Monthly Archives: October 2013

Photos from Unity March X

The tenth annual Unity March took place Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The march met at the Champaign County Housing Authority and ended in Bristol Park, highlighting the need for affordable housing, not jail housing, in our community.   Women smiling. … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary March on Washington: Room for Criticism; Room for Hope

This little light of mine I’m going let it shine – in North Carolina! It’s Aug. 24 and we have made it to the 50th Anniversary of the original March on Washington.  Germaine Light, my Central Illinois Jobs with Justice … Continue reading

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Unleashing the Whirlwinds of Revolt: A Reflection on the MOW by Sundiata Cha-Jua

Sundiata Cha-Jua, professor of history and African American studies, recently spoke with the U of I News Bureau’s Craig Chamberlain about the 1963 March on Washington. Can you set the stage for the March on Washington? What was happening 50 … Continue reading

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The Attack on Labor Rights as Collective Human Rights in Great Britain

This article is inspired by the book, Human Rights and Labor Solidarity: Trade Unions in the Global Economy. This text was written by a former undergraduate student of mine, Susan Kang, who is now a professor of political science at the … Continue reading

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Media Hoax Launched Against Monsanto by Sin Maíz No Hay Vida

Last Thursday, an intriguing press release from “Monsanto Global” was sent out to to the email inboxes of media organizations all over the world, including our own Independent Media Center. According to the press release, Monsanto had received approval from … Continue reading

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internet.org Business Models Will Put NSA Equipment Vendors Out of Business

Today (August 21, 2013), Facebook and a private surveillance gang of seven announced the latest innovation in advertising, internet.org The group includes the closed-source web browser developer, Opera, and the Microsoft puppet cell phone manufacturer, Nokia. Opera and Nokia are … Continue reading

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