SOURCE: Black Perspectives
Coke Money and the Public Relations of Higher Ed Divestment from Apartheid
by Amanda Joyce Hall
At Emory Univerity in the 1980s the close relationship between Coca Cola and the administration allowed Coke to leverage its financial support of the university to press the administration to suppress and coopt student movements for divestment from Apartheid South Africa.
SOURCE: The New Republic
Will Other Elite Unis Follow Princeton's Lead in Rejecting Fossil Fuel Money?
by Ilana Cohen and Michael E. Mann
A student movement is realizing its first successes in convincing university administrators to refuse donations that, activists argue, inevitably compromise the integrity of university research on climate change.
In Defense of the American Studies Association
by Alan Wald
The ASA's support of the BDS movement seeks to enhance the academic freedom of Palestinians.
SOURCE: Times Higher Education
Demonization and Hatred
by Howard P. Segal
The ASA's continued boneheaded decision to support BDS.
SOURCE: Sandbox (Blog)
The ASA's Next Boycott!
by Martin Kramer
An only slightly tongue-in-cheek parody of the ASA.
The American Studies Association Needs to Hit Rewind/Erase
by Thomas Doherty
The horrible decision by the ASA to endorse an academic boycott of Israel is destroying the credibility not just of the organization, but the credibility of American studies itself.
SOURCE: The American Interest
Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is ASA
by Alan Luxenberg
The vote by the 5,000-member American Studies Association to support the academic boycott of Israel, reportedly by a 2-1 margin, has evoked many responses, but none so far has identified the irony at the core of the matter.
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