Monthly Archives: October 2007

Capitalist Academy Fund Is Anything But Limited

For almost two years, some selfdescribed “good Capitalist” allies of the University of Illinois have been hard at work in forging the Academy on Capitalism and Limited Government. In line with the conservative agenda of the Hoover Institute, the Fund … Continue reading

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Home Invasion: Racial Disparities in SWAT Raids

On Sunday, June 10, a square block surrounding the Champaign County Courthouse was evacuated and closed off to conduct what Sheriff Dan Walsh called “police training.” Walsh stood at the corner of Main and Elm Street talking to news reporters, … Continue reading

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A Day in Baghdad Comes to Champaign

On the afternoon of Thursday, September 20th, over sixty people laid down at the busiest intersections of campus town. At 5 pm, a crowd gathered in front of the Alma Mater to hear from the UIUC Campus Anti-War Network, Iraq … Continue reading

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Imagining Justice: Politics, Love, and Dissent

John Lennon understood deeply the power of imagination. He seemed to recognize imagination as that wondrous human force that enables us to break free of the stagnant, one-dimensional perceptions that perpetuate oppression, suffering, and injustice. In so many ways, the … Continue reading

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Why Unity?

BE, peace. In the U. S., living under a government of, for and by the people, there comes a time when groups of people must be one in spirit, sentiment and purpose. The way our Republic works is that we, … Continue reading

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