Ann Laura Stoler: Supporting Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel

Thanks to PULSE for circulating this statement from Ann Stoler: As someone who has worked for some thirty years as a teacher and student of colonial studies– on comparative colonial situations, colonial histories, and the violent and subtle forms of governance on which colonial regimes rely, it would be difficult not to describe the Israeli… Read More Ann Laura Stoler: Supporting Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel

Students Celebrate Strathclyde Uni. Liberation: In Solidarity with Gaza

Part of a still growing web of university actions across the UK in solidarity with the people of Gaza, and as efforts toward an academic boycott gain renewed force, students at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland have just emerged proclaiming victory from their overnight liberation and a solidarity rally on campus that resulted in… Read More Students Celebrate Strathclyde Uni. Liberation: In Solidarity with Gaza

Canadian Academic Boycott of Israel: Why We Need to Take Action

[This post does not necessarily reflect the opinions of anyone in any boycott movement, apart from those of the writer. This post should not be read as an indication of the content of any private discussions, nor is it intended to tell or instruct others on what they should be doing to boycott Israel. Posts… Read More Canadian Academic Boycott of Israel: Why We Need to Take Action

An Unfolding Pattern of Genocide: Notes from Gaza

After a Palestinian rocket attack, Israel’s Interior Minister urged in late September 2008, “the IDF should…decide on a neighborhood in Gaza and level it.” — Dr. Norman Finkelstein, “Behind the Bloodbath in Gaza: Foiling Another Palestinian ‘Peace Offensive’.” Counterpunch, 28 January, 2009 Norman Finkelstein argues in his latest article that we are wrong to assume… Read More An Unfolding Pattern of Genocide: Notes from Gaza