Tag Archives: academic freedom

Left Forum Bans Four Panels Under Zionist Pressure

Note that no mention is made in this message of any reason for the “non-selection” (actually cancellation) of the panels, depriving the panel organizers and defamed individuals of any ability to challenge the decision. By DAVE LINDORFF  Counterpunch  June 2, 2017 Beginning today, June 2, the Left Form (formerly the Socialist Scholars’ Conference), will conduct […]

▶ Cynthia McKinney: WikiLeaks Denied

Cynthia McKinney Explains Her Use and Then Forced Scrubbing of WikiLeaks in Her Dissertation

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Norman Pollack: Fascist Trifecta

From All Sides, Warning Signals Freedom of thought should NEVER be a Left-Right issue. It’s too important for that.   Editor’s Note: I am publishing three articles in tandem because each reflects a side of the same problems in American culture. Norman Pollack’s scathing critique (in “Fascist Trifecta”) of mainstream corporate media (The New York Times) and […]

Glenn Greenwald: Excerpt from The Battle for Justice in Palestine

There are disturbing parallels between the kinds of witch hunts against individuals suspected of anti-Israel views and the campaigns to root out alleged Communists during the 1940s and 1950s. Most universities then, as now, did not show great courage in standing up to intimidation by government and other outside groups, while some were actually complicit. […]

UMN Faculty Statement on the Visit of Dr. Condoleezza Rice  

University of Minnesota faculty respond to decision to have Condoleezza Rise speak on campus. Comment by Coleen Rowley and link to petition: Please read the concerns of nearly 200 U of MN faculty who object to the University President and Humphrey Institute Dean who, without consulting anyone, decided to put someone who has committed war […]

Matthew Rothchild> Banned in Tucson

Banned in Tucson By Matthew Rothschild, January 19, 2012   The Progressive What happened last week in Tucson was outrageous. The Tucson Unified School District, after voting to ban Mexican American Studies, went into the classrooms and took books away from young people, books that the state, in its hateful law, has deemed unacceptable. These […]

Confronting Condolezza Rice as a war criminal at Stanford

The comment about academic freedom is interesting in that it is used not only here at Stanford to justify Condie speaking. I have also seen it used in other settings to condone talks by people like Condie who are not speaking about the topic they need to be held accountable for, but somehow it is […]