“The suffering of precious Palestinians under a vicious Israeli occupation is a crime against humanity,” says celebrated public intellectual. Read more about Cornel West backs Steven Salaita, cancels prestigious Univ. of Illinois lecture
Dr. Cornel West
Whatever he says, if anything, in the next few hours, US President Barack Obama’s silence so far on the murders of three young Muslims already speaks volumes. Read more about Obama's silence on Chapel Hill murders already speaks volumes
Mutual solidarity has grown since Michael Brown’s slaying on 9 August.
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Steven Salaita is an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech who has written several books on the failure of liberal civil rights discourse to counter anti-Arab racism, particularly in the United States. In his new book, Israel’s Dead Soul, he evaluates the potential complicity between enlightened ideals and their opposite. Read more about Salaita skewers liberalism in "Israel's Dead Soul"
Following the recent direct action on the University of Arizona (UA) campus — in which an enormous mock wall was constructed to bring attention to Israel’s wall in the West Bank and the wall at the US-Mexico border — legendary intellectual and academic Dr. Read more about Dr. Cornel West endorses BDS, supports Ethnic Studies at University of Arizona