Monthly Archives: September 2015

‘You Have a Choice’: Veterans Call On Drone Operators to Refuse Orders

Drone operators at Balad Camp Anaconda, Iraq, August 2007. (Photo: Air Force/public domain) Dozens of U.S. military veterans released an open letter this week urging drone operators to “refuse to fly missions” or support them in any way—and letting them … Continue reading

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Oct. 4: New Art Film Festival

The New Art Film Festival takes place October 4 at the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign. The festival treats its audiences to a mix of shorts, features, and live presentations, all drawn from a homegrown film culture that has … Continue reading

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IMC Gallery

The IMC Gallery this summer collaborated with the Arts of Life to present a group show curated by artist Tim Stone, of the Chicago Studio. The Arts of Life is a studio based community for adults with developmental disabilities. This … Continue reading

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Oct. 17: Books to Prisoners Book Sale!

UC Books to Prisoners is holding its Saturday, October 17, 2015, 12-5 p.m. Thousands of high quality books from fiction to text books will be available.  Come early for the best selection. At the Independent Media Center, 202 S. Broadway, … Continue reading

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New Book by James Kilgore, Understanding Mass Incarceration

Frequent Public i contributor James Kilgore’s book Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People’s Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time was released September 1. Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow has called James “one of my … Continue reading

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