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Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel

Joseph Massad
16 December 2014

Moves to “recognize Palestine” and co-opt the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aim to guarantee Israel’s survival as a racist state.

Academic civility and its discontents

Joseph Massad
9 October 2014
Young people carry signs in support of free speech, academic freedom and reinstatement of Steven Salaita

The battle over Steven Salaita is part of a war against the neoliberal corporatization of higher education.

Top Middle East scholars call for academic boycott of Israel

More than one hundred academics sign on to “unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

Palestine solidarity group banned at Northeastern, students threatened with expulsion

Palestine solidarity activists are facing harsh censorship and retribution on at least two US campuses during Israeli Apartheid Week.

My new book “The Battle for Justice in Palestine”

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine. It has been called “a crucial book at a crucial time.”

BDS Roundup: US scholars group unanimously passes boycott of Israeli institutions

The latest roundup of international news from the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

Pro-BDS Columbia prof's gathering with anti-BDS J Street and Zionist LGBT groups stirs controversy

Why is a Columbia professor who supports BDS joining forces with Zionist groups that oppose Palestinian rights?

Israel's pinkwashing exposed as dishonest at New York debates

Uri Horesh
6 April 2012
Israel’s strategy of “pinkwashing” — using its supposedly stellar record on gay rights — to obscure abuses of Palestinian human rights has done more to provoke than to quiet criticism.

Despite attacks, national conference unites Students for Justice in Palestine

Alex Kane
New York City
21 October 2011
Hundreds of student activists from dozens of colleges and universities across the US are expanding the grassroots movements for Palestine solidarity activism despite aggressive smear campaigns by pro-Israel groups.

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