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Harry Targ : Academic Freedom and the Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn Kerfuffle

Political cartoon by Gary Varvel / Indianapolis Star Academic freedom under fire: The Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn kerfuffle If education at any level is to be shaped by the principle of academic freedom it must encourage student exposure to varieties of … finish reading Harry Targ : Academic Freedom and the Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn Kerfuffle

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Marjorie Heins’ ‘Priests of Our Democracy’

Priests of Our Democracy:Marjorie Heins on Academic Freedom and the Red Scare of the ’50s “There were only a few exceptions to university collaboration in the Cold War heresy hunt.” — Marjorie Heins By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Marjorie Heins’ ‘Priests of Our Democracy’

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Civil Liberties Lawyer and Author Marjorie Heins

‘First Amendment Hero’ Marjorie Heins. Rag Radio podcast:Civil liberties lawyer Marjorie Heins,author of ‘Priests of Our Democracy‘ By Rag Radio | The Rag Blog | February 14, 2013 Coming next week: Jonah Raskin reviews Priests of Our Democracy. Marjorie Heins, … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Civil Liberties Lawyer and Author Marjorie Heins

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Harry Targ : Universities and Political Conflict

“The Corporate University.” Graphic from Occasional Links & Commentary. Whose interests do they serve? Universities and political conflict Now, in the midst of a deep economic crisis, political and economic elites are lobbying to create new structures of power in higher … finish reading Harry Targ : Universities and Political Conflict

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Michael Meeropol : ‘L’Affaire Kushner’ at New York’s City University

Tony Kushner. Photo by Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters.L’Affaire Kushner:Give and take at theCity University of New York CUNY awards honorary doctorate to playwright Tony Kushner, takes it away, then — after ‘firestorm’ of protest — gives it back. By Michael Meeropol / … finish reading Michael Meeropol : ‘L’Affaire Kushner’ at New York’s City University

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Dana Cloud : Identifying the Real David Horowitz

David Horowitz, a prominent neo-conservative writer, activist and founder of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, claims that UC Irvine’s Muslim Student Union supports terrorism against Jews. Photo: Sandra Lee.The McCarthyism That Horowitz Built: The Cases of Margo Ramlal Nankoe, William … finish reading Dana Cloud : Identifying the Real David Horowitz

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An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky at WritersMugsIn which he discusses Iran, Irag andother matters of great importBy Wajahat Ali / June 17, 2008 “I’m absolutely deluged with requests right now, but I really would like to do this interview, I just don’t know … finish reading An Interview With Noam Chomsky

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