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The New McCarthyism

by Ellen Schrecker – 30 June 2016, The Chronicle of Higher Education It’s hard to tell whether to fear or mock the recent call of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for a revival of the House Un-American Activities Committee, or … Continue reading

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Organizational Letter to NY Assembly Members Opposing A.9036

Join organizations across NY state opposing legislation that creates unconstitutional blacklists. Add your organization to the growing list of co-sponsors by following the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10nARPzULr_Ufhthf56M8Yw5FFkzyMP-58jrlgRjC_QY/viewform?c=0&w=1 Current organizational signers include: Center for Constitutional Rights, Palestine Legal, National Lawyers Guild – … Continue reading

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Sign the Statement of Academics on the Settlement of Professor Steven Salaita’s Lawsuit Against the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

November 11, 2015 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FcwyvJyxGoV45lpNRUbcAeMhB_kiqE8h-DBNy6txf3s/viewform As scholars in a wide range of academic disciplines we write to express that we are both pleased and concerned that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has agreed to settle Professor Steven Salaita’s lawsuit … Continue reading

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Palestine Solidarity: The Film Critics’ Blind Spot

June 30, 2015 – The Palestine Center, Washington, DC Watch film scholar Terri Ginsberg discuss Palestine-solidarity filmmaking, focusing predominantly on To Live in Freedom, a 1974 documentary directed by Simon Louvish, and featuring Palestinian writer and intellectual Fouzi El-Asmar. The … Continue reading

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Einstein and Arendt signed 1948 letter to NY Times warning of Zionist fascism in Israel

4 December 1948, New York Times http://www.globalwebpost.com/farooqm/study_res/einstein/nyt_orig.html The letter, sent to the Editor of the New York Times on December 2, 1948, was entitled “New Palestine Party – Visit [to the U.S.] of Menachem Begin and New Political Movement [Freedom … Continue reading

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How Zionism Corrupts Judaism

Judaism is a religion based on humanistic principles offering powerful arguments for social justice, but it has been hijacked by Zionists who have twisted it into an excuse for ethnic cleansing and mass murder, as Professor of Moral Theology Daniel C. Maguire describes. by … Continue reading

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Steven Salaita speaking tour – New York City – November 2014

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The Political Economy of Israeli Apartheid and the Specter of Genocide

by William I. Robinson – 19 September 2014, Truthout http://truth-out.org/news/item/26254-the-political-economy-of-israeli-apartheid-and-the-specter-of-genocide Palestinian children light candles in commemoration of their former home, Zafer Tower No. 4, once an 11-story apartment building, in Gaza City, Sept. 11, 2014. (Photo: Wissam Nassar / The … Continue reading

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University of Illinois fires professor Steven Salaita after Gaza massacre tweets

by Ali Abunimah – 6 August 2014, Electronic Intifada http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/university-illinois-fires-professor-steven-salaita-after-gaza-massacre-tweets Steven Salaita was fired from his position as associate professor in the American Indian Studies program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) apparently over views critical of Israel, … Continue reading

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‘Dear American Jewish community, It’s time to talk about Zionism’

by Benjamin Silverman – 1 August 2014, Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2014/08/american-community-zionism.html Dear American Jewish Community, Its time for us to talk. I know for many of you that you still don’t want to talk – many of you have spent the last … Continue reading

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