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Palestinian Human Rights Activists Receives Death Threats (tags)
A Palestinian human rights activist said Thursday that he was “terrified” by the hostile reception and physical threats he received while lecturing at the University of Chicago.
A brand new film series is hitting the airwaves of public television stations nationwide; the Israeli Film Festival on Public Television’s premiere season features the films of filmmaker Duki Dror. KLCS-TV in Los Angeles will be the first to air the three films will air on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. beginning Tuesday, August 17, 2010.
CHICAGO CONFIDENTIAL! First National Convergence of the Movement for a Democratic Society (tags)
It was a hectic week for activists in Chicago. There was the Select Media Festival, a Teaching for Social Justice Conference, a SNCC commemoration, the Humanities festival, a National Convention to End the Death Penalty, and Bob Brown’s law-suit against the corporations. Not least, the Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS) held its first national convergence at Loyola University, from November 8 through 11 with the participation of the newly inspired SDS, Students for a Democratic Society.
Dozens of Illinois HS Students Face Expulsion After Antiwar Sit-in (tags)
Over 70 high school students participated in a sit-in against the Iraq War on All Saint's Day, Thursday, November 1st. The protest began when dozens of students gathered quietly in the lunchroom at Morton West High School in Berwyn, Illinois and refused to leave.
UCSB Students Rise Up, Strike Against War & Block Freeway (tags)
Nearly 1,500 UCSB students, staff, faculty members, and local residents participated in a powerful and transformative strike against war on February 15th. The day culminated with a mass sit-in on Highway 217 -- the main freeway leading to campus -- that blocked traffic for roughly two hours, followed by a lock-down of the campus administration building, Cheadle Hall.
Prejudice Against Blondes (tags)
There is a form of racist prejudice in this country that seldom is ever acknowledged—namely prejudicial stereotyping of blonde people (particularly in negative ways). Often it is subtle and other times notso; and yet it seems more pervasive than many people may be willing to believe.