Monthly Archives: April 2011

Text of Kirstein Remarks at Chomsky-Endorsed Academic Freedom Forum at Northeastern Illinois University

Presented April 26, 2011 at a Committee for Academic Justice teach-in at Lech Walesa Hall at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Let me welcome you to the real America. The America born out of genocide of the indigenous peoples, followed … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky Endorses Northeastern Illinois Teach-in on Academic Freedom

I received the following e-mail message from Professor Loretta Capeheart of Northeastern Illinois University concerning the great Noam Chomsky’s support of the April 26, 2011 Tuesday evening academic freedom forum at NEIU. Professor Chomsky sent his support via e-mail on … Continue reading

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What happens now after Loretta Capeheart’s Egregious Summary Judgment?

Latest: AAUP Files Amicus Curiae Brief in support of Capeheart appeal to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Professor Loretta Capeheart was supported by AAUP in her legal battles against retaliation by  the administration of Northeastern Illinois University.  A merit … Continue reading

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Kirstein to Speak at Northeastern Illinois University Academic Freedom Teach-in: Loretta Capeheart Case

Update: AAUP Files Amicus Brief in Capeheart Appeal  Professor Loretta Capeheart sued Northeastern Illinois University for discrimination and retaliation for opposing the lack of minority faculty, for opposing the Central Intelligence Agency from recruiting on campus and supporting strike-action by the … Continue reading

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Goldstone Report Defended by Panel Majority: The Guardian

The Guardian has published a comment from three of the four panel members of the Goldstone Report that accused Israel of war crimes and crimes against humanity in its vicious, assault on Gaza in 2008-2009. They are a Pakistani human … Continue reading

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Chicago Reader Covers Namita Goswami Academic Freedom Case, AAUP-ILL Committee A Role

The Chicago Reader gave extensive coverage to the Ill AAUP Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure report that found DePaul University Professor Namita Goswami was denied academic freedom and due process in her tenure bid at the Chicago university. … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Uncensored in Beijing, China, April 6, 2011

Image from Washington Post, April 7, 2011 Much is being made of Bob Dylan’s first trip to the People’s Republic of China and the alleged sweeping censorship of his music. The Washington Post and New York Times have gleefully published … Continue reading

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Kirstein Quoted on Opposition to Nuclear Fission, Energy

SXU Professors Condemn Nuclear Energy In light of the nuclear crisis in Japan, two Saint Xavier University professors make the case to ban nuclear energy in Illinois and throughout the world By Matt Klinkert Oak Lawn Patch April 3, 2011 … Continue reading

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