News and Opinion

Records: 10 - 20 of 1960

14 February 2014
Statements by signatories to the Artists Pledge for Palestine

 This is a selection of the dozens of statements we received (Published on our website from Saturday) As the son of a Jewish refugee, the anger and despair I feel can only faintly echo that of the people of Gaza. Art is a celebration of humanity, and the symbolic gesture of refusing any artis....

Mondoweiss | 10 February 2014
Stanford professors call for divestment from Israeli occupation ahead of student govt vote

The following press release was issued by Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine, a coalition of 19 campus organizations including the Black Student Union, MEChA, and Students for Justice in Palestine. Tonight the Stanford Undergraduate Senate will be voting on a resolution calling for divestment from ....

11 February 2015
Stanford Divestment Resolution Achieves 9-5 Majority; Campaign Pushes on Despite Lack of 2/3 Consensus

STANFORD, Calif. - The Undergraduate Senate of Stanford University just voted against a resolution to divest from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories. The resolution, entitled A Resolution to Divest from Companies Violating Human Rights in Occupied Palestine, called on the University to d....

9 February 2015
On to the Regents: In Historic Vote, UC Student Association Endorses Call for Divestment in Support of Palestinian Rights

On the morning of February 8, 2015, hundreds of students gathered in Tom Bradley International Hall at UCLA as the UC Student Association (UCSA) deliberated motions in support of divestment from companies engaged in the systematic violation of Palestinian rights in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza St....

Roger Waters | 7 February 2015
A Letter from Roger Waters to Alan Parsons

Iíve been in email exchange with Alan Parsons, an English musician and recording artist, who was, coincidentally, an engineer at EMI when Pink Floyd made Dark Side of The Moon. ....

BDS France | 9 February 2015
Lettre a Tricky: reconsider your planned concert in apartheid Israel

We are 4 fans of yours, among your biggest French fans, we have grown up wearing out all your CDs, from Massive Attack to your solo albums, some of them being our all-time favourites. We have seen you every time you gave a concert in France, and a few times elsewhere, we have seen you sharing the st....

Chen Tamir | Hyperallergic | 3 february 2015
A Report on the Cultural Boycott of Israel

The following report surveys the pressing topic of the cultural boycott of Israel, focusing specifically on contemporary visual art. Without taking sides, this document synthesizes information on the recent trend to boycott and includes summaries of notable recent incidents around the world of boyco....

Tareq Radi | Electronic Intifada | 3 February 2015
How students are resisting efforts to normalize Israeli apartheid

Israelís practices of occupation and colonization show no sign of relenting as the ethnocratic state enters its sixty-seventh year.....

ASUCD | 29 January 2015
Students at UC Davis Passed a Divestment Resolution

On the night of January 29, 2015, a historic vote in support of global justice and racial equality was taken by students at UC Davis as ASUCD passed a divestment resolution (Senate Resolution #9) with a two-third majority vote. The resolution called for the university to divest from American corpor....

Nora Barrows-Friedman | Electronic Intifada | 30 January 2015
UC Davis passes divestment resolution, five other campaigns launched across US

Last night, the student government at the University of California at Davis voted in favor of a resolution to divest from corporations profiting from Israelís occupation. ....

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