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New Radio-essays by Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
Here are several new radio essays by black death-row political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, including this first one about the new US Congress. Abu-Jamal's case it at a critical juncture with oral arguments expected any month. After these, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether or not to grant Mumia a new trial.
The Failures of Faculty in Tough Times (tags)
t's possible that this watch-list strategy sprang fresh from the minds of the Young Conservatives of Texas, but it's more likely they were influenced by the national group Students for Academic Freedom and leftist-turned-right-wing-activist David Horowitz. The strategy is simple: Rather than attack specific professors for holding views critical of the dominant culture and its institutions, better to claim that the universities are dominated by these critical intellectuals who are crowding out other perspectives.
BTL:Despite Earlier Denials, Presidential Adviser Karl Rove Played Key Role in... (tags)
...Illegal Disclosure of CIA Agent's Identity ~ Interview with Robert Jensen, professor of journalism at the University of Texas, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris