Monthly Archives: September 2012

Illinois Committee A Report on John Boyle Covered in The Chicago Reader

The Reader has covered several recent issues and developments at Northeastern Illinois University. One of those is the tenure-denial case of linguistics professor, John Boyle. The American Association of University Professors–Illinois Conference through its Committee A on Academic Freedom and … Continue reading

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The Unmentionable Israel Bomb: NBC’s David Gregory’s Cowardly Interview with Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu

Dimona: where Israel develops, constructs and presumably stores many of its atomic and thermonuclear weapons. It is beyond belief that during this manufactured crisis of Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear weapon, no one mentions that Israel is a major nuclear-weapons state … Continue reading

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Professor Namita Goswami, victim of racial and academic freedom persecution, sues DePaul University

Professor Namita Goswami was denied tenure in 2010 and driven from DePaul after a sexist, Eurocentric and egregiously flawed tenure-review process. She is suing DePaul in the United States District Court for Northern Illinois. The American Association of University Professors–Illinois Conference thoroughly and … Continue reading

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Support Striking Chicago Teachers Union: No Principal Should Hire Faculty Members

The Chicago Teachers Union is the finger in the dike, the last redoubt, the last chance to stop the totalitarian-inspired war against teachers. Teachers are the object of national derision and assault from the reactionary Governor Scott Walker to the Republican … Continue reading

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Support Teachers’ right to Strike and Collective Bargaining: Latest on NLRB

The so-called House of Representatives, the sworn enemy of the people, is going to investigate the prolabour policies of the National Labour Relations Board. The HR, which is the latest version of Jim Crow, antipoor, antiworking class, antielderly, antistudent, and … Continue reading

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