Petition Update

Forbes Magazine Adds to Rebuke of ASA Boycott

Simon Bronner
Harrisburg, PA

Jan 15, 2014 — By now you probably know that over 180 universities have issued statements against the ASA academic boycott, and this has been a positive development in the campaign to rescind the ASA's resolution. Attention has turned now to the role of regional chapters with the ASA in addition to the withdrawal of institutional memberships. If you haven't seen it, here's a link to an extensive investigation of the ASA's National Council and the motivations behind the boycott: http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardbehar/2014/01/14/open-letter-to-nyus-president-why-the-american-studies-assn-s-israel-boycott-makes-me-ashamed-to-be-an-alumnus/

Open Letter To NYU's President: Why The American Studies Assn.'s Israel Boycott Makes Me Ashamed To Be An Alumnus
Open Letter To NYU's President: Why The American Studies Assn.'s Israel Boycott Makes Me Ashamed To Be An Alumnus
Dear NYU President John Sexton, I'm a journalism graduate of New York University. Over the course of a three-decade career, I've been invited numerous times to speak to NYU students who are studying for masters degrees in business and economics reporting. That program, known as BER, is arguably the best in the [...]
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