Monthly Archives: March 2014

Women Profile–Amy Ramirez

Anyone who has visited Fiesta Cafe, Emerald City, or C-street over the last twenty years has probably met Amy Ramirez. She can be seen constantly on the move, serving food and drinks while chatting up old and new visitors alike. … Continue reading

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Women Profile–Renee Bever

Lindsey Renee Bever (A.A. Parkland College in Psychology, B.S. UIUC in Psychology, M.A. Suffolk University in Women’s Health) lives in Los Angeles, where she works with LGBTQ youth and spends time with her partner and friends that are family. If … Continue reading

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Women Profile–Ryan Cannon-Scott & Daphne Scott-Henderson

My name is Ryan Michelle Cannon-Scott, and I come by my entrepreneurial spirit quite honestly. My grandfather and uncles ran a successful neighborhood store on the South Side of Peoria, IL, long before I was born. As a teen I … Continue reading

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US Indicates Support for Regime Change in Venezuela; Once Again, South America Says No

By Mark Weisbrot, first appeared in the The Guardian, February 18, 2014. When is it considered legitimate to try and overthrow a democratically-elected government? In Washington, the answer has always been simple: when the US government says it is. Not … Continue reading

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Hungarians Debate their Nuclear Future

On the weekend of February 1-2, thousands of Hungarians took to the streets to oppose the government’s plans to double the capacity of the country’s only nuclear power plant, with construction and financing by Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The plant, at … Continue reading

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Tsinghua University and U of I –The first Chinese modern architect from U of I

The picture on the top is not Foellinger Auditorium at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, but the Grand Auditorium at Tsinghua University, one of the top universities in Beijing, China. It was said that the Grand Auditorium was built … Continue reading

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