Monthly Archives: August 2011

U of I Law Professor Harassed by FBI/CIA After 9/11

Francis Boyle at the World Court The attorney-client privilege assuring confidentiality between the two parties is one of the most cherished rights of the American law system, but according to internationally recognized lawyer, author and professor Francis A. Boyle of … Continue reading

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Ten Years of Indypendent Media: An Oral History of the Public i

The Public i commemorates ten years of publication by interviewing some of those who have worked on the newspaper along the way. Darrin Drda Darrin Drda is a former Champaign-Urbana resident who now lives in San Rafael, California with his … Continue reading

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Thank You Urbana-Champaign Sustainers and Readers

Thank You Urbana-Champaign Sustainers and Readers From the Editors and Facilitators of the Public i This is the 10th anniversary issue of the Public i and we want to thank all of those who have made this paper possible. These … Continue reading

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Nurturing Dreams of a Just World

Dissident voices emerge from historical conditions of political crisis, social disruption, and economic betrayal.   As social agents of revolutionary ideas, dissidents embrace a commitment to historical struggle as a life vocation.  Those who emerge from the anguish of poverty and … Continue reading

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The New Operation Wetback? Immigration and Mass Incarceration in the Obama Era

(This article first appeared in Counterpunch Online August 4, 2011) Last week Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) joined a demonstration in Washington D.C. to protest the refusal of President Obama to use his executive powers to halt the deportations of the … Continue reading

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Third Annual IMC Film Festival Sept. 15-17

The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center is proud to announce that it will host the third annual IMC Film Festival on September 15, 16, and 17, 2011, and is now accepting submissions! This celebration of the art of cinematography will once … Continue reading

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