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California Senate mulls new attempt to squash Palestine solidarity

Proposal before state legislature conflates opposition to Zionism with anti-Semitism. 

Student troubled by New York Times reporter's “Jewish litmus test”

Students say New York Times reporters posed inappropriate questions for story on campus anti-Semitism and the BDS movement.

Netanyahu win is “victory for BDS,” says UCLA's controversial pro-Israel student president

Israel lobby-backed UCLA student body president Avinoam Baral concedes that the citations in divestment resolutions about Israel’s human rights violations are “ironclad.”

The frat boys who slander Palestine solidarity

Rania Khalek and
Nora Barrows-Friedman
10 March 2015

Corporate media regurgitate baseless claims that Palestine activists were behind hate graffiti at California campus.

Stanford University students approve divestment from firms abetting Israel's crimes

Stanford students have been steadily campaigning for divestment for the last eight years and the increased support for divestment has been nothing less than dramatic.

Pro-Israel appeal to US patriotism fails to halt “historic” California divestment vote

UCSA, which officially represents hundreds of thousands of students in the University of California, passes divestment resolutions by big margins.

California's "pepper spray chancellor" stays silent over racist abuse of Arab and Muslim students

After UC Davis’ student senate voted in favor of divesting from companies that profit from Israeli apartheid, Arab and Muslim students have been under attack.

UC Davis passes divestment resolution, five other campaigns launched across US

A student activist at Northwestern University in Illinois talks about the challenges faced after the recent launch of their divestment campaign.

15 powerful ways student activists stood up for Palestine in 2014

2014 was a year of victories, challenges and creative resistance for student Palestine solidarity activists in the US.

Student workers "have spoken": US labor union backs Israel boycott

“A new generation of workers and students is seeing how we’re linked — not only as workers, not only as students, not only as Americans, but as people of conscience to the struggle of Palestinians,” says a student activist.

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