Monthly Archives: November 2011

Heather Ault: Visualizing 4000 Years of Choice

Adapted from Sunday 20 November 2011 Interview By Eleanor J. Bader published online in  On The Issues Magazine | Op-Ed Heather Ault holds a Master of Fine Arts and her current position is as a graphic designer at the Office of Online … Continue reading

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Pleas, Pleas and More Pleas

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The US Today: Economic Stagnation, Political Paralysis

Mark Weisbrot   First published in the Guardian guardian.co.uk, Friday 7 October 2011   Given mass unemployment and stimulus spending blocked in Washington, no wonder people are taking to the streets The monthly employment report for September, released Friday, shows … Continue reading

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Black Youth Beaten by Champaign Police

It has been two years since Kiwane Carrington was killed by a Champaign police officer, but 18-year-old black youth, Calvin Miller, is still afraid of the police. So when a Champaign cop attempted to pull him over for no apparent … Continue reading

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Acceptance Speech by Danielle Chynoweth for Woman of the Year Award 2011

On October 13, 2011, UC-IMC co-founder Danielle Chynoweth was presented with the Woman of the Year Award at an event organized by the News-Gazette. To a packed room of more than 300 people, she gave the speech that appears below. … Continue reading

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Occupy CU Rallies Held Locally

In solidarity with the Occupy Wall St. movement in New York, local events have been held in Champaign-Urbana. On October 8, the annual Unity March was organized by Jobs With Justice, CU Citizens for Peace and Justice, and a newly-formed … Continue reading

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GEO Victory! Arbitrator Rules in Favor of Tuition Waivers

Tuition waivers have long been an important issue for graduate employees at the University of Illinois. As such, the recent arbitration victory for the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) against the UIUC administration marks the beginning of another long battle regarding … Continue reading

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Day of Action

DAY OF ACTION   by TOM THOMAS   (Tom Thomas is a local poet and co-host of the Saturday International-World Labor Hour on WEFT, 90.1 FM)   A National Day of Action Is what we are having today So we … Continue reading

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Acceptance Speech by Danielle Chynoweth for Woman of the Year Award 2011

On October 13, 2011, UC-IMC co-founder Danielle Chynoweth was presented with the Woman of the Year Award at an event organized by the News-Gazette. To a packed room of more than 300 people, she gave the speech that appears below. … Continue reading

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Errata to City Court Article

I would like to correct two errors of fact that I made in an article on Champaign’s City Court in the November 2010 issue of the Public i  First, I stated that the “court/expense fee,” the fee that a guilty … Continue reading

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