Author Archives: Shara Esbenshade

One Person Can Make A Difference: Cindy Sheehan in Urbana-Champaign

The following is excerpted from a talk given by Cindy Sheehan at the University of Illinois on March 1, 2007. It was recorded and transcribed by Shara Esbenshade. Before my son was killed, I disagreed with the war and I … Continue reading

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Women Just Die Every Day

“Women have no leaders who have been assassinated. Women just die every day.“ I spent four hours discussing the feminist movement of the 60s and 70s with local activist Barbara Kessel, who was part of the first women’s studies departments … Continue reading

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Abuse of Power: A Twisted Civic Education

On the afternoon of Saturday, November 25, 2006, we and other AWARE members Durl Kruse, May Xiong, Don McClure, David Green and Meg Miner handed out counter-recruitment pamphlets entitled What Families Need to Know About Military Recruiting in High Schools … Continue reading

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