Monthly Archives: March 2013

British Judge Allows University Union Boycott of Israel

I don’t like boycotts of universities because they are an implicit threat to academic freedom if they encompass boycotts of conferences, visiting professors, and intellectual exchanges. I strongly support efforts to disinvest in Israeli companies as a non-violent protest against colonialism and apartheid. … Continue reading

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Saint Louis Billikens in NCAA tournament: 4th Seed in Midwest

The late Rick Majerus who recruited this team and prepared it for national prominence. SLU will face the Western Athletic Conference tournament champions New Mexico State Aggies on Thursday at 1:10 pm CDT. The universities have storied programmes and a shared … Continue reading

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Audio of Kirstein Remarks and others on John Boyle Tenure Case at NEIU Board of Trustees

This is the link to the February 21, 2013 Northeastern Illinois University Board of Trustees meeting. If one goes to Board Meeting February 21, 2013 and click on Part Two, and use your cursor to get to the 1:26 mark … Continue reading

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Kirstein Review Essay in Logos: Oliver Stone-Peter Kuznick, Untold History of the United States

This is the link to my review in Logos: a journal of modern society and culture. It also contains a lead article by the distinguished labour historian, Melvin Dubofsky. I aver the work is not untold history but censored and not … Continue reading

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