Monthly Archives: September 2011

American Anwar al-Awlaki Killed in Act of State Terrorism

“Patriotism means a love for your country and not hate for others.” Charles Schenck  World War I pamplet The United States of America continues to demonstrate its capacity to kill individuals in targeted-assassination campaigns. Now they are killing Americans such … Continue reading

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Dr Kuklo Patient, John Lane, Admits I was right re Infuse Ethical and Research Misconduct

John Lane has suffered egregiously from “failed back surgery syndrome” that he claims emanated from the surgical machinations of disgraced orthopaedic surgeon Dr Timothy Kuklo, then the Medtronic poster child for Infuse at Washington University School of Medicine in St … Continue reading

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Catholic Groups file Amicus Brief to Prevent Adjunct Organising at St Xavier University

Various Catholic organisations, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, The Conference for Mercy Higher Education, and The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities have filed briefs in support of St Xavier’s repeated efforts to stymie the National Labor Relations … Continue reading

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Chicago Union News Posts Letter re St Xavier Adjunct Organising Struggle

Letter to the Editor: Chicago Union News (POSTED: 9/13/11) “We are here because it’s a question about jurisdiction . . . and not about the natural rights of workers. The Catholic Church has long supported the moral right of workers to … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune Article on Adjunct Struggle for Justice at Saint Xavier University: Kirstein Quoted

Manya Brachear, the Chicago Tribune religion reporter, has written an extensive piece on the Saint Xavier University adjunct struggle to gain National Labor Relations Board jurisdiction in order to organise under the banner of the Illinois Education Association. Without it, they can’t organise. The … Continue reading

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Remembering American Imperialism and Mass Murder on the 10th Annivesary of the September 11, 2001 Attacks

Dr Howard Zinn a month after the 9/11 attacks on the hard-target Pentagon, the Twin Towers of New York and subsequent crash and death of air passengers in Shanksville, Penna. spoke on the meaning of these events at the Massachusetts College of … Continue reading

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AAUP Conference on Shared Governance: My abstract on Academic Freedom

This is the conference schedule of forthcoming AAUP conference in Washington.  I include an abstract of my paper: “Shared Governance and Academic Freedom Under Siege:   How Illinois Committee A Battles to Protect Both” Illinois is ground zero in the academic … Continue reading

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