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UCSC Students Receive Fake Eviction Notices

University of California Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ — More than 400 UC Santa Cruz students received fake eviction notices Tuesday night, an attempt by a student group to raise awareness about Palestinian displacement in Israel. The UCSC Committee for Justice in Palestine distributed eviction notices to dorms within Porter and Merrill colleges. “Your dormitory is scheduled for demotion at some…more »

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The Taboo On Boycotting Israel Has Been Broken

The American International School in Gaza, visited by then-Senator John Kerry in 2009, is one of hundreds of Palestinian educational institutions that have been bombed by Israel.

Something extraordinary happened on Saturday evening at the American Studies Association’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. At a packed open meeting called by the ASA’s National Executive Council to discuss a resolution to “endorse and honor” the Palestinian call for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions speaker after speaker rose to express strong support for…more »

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Sign The Petition For Rasmea Odeh: Homeland Security “Terrorizing” US Citizens

Rasmea Odeh

Drop the Charges against Rasmea Yousef Odeh Sign the petition here: http://www.iacenter.org/rasmeaodehpetition/ Signing the petition will generate a direct email to: U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Barbara McQuade Assistant U.S. Attorney for Northern Illinois Barry Jonas U.S. Attorney General Eric Holde and other public officials, demanding that the charges against Rasmea Odeh…more »

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Ben White Brings ‘apartheid’ Talk To Brooklyn College Dep’t (Which Hasn’t Hosted Dershowitz in 39 years)

We Will Be Heard

Do progressive Americans care about the Israel/Palestine issue? I think they do. Last night Josh Ruebner spoke at Brooklyn College and supported BDS (then rode Amtrak back to DC) and tonight Ben White will be speaking there, despite a vigorous campaign to shun him. His subject is Israel: Apartheid not Democracy. The British author will…more »

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Two-State Illusion

A barrier in the West Bank city of Hebron. With barbed-wire coils, hills scarred by patrol roads and weather-beaten guard posts, Israel has been shaped like few other countries by its borders. Image by Oded Balilty/AP

THE last three decades are littered with the carcasses of failed negotiating projects billed as the last chance for peace in Israel. All sides have been wedded to the notion that there must be two states, one Palestinian and one Israeli. For more than 30 years, experts and politicians have warned of a “point of…more »

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Questions About The Alice Walker Case

Alice Walker

Barbara Harvey wrote the following summary of the University of Michigan controversy to the Jewish Voice for Peace-Detroit Coordinating Committee and allowed us to publish it. –Ed. In a nutshell, the globally worshipped Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker was invited — and then “disinvited” to be the featured speaker at the U of M Center…more »

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Secretary Kerry: This Is Not What A Peace Process Looks Like

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Secretary Kerry: this is not what a peace process looks like Click here to tell him now! Dear Andrew, Today for the first time in years, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are sitting down for formal peace talks. Like you, we’re monitoring these developments carefully. And we’re distressed that on the eve of talks, Israel announced…more »

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More Than 150 Solidarity Organisations Stand In Solidarity With French Campaigners Facing Legal Action

BDS

International solidarity with French BDS activists facing repression June 26 2013 – As more than 150 Palestine solidarity and social justice organizations from across the world, we stand in solidarity with all of the French campaigners for Palestinian rights facing legal action and repression for participating in demonstrations calling for a boycott of Israel. French…more »

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Google’s Two-State Solution

Google Palestine

ACTION ITEM BELOW TO THANK LARRY PAGE FOR JUST ACT The Internet giant isn’t waiting for Palestinians and Israelis to settle their differences. On the first of the month, without firing off a press release, Google changed its home page in Gaza and the West Bank from “Google: Palestinian Territories” to “Google: Palestine.” It turns…more »

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Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel

Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Physicist pulls out of conference hosted by president Shimon Peres in protest at treatment of Palestinians Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. Hawking, 71, the world-renowned theoretical physicist and…more »

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