speech, a number of UC students, all of them Arab or Muslim, stood up to voice […]

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