Monthly Archives: November 2011

President Obama Pardons Turkeys but Racist State Murder of Capital Punishment Remains Unaffected

Presodent Obama who I spoke to once at a fund raiser during the 2008 campaign and was on a conference call with him from New Hampshire, has apparently overlooked the surreal irony of pardoning two turkeys during the Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Spreading Throughout Impoverished Nation: Washington, DC Report

I visited the Occupy DC encampment in McPherson Square. It was most edifying. Guitar playing, socialist literature, well-reasoned and impressive protestors. There were dozens of tents and signs in the year of protest against the oppressive, vicious class war against … Continue reading

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Kirstein Remarks at St Xavier Teach-in for Adjunct Unionisation and Justice

Adjunct Professor Joe Berry, who has taught at many institutions such as the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently the University of California at Berkeley, is the central figure in the adjunct faculty pursuit of justice. His magnum opus, … Continue reading

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Joe Berry, Adjunct Liberator and Pioneer, Endorses St Xavier U Pro-Adjunct Union Teach-in

Adjunct Professor Joe Berry, who has taught at many institutions such as the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently the University of California at Berkeley, is the central figure in the adjunct faculty pursuit of justice. His magnum opus, Reclaiming the … Continue reading

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Teach-in at Chicago St Xavier University in National Struggle for Adjunct Right to Organise

If the Buckeye state of Ohio can vote down a union busting law by Governor John Kasich, then maybe the tide is turning in favour of Americans seeking the right to join and preserve a union. SXU’s AAUP chapter to … Continue reading

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Professor Loretta Capeheart Resists the New McCarthyism at Northeastern Illinois University

Shut Up and Teach!* The Perversion of Free Speech on Campus For more than four years, I have attempted to set the record straight after a Vice President on my campus, Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) made a slanderous accusation against … Continue reading

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Professor Capeheart Continues Battle for Academic Freedom Against Garcetti v Ceballos: The Academic Dred Scott v Sandford Case

Oral arguments in Academic Free Speech case supported by the AAUP legal defense fund and Amicus Brief to be heard Thursday December 8 at 9:30 a.m. in Chicago at the Federal Courthouse at 219 S. Dearborn, courtroom on the 27th … Continue reading

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Faculty at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Go on Strike: Let Freedom Ring!

  Republic Steel Strike, Chicago: Then they just killed union members and storm troopers destroyed unions. Now it’s the courts and plutocratic administrators on various campuses. SIUC tenured and tenure-track faculty are out on strike. The administration instead of addressing their needs … Continue reading

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