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Brazilians marching on the street: what´s behind 20 cents

By Walênia Silva: Walênia Silva is an adjunt professor at the Music School at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, in Brazil. Dr. Silva completed her PhD. at the College of Education at UIUC. Last June, Brazilians decided to march in … Continue reading

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Part Two on the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline: Environmental Considerations

By Marilyn Leger After successful careers in such divergent fields as biochemistry & immunology (at UIUC and UT-Austin) and organizational development in corporate America, Marilyn Leger now travels the U.S., Caribbean and Europe by sailboat soaking up history, exploring cultures, … Continue reading

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A Two Part Installment on the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Part One: Jobs and Security

After successful careers in such divergent fields as biochemistry & immunology (at UIUC and UT-Austin) and organizational development in corporate America, Marilyn Leger now travels the U.S., Caribbean and Europe by houseboat soaking up history, exploring cultures, sampling foods (and … Continue reading

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WOMANSPEAK | Feminist Poetry and Poetics

R A C H E L   L A U R E N   S T O R M The Gendering of Cotacachi   With each fragmented patch of earth, that Andean sun-god catches her step until she is falling … Continue reading

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Proposed Coal Mine Raises Questions About Drinking Water and Salt Fork River

Press Release from Prairie Rivers Network Stakeholders and Residents Invited to Public Meeting May 23rd, 7:00 pm at Homer Lake’s Salt Fork Center to Discuss Concerns Homer, IL – Representatives of Champaign and Vermilion county residents, including stakeholders along the Salt … Continue reading

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Socialism 2012: ISO Annual Conference

SOCIALISM 2012 Educate. Agitate. Occupy June 28-July 1 | Chicago http://www.socialismconference.org/ “A global rebellion of the oppressed against the oppressor, the exploited against the exploiter.” That’s how the African American revolutionary Malcolm X characterized the international scene in 1965. But … Continue reading

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Winning the Bread

By Nancy Dietrich Dietrich works for the University of Illinois and lives in Urbana. This piece (which has been slightly modified) was originally published as a Guest Commentary in the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette. Awhile back, a male friend disclosed to me … Continue reading

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Voices of Champaign-Urbana Occupy

  Voices of Champaign-Urbana OccupyBy Rachel Storm NOTE: Voices of Champaign-Urbana Occupy is a print space devoted to documentation, editorials, and commentary from those living here in Champaign-Urbana who identify with the Occupy Wall Street movement.  The opinions expressed here … Continue reading

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Gendered Objects: A Conversation with Artist, Sarah Beth Woods

Gendered Objects: A Conversation with Artist, Sarah Beth WoodsInterview By Rachel Storm March is National Women’s History Month and time to recognize the women who have shaped society, politics, arts, and culture throughout history. As we reflect on women’s experiences, … Continue reading

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Morning Meditation on Love

Morning Meditation on Love Durell Callier Bursting on the scene Bright mornings and hope anew Love, we welcome you.

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