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David Palumbo-Liu

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Past articles by David:

The termination of a scholar threatens free speech and faculty governance (opinion)

The termination of Daniel Pollack-Pelzner could set a precedent that would eviscerate the foundational principles of both free speech and faculty governance, argues David Palumbo-Liu. → Read More

Stanford Professor Calls on University to Include Chanel Miller's Words at Site of Attack

In this op-ed, Stanford professor David Palumbo-Liu, advocates for the university to better honor Chanel Miller's voice after her sexual assault in 2015. → Read More

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

Israel's interference with international scholars is one facet of its broad attack on Palestinians' right to education. → Read More

The Ongoing Persecution of China’s Uyghurs

The Chinese government isn’t letting up on its repression of Uyghurs. It’s setting a dangerous example of how to use “anti-terrorism” to justify authoritarian practices. → Read More

Israeli Law Silences and Punishes Critics and Human Rights Workers

The self-proclaimed only "real" democracy in the Middle East is busy deporting its critics. → Read More

Settler Colonialism Lurked Beneath the Christchurch Massacre

Fascism is little more than colonialism turned inwards. → Read More

Israel Escalates Collective Punishment of Gazan Civilians

International law prohibits collective punishment, yet Israel is collectively punishing Gaza. → Read More

Israel’s Mask Slips Off

With its passage of the “Jewish Nation-State Law,” Israel is no longer hiding the fact that it is not a democracy. → Read More

What MLK Actually Thought About Israel and Palestine

Some try to paint Martin Luther King Jr as an unswerving supporter of Israel. They're wrong. → Read More

Marc Lamont Hill and the Israeli lobby on US campuses

Calls for Marc Lamont Hill's 'dismissal' from Temple University shows Israel is losing the battle at US universities. → Read More

The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill

The attacks on the professor are a threat to academic freedom and the criticism of Israeli human rights abuses. → Read More

Trump’s Embrace of “Nationalist” Label Is Final Link to Dangerous Pattern

By calling himself a "nationalist," Trump has made it clear who gets to be a part of his "nation." → Read More

Michigan Professor Faces Punishment for Following His Conscience on BDS

The heavy-handed repression of professor John Cheney-Lippold is spreading beyond his home institution. → Read More

The UN Calls It Genocide—Why Won’t the US?

A new report condemns Myanmar’s military for its slaughter of the Rohingya. → Read More

As Violence Consumes Dhaka, Protesters Struggle to Get Their Story Out

The ruling party is limiting internet and social media access as it unleashes rape and assault on protesters. → Read More

Why Anti-Fascist and Pro-BDS Work Go Hand-in-Hand

They share a commitment to fight bigotry in all its forms. → Read More

France must move beyond May 1968 and tackle the racial legacy of empire

Among the many 50th-anniversary events in Paris, one conference challenged the elite’s view of 1968, says the academic and activist David Palumbo-Liu → Read More

Are Israeli Snipers Censoring Palestinian Journalists by Murder?

On April 25, Ahmad Abu Hussein became the second Palestinian journalist Israeli snipers shot to death while covering the Great March of Return demonstrations, a series of weekly, massive Palestinian demonstrations demanding the right to return to their lands. Abu Hussein was 24 years old. Just days before, Israeli live ammunition killed 30-year-old Yasser Mourtaja. | By David Palumbo-Liu → Read More

The Anti-BDS Smear Campaign Escalates

For years, well-funded pro-Israel vigilantes have been harassing Palestine activists. Now they’re enlisting the FBI. → Read More

Who Gets to Write the Encyclopedia? Rohingya "Expert" Denies Genocide

Leider's analysis feeds a broader anti-Muslim narrative. → Read More