Tag Archives: University of Minnesota

The Bad, Good, and Beautiful: War and Peace Posters, By David Swanson

An exhibit of war and peace posters at the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota.

Andy Borowitz | The New Yorker: Bar Officially Cannot Be Lowered

A bit of fun close to home from New Yorker columnist Andy Borowitz. Professor Davis Logsdon leads the University of Minnesota Team.

Winona LaDuke: The Team with No Name

The “Red Skins” name is in itself referring to the skins of Native people, which were presented by bounty hunters for payment in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.    BY WINONA LADUKE  LAProgressive.com  November 16, 2014   “Riding cross the desert on a horse with no name….. Entering football and hockey season with a […]

Nick Theis: Does Your University Have a Military Industrial (In)security Complex?

 Military recruiting is at the root of this university, and is the root of its relationship to the military. The same act that allowed the U of M[innesota] to establish itself as a so-called “land-grant university,” the 1862 Morrill Act, also laid the groundwork for what was to later become the Reserve Officer Training Corps […]

▶ Human Rights and Civil Rights: A colloquium inspired by Dr. Condoleezza Rice

Published on Apr 28, 2014 On April 17, 2014, Dr. Condoleezza Rice gave the Distinguished Carlson Lecture at the University of Minnesota as part of the series of events entitled, “Keeping Faith with a Legacy of Justice,” sponsored by the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the American […]

▶ 100+ gather in protest of Condoleezza Rice speech

by Shelby Capacio – email  KMSP-TV Minneapols-St. Paul  Posted: Apr 17, 2014 4:50 PM CDTUpdated: Apr 17, 2014 10:47 PM CDT Watch the video: http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/clip/10066869/protest-greets-condoleezza-rice Photo by Scott Wasserman. (Editor’s Note: This photo was taken early on as people were gathering.) Photo by Scott Wasserman  (Editor’s Note: David Pellow, U of MN faculty, speaks to large group who are not […]