Day: December 16, 2013

The American Studies Association Boycotts Israel

The results are in. The American Studies Association has voted to boycott Israel, becoming the second notable academic association, after the Association for Asian American Studies, to vote on the boycott. What does this move mean? It will be touted as a sign of strength of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement. And to be fair, a […]

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NYU’s New Graduate Student Union

As Judah mentioned on Thursday, graduate students at NYU have voted 620-10 in favor of unionization. This is not the first time that grad students at NYU have voted to do so. In 2002, grad students there became the first graduate student union to negotiate a contract with a private university, before the National Labor […]

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