Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Honduran Crisis: Not Quite Your Father’s Oligarchy…

¬†At first glance the political crisis in Honduras seems depressingly familiar: a military coup against a left-leaning President in 2009, continued repression of opposition groups, and now a Presidential election so full of irregularities that demonstrators refuse to leave the … Continue reading

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The Power of a Word

(Eleanor Clark Ray is a 93-year-old resident of Champaign who taught school in Monterey, California.) Having a very long past to remember, I find that bits of that past rise into conscious memory unbidden and usually not welcome. For example, … Continue reading

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New Bill Takes Effect Cutting Cost of Calls from Illinois Prisons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Brian Dolinar, Program Director, Independent Media Center, (217) 621-5827, briandolinar@ucimc.org The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (UCIMC) is proud to announce that as of January 1, 2018, a new state law took … Continue reading

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