Monthly Archives: February 2014

University of Illinois at Chicago Strike Details for Tomorrow

This email was from Howard Bunsis, AAUP-Collective Bargaining Congress Chair, Eastern Michigan University As you likely know, the UIC faculty are going on strike tomorrow, Tuesday, February 18th and Wednesday, February 19th. I am here at UIC now, along with Kira … Continue reading

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A.A.U.P. Illinois Conference Supports University of Illinois Chicago Faculty Strike

One-hundred twenty years ago, Eugene Victor Debs, socialist leader and presidential candidate, led the great Pullman Strike in Chicago in 1894. Image added by blog. February 14, 2014 The Illinois conference of the American Association of University Professors expresses our … Continue reading

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Report: Israel Defence Forces Terrorising Palestinian Children

A SPECIAL FOUR CORNERS / THE AUSTRALIAN NEWSPAPER INVESTIGATION Monday 10 February 2014 The Israeli army is both respected and feared as a fighting force. But now the country’s military is facing a backlash at home and abroad for its … Continue reading

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University of Illinois at Chicago Faculty Prepare to Strike

This is a news release that indicate the state of play at the Chicago institution. UIC is the most recent comprehensive, major university to organise into collective bargaining under the American Association of University Professor (A.A.U.P) and the Illinois Federation of … Continue reading

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Illustrious National Lawyers Guild Support Boycott Debate as Academic Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2014 The National Lawyers Guild and other Rights Groups Call on Universities to Protect Open Debate on Palestine/Israel New York – The National Lawyers Guild and other organizations calling for human rights and for the … Continue reading

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New York State Academic Freedom Persecution of American Studies Association

This law if passed would destroy the right of association, the right  to engage in academic activities and eviscerate academic freedom It would impose a state-coercive retaliation-like closing the George Washington Bridge–for those who dare criticise the State of Israel. … Continue reading

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