USACBI is a U.S. campaign focused on a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions, responding to the call of Palestinian civil society to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel. We believe it is time to take a public, principled stance in support of equality, self-determination, human rights (including the right to education), and true democracy.

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    Palestinian Children Have Suffered Disproportionately as a Result of the Israeli Occupation

    Not only because of the general importance of this topic, but also because of the horrific murder-by-fire of a Palestinian toddler yesterday, instigated by Israeli settlers, we are posting this story.  As its author, Organizing Collective member David Palumbo-Liu notes, Israel security forces rarely constrain settlers from performing such acts of violence.  And even when […]

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    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 […]

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    USACBI Welcomes Dave Zirin to the Advisory Board

    USACBI is happy to welcome to its Advisory Board the well-known sports journalist and social activist, Dave Zirin. Zirin is a contributing writer for The Nation and author of many books including The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World and Brazil’s Dance With the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and […]

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    An Open Letter to the NBA Players Traveling to Israel

    An Open Letter to the NBA Players Traveling to Israel by Dave Zirin

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    USACBI Newsletter, July 2015

    USACBI Newsletter Volume 1, number 2 (July 2015) Published by the US Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel 1. Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of BDS call and the Creation of USACBI – USACBI: Where We are Today 2. Faculty for Justice in Palestine Reports 3. Solidarity Between Students and Faculty: Protecting a […]

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    BDS Movement at 10: Mondoweiss interviews Omar Barghouti

    Mondoweiss co-editors Adam Horowitz and Philip Weiss talk with Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti on the tenth anniversary of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions again Israel. The BDS Call was issued by representatives of of Palestinian civil society on July 9, 2005 with a goal of achieving […]

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