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image Fordham Student Forced into Closed-door Hearing, Leaves in Protest 480_sapphira_lurie_fordham_university_sjp_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
Professors gather outside in support...
Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:54PM
image Fordham Retaliates Against Student for Protesting SJP Ban 480_sapphira_lurie_at_fordham_university_photo_martin_nunez-bonilla_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
February 16, 2017 - Fordham University has issued a disciplinary charge against a student trying to start a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group on campus, demanding a closed-door hearing with the dean who denied the group club status. The student, senior Sapphira Lurie, was charged with violating the school’s “Demonstration Policy” for organizing a January 23rd rally protesting Fordham’s decision to ban SJP from the school. Her hearing is scheduled for February 22nd....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:00PM
text For Immediate Release: Scholars' Response to Travel Ban by California Scholars For Academic Freedom
We, California Scholars for Academic Freedom,** join thousands of colleagues across the nation to express our outrage against the Executive Order signed by Donald Trump establishing a 90-day suspension of visas and other immigration benefits to nationals of seven countries with a majority Muslim population. These countries are Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Libya, and Somalia: http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/27/politics/donald-trump-refugees-executiveorder/index.html....
Posted: Sun Feb 5, 2017 6:36PM
image NLG Condemns Fordham Univ. Ban on Students for Justice in Palestine 480_students_for_justice_in_palestine_1.jpg by via National Lawyers Guild
January 22, 2017 - The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) joins the Center For Constitutional Rights, Palestine Legal and community and civil rights groups in its condemnation of Fordham University’s discriminatory ban of the Palestinian rights students organization, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). The NLG condemns this latest act in the legacy of Anti-Palestinian discrimination, known as the “Palestine Exception” to Free Speech, and calls for the immediate instatement of the SJP Chapter a...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:26PM
image Fordham Doubles Down on SJP Ban 480_fordham_protest_students_for_justice_in_palestine_sjp_martin-nunez-bonilla_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
Palestine Legal and CCR Respond...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:59PM
image IG Leaflet: LET THEM IN! 480_20170129_no_ban__no_wall__let_them_in_ld-800w.jpg by Internationalist Group
No Ban, No Wall – Full Citizenship Rights for All! Smash Racist Ban on Muslims, Refugees LET THEM IN!...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:16PM
image Fordham Bans Students for Justice in Palestine 480_fordham_university_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
As Trump takes the reins, university censors political dissent...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:36PM
image Honoring The Legacy Of Karen Gay Silkwood 480_karen_silkwood_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
As the international feminist movement began to gain momentum during the 1970s, the UN General Assembly declared 1975 as the International Women’s Year and organized the first World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City. At the urging of the Conference, it subsequently declared the years 1976-1985 as the UN Decade for Women. On November 13th, the first anniversary of Silkwood's death, the National Organization for Women (NOW) proclaimed Karen Silkwood Memorial Day. 2016 onward- Why you sh...
Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:25AM
document Report: Children and the elderly at risk from "dangerous and close" fracking ea_dangerous_scrn.pdf_140_.jpg by via Environment America
Boston, Mass., October 13, 2016 – More than 650,000 kindergarten through twelfth grade children in nine states attend school within one mile of a fracked oil or gas well, putting them at increased risk of health impacts from dangerous chemicals and air pollution....
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:29AM
audio Removing barriers to higher education for formerly incarcerated women and girls (audio/mpeg 23.0mb) by WTUL News and Views
Janet Hays interviews Syrita Steib-Martin about how her personal experience in a federal penitentiary led her to creating Operation Restoration in New Orleans to help returning women and girls obtain medical educations post-incarceration. Operation Restoration assists women upon release with the monumental task of restoring themselves through the fundamentals needed to transition back into society. Once the fundamental needs are met Operation Restoration focuses on helping women obtain a high...
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:58AM
image Facebook, The Police, ADL, Tenure & The Frame-up Of Canadian Professor Anthony Hall 480_hall_ben_garisson_ortodox_jew_f83a2_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Zuckerberg's Facebook is involved in an international campaign to target and fire professors who are critical of Israel. Canadian professor Anthony Hall was set up to be fired by the ADL in collusion with Zuckerberg's Facebook which manipulated his Facebook account....
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:02AM
image College seeks input form Native American community 480_powwow_2016_by_guido_39377_1.jpg by Corina Roberts
Moorpark College is seeking input from the indigenous community to learn how they can better serve Native American students, and become a destination college for the native community....
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:58PM
text Seven Ways You Can Support Academics In Turkey by report
Academics in Turkey are under a vicious attack by the Erdogan government. Here are 7 ways you can support them....
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 9:57AM
image Justice For CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll-Statement At Sacramento Trial 480_carroll_kathy_justice_for_her_and_diana_mansker_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Supporters of fired Commission on Teacher Credentialing Kathleen Carroll spoke out about the importance of the case. Carrie Clark is with the CA Healthy Workplace Advocates group read a statement prepared by the organization in defense of Carroll...
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 9:56PM
image Fired CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll's Lawyer Dan Siegel On Retaliation Witnesses carroll__kathleen.png by Labor Video Project
Kathleen Carroll, a lawyer and fired whistleblower at the California Commission on Credentialing is facing accusations of being a sexual harasser and "stalker" at the trial at Sacramento County Court on August 1, 2016. She exposed a massive backlog of credentials for teachers that were not being processed, forced a state audit and was fired in retaliation....
Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 7:55AM
image TESC Students for Justice in Palestine Respond to Evergreen Administration 480_tesc-boycott_1.jpg by TESC Students for Justice in Palestine
An open letter from TESC Students for Justice in Palestine’s response to the Administration’s statement concerning the affirmative student votes to boycott Sabra, Driscoll’s, and CAT products on the Evergreen campus and its refusal to respect the CAT boycott....
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:19PM
video Protests force Mexico to talks with teachers (video/mp4 113.6mb) by IndyRadio/CNTE
2 months of protest against the neoliberal assault on education in Mexico have finally resulted in talks between The Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE) and Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong.Highways remain blockaded in 5 states and the teachers send us a video of protests from Monday, 11jul16...
Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:51PM
image Teamsters Mourn the Loss of Local 320 Member Philando Castile 480_philando_castile_1.jpg by via the Teamsters
14-Year Member was Nutrition Services Supervisor in St. Paul Public Schools...
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:10PM
image Oaxaca 2016: «Esta lucha no es del magisterio, es del pueblo de México» 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Miles de hombres y mujeres, desde una multitud de pueblos y comunidades están luchando en su día a día para construir un camino distinto, justo y digno....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:04PM
image Oaxaca 2016: “This is not a teachers struggle, it belongs to the people of Mexico” 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Thousands of men and women, from a multitude of peoples and communities, are struggling daily to build a different path, just and dignified....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:38PM